It is vital for employers to access staff with the right skills to help them grow their business.

This can mean improving the skills of your existing workforce, or boosting your Social Value profile and growing your company by developing and nurturing new talent. We have provided links on this page to useful resources and information for employers.

Workforce skills development

Employers are often best placed to inform colleges and schools about the skills needed within their sector both now and in the future. If you would like help to provide advice and guidance, email:


Local Recruitment Charter

East Sussex County Council has created a Local Recruitment Charter which asks employers and contractors in East Sussex to promote job vacancies locally first.  
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Skills adviser

Offers smaller businesses a simple matching service for informing and accessing relevant training for their staff from a range of local training providers.
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National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) 

An apprenticeship is a way for young people to earn while they learn in a real job, becoming skilled in a trade or a job.
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Love local jobs

Links businesses, universities, colleges & schools, public sector and community groups to advertise local employment opportunities whilst also providing, information, advice and guidance to local businesses and job-seekers.
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Build East Sussex

Provides information to building companies about training opportunities and construction sector apprenticeships.
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Find out  how your business can engage with education.
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