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Our range of workshops

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Learn from a business expert and dive into specific challenges in your sector or discipline, alongside a group of your peers.

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Get invaluable one-on-one time with an expert consultant, who can answer your burning business questions.

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Scan the horizon and troubleshoot the big issues facing your business. Future proof your firm under the guidance of business and academic experts.

Our January Workshops

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HIGHLIGHT: Employing Your First Person (Or Second, Or Thirty-Second)

23rd January 2019 10:00 - 13:00

The Cirencester Growth Hub Stroud Road Cirencester GL7 6JR

Recent meetings with business leaders across Gloucestershire have highlighted that recruitment is one of the biggest challenges they face today. With more good jobs than there are good people, how do businesses compete to get the great employees who will help to drive their business forward – employees with resilience, agility, skill and, in a lot of cases, a dose of common sense? Find out how you can get your business ready to recruit and improve your chances of attracting, and securing, the right people for your business.

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SPOTLIGHT: Take Your Product From Idea To Reality

23rd January 2019 14:00 - 17:00

The Cirencester Growth Hub Stroud Road Cirencester GL7 6JR

It’s a long road from having a great idea to getting your product to market with many decisions and challenges along the way. Just like travelling, having a map and a plan for the journey is a real advantage, especially when things go wrong. No matter where you are on the journey… • Just starting off • Looking for funding • Building prototypes • Scaling manufacture • Ready to exit …bring along your plans, successes and concerns for a one hour review and discussion of specific issues and pointers on ways to overcome them.

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Inspire Me @ Cirencester

23rd January 2019 16:00 - 17:00

The Cirencester Growth Hub Stroud Road Cirencester GL7 6JR

Following our last successful Inspire me session we are pleased to welcome local business man Adam Starkey to inspire us on Wednesday 23rd January between 4 - 5pm.

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SPOTLIGHT: Website Health Check

28th January 2019 10:00 - 14:00

The Growth Hub Oxstalls Campus Oxstalls Lane GL2 9HW

Do you want more traffic that converts into actual spending clients? If you are struggling to get traffic that converts the answer can often be very simple. Many websites are not set up correctly from the word go, meaning that they are not capitalising on all the marketing they are sending to their site. Henny Maltby wants to help you to ensure that it is working efficiently to capture traffic and convert it into spending clients. Talk to her about your website challenges and get advice on how they can be overcome and even turn them around to your advantage. She will cover initial set up,

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HIGHLIGHT: GDPR - Am I doing Everything I need to?

29th January 2019 09:00 - 12:00

The Growth Hub Oxstalls Campus Oxstalls Lane GL2 9HW

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has definitely made its mark on businesses and how they can store and use individual’s information; and now we’re beginning to see the first decisions and fines being imposed by the regulator. GDPR is here to stay and will continue to affect any business that processes individuals’ data, whether customers (past, present and prospective), suppliers, employees or wider business contacts. This session is made up of two sections: • ‘Am I doing everything I need to?’ looks at systems, compliance and day to day examples.

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SPOTLIGHT: Demystifying Marketing for Small Business Owners

29th January 2019 09:30 - 12:30

The Cirencester Growth Hub Stroud Road Cirencester GL7 6JR

As a sole trader or small business owner you’re juggling so many priorities. And if you’re not sure where to take your marketing it can overwhelm you. Marketing isn’t rocket science and it doesn’t have to be complicated. You just need to know where to start. Bring your marketing challenges along and get some practical tips you can put into practice straight away to move your marketing from the ‘too hard’ box to the manageable and enjoyable box (yes, really!).

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HIGHLIGHT: Insurance Essentials

30th January 2019 10:00 - 13:00

The Cirencester Growth Hub Stroud Road Cirencester GL7 6JR

An introduction to business insurance; Your legal obligations and factors to consider when starting a business. • How to “risk manage” your business. Identify, reduce, illuminate or insure? • The principals of insurance • To understand the insurance covers you must hold and when these are applicable • What insurance covers are available for you to consider; what factors you need to consider • The underwriting process and market place.

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HIGHLIGHT: Crowdfunding Strategies and Case Studies

31st January 2019 10:00 - 13:00

The Growth Hub Oxstalls Campus Oxstalls Lane GL2 9HW

Crowdfunding is now raising more money for start-ups and businesses than Venture Capital. Find out how crowdfunding can work for you. Understand the many success factors that you need to have in place before you press the launch button on a crowdfunding campaign. This 3 hour workshop will cover all aspects of crowdfunding. You'll learn about: • different types of crowdfunding • crowdfunding platform examples & case studies • strategy & tools for success • benefits & downsides • future trends.

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