Innovation and Technology

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Are you looking to increase your competitiveness and profitability with innovation or technology? The digital and technology sector is thriving but are you as a business keeping pace with the latest developments. In this digital age let us help you future proof your business.

Access support to help your business innovate, develop and grow, supercharge your products and services, and inject new energy into your business.

Swindon and Wiltshire has traditionally been a nesting ground for future innovation with facilities such as the Hydrogen Hub and Porton Science Park.

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Community News
Is your business taking advantage of the latest technology?
Don't fall behind this fast moving industry.
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An Introduction to Cyber Essentials Certification
Whats the purpose and benefits to Cyber Essentials, the government-backed cyber security certification scheme for small firms.
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A brief guide to business continuity planning
In this short guide, we will explore how you can prepare for the unforeseen with focus on your IT and business-critical systems.
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Independent report - Made Smarter Review
An industry-led review exploring how UK manufacturing can maximise benefits of digital technology through a strong industry - government partnership.

Resources

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News

Announcement of National Innovation Centre for Rur...
New centre to help unlock potential of the UK’s rural economies
Public urged to flag coronavirus related email sca...
A 'Cyber Aware' campaign and other services have been launched to combat cyber security threats.
Research to better understand cyber security guida...
An offer from the Behavioural Insights Team on behalf of the Economy & Society Engagement Team at th...
Don't ignore Cyber Security and your business
Tell us about Cyber Security and your business.
Bath Spa University introduces an MSc in Cyber Sec...
This new course launches in September 2020.
Wiltshire’s jewel in the crown given international...
Porton Science Park is awarded a coveted Life Sciences Opportunity Zone status.

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Community Insights

Plan Ahead for Your Future Success
Beyond the devastating human cost of COVID-19, the pandemic has turned the business world on its head. The impact of social distancing is emphasising ...
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Selling Goods Online
In this guide, we outline the legal requirements for traders selling goods (products or digital content) online.
The Benefits of Magento 2
All in all, there’s no doubt that the performance of Magento 2 is much better than Magento 1. With Magento 1 to 2 migration, the e-commerce store’s po...
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Social Media and your Business
We all use social media today but what is it and how can your business use it?
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Protect your small business from cyber crime
These 6 simple actions will help protect your business from cyber crime.
Community News
Is your business taking advantage of the latest technology?
Don't fall behind this fast moving industry.
guide
An Introduction to Cyber Essentials Certification
Whats the purpose and benefits to Cyber Essentials, the government-backed cyber security certification scheme for small firms.
guide
A brief guide to business continuity planning
In this short guide, we will explore how you can prepare for the unforeseen with focus on your IT and business-critical systems.
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Top 10 Online Business Tools You Should Be Using!
Alison Edgar 'The Entrepreneur’s Godmother' shares the top 10 online business tools that she uses. Some of these tools are completely free and other...
5 Reason why Entrpreneurs need to focus on Cybersecurity
When you hear of a new cybersecurity threat on the news, what type of business do you think is most likely to be the victim of an attack?
report
Independent report - Made Smarter Review
An industry-led review exploring how UK manufacturing can maximise benefits of digital technology through a strong industry - government partnership.

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