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SERC - DfE - Innovate Us and Skills Focus Fully Funded Programmes




Are you working in a Social Enterprise business and looking to move t the next level? If so, you’ll be excited to hear that the DfE (Department for the Economy) Skills Focus and InnovateUs business support programmes are now open to Social Enterprises such as yours! Upskill and reskill your staff with Skills Focus Skills Focus aims to support, promote, and facilitate collaborative working between business and FE colleges, in order to provide tailored skills provision to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs with less than 250 employees) to increase the skills levels of your workforce to level 2 and above qualifications. The programme is fully funded by the Department for the Economy until the end of March 2022. To find out more about what’s available through this programme, click here to download the programme flyer. Alternatively, email ashanley@serc.ac.uk who will be able to answer any questions you may have about course options, or get you enrolled onto the course of your choice. Drive innovation in your Social Enterprise business with InnovateUs mentoring support! InnovateUs is designed to encourage and promote opportunities for small businesses and further education colleges to work together.

In particular, the focus of the programme is to enable small businesses, with fewer than 50 employees, to get the skills to engage in innovation activities across the business. It also aims to promote progression in this area and enable businesses to undertake additional and further forms of innovation, which will contribute to their growth and development.


To find out more about how InnovateUs can help your business, click here to download the programme flyer. Alternatively, email ashanley@serc.ac.uk who will be able to answer any questions you may have about InnovateUs and help you to identify what supports are best for your business.



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