Thanks to some of our amazing members, 4theRegion is able to offer what could be a lifeline to small businesses in the region.

We’ve been asked to locate four or five regional businesses that could benefit from a quick and simple solution to get them and their products/services online, and our amazing members will build them an e-commerce site completely free of charge.

We would like to offer independent retailers the opportunity to keep business going at this time of need. The free e-commerce website will mean all their products are listed and accessible to all via delivery. Some small businesses may already have a website, but for those without, now is the time to convert to digital sales, so you don’t have to rely on the footfall of locals.

We hope this will also help prevent risk of infection for customers (particularly the elderly) too, allowing them to order from their favourite shop without having to leave the safety of their home.

This is just one example of how businesses across the region are stepping up to support each other in difficult times, sharing skills and expertise and reaching out to help.

If you’ve got an offer you’d like to share with regional businesses, let us know, we would love to connect you with other organisations that need support.