Led by ‘BEST’ Growth Hub (Business Essex, Southend and Thurrock) who have already assisted hundreds of new entrepreneurs to build their own successful enterprises, these two FREE workshops give you the opportunity to explore the essential requirements of planning, starting and running your own business.

Day 1 (20th January) brings you ‘An Introduction to Running Your Own Business’ and you will learn:

  • The pros and cons of being your own boss.
  • The demands of running a business; are you ready to get started?
  • Researching your market and winning new customers.
  • The fundamentals of financial forecasting; the numbers you need to master.
  • The options and availability of funding for businesses.
  • An overview of the legal requirements of starting a business.
  • How to start on your business plans.

During the workshops you’ll be provided with comprehensive course notes and business planning templates, there will be time to ask questions and you’ll be meeting other like-minded people. The workshops are run two weeks apart to give you time to undertake your research and planning and during this time you’ll also have access to online information and support.

To book your place contact the team on 01206 548833.