The Digital Growth Programme Team

Richard Bruford

Rich is the Digital Business Adviser for businesses in Nottingham and Derbyshire. He is responsible for providing business support, advice and guidance to SME’s on how they can enhance and grow their business with the use of digital technology and IT. He also provides support and guidance in the application process for the Technology Grant scheme being offered as part of the Digital Growth Programme.

Rich is passionate about providing extensive support and digital advice to SME’s, ensuring they fully benefit from the Digital Growth Programme including workshops and seminars as well as the one to one business advice and financial opportunities available.

He brings to the team a wealth of experience in project management and consultancy covering a range of core services underpinning the modern day business, including connectivity, telephony, mobility, core IT services and cloud computing. 

Contact Details:
Telephone: 0333 320 0333 - Ext. 2251
Mobile: 07387 141 587
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Amazing workshop, provided tons of information about creating content - it's a must for any busy small business owner!

Rashpal Rai, Wellbeing Works, Derby

Best training I've been to, so relevant and current

Laura Bruce, Steel City Marketing, Sheffield

These workshops are brilliant. The trainers are very knowledgeable and the workbooks great

Sandy Leong, Sahara Consultancy UK Ltd

In addition to helping develop my digital presence, these workshops are helping me reshape and refocus my business

David Primrose, Synergy Food Ingredients, Melton Mowbray

I really appreciate the Digital Growth Programme and have benefitted from previous workshops and seminars. Now that my knowledge in this area is growing I am looking forward to attending more seminars so that I can build on my knowledge and skills

Dorinda Miller, Into Deeper Waters, Nottinghamshire

Before, Google Analytics was a bit of a minefield, but I now feel more confident to use it in the way that works best. Looking forward to future courses!

Emma Daley, SortRefer, Derby

The workshops exceeded my expectations! A huge amount of useful information delivered in a straight-forward, practical and professional way. I am leaving the day with lots of ideas for implementation and looking forward to attending the next workshop

Kate Brudenell, Hawthorn, Melton Mowbray

Really informative workshop, lots to take away and apply to our own site. This is a brilliant service on offer and I’m extremely grateful to be able to attend these workshops

Emma Bradley, Bradley Brown Internet, Nottingham

These seminars are extremely useful for small business people to keep ahead with changes in the digital market

Angela Roebuck, Tom's Barn and Douglas's Barn, Derbyshire