Business training

Whether you're looking to change or grow your business, or are keen to learn more about new sectors and skills, stay up to date and make use of business training opportunities available in and around Horsham District. Below are some key training programmes that we are aware of.

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Business Training Programme

A programme of free workshops for any existing or potential independent business based in Horsham District.

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West Sussex Business Hub

Access an expanding range of local business support, information, advice and opportunities to connect with other local business owners, for free.

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Visual merchandising

Explore a list of resources and a checklist outlining some helpful guidelines for effective visual merchandising.

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Experience West Sussex

The central voice for West Sussex tourism businesses, working closely with industry experts to bring you educational webinars and workshops to help grow your business and the county’s tourism. Also discover useful toolkits and resources.

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West Sussex Libraries

West Sussex Libraries have a wealth of business resources to help you to start or grow your own business, build professional skills and connect with others. Free to access with your library card.

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Federation of Small Businesses

Explore hundreds of jargon-free articles, guides, webinars, training opportunities and more, all designed for small businesses and the self-employed.

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Small Business Britain

Free training and support for small businesses all year round. Access online training on a wide range of key topics, such as social media, business growth, increasing sales and more. Sign up to their newsletter to be notified of all upcoming activities.

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Enterprise Nation

Watch free e-learning modules from small business support platform Enterprise Nation to grow your business.

Clean Growth UK

Clean Growth UK

University-led business network that catalyses clean and green business innovation and growth. Open to any business with a commitment to taking action on climate change, all members of the community get access to a calendar of free growth and innovation workshops, 1-2-1 business coaching and university R&D expertise and facilities.

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Business West Sussex

Find information about all the business support and training being delivered by West Sussex County Council, or jointly with the West Sussex district and borough councils, on the Business West Sussex website.

Let's Go! Net Zero

Let’s Go! Net Zero

Helping West Sussex businesses embrace sustainability and take advantage of the business benefits of going green. A countywide initiative to make it easier to overcome common barriers to reducing your carbon footprint and energy costs. Get access to sustainability resources, events and a team of Green Business Champions.

Grow Digital West Sussex

Grow Digital West Sussex

Series of free, carefully curated workshops, facilitated networking and 121 mentoring that is traveling across West Sussex between September 2023 to April 2024 to support local businesses on all things digital.

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Making Every Contact Count

Digital training programme that supports organisations, professionals, and volunteers in having short, simple conversations about health to ‘make every contact count’ (MECC).

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Recover & Rise SME Digital Accelerator

Four-part series of free webinars designed to help businesses learn more about the benefits of transforming their processes and activities and how to maximise the impact and accessibility of digital technologies.

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Lloyds Bank Academy

Free training and support for businesses across the UK, and you don’t even have to be a Lloyds Bank customer to use it. The online learning, webinars, face-to-face training and events can help your business learn new skills.