Around 13,000 small and medium sized businesses and social enterprises that demonstrate a potential for growth will benefit from the Leadership and Management development grant. This will help stimulate innovation and employment, boosting the economy and helping develop a bigger and more cohesive society. New Leaf Life Design are able to provide Leadership and management coaching.
A match funded grant of up to £1,000 can be spent on leadership training and coaching that helps grow the business, improving productivity and competitiveness. The programme also includes a free consultation with an expert adviser before the training commences, as well as a free follow-up to discuss the impact of the training and any further skills needs.
Skills Minister, John Hayes said: “Effective leadership can make the difference between survival and growth, and this fund will give vital support to entrepreneurs who want to continue to develop their businesses.”
Geoff Russell, Chief Executive, Skills Funding Agency added:
“This fund will help many leaders of small and medium sized enterprises grow their business through harnessing the talents of their staff. Skills are critical to the future development of businesses.”
This grant will pay for 50% of the fees excluding VAT up to the maximum amount of £1,000. For example:
• The New Leaf Life Design Coaching costs £1,000 you can claim back £500.
This offer is available to private sector businesses or social enterprises that:- • Have fewer than 250 full time equivalent employees, and
- Have at least one employee in addition to the senior leader, and
- Have the potential for high or fast growth