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Join our workshops and events to learn how to make your business succeed.
Online Learning
Register to the programme to access our interactive online portal filled with support resources
Blog
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Networking
We run regular networking events across Northumberland. Sign up now to find out about business support available to you and meet other local businesses.
Hear From Some Of The Businesses We Have Supported
Introducing Our Online Courses
Finance for Business
Finance for Business
Finance for Business
Finance for Business programme supports the business journey from starting a business through to growing a business
Driving Business Growth
Developing your Growth Plans and Driving Business Growth
Driving Business Growth
Our developing business growth and driving business growth programme supports any business from day one of trading through to well established and developed businesses
Growing Existing and Entering New Markets
Growing Existing and Entering New Markets
Growing Existing and Entering New Markets
Our Growing Existing Business and Entering New Markets programme supports any business from day one of trading through to well established and developed businesses
Employment and Skills
Employment and Skills
Employment and Skills
Empower your people, Empower your business... ...is a programme for any small and medium sized businesses whether or not they have staff at the moment
Search Engine Optimisation
Search Engine Optimisation
Search Engine Optimisation
Our Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) programme has been designed for businesses to better understand how search engines, such as Google, approach their website
Leadership and Management
Leadership and Management
Leadership and Management
An introduction to Leadership & Management for Small and Medium sized businesses covers all the essential knowledge that owners and managers of small and medium size businesses need to know about the organisation of their business and the skills they need to develop to lead and manage it effectively.
Websites and eCommerce
Websites and eCommerce
Websites and eCommerce
Websites and eCommerce programme has been designed to give you the necessary skills to start your journey to having your own website
Marketing and Communications
Marketing and Communications including Digital Marketing
Marketing and Communications
Our Marketing and Communications programme combines essential lessons spanning Marketing, Communication and Digital Marketing
Social Media
Social Media
Social Media
Our Social Media programme has been designed to introduce businesses into the world of social marketing, management and promotion
GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation
GDPR
GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation
This course is aimed at managers and owners of businesses/organisations of any size and at any stage of the lifecycle. It covers the main elements needed to prepare for the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) that come into force on 25 May 2018.
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office
Our Microsoft Office course will help businesses get a better understanding of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft PowerPoint
Blogs
Where did The Tax Year Go? Read more
Should SMEs contract with the Public Sector? Read more
Is Traditional Marketing Dead? Read more
Millfield Media
The courses have been fundamental to our online success, since attending the free workshops, my skills and confidence has increased leaps and bounds.
Nicola Gunn
Director
McLaren Holiday Cottages
Thanks to the Marketing and Business Planning courses, we are in a far better position than I was before, which ultimately will lead to the long term employment of a number of employees.
Jacqui McCoy
Nicholson Portnell
The courses have been delivered by first rate tutors who are experts in their fields, truly inspirational and extremely down to earth. On top of that I have met some really lovely people that are running fantastic businesses in our region.
Emma Heather
Sharper Than Agency and Management
The array of workshops on offer is incredible, with all aspects on running a business comprehensively covered.
Chris Pentney
Grove Pond Yachts
I have found the workshops incredibly helpful to me and my business, especially your workshops on social media keeping me up to date with the latest developments. Keep up the good work.
Cliff Grove
Sarah Farooqi Art
The courses are extremely well organised and each one has given me the new skills and confidence I needed to move my business forward.
Sarah Farooqi
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