Beyond 2010

Beyond 2010

Beyond 2010 is managed by Essex County Council and funded by the European Social Fund and the East of England Development Agency. The programme operates in all six counties of the East of England (Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk). Beyond 2010 offers small and medium sized businesses in the East of England funding and support for higher level training opportunities that focus on improving business performance.

Beyond 2010 is an initiative to assist small to medium-sized businesses and larger businesses in the East of England give staff new skills to move the business forward. Beyond 2010 can provide up to 70% of the cost of training to businesses employing up to 250 staff to make your business run better, and  50% for larger businesses.  

Beyond 2010 focuses on ten key sectors of the East of England's economy:

  1. Advanced manufacturing
  2. Energy
  3. Financial and business services 
  4. Food science and farming (food and drink chain)
  5. ICT and Audio Visual
  6. Life sciences
  7. Social enterprise
  8. Sustainable communities and the built environment
  9. Tourism in support of Olympics 2012
  10. Transport gateways.

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