Workshops and Events


12th February 2019
Market Research Resources For your Business                                 10am to 11am
Northamptonshire Central Library 

A free workshop exploring online subscription resources Cobra and Mint, as well as other free resources for help researching your business idea and market.




13th February 2019
Making Tax Digital: Breakfast Seminar                                           8am – 10am 
Holiday Inn Express Kettering

Enjoy a hot buffet breakfast and networking opportunities while finding out how to get yourself and your business ready for the upcoming major changes to the tax system.  This seminar provides clarification on the new rules for filing under Making Tax Digital for VAT and will assist in answer some of these questions


14th February 2019
WEBINAR: Developing Trading Activities          

How will you develop your trading activities and sell your goods or services to more customers ?

This webinar will show you how to develop new ideas and assess their viability, assess the risks involved and develop existing products or services                  


20th February 2019
Business Planning Workshop        10am-12noon                          Northamptonshire Central Library           

Your business plan is your unique road map to starting and developing your business and is an essential tool if you intend to look for financial investment. This workshop will help you develop your plan – from researching your market, thinking about a sales and marketing strategy to getting your head around the finances


12th March 2019
Becoming Finance Ready Masterclass                                    9.30am to 1pm
The Deco Theatre Northampton

Finding the money to get your business up and running requires a lot of preliminary planning, whether you’re going to pursue outside funding or choose to use your own savings for the first few months. This interactive masterclass has been designed to take you step by step through the core elements you need to become finance ready.


13th March 2019
Business Basics Workshop                                                                   10am – 12noon 
Kettering Library

For anyone thinking about starting a business, this workshop provides an opportunity to explore the basic principles and procedures required to establish a successful business. “Very clear and easy to follow presentation, lots of information to take away.” Past attendee


20th March 2019                              Using Facebook and Twitter For Business                                      10am to 12noon
Kettering Library 

This free workshop is an introduction to using Facebook and Twitter for business. It is aimed at those prior to start-up and new businesses only


21st March 2019
How to use Canva to create brilliant designs                       10am-12noon                          Northamptonshire Central Library           

Canva is a graphic design website which provides access to over a million photographs, graphic and fonts. It offers free access to a wide assortment of design tools and options, as well as premium options for paying customers.

Bring a laptop with you as this is a hands-on and interactive workshop

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