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Lets Talk About Business – Blandford Forum – Dorset Growth Hub

May 8 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm BST

| Free

Do you find understanding business finance difficult, complex and sometimes bewildering? Are you confused by the language of business finance? Want to know the basics, have the complex demystified, and have a forum to ask questions?

This free (EU Funded) event is aimed at business owners seeking to understand finance so that they are better equipped to make business decisions, manage their financial affairs, apply for grants/finance, communicate with their advisors, and knowingly prosper from their business endeavours.
The content of the event will include some or all of the following: demystifying some business mantras, explaining books and records (accounts), examining balance sheets/profit and loss accounts, introducing cash flow management tools, introducing concepts and analysis to monitor/manage performance (ratios), exploring Making Tax Digital and cloud accounting, and exploring technological solutions for all of the aforementioned!
We aim to have a qualified accountant at these events. They will be able to deal with specific questions that arise during the event.
We encourage Q&A engagement but there is also the opportunity to meet the team who can follow up with more personalised support on a 121 basis.

Please make sure that you are able to attend the event before you book. If you book a place and are not able to attend we reserve the right to exclude you from further bookings where places are in short supply.

This workshop is completely free and funded by the European Regional Development Fund. It’s delivered by Dorset Growth Hub and WSX Enterprise. It is only open to Dorset, UK registered SME’s and aspiring entrepreneurs within home addresses in Dorset, UK postcodes.

Only one place allowed per business. Please contact the Growth Hub if you wish to reserve a space for another organisation or person.

Please also note that some sectors are not eligible for support on this programme due to Central Government Legislation. These sectors include: *Fishery & Aquaculture, *Primary production, processing and marketing of agricultural products, *Coal, Steel and shipbuilding sectors,*Synthetic Fibres, *Generalised School Age Education, *Banking and Insurance Companies. (*please follow the link for full eligibility guidelines:

Some Retail activities are also subject to ineligibility. Due to any ineligibility, we can only accept those who are eligible into our range of courses and workshops. If you require more information or are unsure if you are eligible for the support we offer, you can call us on 01202 607533 and a member of the Dorset Growth hub team will be happy to help


Crown Hotel
West St
Bladford, Dorset DT11 7AJ United Kingdom