To support small and medium-sized businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the SME Centre of Excellence's Save Our SMEs campaign and volunteering hub provides advice, support and guidance to SMEs in the North East from professional service providers on an initial pro-bono basis.
Professional services that can be accessed include:
- Digital transformation
The SME Centre of Excellence aims to support 100,000 small businesses through the Save Our SMEs campaign and recruit 1,000 professional service volunteers, both on a 1-2-1 basis and also through the provision of resources including software.
Established to provide businesses with the right support at the right time, the SME Centre of Excellence has already helped 100s of companies across the North East.
Save our SME have also provided a free checklist to help manage the impact of the crisis on your business and plan your post-COVID restart. Download it here.