Go ON UK

Go ON UK believes in the transformative power of technology to improve the prospects of communities and organisations and are committed to eradicating digital exclusion; ensuring that everyone in the UK has the motivation and skills needed to benefit and prosper from the internet today and in the future.

Go ON Local provides organisations with best practice advice, tools and collaboration opportunities on how to improve local levels of Basic Digital Skills.

Resources

Google Digital Garage 

Google offers free tutorials to help you gain and sharpen up on the digital skills you need to succeed online, from social media to search engines, marketing and beyond. Google sets you up with a personal learning plan, completely free, tailored to your needs, so you can grow your business, advance your career or simply improve your online confidence. Read more

Cyber Streetwise 

Cyber Streewise has collected links to free resources to help and guide you find the information you need to protect your businesses against the most common online and cyber threats. The guides will help you implement essential security controls to improve your online safety, behaviour and confidence. Read more

Digital marketing advice for small businesses 

Get free practical advice and tips for marketing your business and using social media. Finding and connecting with more customers online and face-to-face helping you stand out in a crowded marketplace. Experts reveal some great ways to connect with more customers in your area and how to get your local business found on Google local search results. Read more

Safety tips for businesses 

This website is a unique resource for individuals, providing practical advice on how to protect yourself, your computers and mobile devices, as well as your business, against fraud, identity theft, viruses and other online safety concerns. It contains guidance on many other related subjects too;  including performing backups and how to avoid theft or loss of your computer, smartphone or tablet. Read more

Digital Growth Hub 

Manchester Growth Hub's TV channel is to provides a wealth of digital skills content (how to guides, case studies, top tips and learning modules) through five minute learning videos, covering a variety of topics including ‘Eveolution' a support programme focused on women in tech. This allows flexible self-learning for SMEs and peer to peer sharing and learning between businesses. Read more

The Big Digital Skills Hub 

Whether you are a business or an individual, this Digital Skills Hub from Virgin Business offers resources and five modules of digital know-how for learning how to make the most of digital. And it's completely free. Read more

Digital Business Academy Course 

Tech City UK has created the Digital Business Academy, with eight free specialist online digital business courses (ranging from building brands to running online campaigns, developing digital products to raising finance). Each course consists of short video lessons, delivered by world-class business experts and entrepreneurs, giving you practical advice so you can learn all the skills you need to start, run, or join a digital business. Read more

Digital know how for small businesses 

Lloyds Bank Guides helps small business understand why the internet can be useful for their business, and how to get started. Read more

Digital Business Skills 

People 1st are a workforce development charity, who offer digital business skills training. Take a look at their modules to see if this could be useful to your business. Read more