Business planning for community-led social enterprise

Are you involved in running a community-led social enterprise? Would you like to know more about building a business plan?

Stirling Rural Business Forum

 Are you based in rural Stirling? Do you have a business issue you need help with? Get the answer and find out what support is available.

Find out about some of the latest rural job vacancies.

 Angus Council - Service Leader, Vibrant Communities

A brand new exciting opportunity has opened up at Angus Council heading up a newly formed team of Vibrant Communities.

Women's Enterprise Network

The latest lunchtime catch-up from the Women's Enterprise Network is your chance to meet Becca Flory, who'll be joining live from Ruby the vintage van and bookshop.

A £25 million fund will help businesses utilise digital technologies and enhance workforce skills.

The DigitalBoost Fund offers small to medium-sized businesses grants, on a 50/50 investment basis, worth between £2,500 and £20,000.

Grow Connections! With the Scotland Network

Join Eden Project Communities Scotland and Dundee based Manuela de los Rios for a workshop all about how to reconnect with your community through nature and growing food.

LinkedIn - how to attract new customers and grow your business

Hosted by GrowBiz, this free online session is for businesses, enterprises and the self-employed in rural Scotland.

In this online session, we'll look at how you can maximise the potential for LinkedIn to help you grow your business and strengthen your professional network. This session is ideal for those who already have an account, and want to make the most of it.

Join us to learn:

Time management skills: how to make the most of your working week

Hosted by GrowBiz, this free online session is for businesses, enterprises and the self-employed in rural Scotland.

We’ll explore how you can manage your key tasks without getting pulled in all sorts of directions. Plus we’ll look at some nifty tools or apps that, in the long term, could save you time so you can prioritise your time and energy on the really important aspects of running your business.

You have just over 2 weeks left to submit a nomination for Scottish Land & Estates Helping it Happen Awards 2021!

The Scotland-wide Helping It Happen Awards, which are once again sponsored by GLM, recognise the role of estates, farms and rural businesses who are helping rural Scotland thrive.

How to maximise Canva for your business

The beauty of Canva is that it suits everyone’s creative ability: those feeling less creative have a huge number of templates to chose from, and those who want to show-off their creative flair have all the tools they could possibly need.

This session will focus on the variety and diversity of material that you can produce using Canva, it's easier than you think to design a:

Business card
Social media post
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