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August 2019

Business Start-Up: Business Planning

August 20 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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Event details This workshop will help you create a robust business plan. The workshop will look at: creating a description for your business the business planning process efficient ways of obtaining skills and resources presenting your business plan There will also be information on additional services from Business Gateway and details of other workshops which may be appropriate for you. Click here to book your place

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Networking Event – How to Network

August 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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Event details Come along to our Business Networking event - you will have the opportunity to meet & network with other local business owners & BG Advisers to find out how we can help support your business growth. The event (aimed at growing businesses), which will provide an excellent opportunity to meet potential suppliers and customers, will include a light buffet and tea and coffee, as well as information on the range of services available across Renfrewshire to help you…

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Getting Private Sector Contracts – Part Two

August 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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Event details What does the private sector want from suppliers? This two-part workshop aims to help organisations prepare and apply through private sector procurement processes. Finding and winning private sector contracts can be a challenge for many B2B organisations. With requirements changing from organisation to organisation, being prepared and ‘procurement ready’ can be a significant challenge to any organisation looking to get high value and lucrative private sector contracts. These events have been developed to help organisations prepare and apply…

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Improve Your Search Engine Ranking

August 29 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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Event details This workshop aims to improve your understanding of how search engines prioritise results. The workshop will look at: how search engines work the importance of good copy and meta data registering with major search engines updating the site how to measure the improvement to your site By the end of the workshop you will have the relevant knowledge to enable you to improve your search engine positioning.   Click here to book your place

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September 2019

Effective use of Social Media for Start Ups

September 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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Event details This workshop will help provide start-ups with an overview of the most popular Social Media platforms used for Business and provide useful insights in how to use Social Media effectively. Social Media offers businesses a way of reaching, engaging and interacting with your customers. From driving sales, boosting your brand awareness and even conducting Marketing Research, this workshop will outline how new businesses of all sizes can utilise Social Media effectively. This session will cover: Choosing the right…

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Becoming an Employer

September 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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Event details This workshop aims to help you understand the process of employing people. It will also deal with legal obligations and point you in the direction of further assistance. The workshop will examine: preliminary steps such as job descriptions and salary recruiting new staff how to confirm a job offer registering as an employer with HMRC your obligations when an employee starts work health and safety legislation and employers’ liability insurance managing staff performance By the end of the…

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Business Start-Up: Marketing

September 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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Event details This workshop aims to help you identify your customers, understand your competitors and plan an effective marketing strategy. The workshop will look at: the role of marketing in your business identifying your target customers identifying the strengths and weaknesses of your competitors market research There will also be information on additional services from Business Gateway and details of other workshops which may be appropriate for you.   Click here to book your place

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Effective use of Social Media

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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Social Media offers businesses a way of reaching, engaging and interacting with your customers. From driving sales, boosting your brand awareness and even conducting Marketing Research, this workshop will outline how new businesses of all sizes can utilise Social Media effectively. This session will cover: Choosing the right social media platform(s) for your business How to use Social to increase awareness of your brand, as well as to strengthen your brand associations How to use it to gain insight into…

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Business Start-Up: Business Planning

September 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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Event details This workshop will help you create a robust business plan. The workshop will look at: creating a description for your business the business planning process efficient ways of obtaining skills and resources presenting your business plan There will also be information on additional services from Business Gateway and details of other workshops which may be appropriate for you.   Click here to book your place

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Facebook for Business (Intermediate) – DigitalBoost

September 19 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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Event details This workshop is designed for people who want to deepen their understanding of how Facebook can be used to engage with their target audience in order to boost conversions. Facebook is an increasingly effective tool for reaching target audiences and engaging with them when they are in a responsive mode. People who attend this workshop will learn how to assess whether Facebook is an appropriate medium for them, how to find and refine their audience and to target,…

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Business Start-Up: Finance

September 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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Event details This workshop aims to give an introduction to the role of finance in business. The workshop will look at: managing a profit and loss account producing a cashflow statement working capital the different sources of finance the different legal structures of a business There will also be information on additional services from Business Gateway and details of other workshops which may be appropriate for you.   Click here to book your place

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Advertising and Promotion

September 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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Event details This workshop will give you the knowledge and skills you need to identify the best methods of promotion for your business and to produce an advertising plan to boost sales. In this workshop you will: identify what and where the markets are for your business describe the key ingredients for a successful advertisement list the cost benefits of using different ways of advertising identify the best medium for your business evaluate the benefits of setting up a website…

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October 2019

Tourism – Customer Care Essentials

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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This workshop will explore what good customer care looks like and will include top tips on customer care over-the-phone; face-to-face and online. It will focus on what works already and what your business needs to do to create real customer loyalty. The session will equip you with an understanding of how to deliver good customer service and will explore accreditation including accessible tourism. The importance of effectively utilising online booking platforms will also be addressed as well as guidance on…

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Social Media

October 10 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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This workshop will show you how to use social media: as a customer service platform to increase awareness of your brand for product/service research to improve your search engine optimisation to measure the results of your marketing By the end of the workshop you will have a good understanding of the advantages and dangers of social media. You will also have a social media action plan designed to improve your sales. Click here to book your place

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Business Start-Up: Marketing

October 15 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
InCube, 27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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The workshop will look at: the role of marketing in your business identifying your target customers identifying the strengths and weaknesses of your competitors market research There will also be information on additional services from Business Gateway and details of other workshops which may be appropriate for you Click here to book your place

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