Peer Networks, funded by the Division for Enterprise, Power and Industrial Technique and led regionally by Increase; Lancashire’s Enterprise Development Hub, will carry collectively enterprise leaders to collaborate on key widespread points.
The fully-funded scheme is out there to county companies greater than a 12 months previous using greater than 5 folks, with a turnover of greater than £100,000.
Increase has appointed 17 supply companion networks, who will every facilitate teams of 8-11 companies throughout a spread of sectors.
Andrew Leeming, programme supervisor, Increase, mentioned: “At a time when Lancashire is working laborious to beat the deep financial challenges led to by coronavirus, we’re proud to be working with Authorities to provide the county’s enterprise leaders the prospect to return collectively, share data and overcome widespread points.
“We’ve got an enormous quantity of enterprise expertise, perception and expertise already throughout the county. Giving companies the platform to study from one another and apply that gained data in a structured approach will assist us deal with the short-term challenges and place Lancashire for additional long-term progress.
“We’ve got chosen 17 networks who we all know will every facilitate a focused, significant Peer Networks cohort and provides our companies the instruments to assist one another to thrive.”
The programme contains interactive motion studying, versatile matter choice and one to at least one teaching. Cohorts will cowl areas of enterprise together with enterprise resilience, finance, HR, gross sales and advertising and marketing.
Steve Fogg, chairman of the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership, mentioned: “Over current months, each the private and non-private sectors have responded brilliantly to unprecedented financial challenges, working collectively to construct resilience and put Lancashire on the trail to restoration.
“Bringing the entire county collectively by means of Authorities funding delivered by an alliance of high-quality native networks below the Peer Networks programme will assist higher place Lancashire for the challenges and alternatives that lie forward over the approaching months and years.”
The next organisations shall be delivering Peer Networks cohorts: Group and Enterprise Companions, Dice Considering, Cummings Mellor, East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce and Trade, Elementas, The Rising Membership, Development Lancashire, Advertising and marketing Lancashire, North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, North West Aerospace Alliance, Northern Automotive Alliance, Northern Energy Ladies, Venture 808 Restricted, Scale-Skill, Selnet, Shout Community and Successful Pitch.
Companies on the lookout for extra info ought to go to: https://www.boostbusinesslancashire.co.uk/peer-networks/