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Business Name:

Skills at Work Ltd


Team member names and positions: 

John Duncan - MD

Alan White Project - Development Director

Stuart Smith - Digital Design Director

Gavin McAlley - Brand Director

Business Start Date: 

March 2012

What the business does:

We are an award winning developer of mobile learning programmes and associated software. Our myLife™ is a mobile learning management system (mLMS)

We work in the Finance, Energy and the Healthcare sector and currently deliver programmes and associated software to clients in the UK and several African countries. Where appropriate these programmes can be endorsed or accredited by UK awarding bodies.

Business Background:

Our directors each have between 20 & 35 years of working in the Creative Services Sector. Our involvement in distance learning  began with us producing Educational films for clients in the energy, education, heritage and arts sectors and has progressed via, eLearning to mobile learning for international clients including Hyundai, SAP, Compass Group Plc and the Institute of Public Accountants Australia Group.

We have worked internationally in Kazakhstan, USA, UAE, Angola, Nigeria, Gabon, Kenya ad Rwanda. Our well@work app (developed in association with NHS Healthy  Working Lives) won an award in the prestigious 2014 Next Generation Digital Challenge.

How the Elevator Programme is helping or how you hope it will help:

Participating in the programme has challenged our thinking around our business model and routes to market. Importantly it has introduced us to new techniques that will help us to become investor and/or sale ready.

Business Website: 

Contact details for any enquiries:

T: 01224 925000


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