Wandsworth Enterprise Workshop

Two free workshops to help local businesses develop

Wandsworth Enterprise Workshops - An introduction to self-employment: Start up and Stay up
30th June 2015
Wandsworth Town Hall Extension, Room 1A, Wandsworth High Street, SW18 2PU
9:30 - 11:30

Learn more about what it really means to become self-employed at this free workshop.

In this workshop you will learn more about what it really means to become self-employed, and will be given an outline of the factors you will need to consider such as: tax, national insurance, legalities, why many new businesses fail, USPs and sales marketing. You will also have the opportunity to meet with other like-minded people who are also considering starting a business.
Keynote speaker Clive Lewis, ICAEW
Clive Lewis is Head of Enterprise at the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales. He started his career at a small firm of chartered accountants based in Cardiff and after 20 years in a variety of business finance roles he joined the ICAEW, where he has worked for 18 years. In his current role, in addition to advising many start ups and early stage businesses, he writes articles for the media and gives presentations on SME issues.

A guest speaker who runs their own local business will be invited along to share their enterprise journey and tell you about the challenges they have faced along the way.

The event is free but booking is essential. To book please go to the booking page (Eventbrite).

Wandsworth Enterprise Workshops - How to build a business plan that works
9 July 2015
Wandsworth Town Hall Extension, Room 1A, Wandsworth High Street, SW18 2PU
9:30 - 13:00
A powerful business plan is a core foundation for profitable growth. Join us at this interactive Masterclass to gain the skills needed to create a compelling business plan.

Whether you are starting a business or looking to grow your existing one, why not join this free, interactive half-day Masterclass which will equip you with the tools and knowledge you need to create a compelling business plan?

After the event you will receive a complimentary Business Planning e-book to help you complete your plan. You will also receive a free follow up review to check how it has progressed.

What you will learn

• The link between planning and growth
• What makes a good business plan
• How to create a business plan that works
• The importance of planning and of reviewing your plan

Who should attend?

SME business owners wanting to start or grow their business

Keynote speaker Simon Lewis, Pro-actions Regional Director.
Simon's interactive presentation will be drawn from practical experience gained over 30+ years in the Financial Services sector supporting SME businesses. Pro-actions are results-focused Business Improvement Specialists who help business owners address their issues, improve their results, and kick start growth.

Spaces for this Masterclass are limited and in high demand so book now to avoid disappointment. Booking is essential. To book please visit booking page (Eventbrite).

For further information please email: Open4Business@wandsworth.gov.uk
Wandsworth Enterprise Workshops are a series of free events designed to enhance and aid in the set up and in the growth of your business.

June 2, 2015