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Business: Digital Technology

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 135930, tabled on 11 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 18 December 2020 to Question 130068, what steps the Government is taking to encourage sign-up to the Digital Boost Platform among (a) SMEs and (b) charities.

Answered on

19 January 2021

DCMS has supported the Digital Boost platform since its inception in June 2020. DCMS has encouraged sign-ups to the platform among SMEs and charities through the seven Local Digital Skills Partnerships, national industry partners, and other government departments. DCMS has also encouraged take-up through various communication channels, including social media and newsletters.