Members of Tech South West are offering support and guidance to the tech and wider business community in these difficult times. Here’s a summary.
Has been reacting rapidly to events. The two most recent episodes focus on the ongoing Covid-19 crisis and its effect on businesses, including legal support, regulatory compliance while home working, what life will be like for businesses after the crisis, and more.
A free weekly webinar series for SMEs led by Timewade. Featuring guest experts on topics of IT & Tech, People & HR, Productivity & Resilience, Communications & Marketing, Customers & Pipeline. Every Friday 08.30 – 09.15 am.
A free service that matches remote-working freelancers with those looking to hire them.
At Work At Home was initially created to help freelancers who have lost jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, all freelancers are welcome to sign up.
A complimentary team survey to help teams identify the impact of ongoing events on their customer service, communication channels, experience of home working and more.
Mental Health in the Workplace – What Tech Leaders Need to Know. Tuesday April 28, 08:30 am.
IT and Digital recruitment agency with offices across the UK.
Offering free support to those being made redundant. Advice on CV’s, how to approach the market etc. Welcoming applications for clients across the South West.
Offering to batch clean data if people are having to dust off mailing lists to give customer updates about their working status. Their API can help defend ecommerce businesses from being vulnerable to fraud if they’re suddenly getting an upsurge in sign-ups.
(Chief Technology Officer, Pixelation Limited)
Offering free assistance with setup and operation of Microsoft Teams and/or Skype for remote working purposes. Free advice on anything PC or Mac support based where time allows!
Ashley Roy CEng MIET
Offering limited free guidance via video call on mechanical engineering, engineering software systems, PLM systems, ERP, IT systems implementation, remote working, Design department setup and management. From military and aerospace, to pumps, oil and gas. pumps, medical equipment, etc.
A free private-by-design messaging system, part-funded by the Home Office, for communities to use for establishing support networks. Does not need any personal data to set up and is secure by design.
SW-based company providing consultancy, design and development services. Now offering flexible payment options for TSW members.
A range of virtual events providing business support and networking opportunities
Cyber Security Support
SWCSC (South West Cyber Security Cluster)
South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit
Public body providing free guidance on cyber crime. Have published the following Covid-19 specific information:
Cybersecurity specialists offering free checks in the dark web for users to ensure their existing passwords aren’t out there.
John Hall – KenwayHall Ltd
Cyber security consultant with many years’ experience of delivering services remotely to organisations of all sizes. Offering a free 30 minute consultation and 20% discount on usual fees, services offered on a pro bono basis for registered charities with an annual income of less than £50,000.
Coronavirus Knowledge Hub provides helpful guidance, resources, and information to assist businesses.
Covid-19 Legal Implications information service. A cross-disciplinary team of lawyers helping to deal with COVID-19 related enquiries on such topics as Employment, Regulatory, Commercial, Litigation, Data, and more.
Stephens Scown LLP
Digital Skills Partnership Devon and Somerset