Businesses Back Ex-Servicemen and Women as VETS East Website Goes Live
Launched in November 2015, VETS East is the first regional hub for the national Veterans Employment Transition Support Programme – which provides registration, mentoring, ready-to-work and in-work support services for former members of the armed forces. A new website will help military leavers to match their skills with businesses that are looking to recruit for new jobs. Already over 50, public, private and voluntary organisations have pledged their support.
Skills Deals Programme
The New Anglia Skills Deal Programme is an opportunity for employers, alongside training providers, to seek funding for project proposals that address a gap in – or barrier to accessing – training provision.
Full details of the programme including eligibility and assessment criteria is included in the Programme prospectus available here. Any applicant considering submitting a proposal is strongly advised to read this guidance before applying.
To apply for Skills Deal funding please download and fill out an ‘Expression of Interest’ form available here. Completed ‘Expression of Interest’ forms should be submitted as an attachment firstname.lastname@example.org.
Expressions of Interest can be submitted at any time. Projects will be prioritised for funding at frequent intervals. The dates below refer to the final date by which ‘Expression of Interest’ forms need to have been received in order to be considered in that Prioritisation Round. Some prioritisation rounds will only consider smaller projects – this is indicated below. Any forms received after that date will be considered in the following Prioritisation Round.
Prioritisation Round 1 (for projects requiring £25,000 or less from the Skills Deals Programme) – Expressions of Interest must be submitted by 1st March 2016.
Round 2 (for all projects) – Expression of Interest must be submitted by 5th April 2016.
Round 3 (for projects requiring £25,000 or less from the Skills Deals Programme) – Expressions of Interest must be submitted by 10th May 2016.
Round 4 (for all projects) – Expressions of Interest must be submitted by 1st June 2016.
Round 5 (for all projects) – Expressions of Interest must be submitted by 26th July 2016.
Round 6 (for projects requiring £25,000 or less from the Skills Deals Programme) – Expressions of Interest must have been submitted by 6th September 2016.
Dates for further rounds will appear here shortly.
Please direct any queries on the New Anglia Skills Deal Programme to email@example.com