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West Sussex Recover & Rise S4W2: Future-proof Your Business

13jan12:00 pm1:00 pmWest Sussex Recover & Rise S4W2: Future-proof Your Business

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This workshop ‘Future-proof your business’ is #2 of #7 in the WSCC SME Digital Accelerator Webinar Series 4 -GROWTH EXPANSION & NEW PRODUCTS

About this event

Gain an understanding of cyber security for growing businesses, the internal skills a business needs in order to be digitally future-proof, and find out about emerging technologies that are lowering the cost of digital transformation for small businesses.

In this session, we will be joined by Emrys Robinson-Green, an expert in developing stakeholder engagement, future-proofing businesses, and digital technologies.



This FREE webinar is for established businesses that are looking at adaptation and future growth, concerned about the uncertainty of Brexit, climate change, COVID-19, and economic disruption in their markets. You might be a small business owner, or have responsibility for growth, HR or sales within the organization. This session will be useful for decision-makers and those responsible for business strategy and internal investment.

This session will be led by always possible associate, Emrys Robinson-Green. Emrys is an author of the West Sussex Digital Transformation Toolkit for economic development officers. Emrys is also the founding director of Cloud Artisans, a tech support agency specializing in web development, VOIP, digital strategy, and cloud computing. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufacturing & Commerce and the Institute of Leadership & Management.


  • Understand the latest thinking in cyber-security for small businesses
  • Learn how to keep your business secure as you increase your digital footprint
  • Consider the pros and cons of cloud computing, remote working, and different types of data storage
  • Look ahead at the tech tools powering small businesses, and likely cost implications
  • Understand the skills you need in your team as your digital offer grows
  • Learn how to audit your team’s skillsets, and to list the likely digital skills needed for your business over the next 12 months
  • Recognize the support in training, upskilling, and recruitment available on the market and from colleges and universities


  • How do I future-proof my business in the digital world?
  • Common questions and challenges for growing businesses
  • Presentation on latest thinking and ideas
  • Case studies and examples
  • Q&As

The West Sussex SME Digital Accelerator program is being delivered through the partnership of West Sussex County Council and the West Sussex district and borough councils.

The business must be located within West Sussex to be eligible for these webinars.

These webinar sessions have been put together by local digital experts Freedomworks, always possible, & Creative Bloom in partnership with the County Council & Boroughs to help small and medium businesses utilize digital tools and gain expert knowledge and advice in how best to grow their online presence and attract and retain new customers.

Interested Organisations can register with this link for any or all the sessions here



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13/01/2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT+00:00)