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This workshop aims to make you aware of the various requirements involved in setting up a business.
This workshop will help you create a robust business plan.
This half day workshop is for beginners to PowerPoint and will include demonstrations and practical exercises. Please bring along a laptop with Office 2010 or later installed on it.
Video gives you the chance to interact with your customers by allowing them to get to know your business, your brand and why your products and services are what they are looking for.
This workshop aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage your finances and comply with regulatory and legal requirements through a relevant bookkeeping system.
This workshop looks at what PR is and how businesses can maximise their publicity with minimal spend. You will learn how to identify and create a news angle and how to write a press release.
Every successful business regularly reviews its business plan to ensure it continues to meet its needs and responds to variations in the market, the economy and customer base.
Writing a marketing plan helps you decide which customers to target and how to reach them. A marketing plan includes factors such as: deciding which customers to target; how to reach them and how to win their business.
If you run a start-up business as an entrepreneur, you may be able to get extra support if you’re a woman, over 50, disabled, from a minority ethnic group, young or on a low income.
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25th May 2018. Here are our six top tips on things SME’s need to be doing right now to prepare for GDPR.
On 1 April 2017, HMRC launched the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS) online look up service allowing those who purchase alcohol for onward sale or supply to check that their UK wholesaler is registered.
The new pound coin will be introduced in March 2017 and businesses which handle cash will need to prepare this.
Funding to diversify an arable farm helps a family create a glamping site.
DigitalBoost helps business more than double its social media following.
Workshops help highlight the therapeutic nature of floral art.
A bed and breakfast has invested £75k to expand into the self-catering market.
An Ayrshire candle company now has 5000 sales representatives across the country selling directly to its customer base.
Former Army chef launches hog roast catering firm.
Do you want to know which aspects of your digital operation need improvement? Take our quick digital health check to find out.
Edinburgh business Drinkly has secured major investment to help it continue to grow.
Issue Five is dedicated to businesses who are faced with the challenge of trying to protect their business against an ever-changing cyber threat.
Understanding your market is one of the golden rules of business, so we’ve complied this list of over 100 different markets.
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