Virtual Training and Webinars – Upskill your business

Some of the webinars we would like to highlight to you this week are:


Every week, Upskill Digital bring you free virtual sessions that you can join to grow your business or learn new skills.

If you are looking to upskill your team with the latest in Microsoft Teams, Social Media, Design Thinking or any other topic, visit the Virtual Academy where you’ll find a range of virtual training workshops, right for your team to bounce back stronger than ever!

Free Webinar – Licensed Premises 

To support the re-opening of your business following COVID-19, South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council are inviting you to a free webinar about ‘Considerations for reopening a Licensed Premises and the Evening and Night-Time Economy’.

The Webinar will be held on Zoom on Thursday 18 June at 2 pm.

To join the Zoom meeting please use the following logon link: Meeting ID: 396 178 3400


Climate Change and the opportunities for the South West.

Join a free webinar on 18 June at 3pm to learn about the latest building industry guidance on Climate Change and the opportunities for the South West. Event co-hosted by LEP partner SW Energy Hub. Sign up now at


Oceansgate Marine Technology Webinar Series Launched

In partnership with Maritime UK South West and other local partners the team at the Oceansgate Marine Technology Enterprise Zone in Plymouth are overcoming Covid-19 barriers to face to face networking and collaboration by hosting a regular programme of marine technology webinars. The events will provide a platform for the world class marine technology offer in the surrounding area with topics including access to innovation funding and support,  marine autonomy, case studies covering leading edge tech development and showcasing world class strengths in the SW.

Maritime UK South West will add to the programme by enabling South West exposure to national programmes and opportunities and will also highlight investment opportunities in the area.

The webinars will be part of an ongoing series to be held each Wednesday at 11am, enabling businesses a regular time to plug in to new opportunities.  

To register please visit


Live Business Summit for SMEs

Recovery after lockdown is the topic of a live business summit launched for South West SMEs.

Business leaders will hear from a panel of experts, as they discuss the key actions to focus on now as part of your SME business recovery plan.

Experts from Timewade, Astley Media, Minerva Lifelong Learning, Insight 6, Commissioning HR, Stephens Scown LLP and Bishop Fleming form the panel.

The summit is part of the ‘Technology For Success’ programme run by Timewade that gives South West SMEs free business guidance on using technology across their business.

The Live Summit is Thursday July 2 from 10.45am – 12noon, and is free to attend – but places are limited and must be booked in advance.

To book:



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