working4business week 2018

23rd November - 27th November

Supporting local businesses to thrive and reach their full potential.

Welcome to the virtual West Dunbartonshire Business Week 2020!

The Working4Business partnership is delighted to present our first ever virtual Business Week, a week packed with online events aimed at inspiring and supporting new and established businesses in West Dunbartonshire.

We are aware that businesses are facing challenging times due to the huge impacts of the coronavirus pandemic across all sectors. The Working4Business Partnership is therefore keen to ensure that our virtual Business Week offers a comprehensive range of online events aimed at supporting West Dunbartonshire businesses.

Business Week will offer a broad range of webinars, online tutorials and online coaching sessions on subjects relevant to businesses in the current climate. Our events will address subjects such as diversifying your business, digital marketing, social media, web development and more.

Hope you can join us at our first ever virtual Business Week!

Please click below to find our full workshop itinerary.  

Monday 23rd November 

VIDEO PRODUCTION FOR SOCIAL MEDIA

Organisation: Business Gateway

Date and time: Monday 23rd November, 11.00am-12.30pm 

Register

Discover why the use of video helps people find your brand or website and how this kind of content has become a powerful way to engage with your audience.


DIGITAL COACHING SESSION FROM DIGITAL BOOST: SETTING UP A NEW WEBSITE ON WORDPRESS

Organisation: Business Gateway - Digital Boost

Date and time: Monday 23rd November, 1:00pm-4:30pm

Register

A hands on practical session for people who are ready to set up their new website and want to use WordPress to do so. We will work you through the actions required.


WRITING A BUSINESS PLAN

Organisation: Business Gateway 

Date and time: Monday 23rd November, 6.00pm-9.00pm 

Register

This is an interactive webinar in which you will be writing your business plan. You will be sent a template to work from before the beginning of the session.



Tuesday 24th November 

NETWORKING WITH PURPOSE

Organisation: Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce

Date and time: Tuesday 24th November, 9.30am-10.30am 

Register

Virtual networking event part of #TogetherForBusiness campaign to bring our amazing business community together to continue to connect, support and inform at this difficult time for the business community.


WHAT TO THINK ABOUT WHEN CREATING A NEW WEBSITE - DIGITAL BOOST WEBINAR

Organisation: Business Gateway - Digital Boost

Date and time: Tuesday 24th November, 11.00am-12.30pm 

Register

Do you want to set up a website for your business but don’t know where to start? This webinar will guide you including whether to build your own website or outsource it.

 


DIGITAL COACHING SESSION FROM DIGITAL BOOST: IMPROVE YOUR SEARCH ENGINE RANKING BY REVIEWING GOOGLE ANALYTICS

Organisation: Business Gateway - Digital Boost

Date and time: Tuesday 24th November, 1:00pm -4.30pm

Register

This is a hands on session intended to show you how to use your Google analytics to improve your search engine rankings. You should have Google analytics results for your existing website.


BUSINESS START UP AWARENESS 

Organisation: Business Gateway

Date and time: Tuesday 24th November, 6:00pm -8.00pm

Register

This webinar aims to make you aware of the various requirements involved in setting up a business.


 

Virtual networking event part of  #TogetherForBusiness campaign to bring our amazing business community together to continue to connect, support and inform at this difficult time for the business community.

Wednesday 25th November 

CROSS-CHAMBERED SPEED NETWORKING SESSION

Organisation: Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce

Date and time: Wednesday 25th November, 10:30am-11:30am

Register

A multi-chamber virtual speed networking opportunity with Ayrshire, Dumfries & Galloway, East Renfrewshire and Forth Valley Chambers.


FACEBOOK FOR BUSINESS - DIGITAL BOOST

Organisation: Business Gateway - Digital Boost

Date and time: Wednesday 25th November, 11:00am-12:30pm

Register

Discover the opportunities that Facebook may open up and the things to consider when deciding whether it’s the best platform for your business.


DIVERSIFYING YOUR BUSINESS

Organisation: Business Gateway

Date and time: Wednesday 25th November, 6:00pm-8:00pm 

Register

There is no single roadmap to business diversification … but there are a few golden rules and guidelines that will help you along the way. Learn how to develop or sense-check your product and service portfolio to make sure that it’s ready to hit all the right notes with your current or prospective customers.


 

Thursday 26th November 

PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BUSINESS ONLINE - DIGITAL BOOST

Organisation: Business Gateway - Digital Boost

Date and time: Thursday 26th November, 11:00am-12:30pm

Register

An image is everything. Learn how to shoot, edit and upload photos to use online and showcase your business.


LUNCH & LEARN - WHAT DO CURRENT RESTRICTIONS MEAN FOR MY BUSINESS?

Organisation: Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce

Date and time: Thursday 26th November, 12:30pm-1:15pm 

Register

The webinar covering all the latest news on lockdown and new restrictions which could affect your business and any advice you may need to ensure you manage your operations and / or staff accordingly.


BOOKKEEPING

Organisation: Business Gateway

Date and time: Thursday 26th November, 6:00pm-7:30pm

Register

This webinar aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage your finances and comply with regulatory and legal requirements through a relevant bookkeeping system.


 


Friday 27th November 

EMPLOYER SUPPORT & KICKSTART

Organisation: West Dunbartonshire Council 

Date and time: Friday 27th November, 9:30am-11:00am

Register: Karen.Armstrong@west-dunbarton.gov.uk

This webinar will focus on the employer recruitment support & funding :

  • Introduction to Working4U Employer Engagement Service – What we do/Offer
  • Recruitment Support offered
  • Grant Funding – W4U Employment Grant/Kickstart
  • Training/Qualifications – Modern Apprenticeships
  • Work Placements/Experience

ENHANCE YOUR BUSINESS WITH DIGITAL - DIGITAL BOOST

Organisation: Business Gateway - Digital Boost

Date and time:  Friday 27th November, 11:00am-12:30pm 

Register

Why should your busines get involved with digital platforms? Are you missing a major opportunity for commercial growth? Could there be a threat to your market share if you don't get into digital?


SOCIAL MEDIA AND WEB DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY SURGERIES

Organisation: Business Gateway

Register: business.support@west-dunbarton.gov.uk or 0141 530 2408

We will be delivering one hour online Social Media and Web Development Strategy Surgeries between 23-27 November. You will receive a time slot with a specialist who will assess  what you are currently doing and provide feedback on how you can improve.

 

 Only West Dunbartonshire based businesses can register.  Please get in touch to arrange a suitable time.y.

 


 

Why should your business get involved with digital platforms? Are you missing a major opportunity for commercial growth? Could there be a threat to your market share if you don’t get into digital?

Contact Details:
Working4Business
Tel: 01389737777
Email: info@working4business.com

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