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Fenland for Business Newsletter August 2018

Monday 03 September 2018

Welcome to the latest Fenland for Business newsletter We aim to keep you updated on issues and developments within the business sector that may be relevant to your business through ...

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Fenland for Business Newsletter July 2018

Thursday 02 August 2018

Welcome to the latest Fenland for Business newsletter We aim to keep you updated on issues and developments within the business sector that may be relevant to your business through ...

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Gigabit voucher scheme for businesses to get future proof fibre

Thursday 26 July 2018

The Government s new Gigabit Voucher Scheme is offering small and medium sized businesses and local communities vouchers of up to 3000 to cover the cost of installing Gigabit-capable broadband ...

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Help us measure Fenland’s economic health in the Fenland Business Survey 2018

Wednesday 09 May 2018

Fenland businesses are being urged to share their views in an annual survey launched by Fenland District Council and its economic development arm Fenland for Business The results of the ...

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Action needed to sustain growth in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough

Wednesday 09 May 2018

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review CPIER has today published its interim report which has been developed by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Commission CPIEC The report evidences ...

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Gearing up for business growth in Fenland

Tuesday 20 March 2018

A free event is being held in Wisbech later this month to help local businesses access thousands of pounds of available funding that could help them grow Organised by Fenland ...

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Department for Education publishes delivery plan for the Fenland and East Cambridgeshire Opportunity Area

Friday 26 January 2018

The Department for Education has published the delivery plan for the Fenland and East Cambridgeshire Opportunity Area The purpose of the plan is to tackle Social Mobility across the area ...

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Advice to help businesses tackle cybercrime

Wednesday 03 January 2018

Business owners wanting to protect themselves from cyber criminals are being invited to attend a free information and advice event in Chatteris next month Fenland for Business the economic arm ...

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“There’s no catch” to business growth funding – can your business benefit?

Monday 06 November 2017

Fenland s rural and agricultural businesses have been urged to take advantage of grant funding to help their businesses grow A Fenland for Business networking event held in Chatteris on ...

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Supporting agriculture and rural business in Fenland

Tuesday 17 October 2017

Funding and support for agricultural and rural businesses will be the focus of the next free networking event in Chatteris Fenland for Business the economic development arm of Fenland District ...

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Upcoming events

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First Steps to Start-Up -FREE two day workshop

Wednesday 07 November 2018, 09:30 - 16:30 - South Fens Business Centre, Chatteris PE16 6TT

Host: NWES

Event Date: 7th and 8th November Before booking, please note that it’s compulsory to attend both days (this is a two day event). Day 1 | Key Areas in Starting Up | 9:30 – 16:30 + How to assess business viability + Calculate your start-up costs and personal ‘survival’ budget + Small business funding + How to register with HMRC + Different types of business structure + The legal side of naming your business + How to undertake market research + How to write a business plan Day 2 | Learn how to plan and present your financial forecasts | 9:30 – 16:30 + Personal budgets + Start-up costs + Sales forecast + Cash flow forecast + Profit and loss forecast With limited spaces, register your place online, by phone or email: www.bit.ly/NwesEvents, 0845 6099 991 info@nwes.org.uk

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Bookkeeping and Taxation - Free Half Day Workshop

Friday 09 November 2018, 13:30 - 16:00 - South Fens Business Centre, Chatteris PE16 6TT

Host: NWES

Bookkeeping and Taxation

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Marketing Strategy - FREE Half Day Workshop

Friday 09 November 2018, 09:30 - 12:30 - South Fens Business Centre, Chatteris PE16 6TT

Host: NWES

Perfect for start-ups and for individuals thinking about starting up in business, this free half day course provides a clear insight into the main methods of marketing your business.

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Grow your business through people

Wednesday 14 November 2018, 08:30 - 12:00 - The Boathouse Business Centre, Wisbech, PE13 3BH

Host: Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce

This workshop will encourage businesses to consider growth and more importantly having the right people and skills to enable growth. People are your greatest asset Employing and developing the right people is crucial for sustainable growth Failing to plan is planning to fail This event is designed to encourage businesses to think about business growth, develop their employees and consider the skills required to attract and employ people for the longer term. There will be a focus on People, from apprenticeships up the chain through to mentors. We’ll also hear the successful stories of local businesses and take part in a fun, interactive and thought-provoking workshop to help support your organisation’s growth ambitions. There will be time to network over light refreshments. Free to attend, however places are to be booked in advance by emailing h.bosett@cambscci.co.uk and include delegate and company names, plus address and contact details. This event is organised by the Chambers’ Learning and Skills Sector and working with partners College of West Anglia, Signpost 2 Grow/Signpost 2 Skills, Cambridgeshire County Council and Anglia Ruskin University. Sponsored by Anglia Ruskin University and Fenland District Council.

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