We are running a series of seminars aimed at businesses which have been trading between 18 month to 3 years and who are looking to grow.
The series is being run over a period of 4 weeks and will look at preparing for growth, the legal issues you need to consider, your accounting processes, recruitment and marketing your business.
Seminar 1 - Preparing for growth - 20th September
Projecting your Growth – Peter Howard-Jones, Peter Howard-Jones Limited
How do you finance growth? You must consider at least 2 options. Independent advice will be offered of the types of funding available and which option best suits different circumstances. Strong Financial Management is Key. Peter will also cover the “concept of growth” and how to realise value from growth.
Legal Issues – Liz Hooley, websters
Solicitor Liz Hooley will offer advice on the Data Protection and Privacy Laws. As well as how to define and implement your own Terms of Business.
Seminar 2 – Accountancy - 27th September
Management Accounts and Compliance Accounting – Gary Eves, websters
Now your business is over 12 months old, qualified accountant Gary Eves, will review you need to do and what are the deadlines involved to ensure accounting compliance. He will also advise on things to watch out for, along with payment methods and penalties. From a Management Accounting perspective Gary will push you to think about your record keeping, setting targets and budgeting and your cash flow/costs.
Seminar 3 – Recruitment - 4th October
Recruitment and HR – Sam Sales, CallHR
Sam will discuss what recruitment means for small businesses including aspects to think about during the process, and key questions on how to attract people, can you afford an employee, as well as role clarity. The different types of employment contracts will be covered along with an overview of employment legislation.
Seminar 4 – Marketing - 11th October
Marketing and PR – Claire Elbrow, Blue Lizard Marketing
Claire will be discussing growth strategy and what you need to think about including tactics (integrated marketing), measurable and PR. Costs will also be covered along with how to choose your marketing strategy. The key here is PLAN, PLAN and PLAN.
Seminars will be held at: websters, 10 Wellington Street, Cambridge, CB1 1HW.
We believe it is beneficial to attend all 4 seminars but you may feel that you are interested in a specific topic and only wish to attend one or two for example.
To reserve a place please email email@example.com confirming which seminar(s) you will be attending. Spaces are limited so please register in advance.