Digitalise your Business

Digitalisation has opened up a whole new world of business opportunities.

Investing in digital and the digital skills of your workforce may be the most profitable decision you make. Digitalisation drives capability, productivity and growth and enables organisations to become more efficient and more competitive opening up opportunities through new channels. Often where to start and what to prioritise can be the most difficult decisions. Follow our links to get the latest guidance.

Companies that send their employees on training courses have 37% higher productivity rate and 21% income increase per employee.

Digital Leaders is a global initiative that has created a shared professional space for senior leaders from different sectors promoting effective, long-term digital transformation. Over 130,000 senior leaders are part of the community leveraging technology to promote economic growth, increase social well-being and help reduce social gaps. Areas of discussion include AI & Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, 5G, Cyber Resilience, Emerging Tech, Diversity, Transformation, Tech for Good and Skills & Talent. You can register for events or get the low-down from past events or take part in the #DigiLounge, a virtual space for up to 800 participants hosted by a facilitator. Read the latest insights such as why Digital Transformation is a necessity for growth.

Help to Grow: Digital scheme

Find out more and register your interest in the Help to Grow: Digital scheme announced in the budget which will be available this Autumn.

Help to Grow: Digital scheme

What is it?

This Autumn, small businesses will be able to get free impartial advice on how technology can boost their performance through a new online platform.

Eligible businesses will also be able to get a discount of up to 50% on the costs of approved software, worth up to £5,000. Vouchers are initially expected to be available for software that helps businesses:

  • build customer relationships and increase sales
  • make the most of selling online
  • manage their accounts and finances digitally

Who is it for?

All businesses will be able to benefit from free online advice on the platform.

The voucher is expected to be available to UK business that:

  • employ between 5 and 249 employees and are registered at Companies House
  • have been trading for more than 12 months
  • are purchasing the discounted software for the first time

Full details on the businesses and software eligible for the voucher will be published this summer.