Starting your own Business – Online Event

Airedale Enterprise
08 Sep 20 - 17 Sep 20

Are you thinking about becoming self-employed? Do you want to be your own boss?

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • £0

Shipley College is working with Airedale Enterprise to offer 4 FREE online workshops for people who want to start their own business. The sessions run on 8th, 10th, 15th and 17th September 1pm-3pm. They cover how to set up your own business and how to promote the business through digital marketing.

Session 1

  • Business structure – sole trader, limited company, partnership or limited liability partnership
  • Informing HMRC
  • Setting up a business account
  • Business insurance
  • Benefits of being self-employed
  • Disadvantages of being self-employed

Session 2

  • Keeping records and tax returns
  • Allowable expenses – travel, utilities, bills
  • Calculating your tax liability, personal allowance, basic rate tax
  • Introduction to bookkeeping
  • National insurance, VAT

Session 3

  • Getting your business online
  • Digital marketing strategies
  • Website options free or paid
  • Search engine optimisation
  • Email campaigns

Session 4

  • Getting your business online
  • Publish, integrate and boost posts on your Facebook account
  • Publish, integrate and boost post on your Instagram account
  • Online store / Sales Options

Please register your place(s) through Eventbrite or please call us on 01535 607775.

Trainer Andy Spencer

Andy is an experienced Company Owner/Director who has held senior positions including Managing Director and Sales and Marketing Director at UK based organizations primarily in ancillary equipment supply to the road transport industry. A strategic thinker, with the energy and drive to make things happen, he has managed sales teams and manufacturing facilities of differing sizes and has always worked hard to create a dynamic and enjoyable environment in which people can thrive. The businesses he has worked in have reflected a consistent record of growth and increased profitability.

Additional Info

This is an online event in partnership with Shipley College- further details will be provided once registration is completed.