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25 June 2015

Excellent Experience with Enterprise!

Free enterprise talks and support sessions for small local businesses and budding entrepreneurs will begin next month in Fareham.

Each month, two expert speakers will be presenting to share their knowledge, provide tips, advice and answer questions on a variety of relevant topics that are necessary for a thriving business.

Fareham Council has teamed up with small businesses experts Enterprise First who will run and host the events. This follows on from the successful launch of the 'Fareham First for Business' free business training and mentoring scheme in March.

Enterprise First Business Adviser, Julie Easterbrook says: "By providing these events and offering free one to one sessions, we will assist businesses to survive and grow in the town.  In addition, we will stimulate local networking, encouraging opportunities and collaborations amongst Fareham business people.  Whilst individual businesses will gain valuable knowledge from these events, we expect there to be a wider benefit to the business community over time."

Executive Leader of Fareham Borough Council, Cllr Seán Woodward says: "These sessions are going to be beneficial to the entrepreneurial minds of Fareham. Enterprise First has a track record of offering events and support that will benefit those who are either thinking of setting up their own company or who have recently done so."

The early evening sessions will take place between 5.30pm and 7pm at the Ferneham Hall starting on Tuesday 7th July.

Free tea and coffee will be provided and there will be an opportunity for networking with other attendees.

We anticipate strong support for these events and would encourage early booking.

Please therefore register your attendance prior to the event at:

http://www.enterprisefirst.co.uk/events-workshops/ External Hyperlink

For further information, please contact: julie.easterbrook@enterprisefirst.co.uk

 

 

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Note to Editors:

About Enterprise First

For over 30 years Enterprise First has delivered business support and enterprise contracts in the South East. It has a team of experienced professional advisers with local knowledge who can help people in business or assist those who want to start a business.

Offering a range of services, including business planning, training in marketing and book keeping and access to funding and premises, it also operates and manages enterprise centres in Hampshire with easy in easy out terms.  Enterprise First is also a member of the Cavendish Consortium which is made up of six of the largest enterprise agencies across England, together with the National Enterprise Network.

Its members are amongst the most prominent not-for-profit social enterprises in the country working together to deliver programmes to support business enterprise. Enterprise First is also a delivery partner for the following national programmes: Ready for Business, Virgin Start up Loans and Growth Vouchers.

To find out more about the business support and advice provided by Enterprise First, please visit www.enterprisefirst.co.uk  External Hyperlink External Hyperlink External Hyperlink

 

Several topics to be covered by Enterprise First meetings include:

 

 

For further information contact:

Katy Ladyman, PR and Marketing Officer, Tel: 01329 824518

fax: 01329 550576, e-mail: publicity@fareham.gov.uk



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