Funded Programmes with Pro-Development

We are always looking for funding that we can offer in our region and we are excited that we are able to offer a range of European Social Fund for businesses in both Leeds City Region and York, North Yorkshire and the East Riding.

**NEW in MARCH 2021** – York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Funding 

We are very proud to have been one of the selected providers to work with Calderdale College on providing funding under their Specialist Skills Support Programme and Business Scale Up Development Programme.  This funding will be in place until July 2022 and is aimed at supporting SMEs in the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding areas with 40% funding towards the cost from the European Social Fund (ESF).

Are you eligible for funding?

Funding is available for SMEs based within the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding area:-

  • The business must have a business premises in the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding region (Craven, East Riding, Harrogate, Hambleton, Richmondshire, Ryedale, Scarborough, Selby, York) The business must be a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME): employ fewer than 250 full time equivalent staff and have either a turnover of less than €50 million (approx. £43m), or a balance sheet of less than €43 million
  • Activity must be delivered in the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding region
  • Participants must be aged 18 or over, and have the legal right to live and work in the UK
  • 40% Funding projects

  • For the programmes below, those eligible will receive 40% funding from the European Social Fund (ESF) for businesses. Employers contribute 60% of the total cost of the business support. Funding is available until July 2022.
  • LEEDS CITY REGION FUNDING

     

     

    Pro-development are a local training partner with the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC). WYCC launched their Higher Performing Workplaces project in April 2020 aimed at supporting SMEs in the Leeds City Region to grow through developing internal talent with an extensive range of training programmes with 40% funding towards the cost from the European Social Fund (ESF).

    Are you eligible for funding?

    Funding is available for businesses based within the Leeds City Region – Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield and York.

    40% Funding projects

    For the following programmes, those eligible will receive 40% funding from the European Social Fund (ESF) for businesses. Employers contribute 60% of the total cost of the business support. Funding is available until September 2021.

    WHAT CAN WE OFFER WITH THE FUNDING

    Mentoring and Coaching

    Coaching will be available to employed individuals in SMEs and is in response to the current climate and aims to build employees skills to cope with the volatile and complex challenges they currently face. We will be able to coach both business and personal performance including areas such as dealing with change, communication, problem solving, managing time, improving leadership, staff motivation and teamwork.

    Leadership and Management Development

    We have funding available to develop the skills of managers and leaders. Developing personal management capability; making effective use of information in decision-making operations and the development of the skills in managing people and driving performance through a range of bespoke programmes: –

  • Our 7-month experiential leadership programmes which utilises learning activities using the outdoors and one to one coaching sessions.
  • Our 6-month classroom based manager programme which is supported with action learning groups
  • Our 1-day People Fundamentals programme for new or emerging managers
  • Our online programme which consists of between 6 to 12 x 2 hour sessions every 3 weeks for a team of Mangers in your business to take a bite-sized look at various aspects of leadership and management.
  • Employee Engagement

    We also have the opportunity of developing a bespoke programme starting with the organisations business goals, vision, values and outcomes with our employee engagement programmes are developed to ensure that it best suits the business, learning outcomes and leadership needs: – • Assessment tool to identify business engagement levels

  • Training sessions and workshops
  • Employee Engagement programmes to measure your engagement levels and identify opportunities to build on strengths and identify gaps building an action plan to support growth and productivity.
  • Action Learning sets
  • Team Building

    We have a range of Team Building events we can deliver online, face to face both indoors and outdoors.  If you think your team would benefit from some focussed support to help develop them into a high performing team, we can offer a range of sessions from 2 hour online modules to half day and one day team events.  You let us know what you want to achieve and we will design an event just for you.

    All programmes will receive 40% funding from the European Social Fund (ESF) for businesses. Employers contribute 60% of the total cost of the business support. If you are interested in accessing the funding, just get in touch and we will check your eligibility and help you understand what solutions will best fit your needs. Please contact us either by email using info@pro-development.co.uk or call us on 01904 628838.