Employment and skills/all case studies

Broom Boats broadens its skills base

Broom Boats has been building boats on Norfolk’s River Yare for roughly 120 years; it was a pioneer in aft-cabin craft and has maintained its market-leading niche position for decades. Remarkably, Broom still does everything in-house, with its own joinery, engineering, electrical, fabrication, upholstery and… Read more »

From new molecules to new markets
Dr Simon Hirst, CEO of Signature Discovery, and fellow scientists. Photograph by Matthew Page.

Talk about a long-term business. A new medicine can take more than 12 years to develop. The R&D required before it can be licensed for use by patients can cost more than £1bn. For any one marketed medicine that makes enough money to pay for… Read more »

Inspiring and training the workforce of tomorrow

If you are interested in finding out more about employing trainees and the benefits they can bring to a business like Jaguar Land Rover, please complete the enquiry form. Alternatively you can call the National Apprenticeship Service on 08000 150 600. The "Inspiring Tomorrow’s Workforce" programme helps… Read more »

Great apes and great apprenticeships

Set in the rolling Leicestershire countryside is a 52 year old, 200-employee business. It’s a world leader in conservation and a prolific deliverer of education. Every year, through its formal primary and secondary education programmes which are aligned with the national curriculum, 33,000 children visit… Read more »