Workshop programme proves popular with business

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Business Gateway Argyll and Bute launched its autumn workshop schedule in September since when 28 free business skills events have taken place, with more than 250 attendees in total.

The programme features a wide range of new and refreshed topics, including digital skills, marketing, self-assessment, business start-up and book-keeping.

More workshops are running between November and January but with spaces filling up fast anyone keen to take part is urged to book now via 01546 808363 or visit

Workshops in Oban include Creating Killer Graphics with Canva on November 29, Developing Your Brand on December 4 and Producing Engaging Online Content on January 21. Mull has Digital Marketing Strategy on November 28.

Brexit planning for business

Scotland’s enterprise and skills agencies are urging all businesses in Scotland to continue to actively prepare for Brexit.

The advice is to act now to build resilience and ensure you have the right contingency plans in place, deal or no deal, to protect your business, supply chain and customers.

Advice and information at will help you identify the areas to consider and actions you should take, as well as details of the £4,000 Brexit Support Grant.