Employer Skills Support and Funding
There are a number of opportunities available for business across the Tees Valley. If you’re an employer looking for ways to help young people into work, find out what help is available for employers.
Hiring an apprentice can help your business to grow their own talent by developing a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce. For more information you can download the Employer’s Guide to Apprenticeships
For information on Tees Valley Combined Authorities Apprenticeship Support for Employers Grant please click here
Small and medium-sized companies in the Tees Valley can access graduate talent for an innovative and customised approach to solve a design, technical or business challenge.
KEIs are flexible, up to 12 months, and bring cutting-edge benefits to your business through a combination of fresh thinking and hugely valuable experience. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This funding is available to North East SMEs and allows the provision of 50% of a £16,000 salary for 12 weeks. For more information please telephone 0191 2227748 or email email@example.com.
The University of Sunderland’s Graduate Internship Scheme offers an excellent way to begin your graduate-level career. You will be working for a local organisation on a full-time basis and earn a wage of at least £14,859 pro-rata within commuting distance of Sunderland. For information please phone the Careers and Employability Service: 0191 515 2920 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
NORTH EAST SMES can get up to £3500 of funding for Business Improvement Projects – Take advantage of this ERDF funded project to help improve your company’s performance – CLICK HERE for more information.
Subsidised expertise for your company – Newcastle Science City Business Support Programme- North East small and medium sized companies can get up tp £3500 of funding for in house projects using the skills and expertise of a Newcastle University masters or doctoral student. CLICK HERE for more information.