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Blue Orchid

Telephone Number: 0121 516 0330

Website: https://blueorchid.co.uk/

As specialists in delivering business support nationwide, our mission is to ensure start-up and early stage businesses with aspirations for growth reach, and more often exceed, their goals via tailor made, bespoke support.

Tailored one-to-one sessions and focused workshops and events demonstrate our commitment to passing on the knowledge and insight we have built up over many years of running successful business support programmes.

The core values that ensure the services we provide are of the highest standard are:

Commitment

We build honest and lasting relationships with the organisations, businesses and individuals we work with. We make certain we understand the challenges they face and advise them of a variety of available solutions. We share our awareness of the current business landscape and the opportunities that are currently accessible.

Capability

Our experienced and knowledgeable team of Business Advisors are regionally based, ensuring local support is available for the programmes we run, or are part of. The successful and varied careers of the Advisors, gained within Blue-Chip companies and/or as business owners themselves, allows them to connect easily with clients and provide up-to-date advice and the guidance required.

Credibility

We are confident that we provide high-quality work which is underpinned by service excellence. We are proud of our project portfolio, be it current or in the past. Feedback from our clients is consistently positive and this is demonstrated by what we have achieved.

 



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2 Day StartUp Masterclass Bromsgrove 25th and 26th October 2018

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Bromsgrove 25th and 26th October 2018

Thursday 25th October
10:00 - 16:00

FREE two day Masterclass covers all of the important aspects of setting up and running a successful business in the first 12 months.

Making Tax Digital Cannock 26 Oct 2018

Making Tax Digital Cannock 26 Oct 2018

Friday 26th October
10:00 - 13:00

HMRC’s Making tax digital program is being rolled out from April 2019 and will over the coming years require all businesses and individuals to submit electronic accounts. This will enable HMRC and ultimately the business to have a real time assessment of the tax due, helping to reduce errors and streamline payments.

Making Tax Digital Solihull 1 Nov 2018

Making Tax Digital Solihull 1 Nov 2018

Thursday 1st November
10:00 - 13:00

HMRC’s Making tax digital program is being rolled out from April 2019 and will over the coming years require all businesses and individuals to submit electronic accounts. This will enable HMRC and ultimately the business to have a real time assessment of the tax due, helping to reduce errors and streamline payments.

2 Day Start-Up Masterclass Wyre Forest 31st Oct and 1st Nov 2018

2 Day Start-Up Masterclass Wyre Forest 31st Oct and 1st Nov 2018

Wednesday 31st October
10:00 - 16:00

FREE two day Masterclass covers all of the important aspects of setting up and running a successful business in the first 12 months.

2 Day Start-Up Masterclass Cannock 6 and 7 Nov 2018

2 Day Start-Up Masterclass Cannock 6 and 7 Nov 2018

Tuesday 6th November
10:00 - 16:00

FREE two day Masterclass covers all of the important aspects of setting up and running a successful business in the first 12 months.

Creating the Best Image of your Business East Staffs 8 Nov 18

Creating the Best Image of your Business East Staffs 8 Nov 18

Thursday 8th November
10:00 - 13:00

Do you need a brand, logo or colour? What should it say about your business. Why are some famous brands so successful and recognisable? How much does it cost to create a brand, and can it be done on a budget?

Monkey Marketing How to go bananas with a very small budget 9 Nov 2018

Monkey Marketing How to go bananas with a very small budget 9 Nov 2018

Friday 9th November
10:00 - 16:00

Delegates will come away with a solid understanding of holistically approaching marketing and building a positive reputation. They will understand how to harness online and offline marketing opportunities without spending budget, and will appreciate how to put together an easy-to-follow reputation and profile building strategy that works.

Accounts and Bookkeeping for Small Business Solihull 12 Nov 18

Accounts and Bookkeeping for Small Business Solihull 12 Nov 18

Monday 12th November
10:00 - 16:00

Businesses start with a good idea but survive due to a strong grasp of the figures. Is your bookkeeping system fit for purpose? Do you know how to analyse and make the most of your finances? Are you confident filing tax returns?

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Redditch 12 and 13 Nov 2018

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Redditch 12 and 13 Nov 2018

Monday 12th November
10:00 - 16:00

FREE two day Masterclass covers all of the important aspects of setting up and running a successful business in the first 12 months.

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Tamworth 14 and 15 Nov 2018

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Tamworth 14 and 15 Nov 2018

Wednesday 14th November
10:00 - 16:00

FREE two day Masterclass covers all of the important aspects of setting up and running a successful business in the first 12 months.

2 Day StartUp Masterclass East Staffs 21 and 22 Nov 2018

2 Day StartUp Masterclass East Staffs 21 and 22 Nov 2018

Wednesday 21st November
10:00 - 16:00

FREE two day Masterclass covers all of the important aspects of setting up and running a successful business in the first 12 months.

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Bromsgrove 22 and 23 Nov 2018

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Bromsgrove 22 and 23 Nov 2018

Thursday 22nd November
10:00 - 16:00

FREE two day Masterclass covers all of the important aspects of setting up and running a successful business in the first 12 months.

