If you need help with your internal or external communications in response to Covid-19, the team at Black Vanilla is happy to offer businesses, charities or community groups a free- of-charge consultation. If you are worried about your internal comms, social media or crisis communication, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guernsey Chamber provides free and confidential business support for all sectors. As the island’s largest business organisation, with nearly 700 corporate members, we are able to provide expert insight and assistance for all areas of activity in the business community. In times of particular economic struggle, such as lockdown, we also offer free membership to enable businesses to be an active part of our organisation and beyond and to use our links to our 3,000 e-newsletter recipients easily and effectively. Please email email@example.com or view guernseychamber.com
Guernsey International Business Association (GIBA) has published guidance for businesses along with a database of local professionals who are willing to advise local business owners who may be facing financial or other difficulties as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Find out more on their website: http://www.giba.gg/covid-19-business-support.
The Institute of Directors has launched a SoundBoard Programme, which is designed to provide counsel and support to those who require it. It can be lonely at the top of an organisation. Colleagues look to you for decisive guidance, to show leadership and to keep things on an even keel. Covid-19 has resulted in a highly challenging time for business with developments rapidly unfolding and many unanswered questions about what the future will hold. Leaders are needing to make decisions in response to circumstances that have not arisen previously. This may be a particularly difficult time for business owners who do not have senior colleagues to act as a sense-checker or sounding board. Find out more at https://www.iod.gg/news/article/iod-2020-soundboard-programme.
Guernsey’s Startup Hub has been established by the Digital Greenhouse and the States of Guernsey to provide free and inclusive support for new business and entrepreneurs. It is a combination of online services, face to face support and accelerator programmes, all designed to provide entrepreneurs with a one-stop-shop to connect them with the rich and diverse expertise of Guernsey innovation ecosystem.StartUp Hub Guernsey. Find out more at https://startuphub.digitalgreenhouse.gg/