If you need help to fill urgent vacancies, The Leicester Employment Hub can connect you with individuals that are immediately available.
We can also help with advice on apprenticeships and accessing funding.
Complete the contact form below and we’ll be in touch to discuss your requirements and business needs.
Help shape the future of Leicester and Leicestershire skills provision
East Midlands Chamber are seeking the views of businesses in Logistics, Manufacturing and Sport, physical activity and human health sectors, to ensure that the Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP) accurately reflects the needs of employers in the region.
Click the link below to find out more.
Kickstart Extension Scheme (KSES)
The SME Kickstart Extension Scheme (KSES) is open to private sector SMEs and voluntary sector organisations employing less than 250 people located in Leicester and Leicestershire.
We offer grants to extend DWP Kickstart scheme placements from 6 to 12 months.
Funding for apprenticeships
We can support employers in Leicester and Leicestershire to fully fund their apprenticeship training.More on apprenticeship funding
Support for Employers
The Leicester Graduate City Project
We can support you to recruit a skilled, enthusiastic student intern, dedicated to work on a key area of activity, helping your business develop and grow.More on Graduate City Project
E-Commerce support for local employers
The digital technology boom is accelerating, helping employers make the most of staffing resources and to manage their operations. Increased home working can also increase productivity and reduce costs.
We have identified training opportunities for existing and new employees to help businesses manage the current situation and add capacity moving forwards.
Many employers are not aware of the benefits of hiring ex-offenders, find out more about the support on offer to businesses by clicking the link below.More on Recruiting ex-offenders
Support with recruiting graduates
Read our guide to recruiting for graduate positions, including all the features of a graduate job.More on recruiting graduates
Guidance for employers
We’re committed to working with employers who have committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and ensuring that everyone who applies to work with them is not discriminated against in any way.
Find out more about how to avoid discrimination during recruitment on the gov.uk website, by clicking the link below.
Become a Disability Confident Employer
Nearly 7 million people of working age in the UK are disabled or have a health condition. Encouraging applications from disabled people is good for business. Find out how you can benefit by clicking the link below.More on Becoming Disability Confident
Guidance for Employers with Apprentices during COVID-19
Click the link below for Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for apprentices, employers, training providers, end-point assessment organisations and external quality assurance providers.Apprenticeship COVID-19 employer guidance