Businesses supported by the Welsh Government record 60% increase in exports
New export business secured by companies supported by the Welsh Government in the last financial year reached £52million – an increase of nearly 60% on the previous year.
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At every stage of developing a business, there are a wide range of programmes of support available to assist in addressing the skills needs that arise.
We offer businesses recruitment support to allow them to grow their workforce. This support comes through apprenticeships, wage incentives and guidance on how to approach the recruitment process.
We offer training support to allow businesses to develop the skills of their workforce. This support comes through funded and part funded training programmes and guidance on where to access the right training at the right time.
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Policy statement on skills and Skills implementation plan
In January 2014, we published our long-term ambition for employment and skills policy in Wales. A commitment within the statement was to produce a Skills Implementation Plan which would set out the key actions to be undertaken and their timeline for delivery. These actions support the longer-term reform required to secure a resilient and sustainable skills system for Wales.