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We are excited to announce that EnterprisingYou are hosting an event aimed at bringing businesses, support services and partners together.

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Calling all Wigan businesses!

EnterprisingYou are hosting the Virtual Roadshow to celebrate some of the incredible stories from businesses in the borough over the past year, we’ll also discuss how support services such as EnterprisingYou can support your business and the local economy in 2021.

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For over 12 months, EnterprisingYou has offered vital support to over a thousand self-employed businesses from across Greater Manchester, many of those from Wigan. From specialist training providers, business mentors and coaches, finance and health and wellbeing specialists and more, EnterprisingYou offers free and fully funded bespoke support that works around you, and all in one place.

Not only will you hear about EnterprisingYou, we’ll also have Q&A’s with business owners who’ve accessed support who will speak candidly about their experiences in 2020 and plans for 2021 and beyond.

We’ll also have special guest speakers from Wigan and offer you the chance to ask the panel questions. Following the event, you will have the opportunity to speak 1:1 with a member of the EnterprisingYou team.

**SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING SOON**

Who is this event for?

  • Anyone who is self-employed, this can include sole traders, Ltd companies, social enterprises, gig & freelance workers, franchisee’s etc
  • Business owners who would like to grow and diversify their business and gain support to increase income, health and wellbeing, finances and upskilling.
  • Larger organisations from sectors such as distribution, construction and manufacturing who may have a large contingent of self-employed contractors within their supply chain
  • Training providers or anyone with a specialism, such as accountants, web and marketing professionals, hair and beauty trainers, employment law advisors who may be able to offer their expertise to small businesses.
  • Representatives from services such as DWP and citizens advice, trade associations, banks, employability providers, networking groups, libraries and co-working spaces.

What is EnterprisingYou?

Eligible businesses get access to a range of free and fully funded support including:

  • 1:1 guidance from a Business Coach
  • Peer Mentoring from experienced business owners
  • 1:1 support from Personal Finance & Health & Wellbeing specialists
  • Access to Co-working spaces (When able)
  • Fully funded Training & Personal Development
  • and much more...

Business support offer from Wigan council and partners

EnterprisingYou is available to residents of Greater Manchester, to find out more about the range of additional support specific to Wigan, please visit https://www.wigan.gov.uk/Business/Business-Support/index.aspx

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham

“The EnterprisingYou programme is helping Greater Manchester to build back better, enabling self-employed people to sustain their businesses while arming them with important skills they previously may not have had access to.”

EnterprisingYou is commissioned by GMCA, funded for by the Department for Education, and delivered in partnership with The Growth Company and People Plus.

The session will be conducted via Microsoft Teams. We will send you the access link by email.

For more information about the EnterprisingYou programme, please visit our website www.enterprising-you.co.uk, email us at info@enterprising-you.co.uk or call us on 0161 667 6900.

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Launched in February 2020, EnterprisingYou is a government-funded pilot programme specially designed to support self-employed individuals, gig economy workers and small business owners across Greater Manchester. This exciting new pilot programme will support GM residents with free advice and access to training, from personal skills and career development to business finance and mentoring. It’s ideal for individuals who want to discover their growth potential and directions to achieve their goals.

 

 

 

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