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Open 4 Business Portal

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Carlisle City Council is providing local businesses with free access to its local business support and grant portal provided by Open4Business. This is tailored for the Carlisle area and includes local, regional and national schemes.

Business can also search for funding relevant to their size and sector. To use the portal, you will first need to register with Open4Business.


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Cash Prizes on Offer through the 2019 IT Service & Support Awards

25 September 2018/Categories: Grants_and_Funding

The IT Service & Support Awards are intended to showcase IT professionals who demonstrate excellence, professionalism and innovation in the IT sector. The awards recognise, promote and acclaim excellence, professionalism and innovation in the industry and celebrate the achievements of individuals and teams for the contribution they make.

The awards categories have been updated for 2019:

  • Best Service Desk (SMB/SME/Enterprise)
  • Best Managed Service Provider (Small/Medium/Large)
  • Service Desk Analyst of the Year
  • Service Desk Manager of the Year
  • Best Automation Project
  • Best Service Desk CX (Customer Experience)
  • Service Desk Improvement Project

The winning candidate in each of the programme's categories will receive a cash prize of either £250 or £500 and a trophy. Winners and finalists will also receive press coverage as well as publicity on the Service Desk Institute (SDI) website

Small businesses in the IT service sector (teams and suppliers) operating in the UK may enter this awards programme. They may self-nominate, nominate their colleagues or enter a team for one or more award categories.

The deadline for entries for the 2019 awards is 19 October 2018.

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