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Solihull 27 and 28 Nov 2018

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Solihull 27 and 28 Nov 2018

Tuesday 27th November
10:00 - 16:00

FREE two day Masterclass covers all of the important aspects of setting up and running a successful business in the first 12 months.

Advanced Social Media Tamworth 29 Nov 18

Advanced Social Media Tamworth 29 Nov 18

Thursday 29th November
10:00 - 16:00

This workshop takes clients who have a basic understanding of Social Media through a more detailed strategic planning structure and use of various platforms. The course will look at all the mainstream tools available to use including Youtube, Facebook and Linkdin, so that you can effectively harness the power of Social Media. This workshop is designed to be stand alone and you do not need to have attended our Introduction to Social Media workshop however this may be beneficial as themes are buil

Creating the Best Image of your Business Wyre Forest 27 Nov 18

Creating the Best Image of your Business Wyre Forest 27 Nov 18

Tuesday 27th November
10:00 - 13:00

Do you need a brand, logo or colour? What should it say about your business. Why are some famous brands so successful and recognisable? How much does it cost to create a brand, and can it be done on a budget?

Selling not just for Salesmen Bromsgrove 16 Nov 2018

Selling not just for Salesmen Bromsgrove 16 Nov 2018

Friday 16th November
10:00 - 13:00

This workshop provides an overview of the main aspects of face to face sales. To ensure it is suitable for all attendees, it is a split of key pointers for online selling and sales where this is more likely to be a face to face discussion and negotiation.

Its a Marketing Knockout Tamworth 14 and 15 Nov 18

Its a Marketing Knockout Tamworth 14 and 15 Nov 18

Wednesday 14th November
10:00 - 16:00

Box clever and beat the competition to become a real marketing contender Want to learn more about how to compete in business by encouraging people to buy from you not your competitors? This FREE 2-day sales and marketing workshop can help you become a marketing heavyweight with a blow-by-blow account of all the tools and tactics you need to promote your business cost-effectively to generate new leads.

2 Day Start-Up Masterclass - Wyre Forest - 3 and 4 Dec 2018

2 Day Start-Up Masterclass - Wyre Forest - 3 and 4 Dec 2018

Monday 3rd December
10:00 - 16:00

FREE two day Masterclass covers all of the important aspects of setting up and running a successful business in the first 12 months.

2 Day Start-Up Masterclass - Lichfield - 11 and 12 Dec 2018

2 Day Start-Up Masterclass - Lichfield - 11 and 12 Dec 2018

Tuesday 11th December
10:00 - 16:00

FREE two day Masterclass covers all of the important aspects of setting up and running a successful business in the first 12 months.

2 Day Start-Up Masterclass - Redditch - 18 and 19 Dec 2018

2 Day Start-Up Masterclass - Redditch - 18 and 19 Dec 2018

Tuesday 18th December
10:00 - 16:00

FREE two day Masterclass covers all of the important aspects of setting up and running a successful business in the first 12 months.

Making Tax Digital - Lichfield - 6 Dec 2018

Making Tax Digital - Lichfield - 6 Dec 2018

Thursday 6th December
10:00 - 13:00

HMRC’s Making tax digital program is being rolled out from April 2019 and will over the coming years require all businesses and individuals to submit electronic accounts. This will enable HMRC and ultimately the business to have a real time assessment of the tax due, helping to reduce errors and streamline payments.

Advanced Social Media - Solihull - 21 Dec 2018

Advanced Social Media - Solihull - 21 Dec 2018

Friday 21st December
10:00 - 16:00

This workshop takes clients who have a basic understanding of Social Media through a more detailed strategic planning structure and use of various platforms. The course will look at all the mainstream tools available to use including Youtube, Facebook and Linkdin, so that you can effectively harness the power of Social Media. This workshop is designed to be stand alone and you do not need to have attended our Introduction to Social Media workshop however this may be beneficial as themes are buil

Introduction to Social Media - Solihull - 12 Dec 2018

Introduction to Social Media - Solihull - 12 Dec 2018

Wednesday 12th December
10:00 - 13:00

Our new schedule of short business courses has been developed to support local entrepreneurs, business owners and those taking their first steps into self-employment.

Accounts and Bookkeeping for Small Business - Bromsgrove - 13 Dec 2018

Accounts and Bookkeeping for Small Business - Bromsgrove - 13 Dec 2018

Thursday 13th December
10:00 - 16:00

Businesses start with a good idea but survive due to a strong grasp of the figures. Is your bookkeeping system fit for purpose? Do you know how to analyse and make the most of your finances? Are you confident filing tax returns?

Selling not just for Salesmen - East Staffs - 17 Dec 2018

Selling not just for Salesmen - East Staffs - 17 Dec 2018

Monday 17th December
10:00 - 13:00

This workshop provides an overview of the main aspects of face to face sales. To ensure it is suitable for all attendees, it is a split of key pointers for online selling and sales where this is more likely to be a face to face discussion and negotiation.