Category Archives: Business

Vital support for creative and digital industries

HUNDREDS of East Sussex businesses have been helped by the South East Creatives business support programme, designed to support the creative, cultural and digital sectors across the region.

Set up by the South East Local Enterprise Partnership’s South East Creative Economy Network, the programme has awarded thousands of pounds in grant funding as well as providing free business support and advice to the local creative and digital industries since its launch in 2018.

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Funding boost for new supported apprenticeship scheme

THE COUNCIL has agreed funding of up to £615,000 to deliver a Supported Apprenticeship programme to create opportunities for some of the county’s most vulnerable residents.

People living in East Sussex in supported and temporary accommodation, and those at risk of homelessness in the county, will be given support to access apprenticeship placements and vocational training and earn sufficient income to help them live independently.

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Virtual careers week to inspire future workforce

EMPLOYERS from across East Sussex will be on hand to inspire and mobilise the future workforce during an innovative virtual careers week.

The Careers East Sussex working group, coordinated by East Sussex  County Council, in collaboration with always possible, Culture Shift and Sussex STEM, is hosting eight events between Monday, May 24 and Thursday, May 27. Continue reading