After launching a brand new digital support programme for SMEs in July 2019, Business Northumberland has now appointed Digital Allies to deliver fully funded workshops to SMEs in the region.

Digital Allies is a full service digital marketing company based in Team Valley. Their expertise in teaching clients to build their digital skills partners excellently with the ethos of the Business Northumberland project.

Scott Goodacre, Training Lead for Digital Allies, has a background in teaching and experience as a Digital Marketing Manager. Scott will be delivering fully funded workshops for the Business Northumberland over the next three years which cover the following topics: Digital Marketing Strategy, Social Media, Ecommerce, Websites and Search Engine Optimisation.

“We are excited to start working with SMEs across Northumberland in order to improve their digital marketing. The Business Northumberland programme is a fantastic opportunity for businesses to access professional help and support at no cost, and we are proud to be playing our part in supporting this community.”

Digital Allies joins Lara Mellor Training and Consultancy to deliver digitally focused workshops in the region, helping SMEs on the Business Northumberland programme to develop their digital skills to help their business develop and grow.

The programme provides support to small and medium enterprises across the North East who are looking to sustain and grow their business and is match funded by the England European Regional Development Fund and Advance Northumberland, so there is no cost to eligible businesses.

Richard Wearmouth, chair of Advance Northumberland, said: “In this day and age it’s important businesses keep abreast of the latest digital developments and these new workshops are a great chance for them to refresh and improve their skills at no cost.”

To register your business and book your place on the workshops go to: