New digital skills bootcamps for businesses

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Next month, we’re launching a fresh series of free digital skills bootcamps - and applications are now open!

Next month, we’re launching a fresh series of free digital skills bootcamps - and applications are now open! These will help local businesses and entrepreneurs flourish – enhancing their online presence and sales.   

In partnership with a UK leading business support provider, Enterprise Nation, there will be a package of e-commerce and social media support. This includes, learning how to use search engine optimisation, creating engaging social media content and selling on marketplaces like Amazon and Etsy.  

The first bootcamp takes place on 29 June. It will offer both online and in-person workshops at Harrow College - Harrow on the Hill. The second bootcamp will take place in October. Each will consist of three consecutive weekly sessions. To secure your place on the Harrow Digital Bootcamp, register today

Cllr Norman Stevenson Portfolio Holder: Business, Employment and Property said:  

“We care about the growth of local businesses in Harrow. I’m delighted that the Council is investing in business support programmes, like these digital bootcamps. They go a long way in helping small businesses thrive. Every piece of knowledge gained is invaluable and can only be of benefit.  

“So whether you’re a start-up or an existing business, please do make the most of this free digital training. It is a great opportunity for gaining new ideas, tools and techniques to help you grow your online presence.” 

This programme is funded through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund by the London Borough of Harrow. It is free to all businesses in Harrow including sole traders, start-ups and voluntary sector enterprise.  

Emma Jones, CBE, founder and CEO of small business support platform and membership community Enterprise Nation, said:  

“We know a thriving small business community creates better jobs, more innovation and contribution to the local community.  

“Enterprise Nation lives and breathes start-up and small business support every day. We really admire the ambition of The London Borough of Harrow’s forward-thinking plans to deliver business support programmes like these, that will boost the borough’s economy and support self-starters.      

“We look forward to working with all small business, no matter where you are on your business journey in this brilliant entrepreneurial borough.”  

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Published: 29th May 2024