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Boost Flying Start: Starting a new business

April 15, 2024

14:00 - 16:30


Boost Flying Start

Got an idea for a new business but got lots of questions to ask?

The Flying Start Team at Boost Lancashire will be on hand at this practical workshop in Preston to talk you through the basics of starting a new company in Lancashire.

 You’ll learn step-by-step skills to take the idea from paper to reality, giving you the best possible chance of it being successful and sustainable. We’ll also tell you about the help and support available as part of Boost Flying Start.

This workshop will be led by experienced Flying Start business adviser Alistair Clarke.

Places are limited so book today

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

Room A, Preston Town Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston, PR1 2RL

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Department for Trade and Business
Northern Powerhouse
Lancashire County Council

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