Date And Time

Wed, 19 May 2021
10:00 – 14:00 BST

Is your business newly established and struggling to get traction maybe due to the challenges of COVID-19? Don’t worry as we have your back!

About this Event

Our three-part workshop series, designed specifically for female entrepreneurs, is for businesses which have recently been established or with a turnover of less than £30k.

Our workshop course will focus on getting the fundamentals right to make your business more resilient. We will help you to understand what you need to do in order to get you back in control and to make your business more sustainable.

These workshops will provide you with the tools you need to hone your business resilience, marketing strategy and at the same time build your confidence. With discussions and plenty of practical exercises, we will help you to take the action you need to make your business thrive and grow. Led by experts, these workshops will provide you with top tips and the chance to practice some of the skills you have learnt in a supportive and friendly environment. We will also include time for reflection and the opportunity to ask questions of our expert team.

The Details:

Split into three sessions, each with a break for lunch, we will focus on the following topics:

Session 1 – Wed 19 May – Aligning your personal, finance and business goals.

Session 2 – Wed 26 May – Marketing & Sales.

Session 3 – Wed 9 June – Building your Confidence – Tackling Imposter Syndrome & Improving your presentation skills.

We recommend that you attend all three sessions to gain the maximum benefit for you and your business.

How to book:

Booking is essential as places are limited to ensure maximum learning and benefit for each participant. In order to book your place on this workshop, you will need to complete our Strategic Business Support Profiler form which will be sent to you when you register for this event.

Please ensure that if you are unable to attend the session, you let us know so that we can move this place to another participant. This session will be held on Zoom with joining details sent to you in advance. We also recommend that you set up a rule in your email to ensure that all emails from go to your inbox rather than your junk folder.

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Our experts

Bev Hurley, CBE, who is CEO of YTKO Group

Bev has a wealth of first-hand experience of growing several successful businesses and overcoming the challenges of the key tipping points of the scale-up journey. Her expertise as a successful angel investor in technology, and prolific innovator, and working with firms through YTKO’s ERDF programmes, has given her the knowledge and experience to support over 22,000 businesses to sustain and grow, helped raise £70m in growth finance, and create over 10,000 new jobs for the UK economy.

Bev has launched six ground-breaking and multi award-winning services to address market gaps and unmet business growth needs, all of which have been replicated and scaled across the UK. She also created a highly successful P2P mentoring community in Norfolk, raising a commitment of over 10,000 mentoring hours in less than three weeks from launch. Since then, Bev has created or delivered many mentoring programmes, including from the British Business Bank and J.P. Morgan, and was consulted by BEIS to improve the Mentorsme portal.

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