Weekly Round-up IV: Online support, events and webinars

Another great week ahead for events, webinars, business support and courses straight to our screens. Here, we showcase them all in one place for you – as we continue to support each other and stay together during these times of uncertainty and worry.


Take part in online events, training and e-learning with ScreenSkills this week. Have your lunch with commissioners and hear from industry professionals on a range of subjects. All events are free and listed on their website.

All of this week (18-24th May), Screen Skills are running free training sessions and masterclasses. These are sure to book up quick so don’t miss out. For more information on classes and how to book, click here.

Manchester Digital

Manchester Digital are hosting and advertising other companies events each week to help you and your business through the pandemic. For more information and a full listing then head directly to their website.

Tuesday 19th May, 10-10.30am they’re hosting ‘How to win new leads and customers in a crisis’. You can sign up here.

Tuesday 19th May 10-11am ENGINE Transformation are hosting an online panel to discuss ‘How to build your brand resilience and remain relevant’. Sign up here.

Tuesday 19th May 1pm-2pm Tech Returners have session 5 of ‘Is your Growth Mindset in Lockdown?’. Book now here.


Pro-Manchester have had a wide variety of support webinars during lockdown.

This week it’s ‘Maintaining Health and Productivity while Working from Home’ Thursday 21st May, 12pm-1pm

Although there’s been many benefits to working from home, it has the potential to blur the boundaries between home and working life and for many of it’s a struggle. To sign up to this event click here.

Barclays Eagle Labs

Barclays are continuing to provide a series of webinars this week and ongoing during lockdown, focusing around providing information on the COVID-19 pandemic and making sure your mental health is being looked after. For Eagle Labs full list of events this week, head here but we’ve handed picked a few below.

Tuesday 19th, (3-3.30pm) & Wednesday 20th (10-11am) May is the ‘Business Resilience through coronavirus’ webinar. Click the specific dates to book on and find out more.

Tuesday 19th May, 10-11am we hear from an expert in international e-commerce who is hosting ‘Thinking Global – Untapped opportunities to boost your business online’. Sign up here.

Friday 22nd May, 10-11am10 practical tips that will boost wellbeing and productivity through these uncertain times for entrepreneurs, leaders and teams. You can register for the event here.


It’s Digital Skills Week for FutureDotNow (18th-24th May) – Powered by Lloyds Banking Group and Digital Leaders, the week will consist of a series of interactive virtual meetings. For more information and list of events, click here.

Canfield School of Management

Tuesday 19th May, 2.15-3.15pm ‘Digital Marketing in a Crisis’. Click here to book and for more information.

Digital Lancashire

Thursday 21st May, 2-3pm ‘The Financial Landscape Post Covid-19’. Join them for a chaired discussion with ABGI, and other key speakers from within the Digital and Tech sector across Lancashire. Sign up here via the Eventbrite page.

Business Growth Hub

Business Growth Hub have a series of events this week from resetting your market strategy to a series of ‘strive and thrive’ events covering different topics. For more information and how to sign up, click here.

The Skills Toolkit

Digital and numeracy courses to build your skills whilst being at home. Digital and numeracy skills are amongst those that are most sought after by employers and can help you progress in work and boost your job prospects. Digital skills can be anything from using social media and staying safe online to coding, programming or digital marketing. All courses are free and more information can be found via their website.

They’ll be many more events over the next week that you’ll come across and we’d love to showcase and share them all – if there’s anything you’d like to see here then please let us know on Twitter @ArbetaMcr so we can continue to help and support each other. Stay safe from us all at Arbeta.

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