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Be Your Own Boss Workshop – September

4th September @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Be Your Own Boss Workshop" written in bold blue and orange letters, with a light bulb icon and the text "An introduction to starting up in Business this September" underneath.
E-Factor’s acclaimed Be Your Own Boss one day workshop, covering all the essential areas for consideration when planning your new business.

The Be Your Own Boss, one day workshop covers all the essential elements you need to consider in making that important decision. If you are based within the North East Lincolnshire area you may be eligible for this workshop.

Whether you are just starting to think seriously about starting up or perhaps have already taken the plunge and are still in the first couple of months of trading, this free one-day workshop will set you on the right course for success.

What to expect on the day

What does it take to be an entrepreneur? We look at the qualities and attributes of a successful entrepreneur

What makes a successful Start-Up Business? We reveal the key aspects shared by successful business start-ups and consider how you might apply them to your idea

Who’s The Boss? We examine the different types of legal business structures that can be chosen; includes sole trader, partnerships, limited company, social enterprise

What’s the point of a Business Plan? Explore what makes an effective business plan, and why you might need one to succeed

Can I Compete? Get an insight into Market Research Methods, Identifying Competition and Pricing your product or service

Who will Buy…..? A business is nothing without customers, we look at who they are, where you can find them, and how to let them know what you have offer

Managing your Money. Cash is the lifeblood of a business and we look at how to manage it effectively , covering Cashflow, profit and loss, as well as HMRC requirements and Grants and loans

Social Media, beyond the likes. We explore how you can make Social media and all web presence work together to grow your business

The Outcome

Taking a day out to really explore your business idea, plan for all eventualities, and understand the market you are going to operate in will do more to help you achieve success than anything else you could do in a day.

At the end of this session you will:

•Understand the qualities of successful entrepreneurs and start-ups

•Understand the basics of business planning and cash flow forecasting

•Understand how to promote your business to the right customers

•Understand the legalities of becoming self-employed or starting a business

•Understand different finance for business – bank loans/start up loans/grants etc

Your Event Eligibility:

This face-to-face workshop is fully funded, and places are limited. Please note we are only able to offer one place per company to ensure we can support as many businesses as possible.

To qualify for this funded support, your business must be based in North East Lincolnshire.

Our workshops are entirely FREE to attend for eligible SMEs.

We will contact you prior to the event to check eligibility and confirm your event booking.

Should you have any questions then please contact E-Factor on 01472 252780 or at info@e-factor.co.uk


4th September
9:00 am - 4:30 pm


The Enterprise Village
Prince Albert Gardens, Grimsby, DN31 3AT
Grimsby, DN31 3AT GB
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