Skillnet Ireland has, today, launched its 2020 annual report, reporting an 18% increase in supports to Irish businesses across 2020 and an investment of €51 million in upskilling programmes for companies across the economy.
In a challenging year for businesses and the workforce, 81,895 people participated in upskilling programmes through Skillnet Ireland – a 17% increase on the previous year. The business support agency also reported an increase in the number of companies engaging with the organisation in 2020, up 18% on the previous year, at 21,695. 94% of the companies Skillnet Ireland supported in 2020 are SMEs.
For full details see the Skillnet Ireland website for more.