For those unfortunate enough to have missed Paul Ford’s excellent workshop run by Business Link WM, his presentation is now available to download and view on the download’s page.
With the local economy still looking uncertain and as many as one in eight independent retailers going under, Business Link WM arranged for some sharing of advice on how to survive the next few months. Aimed at independent retailers the advice could apply to many more sectors.
Business Link West Midlands hosted a ‘retail road show’ for Brierley Hill traders at the Waterfront on 4th November. Building on feedback from workshops held across the region a set of ‘tips’ were given to help independent retailers improve their performance. Here they are…
Business Link’s Sector Development Director for Creative Cultural and Digital enterprises, Lara Ratnaraja set out her role – advising and linking creative industries to regional and national strategies. A range of potential business opportunities, events and very useful contacts were given during her presentation. Lara Ratnaraja Presentation (ppt, 4.6mb)