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New Innovation Voucher Scheme set to Boost Business Cyber Security


Cyber Skills Voucher Available for Businesses

A Government grant, run by Innovate UK, now offers Innovation Vouchers worth up to £5,000 to pay for external expert support, specialist advice and technical consultancy, in order to boost cyber security and business growth.

With the ever-increasing pressures of the digital age, The Innovation Voucher Scheme has been introduced to protect businesses from the many potential cyber attacks online. Designed specifically for small and medium-sized businesses (SME’s), the new online hub aims to tackle the cyber skills shortage, by protecting new business ideas and intellectual property.

 

What Expertise can you expect from the Grant?

If your business qualifies for the Innovation Voucher Scheme, you can utilise the grant to:

  • Gain advice on a novel business idea
  • Utilise expertise to use new design within your business
  • Make the most of your intellectual property
  • Buy time and support on specialist equipment or facilities

The launch of the Innovation Voucher Scheme is part of a larger package of initiatives, devised to increase the overall resilience of UK businesses to cyber threats. Also included within the package is a new online learning and careers hub, to ensure the UK has the cyber skills talent pool to protect both the public and private sectors as we face the reality of increasing cyber risks.

 

Is your business eligible for the Innovation Voucher Scheme?

In order for a business to qualify for an Innovation Voucher, according to Innovate UK, you must:

  • Be starting up or running a micro, small or medium-sized UK business (SME)
  • Require help with something that is a real challenge for your business, not just a small improvement or change
  • Have not worked with this expert previously
  • Have not had an Innovation Voucher from Innovate UK or in the Technology Strategy Board before

 

Cyber Safe Website and Digital Marketing Agency

As an innovative Website Design Agency, we aim to actively adopt cyber security principles and attempt to minimize threats wherever possible. Following our recent Cyber Essentials qualification, we are proud to announce that we have the appropriate measures in place to minimise cyber attacks, for both internal processes and our valued client's websites.

To find out if your business is eligible for the Innovation Voucher Grant, please visit the Innovation UK website, shown below.

For further details on how Areca Design can help your business safely market itself online and offline, please contact our team today on: 01386 57030, or email us at: designteam@arecadesign.co.uk.

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Technology Strategy Board Innovation Vouchers provide funding that enables businesses to gain the knowledge they need to innovate and grow.

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