Ilkley BID teams up with Bradford & Keighley BIDs to launch free skills courses for lockdown-hit businesses

Jun 3, 2020

The Bradford District BIDS Group have teamed up with the Virtual College in Ilkley to offer Levy-paying members exclusive access to a wide range of free and subsidised online training for owners and staff.

As business owners are now thinking about how to effectively re-open their businesses and how they will adapt and move forward safely and sustainably, we are delighted to offer them the opportunity to upskill themselves and their workforce and remain adaptable to customers new and evolving needs.

The free courses available include:

  • Home Deliveries for Food Businesses
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • An Introduction to Infection Prevention and Control    

Discounted courses include:

  • Business Essentials Package
  • Hospitality Training Package
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene


A part of the new joint BIDs’ approach, training will be a key element in order to survive, thrive and understand not only what may need to change about your business, but what new growth opportunities may exist for you in a post-pandemic world.

You can sign up to access the training here:

More News

Ilkley BID Calls on Amateur Photographers

Ilkley BID Calls on Amateur Photographers

Ilkley BID have a series of initiatives planned for their second year of operation to promote footfall in the town and one of these will be the launch of a brand new consumer-friendly website, Discover Ilkley and associated social media channels. As well as business...

read more
Sparkling Bradford Summer Campaign

Sparkling Bradford Summer Campaign

Visit Bradford, Bradford BID, The Broadway Bradford, and Bradford Council, are currently working on the new Sparkling Bradford website & Summer campaign. This summer Sparkling Bradford will be changing from an events focus,  to launch a dedicated website to...

read more