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Kent Innovation and Enterprise at University of Kent to host free webinars for businesses

A series of free webinars will be hosted by the University of Kent over the coming weeks to help support firms recover as lockdown restrictions are eased.

Hosted by Kent Innovation and Enterprise (KIE), they will provide expert advice through online sessions in collaboration with a number of academic schools across the university.

The University of Kent will be hosting the webinars between now and the end of July
The University of Kent will be hosting the webinars between now and the end of July

The first takes place next Tuesday, June 30, and will focus on how to kick-start your e-commerce offering.

Hosted by Jason Marshall, business manager of the Kent IT Consultancy (KITC), at the university’s School of Computing, this event will guide participants through the process of setting-up an e-commerce platform and provide strategies to maximise sales potential. To register visit here.

Further confirmed sessions include a look at scanned handwritten signatures and the risk of forgery on July 10; financial support for SMEs on July 22; re-imagining tourism in the county on July 23; and how to protect your firm against ransomware attacks on July 31.

Carole Barron, director of knowledge exchange and innovation at KIE, explains: "During these challenging times, the university’s academic community is keen to support businesses.

"Our Covid-19 Business Recovery Response Webinar Series is just one initiative we are running to help with business recovery.

A series of webinars will help businesses recover after lockdown
A series of webinars will help businesses recover after lockdown

"We would be interested in hearing from businesses what it is that is holding them back and what would help them to move their businesses forward. Kent’s team of professional business relations staff are ready to support businesses so please do get in touch."

For further details see here.

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