Connections - Series one

In this series, we explore a range of issues facing businesses such as cashflow, maintaining mental and emotional wellbeing, online security and more.


6 episodes

Starting a business after redundancy

Business DevelopmentStarting Up

Starting your own business can be thrilling, exciting, and without a doubt a bit daunting! In this episode, we explore how those facing redundancy in light of COVID-19 may want to take the leap into self-employment or starting a business.

Danny Gallagher, Business Gateway Manager, Highland, speaks to Sarah Johnson, Director at IndigoLeap and Gillian Macdonald, a Business Adviser for Business Gateway, who share tips on how people can work out if they are in fact armed with that “light bulb” idea to help them start a new venture, what support and resources are available, and how a strong digital strategy can help get you off the ground.

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