This session will tell you all about the Kickstart process, including the support that's available to businesses through Kickstart gateway organisations and Oxfordshire Skills for Business. You will hear from gateway organisations who are supporting employers currently undertaking the process and what they've learned and have the opportunity to ask questions.
08:00: Introduction, agenda, format, housekeeping - Sally Andreou, OxLEP
08:05: Kickstart update from DWP, latest developments and scheme details - James Gilpin and Jon Wood, Department for Work and Pensions
08:15: What the gateways do and how the process works - Andrew Marshall, Activate Learning and Mark Neild, Agileering
08:30: Skills for Business, how S4B can support you in the process - Sally Andreou, OxLEP
08:35: Q&A, led by Melanie Ringer, OxLEP
Oxfordshire Skills for Business (S4B) is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF). Find out more at www.oxfordshirelep.com/sfb