Digital Skills and InfrastructureDevelop digital, enterprise and employability skills
Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme
Businesses can claim up to £2,500 towards the installation cost of gigabit capable broadband connection.
Full fibre broadband connections provide access to the fastest and most reliable connection speeds available. For more details, visit Gigabit Broadband voucher scheme
Digital skills - Young People
GM Digital Skills
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority have awarded two contracts to introduce young people to digital skills and enthuse them to aspire to creative and digital careers.
Delivering a number of projects, which enable young people to engage with digital activities, events and sector specialists.
Helping education to deliver a curriculum that embeds sector led initiatives.
For more information, visit the GM Digital Skills website.
Digital skills - Adults
What is iDEA?
iDEA is the Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award, a free programme to develop your digital and enterprise skills.
Why is iDEA different?
It's made up of bite size online courses which are relevant to real life. There's no pressure or time limits, and you can do as much or as little as you want and it leads to an online award.
What can I learn?
iDEA offers something for everyone, including people with no, limited or advanced digital skills. Broadly the bite size courses cover:
- Digital basics and how to stay safe online
- Tools and techniques useful in the workplace
- Creating digital products like websites, videos and more...
- Skills to help you develop business ideas, including marketing and using social media
Let's get started!
Everyone in Bury who takes part can get a head start with the Digital Bury badge. When you have signed up choose the 'have a badge code' option and enter BURYGOODiDEA-BIZ
Get involved here: iDEA
COVID-19 Small Business Grant Scheme
Check for eligibility and confirm your bank details on the Bury Council - Coronavirus (COVID-19) - business grants.
- £10,000 grant for occupied business premises in receipt of small business rates relief.
- £25,000 grant to retail, hospitality and leisure businesses with rateable values between £15,000 and £51,000.