Free training events & update to Covid Secure Notice

We have a few updates for you regarding free training events and an update to Covid Secure Notice:

Friday 23 April, 9am to 11am

Leading Cultural Change to the ‘New Normal’ – A Webinar for Lancashire Leaders

Details attached.  Delivered by Blackburn BID Members Blackburn College and Cummins Mellor Group.

To confirm your place on the webinar contact 01254 292500 or email

Bid Writing Basics Workshop 

The Making Rooms in association with Imagination Lancaster would like to invite you to this remote session on bid writing and funded programmes in Lancashire.  For the first hour, Professor Leon Cruickshank from ImaginationLancaster will give an overview presentation on writing a successful bid for funding followed by a Q&A session. Leon has many years of bid writing experience with a very high success rate. He has run these workshops over the last three years, working with public, private, and third sectors to develop their bid writing skills.

You can register for this free webinar here:

Webinars and YouTube videos about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Job Retention Scheme and the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) – fourth grant

The Government has added webinars and YouTube videos to their website.

The webinar for the CJRS (furlough) takes place on Wednesday 21st April and Tuesday 27th April at 9.45am for 1 hour.

The webinar for the SEISS fourth grant takes place at 1.45pm on Friday 23rd April, and 11.45am on Tuesday 27 April at 11.45am.  You can register and view the YouTube videos here:

Covid Secure update notice:

Finally the Covid Secure Notice for businesses to display has been updated to include ‘adequate ventilation’.  You can find the updated version here:

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