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2023 Business Webinar Programme

Our free business webinars provide insights on topics and opportunities that can help you to grow your business. Register ahead for our upcoming webinars or catch up on any you've missed via our playback sessions.

An update on ‘right to work’ checks: remote ‘right to work’ checks after 30 September 2022

Covid-19 right to work measures are ending on 30 September 2022. In this webinar, TalentScotland will look at how employers in Scotland can continue to perform right to work checks after this date.

This webinar is presented by Brodies LLP, TalentScotland’s immigration specialists, and you'll have the opportunity to have any questions you might have.

Monday 6 February, 11:30am–12:30pm

LATEST UPDATES ON THE LOW-COST VISA ROUTES

There are lots of low-cost visa routes under the UK's points-based system that don’t require sponsorship. Learn more about some of the options Scottish SMEs may have to access international talent that will help them to thrive.

Tuesday 7 February, 4:00pm-5:00pm

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SCALE-UP VISA ROUTE: ALL THE LATEST UPDATES

The government has recently introduced the Scale-Up visa route, which gives certain employers another visa option to help access international talent. Join us to learn more about this new route and how it could help you access international talent.

Wednesday 8 February, 2:30pm-3:30pm

Hydrogen market opportunities in Scotland and Denmark

Scottish Development International together with Hydrogen Denmark and the Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association invite Scottish and Danish companies for a webinar and joint discussion on hydrogen market opportunities in Denmark and Scotland. This webinar will give Scottish companies an overview of the Danish projects, plans and market growth potential and to explore joint cooperation between Scottish and Danish companies in supply chains.

Thursday 16 February, 09:00am-10:30am

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Validating Software Products For Life Sciences Compliance

A successful software product introduction requires achieving a careful balance between the competing forces of time-to-market, validation cost, and consequences of compliance failure. In this webinar, GlobalScot Ray McKinney seeks to guide companies navigating the complexities of dealing with regulators.

Tuesday 21 February, 3pm-4pm

Skilled Worker Route: how employers can sponsor international talent

With most EU and non-EU citizens now subject to the UK immigration system, we invite you to join us as we discuss how the Skilled Worker route can help you to access overseas talent. As a Scottish based SME, TalentScotland can support your business in a number of ways. 

Tuesday 7 March, 11am - 12pm 

An update on ‘right to work’ checks: remote ‘right to work’ checks after 30 September 2022

Covid-19 right to work measures are ending on 30 September 2022. In this webinar, TalentScotland will look at how employers in Scotland can continue to perform right to work checks after this date.

This webinar is presented by Brodies LLP, TalentScotland’s immigration specialists, and you'll have the opportunity to have any questions you might have.

Wednesday 8 March, 11:30am–12:30pm

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Reducing your digital carbon footprint - lowering the harmful emissions caused by every day technology

This webinar is for Scottish Companies who have an interest in understanding more about what digital sustainability is and how you can act to reduce its impact.

Wednesday 8 March, 10:00am - 11.00am

LATEST UPDATES ON THE LOW-COST VISA ROUTES

There are lots of low-cost visa routes under the UK's points-based system. Join TalentScotland for an update on affordable visa options, including the Graduate, High Potential Individual and Youth Mobility routes.

Tuesday 9 March, 11:00am - 12.00pm

SCALE-UP VISA ROUTE: ALL THE LATEST UPDATES

The government has recently introduced the Scale-Up visa route, which gives certain employers another visa option to help access international talent. Join us to learn more about this new route and how it could help you access international talent.

Tuesday 14 March, 11:00am-12:00pm

Our most popular recordings

Business Innovation - Survival, Transition and Growth

The pandemic has brought changes upon us all and we're continuing to adjust to a new reality in our professional and personal lives. This has meant that businesses need to be more resilient that ever before – accelerating a greater focus on digital transformation, workforce reskilling and innovation.

  • Date: 24 February 2022
  • Length: 57 minutes

Heat in Buildings Strategy: what does it mean for the low carbon heat industry?

This webinar discusses the Scottish Government’s draft Heat in Buildings Strategy and what the potential benefits are for companies in the low carbon heat supply chain. Hear from speakers at the Scottish Government as well as Scottish businesses.

  • Date: 9 March 2021
  • Length: 62 minutes
Operational management through a global pandemic

Operational management through a global pandemic

The Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service team outline the tools and techniques used to scale up the largest COVID-19 test facility in the UK - the Glasgow Lighthouse Laboratory. They cover the management system, leadership and cultural dimensions that came together to make this a reality.

  • Date: 11 March 2021
  • Length: 59 minutes
Offshore Wind Cluster Builder procurement session with Inch Cape

Offshore Wind Cluster Builder procurement session

Speakers from Inch Cape and Xodus highlight the current state of the Inch Cape Offshore Wind Cluster Builder project. They discuss the contracting and procurement process and explain how Scottish supply chain companies can keep up to date on the project development and contract availability.

  • Date: 16 September 2021
  • Length: 60 minutes
Emerging offshore wind opportunities in the Philippines

Emerging offshore wind opportunities in the Philippines

This webinar explores the offshore renewable energy opportunities in the Philippines, as well as information about market entry, supply chain and financing. Hear from a number of speakers from the Philippines and the UK.

  • Date: 22 September 2021
  • Length: 64 minutes
Breaking up with spreadsheets: why they’re bad for business and how to replace them

Breaking up with spreadsheets: why they’re bad for business and how to replace them

The TORCH team at The Data Lab share real Scottish examples from both start-ups and long-established organisations, highlighting Excel spreadsheet challenges and how they can be solved with modern data platforms.

  • Date: 16 February 2021
  • Length: 55 minutes
An overview of Horizon Europe Low Carbon funding

An overview of Horizon Europe Low Carbon funding

This webinar gives an overview of some of the low carbon funding opportunities available through Horizon Scotland. Our speakers explain the funding opportunities that are available, discuss the application support that’s available to businesses, and talk through some tips for businesses who are thinking of applying.

  • Date: 13 April 2021
  • Length: 61 minutes
Funding Information and Support Service (FISS) for innovative SMEs

Funding Information and Support Service (FISS) for innovative SMEs

Our speakers discuss how the Funding Information & Support Service can help you access external funding for your business, what external funding is available from Innovate UK, and finally some tips on submitting a successful application for funding.

  • Date: 11 May 2021
  • Length: 68 minutes
Unleashing Regtech in Scotland

Unleashing Regtech in Scotland

Our speakers discuss the exciting role regtech (regulatory technology) plays in our financial services industries, as well as its uses in other regulated industries. Find out more about the unique regtech ecosystem in Scotland, from some of the businesses who have chosen to relocate here.

  • Recorded: 7 April 2021
  • Length: 58 minutes
Net zero and the circular economy

Hydro Nation - net zero and the circular economy

Speakers from across the hydro and water industry in Scotland discuss the actions their companies are taking to meet UK net zero targets and what role Circular Economy thinking plays in this. They also highlight some of the support that’s available for businesses in Scotland who are preparing for net zero.

  • Date: 6 May 2021
  • Length: 68 minutes

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Due to the introduction of new accessibility legislation on 23 September 2020, we are now legally obliged to provide transcripts of all audio & audio visual content available on our websites. We have recently created a repository (see above) of our webinars on both Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International sites; those delivered since 23 September have automated transcripts which are generated by the webinar platform software, LogMeIn. Unfortunately, some audio does not transcribe with 100% accuracy due to tone of voice and speed of speech and we are working to resolve this. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause in the short term.