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May 2022

Online: Understanding Business Finances – May 2022

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 7 spots left
womans hands on a laptop next to a calculator

In this introduction to business finances, we will look at the different company structures and what these mean to you, your business, and the implications of each one. We will go into the basics of bookkeeping and the importance of keeping good up-to-date records and what expenses can be claimed. We will talk through the importance of a cash flow plan and the planning potential and insights a cash flow plan provides. We will also take a look at the…

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June 2022

Online: Business Planning – June 2022

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 13 spots left
man looking at business plans

The Business Planning workshop will introduce you to an invaluable planning tool, and help you to complete the process to fully understand your own business and its direction. You’ll be taken through the completion of your own Business Model Canvas (BMC). It will give you insights into your customers and market, your value propositions, your channels and, of course, how to make enough money. By completing a BMC, you’re halfway to a full-length business plan. You’ll leave this workshop with…

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*In person* Growth Day – June 2022

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Campus, The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Lane
Gloucester , England GL2 9HW United Kingdom
Free 5 spots left
smiling smart female entrepreneur in office

This is where your business goes from good to great. You’re off the ground and starting to fly, but now it’s time to really hone in on your specialisms, your markets, and solve those challenges which have been building up in the background. They say that life is what happens whilst you’re making other plans, and that’s the same in business. Often, you’ll have spent so long working in the business that you won’t have worked on the business for…

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*In person* Marketing Your Start-up – June 2022

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Campus, The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Lane
Gloucester , England GL2 9HW United Kingdom
Free 10 spots left
laptop with marketing on screen

In this Marketing Your Start-up workshop, you will get an understanding of the role marketing can play in your business growth, learn how to better target potential customers, develop stronger marketing plans and discover how to find out what’s working.   When is the Marketing Your Start-up workshop? This workshop is taking place on Thursday 9th June, 10am-1pm.   What will I learn? Our workshop will help you understand: How to develop a marketing strategy and set SMART objectives. How…

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Online: How to Price your Goods or Services and Maximise Profit – June 2022

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 10 spots left
desk with pricing papers, mobile and glasses displayed

Deciding on how to price what you sell is hard enough - asking your customers to pay it can be even harder. Discounts, mates rates, or plain and simple underpricing or over-delivering can all become regular features. This can genuinely be the difference between the success or failure of your business, so what is the answer? Wherever you are in your journey, this workshop will make a big difference to your business. Even if you feel you know the right…

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Online: Entrepreneurs’ Network Event – June 2022

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free 18 spots left
woman in a group smiling at business entrepreneurs networking event

Our free Entrepreneurs’ Network Event runs monthly and is aimed at Gloucestershire-based entrepreneurs and SMEs. Each month, we feature a different guest speaker and a change in theme. These brilliant networking events offer a chance to gain valuable tips and insights from professionals and experts, and other start-ups and entrepreneurs. You'll connect and share skills, and hear about the support available to your new or growing business from Start and Grow Enterprise, University of Gloucestershire, and more. This is an…

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Online: How To Improve Productivity And Feel More In Control At Work – June 2022

June 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free 12 spots left

Our Power Lunch sessions are short, sharp sessions where you'll get specialised support to help you solve your business challenges. They're full to the brim with practical information and short enough to fit into your lunch break. In this lunchtime session, Ben Kinnaird will share with you 5 simple concepts he uses to manage his marketing business and feel more in control of the daily deluge of email, calls, and tasks.   When is the How To Improve Productivity And…

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Online: Start-up Day – June 2022

June 18 & June 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 13 spots left
male entrepreneur with cafe startup

Our start-up course is the first step on the way to building a successful business. You’ll cover the most important elements of getting ready and getting started, along with those roadblocks that we see so often when great ideas meet reality. Hearing from specialist trainers with years of experience supporting start-ups and running their own successful businesses, you’ll have the chance to ask the questions that are keeping you awake at night. And what’s more, you can ask your fellow…

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Online: Digital Marketing – June 2021

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 14 spots left
laptop with marketing on screen

In this Digital Marketing for your Start-up workshop, you'll get an understanding of the role online marketing plays in your business's growth, pick up tactics for attracting more of your ideal customers, start creating powerful marketing messages, and learn how to find out what's working.   When is the Digital Marketing workshop? This online workshop is taking place on Tuesday 21st June, 10am-1pm.   What will I learn? The Digital Marketing for your Start-up workshop will help you understand: How…

