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Online Start-Up Masterclass - 30 November to 4 December 2020

Online Start-Up Masterclass - 30 November to 4 December 2020

30 November 2020

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This FREE online Masterclass covers all of the important aspects of setting up and running a successful business in the first 12 months. Covering everything from getting into the right mind set to important financial control techniques, these 4 session are crammed with everything you will need to know and is led by an experienced Blue Orchid Business Advisor. This event is designed to assist you whether you are about to start trading, or require help to grow within your first 12 months of trade

Topics include

Session 1 - Exploring Enterprise - Monday 30th November from 9:30am - 12:30pm

  • Reviewing the best legal structure for your business
  • What is self-employment and how do I register?

Session 2 - Market Research - Tuesday 1st December from 9:30am - 12:30pm

  • Information and tools to help you research your idea, identify your target market and your competition
  • Branding and promoting your business
  • The tools to implement a successful sales strategy
  • Understanding your business start-up costs and raising finance

Session 3 - Finance and Legal - Thursday 3rd December from 09:30am - 12:30pm

  • Understanding your business start-up costs and raising finance
  • Developing financial forecasts to assess the viability of your business idea
  • Income Tax, VAT and Corporation Tax
  • Accountancy Records and Invoicing

Session 4 - Business Planning - Friday 4th December from 09:30am - 12:30pm

  • What is a Business Plan?
  • Do I need a Business Plan?
  • Where do I start?
  • Using a Business Plan for gaining finance

This FREE Masterclass is delivered as part of the Enterprise for Success Programme and is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP and Local Authority partners.

Any queries please call Blue Orchid on 0121 516 0330.


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