Want to start-up a business or become self-employed?
Not sure what to do next?
There are a lot of things to think about when you are considering working for yourself or starting up a business. It is exciting but can also be confusing and a bit overwhelming at times, we get that!
That’s why we have an experienced team here who can really help and guide you on your journey through it. We can help you if you a right at the very beginning of your journey and you have just a seed of an idea and we can help if you just need to know what to do next to develop.
All of the business support services and workshops we provide are totally free [there’s not catch] because our job is to help you succeed, create jobs and grow the local economy across North Devon and Torridge.
Contact Vicky Fether today to find out how we can help you start up and grow your business: Tel: 01237 428 834 or email: email@example.com
Principles of GDPR - Start up & Grow
Monday 14th October 9.30am – 1.00pm
Outline the data protection principles applicable to GDPR and apply these principles as appropriate
Identify ‘personal data’ and ‘special categories of personal data’ and their processing conditions
Outline the rights of individual data subjects found in the GDPR
Know how to get started and maintain consistency
Know where to go for help and advice
Writing a Business Plan
Tuesday 15th October 9.30am – 12.30pm
Understanding benefits of having a Business Plan
Identifying your business aims
How to undertake Market Research
Identifying business costs/finance
Wednesday 16th October 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Discussing the development of a marketing plan
Identifying your USP’s and considering your target customers
Reviewing types of market research and assessing your competitors
Overview of using websites and social media
Finance for Business
Thursday 17th October 9.30am – 12.30pm
Understanding profit & loss accounts and balance sheets
Discussing the benefits of using cash flow forecasts
Introduction to break-even analysis and costing’s
Overview of some of the more commonly used financial ratios and performance measures
Digital - Start up & Grow
Wednesday 23rd October 9.30am – 12.30pm
Facebook marketing and advertising
Making Tax Digital - Start up & Grow
Thursday 24th October 9.30am – 12.45pm
Record keeping (including digital options and apps) and year end accounts
Compliance with HMRC including income/corporation tax, PAYE/NI and VAT
Profit versus cash flow