Calling local business experts

Published 6th Feb 2017 by Events

Chamber member KLTV, are looking for individuals, advisors and business owners to share their knowledge and experience on a new business series.

As more and more individuals are deciding to start-up their own business, which can be a daunting task and can present many challenges for business owners. KLTV want to help support these new entrepreneurs by producing a series of business programmes which will provide viewers with both valuable and practical advice on where to go and who to speak with to obtain the support they need.

Kirklees Local TV (KLTV) intend to produce a series of ten 20 minute productions, each of which will be focussed on how individuals can correctly and successfully start up an SME and improve efficiencies by fine tuning key areas of their business.

To view the pilot programme please visit:

Each programme will feature 2 expert advisors from each of the fields below:

Know Your Market – how to research

Legal Position – what do business owners need to know and what do they need to avoid

Health & Safety – current legislation and advisory organisations

Environmental Health - current legislation and advisory organisations

Capital & Revenue Costs – keeping accounts, tax liability and VAT

Finance – the Bank Manager, bank accounts and loans criteria

Renting Premises – organising services, converting and fitting out

Staff Recruitment & Apprentices – how to conduct interviews and produce staff contracts

Suppliers for the Business – wholesale & retail, payment periods and stock control

Marketing – advertising and promotions to attract new customers

Rates of Pay (Staff Salaries) – PAYE, pensions, national insurance and paid holidays

Contracts & the Legal Aspects – penalties for failing to meet deadlines etc.

Management - Being a boss and effectively managing staff

If you are interested in sharing your knowledge and experience with a wider audience and support SME’s by taking part in this series of programmes please call Niki Matthews on 01484 512 752 or email


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