If you are an SME business based in Cumbria, you could benefit from our free 3 part support programme. Designed specifically for businesses in the region, each session will focus on a different aspect of preparing your business for growth.
We are running these sessions in conjunction with Cumbria Business Growth Hub.
Part One – Business Planning
Thursday 23rd September 10am – 1pm
In the first session we will look at why a good business plan is so important – what should be included, who the audience should be, what do you want to achieve and where you can get help pulling a strong plan together.
Part Two – Financials
Wednesday 29th September 10am – 1pm
In this session we will be joined by Richard Askew of Armstrong Watson and will cover cash flow, forecasts, profit & loss, balance sheets and the importance of maintaining an accurate picture of the financial health of your business.
Part Three – Overview of Funding Products
Thursday 7th October 10m – 1pm
Our final session will look at the different types of finance that might be available to your business – from the traditional high street lender to grants and alternative funding. We will dive in to the pitfalls and benefits of each type of funding and which might be most appropriate for your business.