Colpitts World Travel, a global leader in travel management, announced today that the company has been awarded a workforce training grant from the Commonwealth that will provide up to 50 employees with professional development opportunities. These programs will help Colpitts’ staff develop new skills that will add value to the customer experience and help ensure the best service. The monies come from the Patrick Administration’s Workforce Training Fund Grants.
Research publicised earlier this year from the accounting group UHY Hacker Young underlined the extent of the European oil capital’s ability to sail through and indeed flourish during what was arguably the worst period of the global recession triggered by the 2007 banking crisis. Aberdeen was the UK’s only major city to grow its economy during what many think (and hope) was the height of the financial crisis, generating a 1.1 per cent rise in Gross Value Added per person between 2008 and 2009.