Guide

Staff and business development through higher education

Introduction

Businesses can benefit from the training available from higher education. Through higher education employers can offer their staff training opportunities that can help shape their professional and personal development.

Having people with higher level skills benefits both the economy and individual businesses by addressing current and future skill shortages, increasing productivity and improving the capacity of business to innovate. See the benefits of higher education and work-based learning.

This guide explains what higher education is, outlines higher education business support and highlights the funding available to businesses for higher education.

It also offers you advice on how to recruit higher education students if you plan on offering work placements such as short internships, or apprenticeships.