Skills Network

Skills Network – Our Story (so far…)

The Issue When setting up his training and e-learning development business back in 2012, Skills Network founder Chris Jones quickly realised that many of the business skills, such as sales & marketing, public relations, health & safety, HR etc. that he needed and had had access to in the larger organisations that he had worked […]

Tees Valley Business Summit

The team here at Skills Network are busy getting ready for what we expect to be a good day at the Tees Valley Business Summit on Wednesday 8 July at Teesside University with over 800 delegates set to attend. If you haven’t yet registered to attend its not too late follow the link at the […]

Sunglasses and Skills

The holiday season is rapidly approaching but before you jet-off why not spend a couple of hours brushing up some business skills and building relationships with other small businesses in the region. We can’t guarantee dazzling weather over the coming weeks but we can guarnatee some dazzlingly good dynamic, bite-sized training events that will give […]

5 summer skills - sunglasses and ice cream cone

Pitch Perfection

First of all, don’t worry if you missed the Skills Network “Pitching for Success” Pitch event this week – we’ll be running it again at a venue near you in the near future. Pitching is an essential skill for every business person, particularly in a small business where you rely on everyone to represent what […]

Tell it like it is: Pitching your business

Every entrepreneur is a salesperson. There is no getting away from this. You are the person who knows your business best, the person who is in direct contact with potential clients, investors, or employees. You’re ‘in sales’ whether you like it or not – and it’s essential to embrace that fact however unwelcome, and sell […]