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Business Basics - Start up Workshop

When? Tuesday 19th June 2018 09:30 - 12:30

Where? University Business Centre, Halifax Piece Mill, 25 to 27, Horton Street, Halifax, HX1 1QE

Have you ever wanted to be self-employed or run your own business but don’t know where to start? Our Business Basics workshop will support you in making your business idea happen.

Leeds Beckett University trainers will introduce you to the key things you need to know when starting-up…from research and marketing through to legal set up and financial planning. They will give you help and advice to turn your idea into reality and get your product or service into the market place quickly.

Workshop Outline

  • Is self-employment right for you? – an honest exploration of the challenges of starting-up
  • Assess your idea - market research, segmentation, routes to market, marketing messages
  • The importance of planning – audience / contents / purpose of planning
  • The legal status of your business – company formation / IP /ongoing obligations (delivered by Lupton Fawcett solicitors)
  • Financial overview – survival, tax, cash flow, investment (with Yorkshire Bank and WGN)
  • Lean start up – how to reach your market and get started quickly.

The workshop is free to attend and is open to anyone interested in finding out more about working freelance, being self-employed or starting a business.

Kindly sponsored by:

Yorkshire Bank are able to offer 25 months free banking to new start- ups.

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This workshop is funded by the ERDF AD:VENTURE programme which provides business support and expertise to young businesses with an ambition to grow.

Our Patrons

Halifax & District Chamber of Commerce Huddersfield & District Chamber of Commerce Wakefield & District Chamber of Commerce