RHC: Back to Business: Taking the next steps

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Elm Grove, University of Roehampton

Roehampton Lane


SW15 5NY

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Thinking of returning to work?

Wanting to start your own business and looking for ideas?

Looking for support to grow your business?

Join the Really Helpful Club and ViewVo for a day of inspirational talks and practical Round Table discussions to help you rediscover and reconnect with the workplace. Whether you are returning to employment after a career break, setting up your own business or taking an already established business to the next level or just looking for ideas, you can discover something new and learn from others.

This is an exciting opportunity to make new connections, share your own experiences and meet other like-minded people.

Arrival 8.45am (talks from 9.30am)

Lunch 12.30pm

Roundtables 1.30pm until 3.00pm

Tickets £56 per person or earlybird rate of £49 if you book by 15th December. Includes coffee, refreshments and lunch.

Here is a video of our previous event.

To book tickets or for more information email Caroline@reallyhelpfulclub.com

Thanks to our sponsor Greycoat Lumleys, St James's Place Academy and Peacock & Co Solicitors for their support.

Our Speakers:

Alison Cork

Founder and CEO, Alison at Home, interiors expert, entrepreneur, broadcaster and writer for the Daily Telegraph and London Evening Standard

Martha Swift

Founder and CEO Primrose Bakery. Started baking at her kitchen table. Now runs 3 shops and has 5 cookbooks to her name. Judge for BBC 'The Apprentice'

Addie Pinkster

Founder and CEO Adelpha. Independent corporate advisors to scale-ups. Formerly Head of Hedge Fund Strategy at Citi. Addie and her panel of female entrepreneurs will be sharing stories from the front line of founding and funding.

Gemma Mossakowska

Solicitor and Compliance Officer, Macquarie Group. Attended RHC seminar in 2016 and successfully applied for Returnship Programme.

Dominie Moss

Founder of The Return Hub. Places post career-break women in City jobs.

Lucy Standing

Vice Chair Association of Business Psychology. Research into psychology of midlife career change. Founder ViewVo, job shadowing platform.

Round Tables from 1.30pm until 3.00pm:

Make it your day: bring your questions to our Round Table hosts. Get advice from leading experts and exhibitors and ask questions to people specialising in:

Social Media, Marketing, Website Development, Building a network, Career coaching, IT, Communicating with confidence, Raising funding and investment and much more

Thanks to our Roundtable hosts:

Sheryl Jefferson, Light Tree Media - Using social media to grow your business

Shamus Mahmood, The Internet Marketing Service and Google Partner - How is Google and PPC evolving?

Helen Pritchard, Orchid Digital - Learning the secrets behind engaging videos for Instagram and social media

Delia Porter, Business Clan - Building your business and marketing strategy

Tracey Rissik, The Simple Web Company - Buidling a website from scratch

Sylvie Garvey, Computer Fitness, Fearless IT - what do I need to know to get back to work

Pam Custers, Pam Custers & Associates - Maintaining a work/life balance

Ally Manning, St James's Place - Getting CV, LinkedIn and interview ready

Access expert advice from our Exhibitors:

Annie Armitage Photography

Dina Michele - Career Change Coach

Darling Magazine - PR and Franchising

Designated PA - Business support, personal assistant and business solutions

TechPixies - Helping women to upskill with tech and return to work

Sarah Gillmore - Personal Stylist

Kitchin Table - a mobile APP for women to co-work together

We hope that you can join us for this exciting and inspiring day.

Best wishes

Sarah, Caroline and Lucy

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