Articles from City & Guilds Group

The City & Guilds Group announces three new Skills Development Fund investment recipients

The City & Guilds Group has announced it is providing grants to The Girls’ Network and Sova, as well as a one-off investment to East Coast FM, as part of its £5m Skills Development Fund. The Fund, which launched in September 2015, supports projects and communities to create long-term, sustainable change by improving skills across the world.


The City & Guilds Group has today (15 May) announced the acquisition of leading training provider Gen2 based in Cumbria.

New partnership enables the global growth of digital credentials, connecting learning to opportunity in the modern labour market

US digital credentialing leader Credly teams up with UK and EU based Digitalme to help individuals demonstrate achievements and employers to see every skill, accelerating the use of digital credentials internationally

City & Guilds Group announces investment in HT2 Labs as part of New Venture Fund

HT2 Labs is the latest company to receive investment from the City & Guilds Group’s £2.5 million New Venture Fund, which was set up to support technology-driven companies with the potential to make a significant impact in global skills and workforce development.

City & Guilds Group invests in EmpowerTheUser as part of New Venture Fund

The City & Guilds Group has today announced its investment in Dublin-based cloud simulation platform provider, EmpowerTheUser (ETU). It’s the fourth investment from the Group’s New Venture Fund, which invests into post – revenue companies and entrepreneurs to support worldwide skills development.

UK’s leading apprenticeship matching service announces £1 million investment from Nesta and the City & Guilds Group

The UK’s leading apprenticeship matching service, GetMyFirstJob, has today announced £1 million in new investment from Nesta Impact Investments and the City & Guilds Group following a successful funding round.