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Leap into Action

Leeds City Council

Wednesday, 29 February 2012 from 10:00 to 18:00 (GMT)

Leap into Action

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Type End Quantity
Leap into Action, full entry to exhibition and seminar   more info Ended Free  
Leap into Action, entry to exhibition area only   more info Ended Free  
11.00-11.45am Why work for yourself? With Carl Hopkins, Direct Business Advice   more info Ended Free  
12.00-12.45pm Becoming self-employed, with Colin Devey, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)   more info Ended Free  
14.00-14.45pm Protecting your ideas, with Ged Doonan, Business and Patents Information Services, Leeds City Council   more info Ended Free  
15.00-15.45 Financing your business, with Meg Heath, Business Enterprise Fund   more info Ended Free  
16.00-16.45 Business networking, nightmare or necessity? With Tina Boden   more info Ended Free  
17.00-17.45 Social media and why you can't ignore it, with Liz Cable, Reach Further   more info Ended Free  

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Leap into Action 2012 

Work ON your business, not just in it!

If you are looking to accelerate growth in your business don’t miss the ‘Leap into Action’ business support event. Aimed at owner/managers of micro or small businesses and as well as anyone thinking about starting a business, this free event will provide access to a host of providers to help you take your business to the next level.

If you are running a small business on your own it can be difficult and time consuming finding out who can help you and how. At ‘Leap into Action’ you will have access to a range of organisations providing help on getting finance, tax and national insurance, patenting and copyrights, finding affordable office space, business coaching and more.

The following organisations will be attending as exhibitors:

- Leeds, York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce
- Business Enterprise Fund
- Leeds City Credit Union
- Construction Leeds
- HM Customs & Revenue
- Business and Patents Information Service
- Enterprise Rockers
- Shine
- Hillside
- Reach Further
- Direct Business Advice
- Employment Leeds
- Yorkshire Association of Business Angels
- Locate in Leeds
- Leeds Met/QU2
- Leeds City College/Factory4
- Health for All
- The Futurex Consultancy

All seminars will run on the first floor, within the exhibition area of the library. Exhibitors can be visited before/after seminars or at the lunch break.


You work hard IN your business, now it’s time to work ON it! Book your free place now.

(Book for the whole event, or individual seminars. No need to print more than one ticket).

NB: speakers may change from the advertised programme.

Do you have questions about Leap into Action ? Contact Leeds City Council
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When & Where

Leeds Central Library
Calverley Street
LS1 3AB Leeds
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 29 February 2012 from 10:00 to 18:00 (GMT)

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Leeds City Council

Leeds City Council's Business and Patent Information Service provides a comprehensive service for all business needs.

There's a great deal of start up information as well as support for growing businesses.

They provide mailing lists, company information, market research and advice on how to protect your invention, trademarks and designs.

The Council's business and enterprise team can also help you find business premises.

This event also includes a number of other organisations who will support you in your business.

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