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July 2022

Online: Business Strategy – Your 90 Day Plan – July 2022

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 11 spots left
laptop with strategy planning papers

All successful business owners understand the importance of having an effective Business Strategy in place to help them guide and grow their businesses in the most profitable and effective way possible. This interactive Business Strategy – Your 90 Day Plan workshop will equip you with the tools and techniques necessary to build a business growth strategy that helps you grow your business in 2022.   When is the Business Strategy workshop? This online workshop is taking place on Monday 4th…

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Online: How to Win More Customers – July 2022

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 15 spots left

The opportunity to sell to customers is essential for any business. Even though you are probably not a specialist, having an effective sales strategy is critical to your business success. In this workshop, you will explore different ways of approaching sales, including targeting, pricing, selling online, face-to-face sales, and the role of customer service. This will help you develop an effective sales strategy that is appealing to your customers so that they really want to buy from you.   When…

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Online: Marketing Your Start-up – July 2022

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 18 spots left
laptop with marketing on screen

In this Marketing Your Start-up workshop, you'll get an understanding of the role marketing plays in your business's growth, pick up tactics for attracting more of your ideal customers, start creating powerful marketing messages, and learn how to find out what's working.   When is the Marketing Your Start-up workshop? This online workshop is taking place on Monday 11th July, 10am-1pm.   What will I learn? Our Marketing Your Start-up workshop will help you understand: How to set marketing objectives…

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*In person* Entrepreneurs’ Network Event – July 2022

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Campus, The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Lane
Gloucester , England GL2 9HW United Kingdom
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Free 19 spots left
woman in a group smiling at business entrepreneurs networking event

Our free Entrepreneurs’ Network Events run monthly and are aimed at Gloucestershire-based entrepreneurs and SMEs. Each month, we feature a different guest speaker and a change in theme. These brilliant networking events offer a chance to gain valuable tips and insights from professionals and experts, and other start-ups and entrepreneurs. You'll connect and share skills, and hear about the support available to your new or growing business from Start and Grow Enterprise, the University of Gloucestershire, and more. This Entrepreneurs'…

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*In person* Key SEO Tips To Get To Number One on Google – July 2022

July 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Campus, The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Lane
Gloucester , England GL2 9HW United Kingdom
Free 17 spots left
hand pointing at google analytics data with pen

Our Power Lunch sessions are short, sharp sessions where you'll get specialised support to help you solve your business challenges. They're full to the brim with practical information and short enough to fit into your lunch break. SEO (search engine optimisation) is often overlooked in favour of social media, yet it can often be the best way to bring in more visits to your website. In this one-hour Key SEO Tips workshop, Ben will share some of his advice on…

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Online: Growth Day – July 2022

July 18 & July 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 16 spots left
smiling smart female entrepreneur in office

This is where your business goes from good to great. You’re off the ground and starting to fly, but now it’s time to really hone in on your specialisms, your markets, and solve those challenges which have been building up in the background. They say that life is what happens whilst you’re making other plans, and that’s the same in business. Often, you’ll have spent so long working in the business that you won’t have worked on the business for…

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Online: Understanding Business Finances – July 2022

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 16 spots left
womans hands on a laptop next to a calculator

In this introduction to business finances, we will look at the different company structures and what these mean to you, your business, and the implications of each one. We will go into the basics of bookkeeping and the importance of keeping good up-to-date records and what expenses can be claimed. We will talk through the importance of a cash flow plan and the planning potential and insights a cash flow plan provides. We will also take a look at the…

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Online: Business Registration – July 2022

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 18 spots left
signing a piece of paper

The Business Registration Workshop will help you turn your dreams into reality, by guiding you through the process of formalising, structuring, and registering your business. This not only means staying on the right side of the law and taxes, but also designing the model that most suits you, your lifestyle, and the type of business you’re starting.    When is the Business Registration workshop? This online Business Registration workshop is being held on Monday 25th July, 10am-1pm.   What will…

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*In person* Start-up Day – July 2022

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Campus, The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Lane
Gloucester , England GL2 9HW United Kingdom
Free 18 spots left
male entrepreneur with cafe startup

Our start-up day is the first step on the way to building a successful business.  You’ll cover the most important elements of getting ready and getting started, along with those roadblocks that we see so often when great ideas meet reality. Hearing from specialist trainers with years of experience supporting start-ups and running their own successful businesses, you’ll have the chance to ask the questions that are keeping you awake at night. And what’s more, you can ask your fellow…

