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Small Businesses: Remote Working

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL12864, tabled on 1 February 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to support small businesses in equipping remote workers with digital technology.

Answered on

15 February 2021

The Government’s commitment to promoting digital adoption and facilitating digital upskilling includes several initiatives, including:

- Local Digital Skills Partnerships, which currently operate in seven regions across England, working to advance digital inclusion, support small businesses and build regional digital skills capability.

- the Digital Boost platform, which is building a community of digital experts providing one-to-one support to small businesses and charities free of charge to help them improve their digital capability and build an online presence.

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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy