Calderdale Council and partners are pleased to invite local businesses to attend the next Business Breakfast meeting at Berties in Elland, on the morning of Tuesday 21st October, 2014.
Neil Kendall, of member company Business Doctors, will be discussing how best to turn an ambition to grow your business into a workable plan and what tools business owners can use to help overcome perceived and real barriers.
Meg Heath, Deputy Fund Director of the Business Enterprise Fund, will be advising on how best to prepare the case should you require to raise finance from your bank and what alternatives exist should the bank decline to lend.
The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership exists to promote the Leeds City Region’s interests on a national and international scale, helping business and enterprise to thrive by unlocking potential through partnership. Nigel Guy will explain the work of the partnership and how the creation of a strong Strategic Economic Plan is helping attract additional Government and European funding to help our local businesses grow.
07.30 Doors open, breakfast buffet and networking
08.00 Welcome and Introduction from Councillor Stephen Baines MBE
08.10 Neil Kendall, Business Doctors – Planning for Growth
08.30 Meg Heath, BEF – Raising Finance for Growth
08.50 Nigel Guy – A Strategic Plan for growth and investment
09.10 Close and networking