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Her Biz: Free Women's Startup Programme. Sept/Oct

The popular Her Biz start-up programme returns via Zoom this September, with the chance to win £500 towards your start-up costs!

About this event
Are you thinking about setting up a new business? Her Biz, the 'virtual' Women's Start Up programme is returning to support aspiring female entrepreneurs in East Sussex and Kent.

Her Biz is designed specifically to encourage more women to start a business, why not, turn your idea into a reality with the chance to WIN £500 towards your start-up costs!

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 14th September 2022.

www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/her-biz-free-womens-startup-programme-tickets-377744703577

These FREE sessions will take place via Zoom, you can access Zoom easily from your desktop computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone. Join our experienced Start-Up Coaches for a series of 4 x 2 1/2 hour sessions starting Friday 23rd September.

This popular programme is delivered by Let's Do Business Group in partnership with NatWest.

Her Biz: What’s it about?
To increase entrepreneurship locally, we are offering women in East Sussex & Kent a fantastic opportunity to come together to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to launch a successful business.

This inspiring programme has been specifically created to help encourage women to set up new businesses. From refining your business idea to marketing and managing your finances, we can help you to prepare for a successful launch.

That's why we also include an optional competition to give you the chance to win £500 towards your start-up costs. Following the course you will have 4 weeks to submit your completed business plan to enter, and it's open to all those selected to participate on the course.

So far, we have held over 20 successful rounds of the Her Biz programme across East Sussex and Kent over the past 3 years, each one over-subscribed, so we urge you to apply now to avoid disappointment!

Prior to the workshops you will receive a quick telephone call to chat about your idea and the structure of the programme.

Please note - we have limited spaces, so not all those that apply will get a place.

The programme will help you to:
Explore and clarify your business idea
Research your target market and understand your competitors
Develop your business model and kick-start your business plan
Understand the numbers, create projections and explore funding options
Start shaping your marketing strategy, online and social media presence
Set your business goals
Overview of business types, tax and insurance
Tools to help with taking the next step
Gain peer support from like-minded people
The programme also includes a 1-2-1 session with a Start-Up Coach to refine your individual plan.
Workshop dates/times:

The programme consists of 4 x 2.5 hour sessions, each from 10 am to 12:30 pm.

Friday 23rd September
Friday 30th September
Friday 7th October
Friday 14th October
Please apply by Wednesday 14th September to be considered.


Please note that previous participants have done so whilst caring for children and juggling other distractions. So don't let that be a barrier and if you have any specific needs or cannot attend all the sessions in your location please just drop us a line to info@ldbgroup.co.uk and we can discuss options.

Eligibility:

Identify as female

Living/based in East Sussex/Kent

Open to anyone that's not yet up and running or has recently registered as self-employed or a company.

We look forward to hearing from you!
By Christie Bristow-Diamond from Let's Do Business Group, 2 weeks ago.

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