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2014 is the year for Skills Development and Retention in Ballymena cms image

Introducing your very own local skill exchange - a unique Business2Business employer network for skill development and training. Whether you are a small local business or larger national organisation, finding and using the right expertise or special knowledge can be key to your objectives. So we think a Not for Profit business community website that connects large and small employers and gives Members easy access to skills, knowledge and expert help... by the hour, day or on a monthly basis is an interesting concept worth considering?

There is a wide selection of knowledge, expertise and FREE training available to signed up members of the Ballymena Skill Exchange Hub.

This local skill exchange provides employers in and around Ballymena direct access to expertise in the following areas:

Recruitment and selection
Performance management
Management practices
Finance-cash flow
Quality systems
Health and safety
Environment and energy
Purchasing and tendering
Sales and marketing
Production workflow
People management
Leadership
Customer service
CSR
Training and work placements

So how does it work?
Local employers connect FREE through the Ballymena Skill Exchange Hub and share ideas, local challenges and local skilled staff- between registered Members through this localised on-line Skill Exchange site.

If you are a local employer (an SME, Charity, College, own business or a senior official in a larger enterprise), take a look around this site and if you like what you see get in contact or simply join us in recycling skills and ideas that help our local economy and  improve the performance and network opportunities for in our businesses and our citizens. NB This website is new and not all links or services are active.

Join our members below and become a Ballymena HUB Member today.
Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ballymena Borough Council, Ballymena Business Centre, Dunbia, Invest Northern Ireland, JTI   (Gallaher Ltd.), McVickerMann Consulting LLP, Michelin Tyre PLC Ballymena, Moore Concrete Products Ltd., Moy Park, Northwest Lifelong Learning Ltd., Northern Regional College, Stewarts Solicitors, Wrightbus Ltd.

Membership is completely FREE and it’s easy to join. JOIN NOW

 

Contact details

Name: Chris Wales, Chairman, Ballymena Skill Exchange Hub
Address: C/O Ballymena Borough Chamber of Comm and Industry
4 Wellington Court
Ballymena
BT43 6EQ
Phone: 07876 758797
Email: chrisw@skillxuk.org

New Visitors - Membership is free and open to all* local businesses and organisations. Why Join?
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