Digital support for family run businesses

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Are you a family run business interested in growing your business with the aid of digital technologies?

Evolve Digital is a new fully funded programme for family run businesses in the South West of England, designed to boost productivity by encouraging the adoption of new technologies and business processes. 

How we can help

This programme will provide you with tools and techniques to enhance your leadership capability. It will also help future proof your business by building confidence to explore new technologies.

By taking part you’ll help to inform government strategy to shape support for family businesses during these challenging times.

The programme will be delivered online over 3 months and will provide the tools to:

  • Create a strategy to future proof your business for future generations.
  • Prioritise areas where digital technology can transform your business.
  • Undertake a project in your own business, to test out new digital ideas and accelerate digital adoption.
  • Gain leadership skills and confidence to drive change and create competitive advantage.


Evolve Digital is fully funded to eligible businesses. 

Eligibility criteria:

  • A family run business based in South West of England
  • From any business sector, with 2-50 employees
  • Operational for at least one year
  • Participant must be a family member/owner/manager of business

How to get involved

Apply today using the enquiry form below. Successful applicants will be randomly allocated into two groups which will test different learning styles. You will either take part in an online interactive cohort, or you will have access to an online platform for self-directed learning.


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    To boost your digital technologies and tap into this fully funded support get in touch with us today.

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