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Start and Grow a Business

7th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Are you thinking about starting up your own business in the North East of England but are unsure how to get started?


Have you recently started a business and are looking for advice and support?

PNE Enterprise has supported individuals and groups for over 35 years to realise their dreams of running their own business as well as supporting those in business to grow and be sustainable. They are well known for delivering hands on practical support and advice across the North East. This course is delivered in partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs. Eagle Labs is a national network of supporting individuals, businesses and corporates innovate and grow, across a broad range of different sectors and with varied capabilities. By leveraging local specialisms and introducing structured programming, Eagle Labs are helping drive innovation and transformation across industry sectors, through collaborations with industry leading corporates, universities and start-ups.

Please join our experienced business advisors and our sector professional guest speakers over an 8 week programme (3 hours a day once a week) who will provide you with the information and skills you need to successfully start your business.

During the course, you will learn:

  • How to plan your business including an introduction to the Business Plan
  • Market research, specifically what it is and why it’s important
  • How to market your business thinking outside of the box methods to attract customers
  • Online marketing techniques and how to use IT for businesses
  • Business law including GDPR, Business formations and insurance
  • The ins and outs of business finance including where the finance is, business banking and tax calculations
  • What makes a sustainable business and why would I be one
  • And, most importantly, how to ensure your business is a success!

The first session of this course takes place 7th October and will be delivered from 10am till 1pm every Monday for 8 weeks. Refreshments will be provided.

With all the support Eagle Labs can provide, links in to China with TusPark and a wealth of connections and relationships to tap in to, your business can get off to an incredible start.

For more information please get in touch by emailing us at bss@pne.org or calling us on 0191 230 6410


TusPark Newcastle Barclays Eagle Labs
1st Floor. 27 Grainger Street
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5JE
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