Expand your business with the Digital Dock Business Support Programme
September 2022 – February 2023
Introducing The Digital Dock’s Business Support Programme Sponsored by Hounslow Council
Grow And Expand Your Business
This is a FREE and inclusive programme of support aimed at all businesses who are members of the Digital Dock Brentford, or are interested in becoming a member. It is designed to support you while your business grows. Running until February 2023 you get access to the most up-to-date tools, business models and training to ensure you grow your business with confidence.
Increase your revenue & profitability
Create financial freedom
Build sustainable consistent business results
Get to grips with sales and lead generation
Create a better work life balance
Strengthen your business
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What Is It?
Specialist Digital Dock Support
This is a FREE inclusive Business Accelerator programme with live training sessions and private mentoring session designed to maximise results.
Take advantage of comprehensive business support available. It couldn’t be easier.
What Do I Get?
In-Depth Tools & Advice
A blended approach of eLearning & live support allowing your business to scale, dealing with the topics you need to successfully grow.
Increase your skills, knowledge and confidence. Continue to grow your business.
Who Is Eligible?
Digital Dock Members & Guests
This programme will ensure you get the support you need for your business regardless of it’s size and age. There’s something for everyone.
We are open to all regardless of your circumstances and it’s all FREE.
Designed For Business Owners
This FREE programme has been designed with existing businesses in mind. You can be either an active business that has continued throughout the last year. This programme is open to all businesses in Hounslow with priority given to those in the Digital Dock. We will cover all business topics and have hundreds of business tools to help you on your business growth journey.
Live workshops and networking events all in the Digital Dock
Private members area with everything in one place.
Complete Business Health Checks to understand your business's current position.
Access a personalised Growth Action Plan showing you exactly what to do to grow.
Access to an extensive eLibrary of webinars and workshops designed for businesses growth.
Book a One2One Strategy growth session with our expert consultants.
Access to a local business community forum.
3 Easy Steps To Follow
Tell Us A Little About You
Joining will take you less than a minute. All you need to do is fill in a simple form telling us a bit about you and then your login details will be emailed to you.
Login To Your Members Area
Gain instant access to a library of webinars and workshops, complete a Health Check and get an automatic Growth Action Plan for your business.
Sign Up For The Live Events
Every month we will hold live events with our expert consultants covering a wide selection of topics, all designed to give you the most up-to-date skills.
Sample Areas We Will Cover Include:
Business landscape & research
Lead generation & sales
Finance & funding
Content creation & PR
Strategy & planning
Websites & eCommerce
Social media & marketing
Operations & technology
Staffing & recruitment
Import & export
Customer services & upselling
AND SO MUCH MORE….
Please check back regulary. We release new events monthly
What is this programme?
This is a 6 month business support programme for businesses and individuals who are members of The Digital Dock Brentford. Or you can be a local business within Hounslow who is interested in becoming a member of The Digital Dock. This programme is funded by Hounslow Council.
This is a diverse programme that support all business types and all industries. We have a blended learning approach with an online business support platform and also a series of live webinars, workshops and events.
All you have to do is sign up to get started.
When is the programme happening?
The programme starts in September 2022 and runs until the end of Februry 2023.
Places are limited so you must apply now.
Who can apply?
This programme is open to all residents and businesses living and working in Hounslow council area who are members of The Digital Dock or who want to become a member of the Digital Dock.
What is available on the online platform?
The platform is your virtual consultant and your members area. Here you can access everything available on the programme.
- You can see upcoming events and sign up for them.
- You can access our library of webinars and workshops.
- A start up Fast track Accelerator programme
- A Digital Skills Accelerator Programme.
- Access to arts and crafts workshops
- Networking events
- Live and in person workshops
- You can access a local forum.
- You can complete your business health checks.
- You get access to your Growth Plans.
- You can sign up for 121 personal mentoring and strategy sessions with our consultants.
- And so much more….
What is the Health Check and Growth Action Plan?
The Health Check is an online tool available on our platform in your members area. Here, you answer a series of simple questions on your business, to identify the challenges and areas for growth. Then, based on your answers a Growth Action Plan will be automatically created for you.
Your Growth Action plan is a set of simple steps that you can take in your business to resolve any particular challenge or to help you bild a stronger foundation in your business.
You will be given access to training, webinars, videos, cheat sheets, scripts and templates so that you can implement new strateiges into your business to help you grow.
All you hve to do is follow your action plan.
What is available in the eLibrary?
oThe eLibrary holds a diverse range of webinars and workshops designed specifically to help SME businesses grow.
We cover start up, sales, marketing, finance, funding, HR, mindset, Operations, technology, import/export, fodd, retail and so much more.
We add to this library regularly and ensure that it is kept up to date with the most modern business models and strategies available.
Can I still join if the programme has already started?
Yes, you can join all the way up to the end of February 2023. We are recording the majority of events/webinars so you can always catch up on the platform later.
What does it cost?
This is a free programme to those who are accepted onto the programme. Essentially, Hounslow Council will be paying on your behalf.
How do I apply?
All you have to do is click the “Sign Me Up Now” button on this page and then complete the sign-up form. It will only take you a minute and then we will automatically email you your login details. (You might need to check your junk email).
What happens when I apply?
Depending on the programme you might be accepted immediately (as long as you are living in Hounslow). That being the case you will be notified by email of your successful sign up. All you have to do then is follow the instructions in the email to get started.