Useful website links
Below are links to websites that you may find useful:
Business Link Home Page
Business Link is a free business advice and support service, available online and through local advisers.
As an employer you are responsible for making sure that your staff are looked after in accordance with the law. A government website has been set up to answer your questions about employing people.
Funding Opportunities - Scotland
Individual Learning Accounts (ILA Scotland) is a Scottish Government scheme that helps you pay for learning that you can do at a time, place, pace and in a way to suit you. If you are over 18 and living in Scotland, you could get up to £200 towards the cost of learning new skills with an individual learning account from ILA Scotland. If you earn £18,000 a year or less, you could get £200 a year towards the cost of learning. If you earn more than £18,000 a year, you could get £100 a year.
Apprenticeship Service Website
The Apprenticeship Service offer employers the opportunity to advertise for apprentices free of charge. They will help secure a link to a local training provider, who will manage the process before passing on a short list of applicants for the employer to interview. The website also contains details of the Apprenticeship Grant of £1500. Please check the website on a regular basis as it is continuously updated.