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50+ lifelong skills for growth

This fully funded project provides skills development for older workers and works with businesses to enable them to retain and maximise the value of their older workforce.

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The project is for people, aged 50 or over who are considered to be more at risk of facing barriers to secure or retain employment, as well as supporting employers to make the most of older workers.

The project is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) with match funding provided by a range of partners in the Humber including Hull City Council, North Lincolnshire Council, DN Colleges Group and Source Solutions.

  • The project will: Support skills development for those employed over 50, to up-skill, retrain and enable progression in work which will support workplace retention and ultimately improve business productivity.
  • Support SMEs to build their capacity to provide projects/placements/internship opportunities for people 50+ and to recognise the value of keeping hold of talent or bringing experience into their workforce, as well as the barriers to employment that older workers face.

For more information and to access the support available contact:

esf.lsfg@eastriding.gov.uk

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