StartUp UK Saturday: One day business class in Manchester

StartUp UK Saturday: One day business class in Manchester

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The Studio at The Hive

The Studio at The Hive

51 Lever Street


M1 1FN

United Kingdom

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A fun and friendly, one-day start-up workshop for people who want to start their own business.

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StartUp Saturday

Join Enterprise Nation, the UK’s leading small business network, to learn everything you need to get started on your business - in just one day.

In this jam-packed session, you’ll find out how to turn a business idea into reality.

Expect practical tips, inspiring stories, and a fun, interactive Saturday. Leave armed with all you need to begin your journey as a start-up founder!

StartUp Saturday agenda:

09:40am: Dive straight in. Meet your entrepreneur trainer and fellow attendees

10:20am: How to uncover your BIG idea and research the market

10:40am: Five points to include in a business plan

11:20am: Foolproof your admin & master your technology with Currys

12:00pm: Manage your books - learn what you need to know, from a local accountant and QuickBooks

12:40pm: All things web - building a business online

1:00pm: Lunch break

1:40pm: Let's get social - learn how to spread the word about your start-up

2:10pm: How to generate sales

2:50pm: Build a brand on a budget

3:30pm: How to grow your business without outgrowing the home

3:45pm: Where to find friends and further support

4:00pm: Q&A

4:15pm: Challenge & closing thoughts

4:20pm: Close


There’ll be regular breaks throughout the day. All you need to bring is a pen, a notebook, and your keen mind.

StartUp Saturday classes are fun, friendly and welcoming. You'll have plenty of time to ask questions, meet your classmates and share your experiences - on the day and on our website afterwards.

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Meet the trainer: Bethan Aspland

Bethan is the founder and CEO of Pretty In Paper By B. Over the last two years, she’s turned a personal health struggle into a business opportunity that supports over 44,000 people.

Her contemporary craft kits, digital templates and educational videos help crafters learn a paper-crafting technique known as iris folding. By simplifying and modernising this unique craft, Bethan has made it much more accessible, allowing crafters of all types to create their own mindful craft experiences.

Through sharing her creative business journey on Instagram, Bethan has become a world-leading craft influencer and now nurtures a social media community of 50,000 followers, connecting and inspiring fellow crafters across the globe.

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About StartUp UK

Want to turn your good idea into a great business? Visit the StartUp UK hub to discover everything you need to know about becoming your own boss. The programme resources will offer you the education and inspiration to get started on your entrepreneurial journey.

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