Campaign to help firms trade online

Campaign to help firms trade online

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has launched a new campaign, Do More Online, which is intended to help sole traders and micro-firms increase their online presence. Key measures include making £2 million available to 22 projects through Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and publishing specific resources for small firms. Projects funded under the campaign include the development of a digital TV channel in Manchester to provide business advice. According to Rachel Neaman, CEO of digital skills charity Go ON UK, “31% of small businesses in the UK lack basic digital skills, making them less competitive than many of their peers.”

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