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#AskTheExpert: Productivity and Planning for Small Businesses

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63 Darracott Road

Bournemouth

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This FREE #AskTheExpert workshop, fully funded by the ERDF, takes you through Productivity and Planning for Small Businesses with Syma Brown from Coastal VAs.

Are you planning on starting your own businesses or are already a startup? Planning and being productive are essential skills for sole traders and self employed professionals where time really is money. Time management is all about effective planning, setting achievable objectives, delegating and prioritising; yet it can be difficult to balance these tasks with the day-to-day running of a business.

Syma Brown from Coastal VAs runs a successful local virtual assistant company supporting businesses with their productivity and will be sharing her best tips and advice on how to become more productive in your new business:

  • The world of Google Apps

  • Project management systems

  • Time management techniques

  • Setting goals that sit with your values

  • Organising your deadlines

  • Top tips on creating processes




Syma Brown from Coastal VAs https://coastalvas.com

Empowering entrepreneurs to grow their businesses by providing business, marketing support and training

  • VirtualAssistant

  • Social MediaTraining

  • Email Marketing


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If you are registered as a sole trader, please could you bring a letter from HMRC (with your UTR number on), if you have not provided this already.


GetSet for Growth is a specialist service supporting businesses with the ambition and potential to grow and create jobs. It focuses on addressing the two biggest barriers to growth: access to customers and access to finance and offers a mixed programme of workshops, masterclasses, 1:1 advice and mentoring, delivered by teams of finance and marketing experts.


DORSET BUSINESS GROWTH PROGRAMME

The Dorset Business Growth Partnership is designed to help any Dorset county-based SME become more competitive. Dedicated strands of activity will include pre-start and start-up support, improving companies’ digital capabilities, management and leadership skills and scope for internationalisation. Access to finance will be delivered through grants and loans alongside advice, mentoring, training and events.
The three-year SME Competitiveness programme to be run until March 2020, funded by the European Regional Development Fund, is led by WSX Enterprise and the Dorset Growth Hub with a range of support partners.
The main consortium partners are as follows:
WSX (Lead partner)
The Arts Development Company
Dormen
Silicon South
YTKO (incl. Outset & GetSet for Growth)
The Partnership includes the following Local Authorities: North Dorset, Christchurch and East Dorset, Weymouth & Portland, West Dorset, Bournemouth Borough Council (Accountable Body), Borough of Poole, and Dorset County Council.
The beneficiaries of the project are SMEs in the Dorset LEP geographical area from eligible ERDF sectors. The delivery plan has been developed in close consultation with all partners, links to and supports the Dorset LEP ESIF strategy and also addresses the issues identified by the Dorset business community as part of the Dorset LEP ESIF consultation process.


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