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Boost Flying Start: Business startup essentials

May 23, 2024

09:30 - 12:00


Boost Flying Start

Boost’s Flying Start workshops are for people with a business idea they want to turn into a reality. Business startup essentials is the first in a series of three Boost Flying Start workshops and an opportunity for entrepreneurs to build new and develop existing business skills.

Our workshops are led by an experienced business coach and you will work with like-minded people and have the chance to discuss and develop your new business idea. What you take from each workshop and how you implement the learning is driven by you! Join us to learn more about how to get started in business.

This workshop covers:

  • Why is starting a small business important to you?
  • What is your business idea? (foundation for business plan, shifting perspective, and learning how to pitch and read the room).
  • What’s important to consider for a sustainable small business, how else to generate revenue? (being creative, thinking of numerous ways to generate revenue, engagement and taking on feedback).
  • Which business structure is best? (making commercial decisions, sharing past experience, visualisation of business launching)
  • Key partners to help launch and grow the business.

This workshop will be led by Flying Start Adviser - Daniel Fenton.

Email hello@selnet-uk.com to secure your place. 

Boost’s Flying Start service is aimed at ambitious future business leaders, with a focus on building business acumen and to acquire and apply the core skills required to establish the business and drive sustainable business growth amidst a changing economic and business landscape.

The service is targeted at pre-start businesses and anyone who has been trading for less than three years. You must have an ambition to succeed and be ready to make the next steps to creating a successful business.

Businesses within the following partner local authority areas can access this service: Blackburn with Darwen Council, Burnley Council, Chorley Council, Fylde Council, Hyndburn Borough Council, Pendle Borough Council, Preston City Council, South Ribble Borough Council, West Lancashire Borough Council and Wyre Council.

If your business is based outside of these local authority areas, please contact our Business Support Helpdesk on 0800 488 0057 and we can advise you on what support is available in your area.

Boost’s Flying Start service is delivered in partnership with Selnet.

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Levelling Up
Department for Trade and Business
Northern Powerhouse
Lancashire County Council

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