ABOUT THE BIG DIGITAL SKILLS HUB

What is ‘The Big Digital Skills Hub’

  • It is a website, that rather handily works on both desktop and mobile devices, so you can watch it anytime and anywhere

  • It comprises of 15 learning tutorials that are split across five key digital modules

  • Each module tackles a specific area of digital, ranging from how to set up a website, to maximising your social media channels and advice on creating and distributing engaging content

  • 15 top industry experts have been recruited to give you the best advice possible, while five young entrepreneurs have been brought in to guide you through the process and provide further insight and expertise

Who is it for?

  • Its main focus is to help small to medium sized business with a lack of digital skills, but it has also been designed to help anyone outside this group who has a passion to learn more about digital and the fantastic opportunities that come with it

How much does it cost?

  • Here’s the good news, it’s completely FREE to register, and once registered, you have access to all 15 tutorials

  • Not only is it FREE, but once registered, the Hub will remember what you were watching last and take you back to the same place on your next visit. We like to keep things simple!

So what are you waiting for? You’ve got nothing to lose! Click on ‘HOME’ in the menu at the top of the screen. Best of luck with the tutorials, and the quiz that follows each one! We hope The Big Digital Skills Hub helps you identify and connect with new customers. With digital, the world is your oyster.

About Virgin Media Business

Virgin Media Business is the largest business-to-business Virgin brand and part of the Virgin Media group, the UK’s first provider of all four broadband, TV, mobile phone and home phone services. The division prides itself on delivering innovative, high quality solutions that break down the barriers facing UK organisations today.

Businesses and public sector organisations around the country are using the Virgin Media Business network and skilled service teams to deliver far more than just high speed connectivity.

Staff are located at 40 offices across the country, meaning Virgin Media Business really is closer to its customers. Organisations working with Virgin Media Business include Knight Frank, Telefonica, London Grid for Learning, The Cube, and Entrepreuneurial Spark as well as thousannds of small businesses across the country.

It has the UK’s only nationwide fibre optic network, carrying 35 per cent of all business broadband traffic and is already able to reach 85 per cent of businesses in the UK.

Virgin Media is a part of Liberty Global plc, the world’s largest international cable company. Together Virgin Media and Liberty Global serve 25 million customers across 14 countries, helping connect people to the digital world and enabling them to discover and experience its endless possibilities.

To see analysis on the current issues surrounding business-to-business telecoms please visit our blog or get involved at http://twitter.com/vmbusiness

About Virgin Unite

Virgin Unite is the non-profit foundation of the Virgin Group. We unite great people and entrepreneurial ideas, reinventing how we live and work to help make people’s lives better. We believe business can and must be a force for good in the world – and that this is also good for business!

WeHow do we do it? First up, we incubate new approaches to leadership such as The Elders, Carbon War Room and The B Team and lead the debate, amplifying Richard’s voice on issues that are important to the world. Secondly, we support entrepreneurs around the world as they launch and grow businesses, creating jobs and opportunities. And finally, we work across the Virgin Group and beyond, helping businesses to innovate and prioritise people and the planet alongside profits.

We couldn’t do all of this without the passionate community that support Richard and everything we do – from the fantastic Virgin staff to our millions of friends around the world who are truly screwing business as usual.

Our overheads are covered by Richard and the Virgin Group, meaning that 100% of the donations we receive go direct to the frontline where they are needed most.

About Our Collaborators

The Big Digital Skills Hub has been a world first in bringing together a number of formats to create one learning experience. Virgin Media Business and Virgin Unite are committed to the ethos that business can deliver social good and help others to progress their ideas. Culture Group, an SMB themselves, worked closely with Virgin Media Business to develop The Big Digital Skills Hub as something that would offer value to other SMBs. The end result is a fully mobile optimised platform that brings together written advice, video tutorials, interactive quizzes and downloadable resources in one place. We would also like to thank all of our experts and the Virgin Media Pioneers for their time. Finally, we would like to thank the many other organisations who have collaborated along the way to help create this digital skills resource.

About i2i Events Group

i2i Events Group is delighted to be working in partnership with Virgin Media Business as the exclusive exhibition partner for the promotion of Virgin’s Pitch to Rich 2015 campaign.

Through this unique opportunity i2i Events Group has built momentum of the #VOOM campaign in its B2B sectors to help businesses cross the divide from where they are, to where they want to be. This increased direct reach has brought SMEs closer to this important initiative, driving competitive advantage for UK companies.

i2i Events Group delivers world-class events in key sectors including education, technology, retail, payments and financial services, environment and broadcast. Its portfolio of world-wide events includes Spring Fair, Bett, CWIEME, Money20/20, RWM, World Retail Congress and Pure London. It prides itself on opening up possibilities for its customers and each year brings more than 250,000 decision makers together to network, source, test, buy and sell brilliant products, services, ideas and solutions. i2i Events Group is headed up by CEO Mark Shashoua and is powered by Top Right Group, formerly known as Emap International Ltd.

As an organization i2i Events Group believes in the power of excellent content. Working in partnership with Virgin Media Business enables i2i Events Group to deliver valuable new content to its UK SME clients, to help them achieve their business ambitions.