Business Resilience Programme

Online workshop and mentoring support to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Online workshop and mentoring support to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eligibility criteria:

To take part in this porgramme, your business must:

  • be based in the Derry City and Strabane Council area
  • employ less than 50 people
Additional information:

Derry City and Strabne District Councils Business Resilience Programme will challenge local businesses to:

  • Take stock of the current reality that we all find ourselves in and, as a consequence, consider the positioning of your business in light of recent developments.
  • Understand and embrace coping strategies that work for you. Rational thinking is aligned with emotional control. We will help you to cope with the challenges that you are facing right now and in the future & consider ways of dealing with stress and ultimately, becoming more resilient.
  • Appreciate your leadership networks. In difficult times, we will need to call upon the support of others to get through. We also need to help each other and collaborate when possible. What are your leadership networks and who can you call upon for help and support moving forward?
  • Consider options that are realistically open to your business ….and make firm decisions about the way forward.

The Business Resilience Programme will be delivered remotely and safely, using all modern technologies. This will allow you to participate fully, irrespective of whether you are working from home or from your normal workplace.

The deadline for submission of expressions of interest is Thursday 9 April at 12:00.

Support organisation:
  • Derry City and Strabane District Council
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