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Coronavirus: Doing Business Digitally & Remotely

  • Introduction
  • Resources and Guides

    Introduction

    Remote working and social distancing are likely to remain features of UK business for some time. As a result, being able to do business digitally and flexibly is even more important now than ever before.

    Below you will find advice, guidance and case studies from Chamber members.

    We recognise that it is simply not possible for all business activity to move online and offsite; you can find out more about how we are lobbying for greater support for businesses below:


    Resources and Guides:

    In this webinar, president of Burton & District Chamber of Commerce, Nik Hardy and a group of special guests, discuss the evolution of business resilience through digital technology.

    Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce patron SCC led a webinar for Chamber members on adapting to a remote workforce through the coronavirus pandemic.

    Tim Merritt, a partner at RSM, delivers a webinar for Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce on the alleviating the risk of fraud during the Covid-

    Chris Brewerton, senior business development manager at Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce talks about marketing during the coronavirus outbreak.

    Qasim Majid, chief executive of the Wow Group of Companies and president of the Asian Business Chamber of Commerce, delivers a webinar on how to make your business digitally fit.

    How to Keep US and UK Business Relationships: A Covid-19 Trans-Atlantic Marketing Primer.

    Martyn Jupp, president of Cannock Chase Chamber of Commerce, talks to chief executive Paul Faulkner about leading through Covid-19, supporting local businesses in the recovery from the pandemic and the future of the hospitality, leisure, food and drink trades.

    Cookes Furniture managing director James Cooke talks to head of the Sutton Coldfield Chamber of Commerce, Chris Brewerton about how the business has been operating during the Covid-19 pandemic and how they plan to blend a traditional approach to retail with new ideas going forward.

    In this Q&A, Sarah Gill, MD of The Peel Aldergate & Christopher’s in Tamworth, discusses with Chris Brewerton, how she has had to quickly adapt the business to carry-outs and takeaways and utilised social media in order to boost trade during the coronavirus crisis.

    Blog Post

    How to capture your learning to survive and thrive past Covid-19

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    Leading for business agility

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    Losing your way in business and how to get back on track

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    The relentlessness of online meetings

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    Will Covid-19 rewrite the business rulebook? Why digital marketing is now more important than ever.

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    Q&A with cyber specialist

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    A guide to making the most of social media

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    Adapting PR and marketing strategy to suit new consumer expectations during and post Covid-19

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    Working from home and with new four-legged colleagues

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    Navigating unchartered waters in the charity sector

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    What happens when we return to the workplace?

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    Want to increase organic traffic to your ecommerce site?

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    Keeping your guard up as new cyber threats emerge

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    Maintaining trust within a virtual work space

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    Does your team have the technology to work effectively from home?

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    Working from home – when everyone’s home together

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    Why digital marketing should still be ‘on’

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    Communication, collaboration and the cloud during COVID-19

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    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Data Protection - The keys to securing agile or home working

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    Coronavirus and communications

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    Remote working offers an opportunity to experiment and learn

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    Working from home: Ways to make it work

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    The different types of fraud to beware of amidst COVID-19 outbreak

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    What you need to consider when asking employees to work from home

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    Blog Post

    Ten top tips for remote leadership

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    Podcast:

    Tune in for a must-listen podcast on Supporting Home-Based Workers, BHSF:

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    Blog Post

    Pandemic Planning – Remote Working, Ruth Gawthorpe, Smart Working Revolution

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    Why Remote Working Is Good For Business, SCC

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    Are you able to provide a case study or advice on working digitally & with remote teams? Contact your relationship manager about submitting a video, blog or taking part in a podcast.