In this guest blog David Shuster, Managing Director and founder of Managed IT Experts Ltd shares an opportunity for Fife businesses to gain funding for IT consultancy through the CREATE scheme.
Managed IT experts have been offering IT partnerships in Dunfermline since 2005 and they now have a team of five and serve clients across the central belt. As a proactive business they work with smaller organisations offering agile support that predicts problems before they affect workplace productivity.
We met David recently and he explained how the CREATE scheme is being welcomed by small businesses. Managed IT are among the recognised IT support businesses associated with it. In this guest blog he tells us more.
The CREATE programme is being delivered through a partnership between Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Chambers of Commerce. It’s been set up to provide funded advice for local businesses on making better use of IT and technology.
The partnership aims to show businesses how to use their IT to become more competitive, develop their business and grow. To facilitate this they are funding two days with a consultant.
On offer is funding for an independent review session with a recognised IT support businesses, among them Managed IT.
The program offers fully funded advice from a local business, such as Managed IT, in your office when it suits you.
Development of a tailored action plan that explains how proposed improvements to your IT could best support your business.
Access to training materials.
Dedicated IT support from the same IT expert should you wish to go ahead with suggested improvements.
Fife businesses across many sectors are already benefiting from this service with positive feedback.
Small and medium businesses are eligible for the support. If you are interested in CREATE it runs until the end of August. You can find out more by getting in touch with Managed IT you can call on 01383 722225 , visit their website here. They are also available on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. You can also find out more by e-mailing Jacqui Curley at Fife Chambers.