Being in business means that you suddenly have to consider accountancy, marketing, sales, IT, customer service, web sites and optimisation among what seems like an endless list of subjects.
Although there is no need to become an expert in all fields there is no doubt that having a fundimental understanding of the key tasks will stand you in good stead. Local colleges often run courses on starting a business as well as many of the other practical considerations.
You may also need to learn more about your core skills and there are plenty of firms who will be happy to help.
This section is designed to point you in the right direction.
If you run your own business in Hampshire and would like to learn more about education and training, we have compiled a library of useful resources and frequently asked questions which we hope that you will find both interesting and useful.
A4e is contracted by DEL to deliver the fully funded ApprenticeshipsNI programme to employers and their employees throughout NI. Courses are available in Hospitality & Catering, Retail, Business Administration and many more. 7894599661
At Essential Business, we really want you to succeed in your business! We're a small business ourselves and, as well as publishing the award-winning Essential Business Guide, we also produce workbooks and business start-up workshops (in the south east). Visit our website at http://www.essential-business.co.uk or find out more about our workshops at http://essential-business.eventbrite.com. And that's not all... anyone who attends our workshops is offered a year's free membership of our private online Essential Business Club where we keep you focused and inspired with resources, information and support. You're not alone in business! 01273 727282
HMRC is increasingly using digital channels such as, e-learning and webinars, to provide support to SMEs. It is recognised that businesses rely on peer support and guidance from organisations such as yours. My role involves building constructive working relationships with these business support organisations to ensure that HMRC's digital guidance is readily available and easily accessible to all those who need it. Included below are links to some of our most popular tools and resources for your perusal. . There is no cost as far as HMRC is concerned in you hosting the links. They will be maintained by HMRC so you can be confident that they are accurate and up to date. 03000 525686
Corporate team building provided by Leap UK. We're UK based and specialise in corporate team building, employee motivation and management training. +44 (0)1590 689289
Medic Services International Ltd
Medic Services Internatinal Ltd prides itself on offering bespoke first aid training to a variety of industries. Whatever your industry needs, we have the right courses and trainers for you. All our courses are HSE accredited through NUCO and can be done on your company's premises, thereby keeping disruption to your company's working day and your costs to a minimum. 02392 298673
Business Training in the heart of Hampshire. First aid training, improving your maths, developing Microsoft ICT skills, attaining a certificate for chainsaw use or embarking on a programme to prepare for management role: the variety of business training available at Sparsholt supports any stage of business and personal development. 0845 8500916
Speaking With Ease
Many people in business, who deliver presentations or speak publicly, can still feel very nervous of fearful of being in front of new clients. This can lower your clients' confidence in you and is likely to reduce your potential sales and ability to secure new business. A One-day Speaking With Ease workshop is uniquely designed to help you speak with ease and confidence, whenever you are the centre of attention. The workshop will address the nervousness or fear that most people experience and help remove it for good. Learn to feel more confident and at ease talking to prospective clients. Learn how to connect to each person in your audience so that you can actively engage with them and help maximise your sales revenue. 2380845485
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