Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority: Support Available

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority is offering businesses a range of support to help build resilience due to the impact of COVID 19. To enable businesses to determine what support is available and support them in accessing it, the Combined Authority are providing a business support triaging service.

 

1-2-1 Support

Firstly, The COVID 19 Business 1-2-1 Support Service offers businesses a free one hour consultation, on the phone or via video link, from an experienced business adviser to discuss their needs and provide guidance on how to access relevant support from the Combined Authority and central government.

Read more - https://cpcabusinesssupport.co.uk/business-support/

 

Webinars

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority are providing free access to a range of webinars that are designed to support your business through the impact of COVID 19.

Read more - https://cpcabusinesssupport.co.uk/webinars/

 

Talent Portal (Employers)

A portal has been created by CPCA which allows employers to search staff with the necessary skills to enable their business to operate during this difficult time. The Combined Authority will play a coordinating role, signposting local businesses in need of employees and connecting them with local people in need of employment to help Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and the wider East Anglian region to build economic resilience in this challenging time.

Read more - https://cpcabusinesssupport.co.uk/talent-portal/employers/

 

Talent Portal (Job Seekers)

There is also a portal dedicated to job seekers which allows people seeking employment to search job opportunities and get support to move into new sectors of work. The Combined Authority will play a coordinating role, signposting local businesses in need of employees with and local people in need of employment to help Cambridgeshire and Peterborough build economic resilience in this challenging time. 

Read more - https://cpcabusinesssupport.co.uk/talent-portal/job-seekers/

 

Retraining Scheme

The Retraining Scheme is a new pilot programme to prepare adults for changes to the economy. It will help them to retrain and secure better jobs whilst supporting employers to get the skilled workers they need. The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Retraining Scheme has been launched in response to the current economic situation presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read more - https://cpcabusinesssupport.co.uk/retraining-scheme/