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FSB Steps to Start-Up Conference 28 September 2017

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Birmingham City University

Curzon Building

Cardigan Street

Birmingham

B4 7BD

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FSB Steps to Start-Up Conference in Partnership with Birmingham City University

A conference for those thinking of starting up a business or in the embryonic stages of business.

The Conference will provide you with a range of advice from the formation of your company, through to protecting your product/service and getting it to market, employing staff and dipping your toe in the export waters. An outline of the agenda can be found below – further information on seminar content and speakers will be provided in due course.

Registration and Networking 12.00 noon, refreshments on arrival and Light Buffet and Refreshments during Networking Break. Conference opens 12.30 p.m. – Closes approximately 6.30 p.m.

Agenda:

Setting the Foundations for Success:
• How do I structure my company; should I be a sole trader, limited company, etc.?
• Should I have directors/employees?
• How do I deal with payroll?
• What compliance/registration/licences issues do I need to be aware of?
• Do I need to be VAT registered?
• How do I pay my taxes?
• How do I deal with Data protection?
• What does Auto-enrolment mean to my business?

What support and advice can the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Business Growth Hub provide for my business?

What support and advice can the FSB provide me with to help me on my journey?

Do I have Intellectual Property? If so, how do I protect it?

Will my business be geared up for the digital age? How do I make the best use of social media to get my product/service to market?

How do I protect my business from potential cybercrime attacks?

If I decide to take on employees, what measures do I need to take to protect against claims for unfair on constructive dismissal?

How do I employ an apprentice and what help is available to me?

Innovating for Success and Growth. The importance of innovation for competitive advantage and growth of Start-ups.

What does Brexit mean to start-up businesses?

Is export an option for my business? Exporting for beginners.

Free of Charge.
Parking: Multi-Story – Millennium Point – B4 7AP

It is essential to book your place on Eventbrite. We are expecting this conference to be very popular and if you do not reserve a place we do not want to disappoint you. If you do book and are later unable to attend, please let us know so that we can offer your place to someone on our waiting list.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Karen Woolley LL.B (Hons)
Development Manager – FSB Staffordshire and West Midlands

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United Kingdom

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