Candid is one of several Yorkshire busiesses, from a wide range of industries, that have joined forces to lend a helping hand to others throughout the COVID-19 crisis.
Offering free advice and guidance for businesses that are affected by the Coronavirus, the community has representatives from IT and cloud services, communications, marketing, business finance, law, air and sea freight and many more.
A key message is that struggling businesses are not alone in this difficult time and by working together and supporting each other, Yorkshire is strong enough to overcome COVID-19.
Many of the businesses involved are offering their paid-for services and expertise for free to others during this difficult time.
As part of the movement, the following organisations are currently offering free business advice, with more to be announced:
If you’d like to join the fast-growing group, search for the 'Coronavirus Yorkshire Business Support Network’ on Facebook and LinkedIn. More industry experts are joining daily and members putting forward free services to aid local businesses.
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