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Start-Up Workshop - Wakefield

Leeds Beckett University - University Business Centres

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 from 13:00 to 16:00 (BST)

Start-Up Workshop - Wakefield

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Start-Up Workshop

Have you ever wanted to be self-employed or run your own business but don’t know where to start?

Our Business Basics workshop will support you in making your business idea happen.

Our trainers will introduce you to the key things you need to know when starting-up…from research and marketing through to legal set up and financial planning. We will give you help and advice to turn your idea into reality and get your product or service into the market place quickly.

 Workshop Outline

  • Is self-employment right for you? – an honest exploration of the challenges of starting-up
  • Assess your idea - market research, segmentation, routes to market, marketing messages
  • The importance of planning – audience / contents / purpose of planning 
  • The legal status of your business – company formation / IP /ongoing obligations (delivered by Lupton Fawcett solicitors)
  • Financial overview – survival, tax, cash flow, investment (with Yorkshire Bank)
  • Lean start up – how to reach your market and get started quickly.

Our workshop is free to attend and is open to anyone interested in finding out more about working freelance, being self-employed or starting a business.

Kindly sponsored by:

Yorkshire Bank are able to offer 25 months free banking to new start- ups.

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This workshop is funded by the ERDF AD:VENTURE programme which provides business support and expertise to young businesses with an ambition to grow.

Do you have questions about Start-Up Workshop - Wakefield? Contact Leeds Beckett University - University Business Centres

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Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre
Wakefield College
Margaret Street
WF1 2DH Wakefield
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 from 13:00 to 16:00 (BST)

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Leeds Beckett University - University Business Centres

Leeds Beckett University has a network of University Business Centres located in Leeds, Halifax and Wakefield including specialist creative and digital hubs. We provide a range of flexible office services as well as support to help you grow your business. We offer business advice, mentoring, professional training, meeting facilities and free use of our business lounges across Yorkshire. You will also have access to funding for business growth, networking events, knowledge transfer, academic research expertise and graduate talent.

Our business lounges are shared by our business network members, creating a vibrant and professional meeting environment. As a business centre customer our business partners will provide you with free legal, professional and financial advice. Our services are recognised for customer service excellence. 

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