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Scottish Enterprise Announces Closing Date for Cyber Essentials Voucher Applications

January 10 2020

Since its launch in November 2018, Scottish Enterprise’s voucher scheme has helped hundreds of Scottish businesses achieve the valuable, Government-backed Cyber Essentials Certificate.

The vouchers are essentially grants of up to £1,000 that allows organisations get expert assistance, tailored advice, assessment and their application submitted.

However, March 6th 2020 has been earmarked as the closing date for applications (subject to change and depending on available budget).

Act now to secure a voucher for your business.

Why do you need to achieve the Cyber Essentials Standard?

By getting your organisation certified for the Government’s ‘Cyber Essentials’ scheme, you can protect yourself from the majority of cyber risks – 80% of them, in fact. At the same time, you’re advertising to customers and suppliers your proactive approach to security & your diligence in meeting this IT Security standard. You’re effectively gaining a competitive advantage over your competitors.

Grant McGregor’s Guided Cyber Essentials Service will aid you in navigating the whole certification process to virtually guarantee you a first-time Cyber Essentials pass.

The scheme has proven very popular and we’ve already helped many organisations in all sectors achieve this important first step towards better IT security.

As we’re a Trusted Partner of the Scottish Business Resilience Centre, you can be sure you’re getting the best available advice.

Whether you outsource your IT to another provider or have in-house support, we can help.

As an officially recognised Certifying Body, Grant McGregor are best placed to offer all the help and guidance you need – all aimed specifically at your organisation and how you work.

Find out how you could now do this and claim the £1000 cost of assistance back under the scheme.

Call us on 0808 164 4142 or email info@grantmcgregor.co.uk. You can also contact us HERE.

Your enquiry costs nothing and don’t delay as March 6th deadline is fast approaching and could well be brought forward given the likely demand following the closure date announcement.

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