Introducing Back to Business Basics Programme powered by Supply Chain North East

  • In a continued challenging business environment, are you at a fork in the road and questioning where to go next?
  • Do you supply into the Automotive sector or want to benefit from its know how?

The Back to Business Basics programme is delivered by the North East Automotive Alliance.

Revisit the business basics that are often overlooked in our ever-changing and complex world. Navigate the right kind of tailored support and gain access to tools, techniques, and a platform to help improve your business fitness to ensure you are fighting fit for the next challenge.

‘Back to Business Basics’ is offering a series of funded programmes covering vital subject areas including Sales & Marketing, Business Strategy, Business Resilience and Wellbeing.

What's on offer

  • Business basics to help you get back on track.
  • A platform for Automotive opportunities.
  • Access to one-to-one consultancy.
  • Strategic support to help sustain and grow your business.
  • Funded programmes covering vital subjects.

All our programme courses are a minimum of 12 hours and will be delivered by trusted and experienced partners who will support the Back to Business Basics approach.

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“The business support provided by the NEAA is second to none. Thanks to the collaboration with Horizon Works we’ve been able to expand our client database and increase our revenue in just a few weeks. In a time of turmoil, fractures, and uncertainty, it is refreshing to be part of a network that puts the needs of the small business community before the profit line. Keep up the good work.”
Marco Massi, Owner, MakeItQuick


2021 Course Dates:

Supply Chain North East brings together four key partners to work with over 800 businesses through to 2021, supporting them to identify opportunities in new and existing markets. An integral part of the North East Strategic Economic Plan, that has a vision to create 100,000 more and better jobs between 2014 and 2024. Supply Chain North East is delivered across the region by RTC North, Generator, North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) and North East Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC).
Supply Chain North East is a multimillion programme aimed at revolutionising the way SMEs diversify their offering and embrace new markets. The programme has received more than £3m of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund, which is part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.