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Lessons from the pitch at Leicester Business Festival 2017

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Success in sport requires skill, a winning attitude and the right mind set, backed by a focussed, supportive team.  For sales success, your business also requires clear direction, a collective mindset and team targets that will help you create opportunities and deliver sales. In this FREE Leicester Business Festival 2017 workshop led by expert IBD East Midlands advisers, you will : – – Find out what a winning team looks like & what winners have in common – Understand…

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Business Bootcamp at Leicester Business Festival 2017

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Come along to a FREE fast-paced business workout session at Dock, Leicester, led by expert IBD East Midlands advisers and start getting your business into shape this autumn! You’ll look at four key areas in your business - sales, marketing, finance and people - and identify those weak spots stopping your business from growing. This event is aimed at existing businesses who want to accelerate growth. - Find out about the small business market place in the UK today - Understand...
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Marketing for Business Growth – Free Workshop in Leicester – Thursday July 6 2017

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Do you know how to get your service or product in front of more customers and how to persuade them to buy more? I am delivering this Marketing for Business Growth LLEP workshop in Leicester on Thursday 6 July. An experienced marketing, public relations and communications specialist, I support businesses to grow by engaging more effectively with their customers and target audiences. A haphazard approach to marketing could mean you’re missing out on some great opportunities…

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What’s Up? PR Your Business this autumn

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Now the silly summer season’s over, the kids are back at school and it’s heads down till Christmas. But wait – let’s get those heads up! Taking on new staff, moving offices or working on a new to-die-for project? September’s a good time for you to start thinking about PR for your business. Make a PR plan that sets out how and when you’re going to promote any new services you’re offering this season, or…

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Starting a Business in Leicester?

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If you’re thinking of starting a new business in Leicester, you’ll need both finance and support. A low interest, unsecured start up loan, with advice from an experienced small business mentor could be what you need to help you get your idea off the ground. If you’re an existing small business that’s been trading for less than 2 years, you may now need some extra funds to help you invest and grow. Transmit Start-Ups is…

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Are You Minding Your Own SME Business?

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According to research by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS)*, only 50% of UK SME employers access any form of business support. Business owners say they don’t know where to go for help, information or small business advice; they have doubts about the benefits, some concerns about the quality of support providers and are reluctant to self-fund. Yet businesses that do access business support or business advice report significant benefits. Another statistic for…

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