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Betty's Tearoom

1 Parliament Street

Harrogate, United Kingdom

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To grow a successful business you need to nurture your talent and build a good team. We will hear from three successful business owners on how they have developed their teams.

Chris Allen, of Blacks Solicitors who regularly tells his Twitter followers that he has the #beststaff

Tom Williams CEO of parkrun who organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. The events are open to everyone and are now held at 414 different locations every Saturday morning at 9am. Over 1m runners are registered to take part. The head office of parkrun is in Harrogate, from where they manage a huge team of volunteers to facilitate the runs.

Christian Townsley of Northbar opened one bar in Leeds in 1997 and now have a brewery and  seven pubs, across Leeds, Otley and Harrogate.

Both Tom and Christian have undertaken the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme which enabled them to develop the Growth Plans for their resepctive businesses.

The 10,000 Small Businesses programme provides participants a high quality practical education, specifically designed to enable business owners to grow their businesses. The programme is fully funded by the Goldman Sachs Charitable Foundation.

Refreshments will be served from 7.30, ready to start at 8am. The main event will finish at 9.30, but please feel free to stay and network.

 

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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Pay & Display on the roadside or the Jubilee Car Park on Union Street, HG1 1DJ

 

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Emily Carlill on e.carlill@leeds.ac.uk or Anne Salisbury on 07881 505428

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