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Webinars from Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire

As part of the European Regional Development Fund project Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire has two great webinars for you to book onto next week.

On Tuesday 12 May at 2.30pm join Jo Dilley, Managing Director or Lindsay Rae for the Covid-19 Visitor Economy Recovery Planning Webinar.

The full recovery of the sector will take time, but in preparation of a potential phased reopening we have been asked by government to consider the following three questions:

Inspired Business Podcast from University of Derby

Inspired Business is the business podcast series from the University of Derby. Bringing you engaging and inspiring stories from across the business landscape in Derby, Derbyshire and beyond. Across the series, topics such as leadership, the environment, big data, performance sport and more will be covered. We find out what it's like to start up a business, to grow a business - and what it's like to start again.

Read more and download here.

Digital Support for SMEs

You can access a range of free webinars through the Digital Growth Programme, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Topics include website planning, ecommerce, social media, automation and remote working. See the latest webinar schedule here.  


FSB Marketing and Communications support

Friday 15 May, 11.30am - 12.30pm Online

This event will feature three FSB Award Winners who will give you the know how to make a success of promoting your business externally.

Shamshad Walker from Shamshad Walker Marketing will talk about how to make the most of marketing your business with Debbie Porter of Gravity Digital giving some top tips on using social media and Rachel Hayward of Ask the Chameleon explaining how you can secure success through bid writing and award entries.

Local Charity Gains National Recognition

The chief executive and a young ambassador of Derby-based charity Safe and Sound have both gained national recognition for their work to tackle and raise awareness of child exploitation.

Charity leader Tracy Harrison and child sexual exploitation survivor Louise Murphy-Fairclough (18) were both nominated for the NWG Exploitation Response Unit’s Unsung Hero Awards 2020 alongside representatives of organisations, local authorities and police forces across the UK.

HSG Helps Businesses Prepare To Re-Open

Derby-based washroom hygiene services and water conservation specialists HSG have launched a new initiative to help businesses prepare for a smooth return to trading once lockdown restrictions start to be eased.

HSG’s Hygiene Audit - a health and wellbeing assessment for businesses - aims to give business owners peace of mind that they are doing everything they can to ensure the safety of their customers and staff moving forwards.

City Council urges businesses to claim funds

Bondholder Derby City Council is urging the city’s businesses to check if they have submitted a claim from the £47 million financial support and relief Covid-19 pandemic package.

Around 3,900 businesses are eligible to receive grants of either £10,000 or £25,000 yet to date, 1,000 companies have failed to submit.


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