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Developing in-house talent is a cost-effective way to gain the skills your business needs to succeed. 

It’s no wonder 73% of the FTSE 100 have used The Open University (OU) to develop their staff.

See why businesses like Uber and RDT choose the OU to deliver the staff skills they need to succeed. 

Glory Days/Destination Edinburgh

How two Scottish businesses drove digital change through learning.

Hogganfield Care & Skye Care

Hear how the social care provider utilises the Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF) through the OU to access a wide variety of OU courses to develop key skills for its employees.


Learn how IBM use OU apprenticeships to progress careers and move employers up its "ladder of opportunity".


Hear how web technology consultancy, Olamalu adopts digital talent after partnering with the OU to deliver degree apprenticeships.


Discover how this insurance sector software company is building an IT talent pipeline through apprenticeships.

Risedale Nursing Homes
Risedale Nursing Homes

Find out how this care provider is using a 'grow your own' talent policy to develop their own nursing team.


Gain insight on how Uber was able to give eligible drivers the opportunity to access fully funded education.

Uber eats bag
Uber Eats

Hear how Uber Eats recently launched a ‘learn while you earn’ programme for couriers.

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