Employment pointers for SMEs

Providing quick links to the funding, training and business support opportunities available for small and medium sized businesses across the East Midlands.

Employment pointers for SMEs

Looking to recruit an employee?

Secure the best candidate for your company, discover where to advertise your vacancies and learn all about the funding opportunities available to your business.

Looking to recruit an employee?

Do you need help developing your business?

Growing businesses require advice, support and funding; find all the pointers you need to help you and your business develop. 

Do you need help developing your business?

Do you want to upskill your workforce?

Understand the skills your business requires, find out how and where to obtain them, and keep your business ahead of the competition.

Do you want to upskill your workforce?

What are you looking for?

Welcome to Spoke; the employment and training portal designed with the small business in mind. Whether you're looking to grow your business or train existing staff, Spoke is the one-stop-shop to link you to support and solutions for all your training and recruitment needs.

We’re committed to reducing the time that you spend looking for support. This site brings together practical support on where to go to recruit and what funding might be available to help. It also provides links to training options and related funding available both across the East Midlands and nationally.