Helen White

What are the Challenges that Organisations Face in the Transition to Remote Work?

This is a really interesting article originally published by Cyber Resilience Centre for Greater Manchester. The Cisco Future of Secure Remote Work report reflects on how we can better understand the challenges that organisations face in the transition to remote work while uncovering the state of their cybersecurity readiness, as well as the shifts in their priorities, …

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GM Business Growth Hub launch new Skills for Growth Support for SME’s

This recently launched support for SME’s is a £7m programme, commissioned by Greater Manchester Combined Authority, is part of a wider Skills for Growth investment. The support for SME’s, being delivered by the Business Growth Hub in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, will help businesses with three key stages to: ·         Access a consultation …

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Government to host webinar for business representative organisations

Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, BEIS is hosting its latest UK Transition Forum webinar for businesses preparing for new rules after the transition period ends. The transition period during which the UK remains under EU rules comes to an end on 31st December: the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) …

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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme extended to April 2021

The UK Government recognises the continued impact that coronavirus (COVID-19) has had on the self-employed and has taken action to provide support. The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant extension provides critical support to the self-employed in the form of 2 further grants, each available for 3 month periods covering November 2020 to January 2021 and …

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Furlough Scheme Extended and Further Economic Support announced

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended for a month with employees receiving 80% of their current salary for hours not worked and further economic support announced. The government is extending the CJRS to support individuals and businesses who are impacted by disruption caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) this winter. This is an extension of the CJRS and the …

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Business Growth Hub launch Lockdown 2.0 packs for business

Following the announcement this weekend that England will be entering a national lockdown on Thursday 5 November, the GC Business Growth Hub has updated the Coronavirus microsite to ensure that businesses can access the latest, accurate information about what this entails.  Given the impact that this is likely to have across our business networks, BGH …

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Launch and grow an online business from your mobile, laptop or tablet.

Business on the Go is a new programme that’s been created to help businesses to successfully launch and grow an online business. Whether you’re still deciding how to make your online business idea a reality, or want to grow your business by adding e-commerce to your offer, Business on the Go will guide you to …

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