Staff training

Government Grants

How to find grants for training courses

Eligibility for grants is usually dependent on the size of your company, where it is based and what you want to use the money for

Government Grants

Where to claim your £1,000 grant for hosting a T Level student

Small business owners eligible for £1,000 per student they offer a 45-day work placement for as part of their T Level studies

Government Grants

Rishi Sunak gives small businesses £2000 grants for young trainees

Chancellor Rishi Sunak to announce £111m youth training scheme aimed at small businesses as part of economic statement on Wednesday

Better Business

Britain could get £83bn boost if regions halved productivity gaps

UK regions drag down Britain when it comes to productivity, with Wales, East Midlands and Yorkshire most under-performing areas

Success stories

How virtual reality can revolutionise the way you train your staff

Virtual reality (VR) is set to grow over the coming years – and it's not just for gaming. Emanuel Tomozei tells SmallBusiness.co.uk about Insilico, his virtual reality training and immersive experience company.

Employing & managing staff

Five ways to support staff training and learning at work

As part of Learning at Work Week (May 14th-20th), Conor McArdle explains how to support staff training and learning at work.


How should I be training up my staff?

New research suggests adventurous training and development increases resilience in office workers.

Employing & managing staff

From training to retraining: The benefits

Here, we look at how different ways to learn new skills can be beneficial to you and your employees.

Employing & managing staff

Work-related training – send the women or the men?

Only six in ten women are given training by their employer; compared to almost eight in ten men, according to new research.

Employing & managing staff

Five fool proof ways to train like a boss

Here, Shahzad Ali, managing director of Get Licensed, explores how training yourself can bring success to your business.

Employing & managing staff

Seven simple steps to create a successful staff training plan

Employee training is always being talked about, Love Energy Savings have decided to go 'Back to Basics' with seven simple steps to create a successful staff training plan.

Employing & managing staff

Can you apply six sigma to small businesses?

Smaller businesses are recognising all the time the value of implementing effective methodologies and Six Sigma offers a host of benefits if applied appropriately.

Partner content

Funding options for the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

The guys over at Funding Options explain what finance is available to firms in the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

Partner content

What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

Partner content

What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?