Starting in Business Webinar

24nov6:00 pm9:00 pmStarting in Business Webinar

Event Details

This event is only available and is free for small businesses, small charities, sole traders and residents based in South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset.

To access 12 hours of free business support please submit the below registration form: business-support/

Are you thinking of starting your own business?

Would you benefit from receiving start-up help and guidance from an experienced business adviser?

If you answered “Yes” to these questions, our Starting in Business webinar is for you!

What will I learn?

During this session we will introduce you to the essential things you will need to consider and provide the basic information and tools needed to help you get started.

During the webinar, we will cover areas such as:

  • Is setting up a business right for me?
  • How will I know if my idea is viable?
  • How do I set up a business?
  • What should my legal status be and who do I have to tell?
  • What legislation do I have to comply with?
  • What is a business plan?
  • Do I need to do market research?
  • Where can I obtain funding from if needed?

Other free workshops that may be useful when starting a business:

Essential Finance for New Businesses – 1st Dec 10am

Win More Customers – 7th Dec 10am

Who should attend:

This workshop is aimed at individuals, considering self-employment or setting up their own business.

A bit about your presenter:

This webinar will be run by our business start-up expert Emma Smith who runs a number of businesses and has been advising individuals on how to start and run a successful business and obtain funding for over a decade.

What attendees of this webinar say :

Brilliant visual power point presentation. Well structured. On time and flexible to meet participants’ needs to ask more questions at the end.” Yüksel Pain

“A very useful introduction to setting up a business. The virtual environment was very welcoming and friendly.” James Simon Excell

Essential information:

Please note, this workshop will be held on Zoom.

Your booking for this webinar is provisional until you have enrolled for the free Business Support Service. Enrolment is via a short online form – if you are not enrolled already, a link will be emailed directly to you.

Once enrolled, you will receive the Zoom webinar link and password to join the call. Do ensure you join the webinar at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start time.

If you are unable to attend this event, we require at least 2 working days notice for cancellations to enable us to offer your place to someone else. We reserve the right to cancel your place if you are not eligible for this service.

All participants of the service are eligible to receive up to 12 hours of free support. This equates to a maximum of 4 events per participant.

The South Gloucestershire and B&NES Business Support Services form part of Universal Support, a West of England Combined authority funded initiative, delivered in partnership with B&NES and South Gloucestershire Councils.



(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Online / Virtual Event

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