COVID-19 Webinars – Including: reopening, recovery and emerging opportunities

The Heart of the South West Growth Hub business support page includes a round-up of useful webinars being offered to all businesses to support them during these challenging times. Sign up and learn more to help your business.


Webinars to note this week and next week are:


Wavteq is delighted to invite you to the third in our series of COVID-19 related webinars. This session will focus on the Road to Recovery, examining the key emerging opportunities to optimise investment in the short and medium term based on the latest market evidence and trends. The session will cover:
– Key growth sectors
– Companies currently expanding
– Supply chain localisation
– Road map for resuming FDI attraction

This webinar is FREE to attend, with an optional donation to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO


Please do join a free webinar, hosted by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to find out more about how to make your retail workplace COVID-secure.


Managing finance when the world has turned upside down – watch a panel discussion about the different ways enterprises are approaching the immediate and medium-term challenges we all face to keep businesses afloat, support staff and try to plan for an uncertain future. Lindsey Hall, CEO of Real Ideas is joined by colleagues including Martin Lawson, Head of Impact and Innovation from Resonance, David Ralph, CEO of the Heart of the SW LEP, Rosie Drake-Amery from Native Makers and Alex Burley, Relationship Director from Barclays UK South West.


Other places you can find useful webinars:

HMRC is delivering a programme of webinars on measures to support employers, employees and the self-employed through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19. Find out more information and register for upcoming webinars here – HMRC Webinar Programme

Popular ones include:


CBI Webinars: helping business mitigate the impact of COVID-19

The CBI has recently launched a new webinar series to help businesses navigate the coronavirus crisis. Covering a wide range of themes and topics, the CBI’s Daily Coronavirus Webinars are helping businesses understand the latest developments and getting up-to-date guidance based on evidence from the government, trade associations and the business community.

You can register for the upcoming webinar and view past CBI webinars here CBI Coronavirus Hub


ICAEW Webinar and information resources can be accessed here ICAEW Coronavirus Webinars


Devon & Plymouth Chamber list upcoming webinars, which are free to attend for members and non-members. See Devon & Plymouth Chamber Events


The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) have a series of webinars and virtual networking sessions. See the FSB South West Event Listing here


SWMAS are offering webinars on a variety of topics relevant to manufacturing businesses. Take a look here SWMAS Events


Timewade and partners invite you to join a series of free and essential business support webinars for Devon SMEs. Register for their upcoming HR and Driving Your Business Forward webinars