Online support events
Please see below online learning and business support events, webinars and skill-building opportunities provided by government, enterprise agencies and training providers.
London Business Hub
The London Business Hub is holding two free webinars as part of the COVID-19 Business Help Series on a variety of topics, delivered by expert advisers.
- The Future of Workplaces: Schemes, Employees & Safety for the SMEs that wish to explore the Job Support Scheme and for those who need some guidance on bringing furloughed staff back to work. It will take place on Tuesday 20 October 10AM-1:30PM
- Website Optimisation for Business Growth will be a 2 part full day event which will take place on Thursday 22 and 29 October 9:30AM-4:40PM .
Pay It Forward
Pay It Forward can help with cashflow, and empowers local people to continue supporting much-loved businesses by enabling them to buy goods & services in advance, and redeem them when the business is able to re-open.
Find out more on our business opportunities page.
Hub Central is our business, employment and skills hub and is holding free online business workshops on topics from marketing, to growing your business to business planning.
Capital Enterprise: Startup Resilience
Capital Enterprise has developed a new range of free online events that help start-ups of any size learn how to be more resilient during these extraordinary times. With support from J.P. Morgan, the organisation is delivering a specialist programme including 3 events per week, mastermind groups and accountability circles, plus an active Slack Community.
Working safely during COVID-19 -Webinar series
The Government, in consultation with industry, has produced guidance to help ensure workplaces in England are as safe as possible during the coronavirus pandemic. Join a free webinar, hosted by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to find out more about how to make your workplace COVID-secure.
The webinars cover a range of different types of workplace settings which are allowed to be open. Many businesses operate more than one type of workplace, such as an office, factory and fleet of vehicles. You may need to use more than one of the guides/webinars as you think through what you need to do to keep people safe.
Brunel for Business - Webinar Series
The Skills Toolkit
Free courses are available through The Skills Toolkit. You get access to free, high-quality digital and numeracy courses to help build up your skills, progress in work and boost job prospects.