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January 2019

Become Your Own Boss – An Introduction to Starting your own Business

10th January 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Franklin Gardens, Weedon Road
Northampton, NN5 5BG United Kingdom
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For many, owning their own business and being their own boss is just a dream. Making the decision to become self-employed isn’t an easy one and one that we often scare ourselves out of making. Join us for a half day workshop dedicated to help those thinking of starting their own business or who have recently set one up. The workshop will start by helping you establish if self-employment is for you and introduce you to the key steps you…

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Planning and Registering your Business

23rd January 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Franklin Gardens, Weedon Road
Northampton, NN5 5BG United Kingdom
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Starting your business but not sure what legal structure is right for you or whether you should be a sole trader or limited company? This interactive, tailored session will cover; Existing legal structures, what the advantages and disadvantages of choosing a specific legal structure are. How to register as a Sole Trader How to become a Limited Company How to setup or convert to a Social Enterprise The workshop will be presented by Paul Smith, one of our most experienced business…

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Marketing on a Shoe String

25th January 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University of Northampton Innovation Centre, Green Street
Northampton, NN1 1SY United Kingdom
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Marketing is one of the most important elements of making your business successful, it can also be the most expensive. This session will look at marketing your business from the perspective of an SME with a limited marketing budget. Many small companiesAbout the presenter: restrict their marketing activity due to a perceived lack of money so this session will focus on what you can do - not what you can’t. Specifically we will look at: The importance of marketing within…

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February 2019

Getting the best out of your people

6th February 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Deco Theatre, Abington Square
Northampton, NN1 4AE
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Your company is only as good as the people in it and for it. With this in mind, this session will explore your relationships with your key stakeholders and how you get the best from them to help you grow a sustainable business. Specifically this session will: Explore leadership v management and when to use what Your style of management v leadership and your impact on your staff How to get the best from your team  - dealing with underperformers, achievers and staff…

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Business Plan Masterclass

7th February 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Franklin Gardens, Weedon Road
Northampton, NN5 5BG United Kingdom
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Your business plan is a mission statement that sets out your vision, structure, methods, and helps you plan for the future; your business plan is a ‘living document’, meaning it should be periodically revised and updated as your company grows and changes. While many companies create a business plan to attract external funding, a business plan is also a vital internal document that can help you to develop a course of action to achieve your objectives, establish benchmarks to measure…

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March 2019

Becoming Finance Ready Masterclass

12th March 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Franklin Gardens, Weedon Road
Northampton, NN5 5BG United Kingdom
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No matter how great a business is, it’s not going to get anywhere without one very important thing; money.  Finding the money to get your business up and running requires a lot of preliminary planning, whether you’re going to pursue outside funding or choose to use your own savings for the first few months. There are several options when it comes to securing outside funding however, regardless of which financing route you take, your potential investors need to see evidence…

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Plan for the Future of Your Business Masterclass

27th March 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Franklin Gardens, Weedon Road
Northampton, NN5 5BG United Kingdom
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Starting a business is one thing, but sustaining your business is where most start-up companies struggle; planning is key to making sure your business makes it over the one year hurdle. Every successful business regularly reviews its business plan to ensure it continues to meet its goals, reviews performance on a regular basis and identifies the most likely strategy for growth. This interactive masterclass has been designed to take you step by step through the core elements you need to…

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