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ACCELERATE 2: How to Build a Business – Business Plans & Practical Tips

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Want to learn how to build a robust business plan and get advice on how to register a new business and understand the legal and tax responsibilities?

How to Build a Business – Business Plans & Practical Tips!

Join us at Innovation Centre Knowledge Gateway to learn everything you need to know to get your business off the ground.

What is covered:

  • Building a robust business plan using the Business Model Canvas.
  • Setting up a registered business.
  • Legal & tax considerations.
  • Find out about local support programmes available to you.

This workshop will be supported by the Federation for Small Businesses.  Experts in all aspects of business support for early stage companies.

Business planning will be led by Kathryn White, Innovation Director at ICKG. She has global experience of supporting startups and SMEs.

Legal specialists from Holmes & Hills Solicitors will take you through all the practical considerations you need to consider as you start your business.

We’ll also be joined by Business Growth Expert, Eve Calderbank, from Essex County Council. She has the resources to help you understand all of the support available to you in the region.

This event is part of the ACCELERATE workshop series. We take you through all of the key skills business founders need to succeed, from IDEA to EXIT. Workshops will be run monthly and can either be attended as a series, or as standalone events.


Upcoming events include:

  • Accessing & Managing your Finances – Feb 2024
  • Building Your Team & Culture – Mar 2024
  • Building a Strategic Roadmap – Apr 2024

If you would like to purchase a discounted package for the full series, please contact kwhite@oxin.co.uk.


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