Could your business benefit from taking on a young person?

Employers across the West Highlands are invited to a live webinar to learn about how this funding and support can benefit both a local young person and their business.

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After the success of their four online career insight sessions, the team at Developing the Young Workforce West Highland, hosted by Lochaber Chamber of Commerce, have announced the fifth in the series which will focus on employability and apprenticeship funding options for employers who wish to take on a young person in their business.

Aimed at West Highland employers, this one hour, live and interactive session will be held on January 27, 11am-noon, and will feature speakers from Skills Development
Scotland, The Department of Work and Pensions, The Virtual Learning Academy and West Highland College UHI.

It will cover all current funding opportunities and ways to successfully integrate a young person into your business.

Whether recruiting or not, employers across the West Highlands are invited to the session to learn about how this funding and support can benefit both a local young person and their business.

Frazer Coupland, DYW West Highland Lead and CEO of Lochaber Chamber of
Commerce said: ‘At a time when our West Highland young people might be struggling to obtain employment opportunities, this webinar is a fantastic way for employers to make a real difference through accessing the current funding and upskilling schemes on offer.’

If you are a West Highland employer interested in helping to make a difference to a young person’s life and increasing your business’s talent pool then head to today for more event information and to book your free