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This resource library is specifically designed to support Redcar & Cleveland businesses to increase their knowledge to start and grow in our borough. Free to use, it will cover a range of key areas to provide you with the tools and insight to grow sustainably. 

Over time, we will continue to add new content to this library. However, if there isn’t any material that you are looking for support in, please contact the Business Engagement Team on the details below and we will try our best to assist you. 

T +44 (0) 1642 444366
business@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

To access the content in this library, please click on the titles below.

Redcar & Cleveland Business Masterclasses

Funded by Anglo American, the Redcar and Cleveland Business Engagement Team in partnership with the Redcar & Cleveland Business Network organised a series of free virtual business masterclasses. These masterclasses were produced to support both new-start and established businesses currently operating in Redcar and Cleveland.

The series of free masterclasses have been specially designed to help businesses increase knowledge, recover lost ground, maximise profits and support the business to better position themselves for the future.

Moving your Business Forward with Enterprise Made Simple

A free virtual masterclass on ‘Moving Your Business Forward’ for new and established businesses in Redcar & Cleveland. It will help business owners understand the current position of their business, identify strengths and weaknesses and plan for the future.

Securing Funding for Businesses with NUDL

A free virtual masterclass on how to ‘Secure Funding’ for new and established businesses in Redcar & Cleveland. It will help to provide guidance to business owners on potential funds available and how to apply.

Identifying Digital Opportunities with Pascal Fintoni

A free virtual masterclass for new and established businesses in Redcar & Cleveland on how to identify digital opportunities. It will provide business owners with support to review their existing operations and assistance to identify what level of digitalisation could assist the business to grow and move forward.

Maximising Digital Opportunities Masterclass with Pascal Fintoni

A free virtual masterclass for new and established businesses in Redcar & Cleveland on how to maximise digital opportunities. This workshop is designed to provide guidance to business owners around adopting different technologies and the considerations required.

Legal Considerations for a Business with Jacksons Law

A free virtual masterclass on legal considerations for a business aimed at new & established businesses in Redcar & Cleveland. This workshop is designed to help business owners and will touch on employment law, commercial property law, dispute resolution and debt recovery and corporate and commercial law.

Procurement and Tendering with B2B:North

A free virtual masterclass on how to bid for new contracts for new & established businesses in Redcar & Cleveland. This workshop is designed to help owners identify new opportunities and bid for new contracts in the public and private sector.

Financial Management for Business with Materials Processing Institute

A free virtual masterclass on financial management for new and established businesses in Redcar & Cleveland. This workshop is designed to help business owners with financial management for business covering guidance linked to COVID: Bounce Back/CBILS Loan repayments – impact on cashflow, Government business grants received, furlough payments received, VAT, company structure and maximising financial management systems.

Marketing Your Business Effectively with Duco Digital

A free virtual masterclass on how to Market Your Business Effectively for new and established businesses in Redcar & Cleveland. This workshop is designed to help business owners market their businesses more effectively.

Sales Generation Masterclass & Workshop with Just Williams

A free virtual masterclass and workshop for new and established businesses in Redcar & Cleveland on how to increase your Sales Generation. This workshop is designed to help business owners generate sales for their business including converting enquires to sales with a focus on resources and maximising opportunities.

Public Speaking for Business with World at Your Feet

A free virtual masterclass for new and established businesses in Redcar & Cleveland on how to confidently promote their business. This workshop is designed to provide guidance to business owners on public speaking and how best to promote a business, including creating confidence, preparations, tips and advice.

National Cyber Security Centre – Cyber Security Guide for Small Businesses

The National Cyber Security Centre has developed a small business guide to help you improve your business’s cyber security along with a list of summarised actions businesses can take to become more cyber resilient. The PDFs are free to download below:

NCSC Small Business Guide

NCSC Small Business Guide Actions

Please note, if you wish to report phishing emails, forward them to report@phishing.gov.uk.

To report phishing texts, forward them to 7726.

Business Events

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Tees Valley Advanced Manufacturing Sector Skills Meetup

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07

Tees Valley Business Summit 2022

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14

This Is Tees Valley Launch Event

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