The programme provides free specialist training and support to independent retail businesses across the County.

The training sessions are available via a virtual training platform West Sussex Retail Hub

Free online learning modules and live Q&A sessions

The virtual hub offers a programme of free online learning modules and live Q&A sessions to help local retail businesses strengthen their skills and improve their knowledge of key topics. This is a joint initiative being delivered collectively with other local authorities in West Sussex to support our independent retail businesses.  

  • 10 learning modules
  • Pick and choose the topics of most value to you
  • Free to use any time of day
  • Downloads and useful resources
  • Each module is supported by a live Q&A event via Zoom Wednesdays at 6pm

Sign up to the free retail hub here

The West Sussex Retail Hub is part of a broader programme of support including grant funding which will launch later in the year.  A requirement of the grant funding will be that businesses have engaged with the training element of the programme.

Last updated: 04 October 2021