GBSLEP

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 Solihull 8 and 9 Jan 2019

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Solihull 8 and 9 Jan 2019

Tuesday 8th January
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.

Monkey Marketing How to go bananas with a very small budget 7 Jan 2019

Monkey Marketing How to go bananas with a very small budget 7 Jan 2019

Monday 7th January
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.

Making Tax Digital - Bromsgrove - 10 Jan 2019

Making Tax Digital - Bromsgrove - 10 Jan 2019

Thursday 10th January
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 - Lichfield - 15 and 16 Jan 2019

2 Day Start-Up Masterclass - Lichfield - 15 and 16 Jan 2019

Tuesday 15th January
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 Tamworth 17 Jan 2019

Creating the Best Image of your Business Tamworth 17 Jan 2019

Thursday 17th January
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 Wyre Forest 22 Jan 2019

Selling not just for Salesmen Wyre Forest 22 Jan 2019

Tuesday 22nd January
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.

2 Day Start-Up Masterclass Wyre Forest 23 and 24 Jan 2019

2 Day Start-Up Masterclass Wyre Forest 23 and 24 Jan 2019

Wednesday 23rd January
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.

Accounts and Bookkeeping for Small Business Tamworth 25 Jan 2019

Accounts and Bookkeeping for Small Business Tamworth 25 Jan 2019

Friday 25th January
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 Start-Up Masterclass Cannock 28 and 29 Jan 2019

2 Day Start-Up Masterclass Cannock 28 and 29 Jan 2019

Monday 28th January
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.

Accounts and Bookkeeping for Small Business Solihull 31 Jan 2019

Accounts and Bookkeeping for Small Business Solihull 31 Jan 2019

Thursday 31st January
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 4 and 5 Feb 2019

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Redditch 4 and 5 Feb 2019

Monday 4th February
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 12 and 13 Feb 2019

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Solihull 12 and 13 Feb 2019

Tuesday 12th February
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 14th and 15th February 2019

2 Day StartUp Masterclass East Staffs 14th and 15th February 2019

Thursday 14th February
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 20 and 21 February 2019

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Tamworth 20 and 21 February 2019

Wednesday 20th February
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 Wyre Forest 26 and 27 Feb 2019

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Wyre Forest 26 and 27 Feb 2019

Tuesday 26th February
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.

Its a Marketing Knockout Tamworth 30 and 31 Jan 19

Its a Marketing Knockout Tamworth 30 and 31 Jan 19

Wednesday 30th January
10:00 - 16:00

Box clever and beat the competition to become a real marketing contender

Its a Marketing Knockout Solihull 6 and 7 Feb 19

Its a Marketing Knockout Solihull 6 and 7 Feb 19

Wednesday 6th February
10:00 - 16:00

Box clever and beat the competition to become a real marketing contender

GDPR Understanding the Essentials Solihull 17 Jan 19

GDPR Understanding the Essentials Solihull 17 Jan 19

Thursday 17th January
10:00 - 13:00

Are you confused by GDPR? If so, this workshop will help cover the essentials, help clarify your baseline responsibilities – and share simple and scaleable actions for a small business to take. May 25th 2018 is when the new legislation came into force, so this workshop will help you assess if you have everything in place to be compliant with the new regulations.

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Lichfield 4 and 5 Mar 2019

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Lichfield 4 and 5 Mar 2019

Monday 4th March
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 Redditch 12 and 13 Mar 2019

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Redditch 12 and 13 Mar 2019

Tuesday 12th March
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 Cannock 19 and 20 Mar 2019

2 Day StartUp Masterclass Cannock 19 and 20 Mar 2019

Tuesday 19th March
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 27 and 28 Mar 2019

2 Day StartUp Masterclass East Staffs 27 and 28 Mar 2019

Wednesday 27th March
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.

Selling not just for Salesmen Cannock 11 Feb 2019

Selling not just for Salesmen Cannock 11 Feb 2019

Monday 11th February
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.

Introduction to Social Media Redditch 19 Feb 2019

Introduction to Social Media Redditch 19 Feb 2019

Tuesday 19th February
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.

Advanced Social Media Tamworth - 22 Feb 2019

Advanced Social Media Tamworth - 22 Feb 2019

Friday 22nd February
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.

Making Tax Digital East Staffs 28 Feb 2019

Making Tax Digital East Staffs 28 Feb 2019

Thursday 28th February
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.

Selling not just for Salesmen Tamworth 12 Mar 2019

Selling not just for Salesmen Tamworth 12 Mar 2019

Tuesday 12th March
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.

Making Tax Digital Wyre Forest 21 Mar 2019

Making Tax Digital Wyre Forest 21 Mar 2019

Thursday 21st March
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 22 Mar 2019

Advanced Social Media Solihull 22 Mar 2019

Friday 22nd March
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.

Introduction to Social Media Cannock 25 Mar 2019

Introduction to Social Media Cannock 25 Mar 2019

Monday 25th March
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.

Monkey Marketing How to go bananas with a very small budget Tamworth 26 Mar 2019

Monkey Marketing How to go bananas with a very small budget Tamworth 26 Mar 2019

Tuesday 26th March
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.