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How can I make sure my team has the right skills and training?

AHDB offer a range of business planning, succession, communication and management workshops throughout the year. Keep an eye on their Events page or make sure you’ve registered for updates - contact Tess Howe on tess.howe@ahdb.org.uk
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AHDB offer a range of business planning, succession, communication and management workshops throughout the year. Keep an eye on their Events page or make sure you’ve registered for updates - contact Tess Howe on tess.howe@ahdb.org.uk
The CLA’s North regional rural advisors are on-hand to deal with members’ queries on a wide range of topics. The CLA’s legal team can also offer employment advice to members.
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The CLA’s North regional rural advisors are on-hand to deal with members’ queries on a wide range of topics. The CLA’s legal team can also offer employment advice to members.
deliciouslyorkshire offers workshops throughout the year on topics from honing social media strategy to exporting produce. Discounts are available for members. For more details, see their events page.
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deliciouslyorkshire offers workshops throughout the year on topics from honing social media strategy to exporting produce. Discounts are available for members. For more details, see their events page.
Make It York’s free People Development service can offer support with finding local training opportunities for your team. See their Skills section for details.
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Make It York’s free People Development service can offer support with finding local training opportunities for your team. See their Skills section for details.
Make It York deliver regular Masterclasses at various locations around York, covering topics from dealing with workplace stress to inspirational leadership. See their Events section for details and pricing
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Make It York deliver regular Masterclasses at various locations around York, covering topics from dealing with workplace stress to inspirational leadership. See their Events section for details and pricing
NFU members receive a discount on the NFU Employment Service. This gives them access to a helpline staffed by specialist staff, an employment manual, over 75 document templates and regular updates. Find out more here.
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NFU members receive a discount on the NFU Employment Service. This gives them access to a helpline staffed by specialist staff, an employment manual, over 75 document templates and regular updates. Find out more here.
NFU members can also contact the NFU CallFirst helpline with smaller-scale employment queries. More information on CallFirst here, or contact the NFU North East office for information on membership.
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NFU members can also contact the NFU CallFirst helpline with smaller-scale employment queries. More information on CallFirst here, or contact the NFU North East office for information on membership.
The Farmer Network is a LANTRA-approved training provider and organises courses for members and non-members on a variety of subjects. They also operate a training voucher scheme. See here for more details.
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The Farmer Network is a LANTRA-approved training provider and organises courses for members and non-members on a variety of subjects. They also operate a training voucher scheme. See here for more details.
The Farmer Network organise regular events on and off the farm where farmers can share their knowledge and skills, covering farming practices and techniques, changes in legislation etc. See their Events page for up-to-date listings.
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The Farmer Network organise regular events on and off the farm where farmers can share their knowledge and skills, covering farming practices and techniques, changes in legislation etc. See their Events page for up-to-date listings.
Facilitate IT, UK Rural Skills’ sister company, has developed an online Training Needs Analyser (TNA) tool to help you see the skills your team is missing. More information available here.
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Facilitate IT, UK Rural Skills’ sister company, has developed an online Training Needs Analyser (TNA) tool to help you see the skills your team is missing. More information available here.
Cut down on paperwork with another Facilitate IT product, Training Manager: an automated online system for keeping your workforce training record up-to-date. More details here. Discounts on Facilitate IT products are available for UK Rural Skills members. 
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Cut down on paperwork with another Facilitate IT product, Training Manager: an automated online system for keeping your workforce training record up-to-date. More details here. Discounts on Facilitate IT products are available for UK Rural Skills members. 
Growth Hub can help provide access to support and funding for training (subject to eligibility). We have a wealth of knowledge about available grants for training so you can access support for free, we also have knowledge of training courses and training providers available in the region.
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Growth Hub can help provide access to support and funding for training (subject to eligibility). We have a wealth of knowledge about available grants for training so you can access support for free, we also have knowledge of training courses and training providers available in the region.

Future Farmer of Yorkshire – Negotiations Skills Training
Event • 25 Jun
Future Farmer of Yorkshire – Negotiations Skills Training
Natural Ingredient Innovation for Flavours & Fragrances – workshop session
Event • 23 May
Natural Ingredient Innovation for Flavours & Fragrances – workshop session