HELP and advice is close at hand for Bury businesses looking to lessen the impact of coronavirus on trade.

Support is being offered by thebestofbury as firms rally to overcome the challenges posed by the pandemic.

Direct assistance has ranged from Zoom 'Ask the Expert' sessions to plenty of pointers on their website, according to Phil and Debi Fellone, the couple behind the venture.

A spokesman said: "During the Covid-19 pandemic, we have been working hard to ensure local businesses maintain their presence online so that they can ensure their businesses not only survive but thrive.

"Our online Ask the Experts sessions on Zoom are open to all business owners, directors and senior managers.

"These sessions cover a range of topics, including legal advice, PR, marketing tips, human resources advice and financial advice.

"The sessions bring together some of the best in these industries and are an open forum designed to give people the opportunity to put questions to the experts so that they can stay as informed as possible during these uncertain times.

"Our website can also point you in the direction of a range of tradespeople and online events so whether you need an emergency plumber or are looking for an online event for the whole family, you’ll find everything you need all in one place.

"Phil and Debi Fellone, alongside their team, are available for advice, support and guidance throughout the Pandemic and aim to ensure that our borough maintains its' fabulous business community, when we come through the current climate.

For more information on the Ask the Experts sessions e-mail

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