Digital Advantage Grant scheme extended

The Digital Advantage Grant scheme, funded through the European Regional Development Fund and Coventry University, has now been extended for a further 3 years to help SME’s in North Yorkshire (excluding York) grow through the adoption of digital technology. The grant can be used for a variety of consultancy based projects such as: website creation; photography; digital marketing strategies; app development; and other digital consultancy projects.

The digital projects need to be a minimum of £2,500 and the grant will cover 40% of the project cost. The maximum grant is £5,000. The full costs of the project needs to be paid by the business before the grant is issued. For further information, contact the digital advantage team at or speak with our team.

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HR Support for Small Businesses

From recruitment to payroll to offboarding – there are several key responsibilities of a human resources department that keep a business running smoothly. Of course, many small businesses don’t have the capacity for an HR department and HR duties are often done by directors, managers, and administrators within the business. An HR department essentially manages