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Bitesize Business is coming to Berwick-upon-Tweed

Northumberland workshopBitesize Business will deliver a coordinated package of business support from the joint providers to ensure businesses have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of training provision aimed at boosting business performance.

When: 12/11/2019 | 11am - 2pm 

Where: The Kings Arms Hotel
43 Hide Hill
TD15 1EJ

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 Over the summer the Welcome Visitor Project worked in partnership with Berwick Chamber of Trade and the NNTA to coordinate a Business Survey, primarily of tourism related businesses, to establish identified training needs.

The findings of the survey form the basis of a new Berwick-upon-Tweed based Business Support Programme to be jointly delivered by Business Northumberland and NBSL. 

The Business Support Programme will run from November 2019 to March 2020 and will be based at various central locations within the town. The welcome visitor project and NBSL with primarily focus on tourism businesses, and Business Northumberland will be available to all sectors. 

David Jackson skills manager from NBSL said ‘We're delighted to be supporting the Welcome Visitor project and the Berwick-upon-Tweed Ambassador programme, as they work to build Berwick-upon-Tweed as a tourist destination and encourage visitors to “Go their own way” discovering the best that life in Berwick-upon-Tweed has to offer. We are joining forces with Business Northumberland and their digital programme to provide the skills and support businesses in Berwick-upon-Tweed need.  This investment will create a lasting legacy and build on the bright future for Berwick-upon-Tweed.'

Business Northumberland are a team of specialists and experts with a passion to help businesses across the North East to grow and realise their true potential. All the support is fully funded for all eligible small and medium businesses across Northumberland and the wider North East LEP region, meaning everything we deliver is provided at no cost to your business.

The funding is secured from the European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020, match funded by Advance Northumberland.

We have created a range of short and snappy sessions that will help improve your knowhow on a range of business basics - Join us at our launch event on Tuesday 12th of November 11:00 – 2:00 at The Kings Arms Hotel Berwick-upon-Tweed, where tea, coffee and lunch will be provided. This is a drop-in session, where you can come along, for an informal chat, meet the team, ask any questions and sign up for FREE business support. We will also have a NBSL business funding advisor on hand to offer support and help for new start ups and business growth. 


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