It can be difficult to take time out of your business to concentrate on areas you would like to develop. We understand this and have therefore designed the following events to give you practical advice that you can implement immediately. Come along to Hillington Park Innovation Centre to benefit from specialist advice and meet like-minded business owners.
Pitching for Investment
Wed 6 Feb / Wed 6 Mar – 09:30-12:30
Which investor is most appropriate to finance your business growth? Find out what the various individuals, groups, syndicates and VC’s are looking for in relation to a potential investment, plus the range of tools and advice available about investing.
Wed 13 Feb – 09:30-12:30
Learn the skills necessary to effectively manage financial records, credit and cash flow produce an action plan to monitor and improve the financial performance of your business.
Mon 18 Feb – 09:30-12:30
Improve your understanding and practical aspects of marketing, with a workbook completed during the session generating a marketing action plan.
Understanding Business Credit
Wed 20 Feb / Wed 20 Mar – 09:30-12:30
Learn how to manage your credit control through using effective credit management systems including credit checks and understanding your credit requirements. Also receive free templates to use in your business.
Tax & VAT
Thu 21 Feb – 13:30-16:30
Ideal for pre-start or new start-up clients who need to understand business tax liability and plan for income tax, corporation tax, national insurance and VAT.
Profitable Customer Service
Thu 7 Mar – 09:30-12:30
This workshop aims to help you deliver a competitive and profitable service through recognising the importance of customer service in attracting and retaining customers.
Becoming an Employer
Wed 13 Mar – 09:30-12:30
This workshop aims to help you understand the process of employing people. It will also deal with legal obligations and point you in the direction of further assistance.
Online Tools to Help Your Business
Fri 15 Mar – 09:30-12:30
Improve your knowledge of the best applications available online that can help your business to improve productivity or open up new areas of growth off and online.
Fri 22 Mar – 09:30-12:30
Learn the practical elements of planning and executing effective sales through your networks and how to convert those opportunities into sales.
The Secrets of a Successful Marketing Strategy
Fri 22 Mar – 09:30-12:30
Why are some companies so successful in their marketing output and why do many others fail? Find out the benefits that marketing can bring to your business, learn how to plan for success and focus on the areas that will work for your business as well as avoid wasteful marketing activity.
Delivered by Corporate Development Scotland (CDS)
Collaborating for Growth
Fri 15 Feb – 10:00-12:00
By forming co-operative consortia, businesses can in some instances purchase and sell more effectively to increasing productivity and share resources whilst retaining their independence.
For more information and to book visit the Business Gateway website or call 0141 585 6353.