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Starting a business? The essential things you need to know

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Shropshire Food Enterprise Centre

Vanguard Way

Battlefield

Shrewsbury

SY1 3TG

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Have you been considering starting your own business? Do you want to turn your hobby into a business?

About this Event

Small businesses help the economy grow and as a Shropshire based start-up your chances of success are high. As a county we have one of the most successful start up rates in the UK

Starting a new business is an exciting prospect but can be daunting too, as there are so many things to consider.This half-day workshop can help you take the first steps and will guide you through the 'essentials' of starting your own business.

The workshop will cover:

  • Is Self Employment for me
  • Business Structure - sole trader, limited company - making the right choice
  • What do I need to do to start my business?
  • How do I research my market?
  • Promoting my business on and off line
  • Cashflow forecast - what does it involve?
  • Do I need a business plan? What should I include?
  • How do I finance my start-up business?

Key features :

If you want to take that next step in starting your business and want advice, guidance, this is the place to start.

With numbers limited to 10 , you will have the opportunity to ask questions and meet with other entrepreneurs starting out on their business journey.

Who is it for?

Anyone thinking of starting their own business.

About your trainer:

Matthew Woodhead is an Entrepreneurial Accountant and International Trainer who has helped over 1000 businesses start in his 25 year career including a number of his own.

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Terms and Conditions of Booking

This event is fully funded and free to eligible businesses to attend.

We appreciate that sometimes there are good reasons why businesses are unable to attend workshops, however if you are no longer able to turn up, please cancel your ticket through Eventbrite.

We require 48 hours cancellation notice prior to the event (in order for us to offer your space to another business)

Please note that if you do not attend without letting us know, we reserve the right to decline your bookings for future sessions.

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Shropshire Food Enterprise Centre

Vanguard Way

Battlefield

Shrewsbury

SY1 3TG

United Kingdom

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