Preparing businesses for post lockdown trading.

Last week we posted a blog on Business Engagement, where we discussed the importance of strengthening relationships between councils & BID teams, with high street and town centre shops. Although UK town centres are mostly closed right now, we wanted to explore what businesses can do now to prepare for reopening and how councils, BIDs, and other groups can encourage them to prepare. Top tips Once the funding/grants have been allocated to businesses, remind them (within existing communications) that this will be over at some point and businesses need to start preparing for their reopening Where surveys are being used, keep them open for longer and include multiple engagement options. Take the findings from them - particularly the Covid-19 [...]