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Time2Grow was designed to help businesses in the SEMLEP area solve some of their most challenging programmes by accessing a skilled graduate workforce. Time2Grow was part-funded by the European Social Fund.

Some of the areas Time2Grow had supported:

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Who was Time2Grow for?

  • Businesses that have a challenge to solve but can’t quite find the time to do it
  • Start-up and established businesses with fewer than 250 employees
  • Businesses registered in the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) area
  • Businesses looking to benefit from a temporary internship programme

What was on offer?

  • Access to ANY graduate who had graduated within the last 5 years from ANY regional university
  • The graduate supported the business for up to 10 weeks (at 28 hrs p/w)
  • The University employed the graduate and funded 60% of the salary, the graduate reported to the business
  • Business received CVs enabling them to shortlist, interview and appoint candidates

For more information about this project, please read the Summative Assessment [PDF]