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August 2022

Online: How to Price your Goods or Services and Maximise Profit – August 2022

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 17 spots left
desk with pricing papers, mobile and glasses displayed

Deciding on how to price what you sell is hard enough - asking your customers to pay it can be even harder. Discounts, mates rates, or plain and simple underpricing or over-delivering can all become regular features. This can genuinely be the difference between the success or failure of your business, so what is the answer? Wherever you are in your journey, this workshop will make a big difference to your business. Even if you feel you know the right…

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Online: Social Media Foundations for Business – August 2022

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 16 spots left

This workshop will help you to create a social media plan that suits your business goals and values, and you'll get the information you need to ensure you are posting content that engages and attracts the right audience. You will explore content ideas for your business and leave the workshop ready to confidently plan your social media going forwards.   When is the Social Media Foundations for Business workshop? This online workshop is being held on Tuesday 2nd August, 10am-1pm.…

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Online: Manage Your Business Finances With Confidence – August 2022

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 16 spots left
calculator calculation finance

In this Manage your Business Finances with Confidence workshop we will look at advanced bookkeeping methods and the different software on the market that can help your business accounting needs. We will discuss the importance of keeping your information up to date and the implications this can have for decision-making now and in the future. We will go through profit & loss and balance sheets, the information they provide, how you can use this information, and how this information is…

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Online: Entrepreneurs’ Network Event – August 2022

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free 20 spots left
woman in a group smiling at business entrepreneurs networking event

Our free Entrepreneurs’ Network Event runs monthly and is aimed at Gloucestershire-based entrepreneurs and SMEs. Each month, we feature a different guest speaker and a change in theme. These brilliant networking events offer a chance to gain valuable tips and insights from professionals and experts, and other start-ups and entrepreneurs. You'll connect and share skills, and hear about the support available to your new or growing business from Start and Grow Enterprise, University of Gloucestershire, and more. This is an…

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September 2022

Online: Start-up Day – September 2022

September 10 & September 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 18 spots left
male entrepreneur with cafe startup

Our start-up course is the first step on the way to building a successful business. You’ll cover the most important elements of getting ready and getting started, along with those roadblocks that we see so often when great ideas meet reality. Hearing from specialist trainers with years of experience supporting start-ups and running their own successful businesses, you’ll have the chance to ask the questions that are keeping you awake at night. And what’s more, you can ask your fellow…

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Online: Funding Options – Where to Start – September 2022

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 15 spots left
funding piggy bank

This Funding Options workshop will give you a basic understanding of the different types of funding available and will help you access the right funding for you. You'll be given tools and tips for searching for funding and creating a good application. The workshop will help you to understand the various funding options by providing some background to Commercial/Corporate Finance, including working capital and long-term finance. At the end of the workshop, you will know what funding options are available…

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Online: Business Planning – September 2022

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 18 spots left
man looking at business plans

The Business Planning workshop will introduce you to an invaluable planning tool, and help you to complete the process to fully understand your own business and its direction. You’ll be taken through the completion of your own Business Model Canvas (BMC). It will give you insights into your customers and market, your value propositions, your channels and, of course, how to make enough money. By completing a BMC, you’re halfway to a full-length business plan. You’ll leave this workshop with…

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*In person* Entrepreneurs’ Network Event – September 2022

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Campus, The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Lane
Gloucester , England GL2 9HW United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free 20 spots left
woman in a group smiling at business entrepreneurs networking event

Our free Entrepreneurs’ Network Event runs monthly and is aimed at Gloucestershire-based entrepreneurs and SMEs. Each month, we feature a different guest speaker and a change in theme. These brilliant networking events offer a chance to gain valuable tips and insights from professionals and experts, and other start-ups and entrepreneurs. You'll connect and share skills, and hear about the support available to your new or growing business from Start and Grow Enterprise, University of Gloucestershire, and more. This Entrepreneurs' Network…

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*In Person* Business Strategy – Your 90 Day Plan – September 2022

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Campus, The Growth Hub, Oxstalls Lane
Gloucester , England GL2 9HW United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free 18 spots left
laptop with strategy planning papers

All successful business owners understand the importance of having an effective Business Strategy in place to help them guide and grow their businesses in the most profitable and effective way possible. Increased growth and profit is an objective most businesses desire, but how do you work out the best approach for you? This interactive Business Strategy – Your 90 Day Plan workshop will introduce you to powerful tools that will help you understand the good and not so good parts…

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