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Boost Flying Start: Financial management and funding for start-ups & SMEs

March 07, 2024

17:30 - 20:00


Boost’s Flying Start workshops are for people with a business idea they want to turn into a reality.

Financial management and funding for start-ups and SMEs is the third in a series of three Boost Flying Start workshops and provides the tools and resources to manage business income and expenditures.

Our face-to-face workshops are lead 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!

Boost Flying Start: Financial management and funding for start-ups and SMEs

  • Why is managing my business finances important?
  • Operating Expense vs. Cost of Sales (COGS).
  • How to record business expenses and sales.
  • What to consider with business expenses.
  • How the way you are paid and your policies/operations can impact cashflow.
  • What tax to pay on profits.

Date: Thursday, March 7

Time: 17.30 – 20.00

Delivered by: Daniel Fenton

See other Flying Start workshops:

Workshop 1: Boost Flying Start: Business Start-up Essentials

Workshop 2: Boost Flying Start: S.M.A.R.T Marketing for new business

Please note, participants are required to register and attend to all three workshops.

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.

Venue address

Burnley Football Club Turf Moor
52-56 Harry Potts Way
BB10 4BX

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