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My Biz - Free Business Start-up Workshop for Hastings & Bexhill Residents, in person July at Hastings Library

FREE business start-up workshop for those thinking of starting a new business or turn a hobby into a business, learn the skills you need.

About this event - Are you thinking about setting up a new business? Why not turn your hobby into a viable business!

Join us at our face to face start up workshops for your chance to win £500 to setup your business!

We are offering a free 2 day workshop to people located in Hastings and Bexhill who are considering self-employment or aiming to get a new business off the ground, this is the perfect starting point for any potential business owner.

These FREE sessions will take place at Hastings Library (Learning Centre, 2nd Floor), Brassey Institute, 13 Claremont, Hastings TN34 1HE.

Day One - Tuesday 5th July

Day Two - Tuesday 12th July

The workshop consists of 2 x 6 hour sessions with our expert start-up coach, arrive by 9.15 am for a 9:30am start to finish by 3:30 pm.

This programme is delivered by Let's Do Business Group as part of the *CHART programme, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

The workshop is open to anyone that is not yet up and running, or that has been trading for under 12 months.

All attendees to the programme will be entered into a prize draw to win £500 towards their new business venture.

Apply by Thursday 30th June 2022 to get the support you need to turn your business idea into a reality.

If you can't make this event, you can apply for our next round of virtual workshops.

Please note to be eligible you must be based in the CHART qualifying areas in Hastings, Bexhill, St Leonards on Sea, Hollington, Ore and Sidley. Spaces are limited, applying does not guarantee a place on the course. You will be contacted to confirm your place by one of the course leaders.

My Biz: What’s it About?
This workshop will help you to develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence you will need to launch a successful business.

From refining your business idea to marketing and managing your finances, we can help you to prepare for a successful launch.

Day One - Tuesday 5th July

Exploring Your Business Ideas
Business Planning
Mission Statement & Core Values
Understanding Your Competitors
Managing Your Finances (pricing, personal budgets, profit & loss and cash flow)
Explore Funding Options

Day Two - Tuesday 12th July

Marketing & The Benefits of Social Media (delivered by Social Bee Social Media)
Overview of Business Types, Tax and Insurance
Tools to Help with Taking the Next Step
Time Management & Goal Setting
Prior to the workshops you will need to be available after the closing date to complete a telephone call to discuss eligibility for the programme.

If you have any specific needs or cannot attend all the sessions in your location please just drop us a line to and we can discuss options.

We look forward to hearing from you!
By Christie Bristow-Diamond from Let's Do Business Group, 1 month ago.

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