Calling All Manufacturers

Calling All Manufacturers

The Government is reaching out to manufacturers to get feedback on  how the current COVID-19 situation is affecting you.

 

Economic Growth Solutions has been asked to help

We have been ask by Government with our reach into manufacturing to collect answers to 25 very short questions about how the current COVID-19 situation is affecting you, so we can continue working closely with Local government and national departments to shape support looking forward.

 

The Manufacturing Barometer is live and we're seeking your input!

Now, more than ever, it is vital that SME manufacturers are able to communicate their business needs.
The impact of COVID-19 will vary from business to business depending on the type of product being manufactured. Whether you are experiencing a spike in demand or a reduction in sales, we want to better understand the support you need as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Manufacturing Barometer closes 4pm Friday 17th April 2020

Now, more than ever, it is vital that SME manufacturers are able to communicate their business needs. The impact of COVID-19 will vary from business to business depending on the type of product being manufactured. Whether you are experiencing a spike in demand or a reduction in sales, we want to better understand the support you need as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

PLEASE Follow this link to complete your answers that will take you approx. 10 mins at most.  https://survey.zohopublic.eu/zs/3QhWEC

Help reflect the voice of the sector!

Your response will help identify and call for the support you, and other manufacturing SMEs, need to help mitigate the impact that COVID-19 has on your business.

 

Manufacturing Growth Program COVID-19 Resources

Helping you re-assess, re-tool, and get ready to reboot!

Support is available to businesses that are either; still functioning to some degree as normal;  business owners looking to gain advice from external consultants; businesses who need expert help, to get them through these times; or businesses taking the opportunity to look at diversification; and businesses adapting to supply as a result of the national call for support during this crisis.

 

What support is available?

The Manufacturing Growth Program can typically can support any of the areas below, but this list is not exhaustive so please get in touch if you are speaking to clients about new support projects or have long term commitments to them that you do not see changing, as we can possibly look to discrete projects within that commitment. 

 

 

  • Strategic Support

 

  • Mentoring or CPD including remote working

 

  • Online design (Marketing strategy, routes to market)

 

  • IT design Functional spec

 

  • Finance -Cashflow Forecast / Financial Modelling / Costing System Support

 

  • Any Consultancy support for tender writing - Writing Compelling Applications) GOV’t COVID-19 interventions / HR Support

 

  • Standards for Diversification to enter new or additional Supply Chains - CE/BRC/ISO ISO9001, 14001, 45001

 

  • ERP / CRM – Functional Specification

 

  • Diversifying consultancy for help in your manufacturing (eg Alcohol to Hand Sanitiser)

 

  • Crisis Management Mentoring / Motivational Mentoring / Mindfulness & Wellbeing Mentoring

 

  • Master Classes  / Coaching Webinars directly with clients

 

  • Accountants / Key multipliers where bespoke work is being undertaken

 

 

We're here to help so get in touch!

If you have any questions that may result as this overview email please do email me so we can discuss. We are here to support Manufacturing through this and with grant support to your intervention to either old, existing or new clients we can make a difference I am sure, albeit in most cases in perhaps a different intervention medium.

 

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Author of this COVID-19 Business Support Hub Article

James Bosworth, Manufacturing Growth Manager

James Bosworth

James Bosworth

Manufacturing Growth Manager. James is an experienced professional and has worked across SME and LE sectors in food and general Manufacturing for over 20 years. He has gained extensive experience building sales channels across European platforms, operated as a business leader coach and mentor in new market environments.

 

Supporting SME Manufacturers to grow by identifying, understanding and removing barriers to growth. Tailored to your business, our diagnostic tool will highlight a range of growth solutions.

 

How to get in touch with James Bosworth

Mobile: 07790 358583
james.bosworth@egs.live

www.manufacturinggrowthprogramme.co.uk

 

 

 

COVID-19 Business Support Hub

These are challenging times for business and although our ethos is to only shout about good news, we've created COVID-19 Business Support Hub on the Love Business the website to support you with expert tips, advice and ideas from your fellow businesses to help you get through this COVID-19 crisis. 
 

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