Covid-19 Business recovery response webinar series

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Covid 19 Business Recovery Response

Webinar Series

The University of Kent's business and innovation gateway team have collaborated with academics across the university to bring you a series of webinars to help support you and your business. Our academic experts will be presenting on topics such as e-commerce, valuing you staff, avoiding being the victim of fraud and more. We are here to aid you in getting your business back up and running, with advice and guidance on how your business can progress and continue to grow after Covid-19. Follow on social media via #C19BusRecovery

Webinar Replay

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e-Commerce, how to enter the virtual retail world

Listen to the full e-commerce webinar with Jason Marshall from Kent IT Consultancy.

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Scanned Handwritten Signatures, Fodder for Forgery

Listen to the full Fodder for Forgery webinar with Dr Sanjay Bhattacherjee. Using cryptology.

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Show me the money! What financial support is available

Listen to the full Show me the Money webinar with Dr Catherine Robinson. Financial support for UK SME's.

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(Re) Imagining Tourism

Listen to the full (Re)imagining Tourism webinar with Dr Juliane Thieme. The future of tourism in Kent.

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Translating Culture Online

Listen to the full Translating Culture Online webinar with the School of Arts and Visit Kent.

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Stories, Wellbeing and Business; Finding Meaning in Covid 19

Listen to the full Stories, Wellbeing and Business; Finding Meaning in Covid 19 webinar with Dr Dieter Declercq

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Working With Neurodiversity In Mind - What Can We Learn From Lockdown

Listen to the full Working with Neurodiversity in Mind webinar replay with Drs' Zaffie Cox and Chloe Farahar.

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Rethinking inclusive employment practices in lockdown: Live Comedy

Listen to the full Rethinking Inclusive Employment Practise in Lockdown with Dr Sophie Quirk and Dr Lavinia Brydon from the School of Arts.

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Backup or Packup

Listen to the full Backup or Packup webinar with Dr Sanjay Bhattacherjee. Securing your data.


…challenging time for the thousands of Kent businesses which make up the visitor economy. Visit Kent is delighted to support the University of Kent’s Business Resilience webinars to discuss top tips on innovation, business modelling and key trends.

Deirdre Wells OBE , Visit Kent
  1. E-commerce, how to enter the virtual retail world. Hosted by Jason Marshall, KITC Business Manager, School of Computing. Joined by KCC 
  2. Scanned Handwritten Signatures: Fodder for Forgery!. Hosted by Dr Sanjay Bhattacherjee, Lecturer in School of Computing. 
  3. Stories, Wellbeing and Business: Finding Meaning in Covid-19 Disruption. Hosted by Dr Dieter Declercq, Lecturer in School of Arts. 
  4. Show me the Money: What financial support is available to UK SMEs. Hosted by Dr Catherine Robinson, Senior Lecturer in Applied Economics and Business Statistics, Dr Ortenca Kume, Lecturer in Finance, Kent Business School. Joined by Susan Elliott from British Business Bank and Tudor Price from Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce. 
  5. Never Waste a good crisis: (re)imagining tourism in Kent. Hosted by Dr Juliane Thieme, Lecturer in Management, Kent Business School. Joined by Deirdre Wells OBE, CEO of Visit Kent.  
  6. Translating Culture Online. Hosted by Dr Frances Guerin, Senior Lecturer, Dr Ben Thomas, Reader and Dr Sophie Quirk, Senior Lecturer from the School of Arts. Joined by Deirdre Wells OBE, CEO of Visit Kent. 
  7. Working with neurodiversity in mind: What can we learn from lockdown? Hosted by Dr Chloe Farahar and Dr Zaffie Cox, research associates from the School of Psychology. 
  8. Rethinking inclusive employment practices in lockdown: What your business should learn from the live comedy industry. Hosted by Dr Sophie Quirk, Senior Lecturer & Dr Lavinia Brydon, Lecturer  from the School of Arts. Joined by Tom Sharkey, PhD candidate in politics at Canterbury Christ Church University.  
  9. Backup or Packup. Hosted by Dr Sanjay Bhattacherjee, Lecturer in School of Computing.  


This series of webinars for SME’s run by the University of Kent was very useful and provided a number of action points to support our future planning. Thoroughly recommend this series to clients who would be interested or benefit from the webinars.

Christopher Savage FISM Director


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