Lancashire Skills Pledge

How your business can benefit by investing in skills and training


The Lancashire Skills Pledge provides businesses with one door to find out more about Lancashire’s key skills and training initiatives.

Register today and an expert Pledge Partner will get in touch with you, give you information about the pledges you are interested in and support you to engage with your Pledge.  If you are already engaged with a pledge, registering will give your business recognition for the things it does to upskill, recruit, and inspire the people of Lancashire.

If you are interested, please register now

If you are already a member please log in


The Pledges

When you register you can choose as many pledges as you would like, whether that is all eight or just one or two. For each Pledge you have two options:

Option 1 – Tell us that you’re interested in doing it.

Option 2 – Tell us you’re already doing it and provide a bit of information about what you’re doing.

Business benefits of signing to the Skills Pledge

Becoming involved can provide businesses with a better understanding of their workforce and skills needs. Providing placements can develop the management skills of your current workforce, as well as helping to improve your recruitment processes through accessing a pool of students who offer enthusiasm and fresh perspectives to the business.

The opportunity can also enhance your public profile by supporting your local community as well as helping to build strong relationships with a university.

  • One door to receive support from experts with extensive networks
  • Funded courses to upskill your staff, from bespoke numeracy courses to Skills Bootcamps offering technical training
  • Upskilling the numeracy skills of your teams
  • Support to recruit and widen your recruitment pool
  • Build a future pipeline of talent
  • Provides evidence of meeting social value outcomes in Lancashire
  • Opportunity for your team to engage with the local community
  • Personal development for your team
  • External validation of your business’s Corporate Social Responsibility activity
  • Positive publicity for your business
  • Gain connections with Lancashire’s Universities

Don’t just take our word for it!

Watch some of the videos below to find out why some of our members joined the Skills Pledge and the benefits of doing so.


These are our Pledge Partners and their associated Pledges:

InspiraHelp Young People Get Work Ready and Be an Enterprise Adviser

The Lancashire Colleges – Work Experience and Industry Placements

Lancashire Skills HubRecruit Lancashire People work and Upskilling Your Workforce

Lancashire Work-Based Learning Executive ForumBecome an Apprenticeship Ambassador and Take on an Apprentice

UCLan supporting the Universities – Offer a placement to a University Student and/or participate in university initiatives

So what are you waiting for? It only takes five minutes!  Register now