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January 2020

Finance & Trading for Social Enterprises

January 30 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Ropewalk, Maltkiln Road
Barton-upon-Humber, DN18 5JT
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This full-day session will explore the background to setting up and resourcing social enterprise activity, including: • The pros and cons of different legal structures • The rules around trading, gift income and loans, including the tax implications • An overview of Gift Aid • How to price goods and services and understand your overheads/core costs • Operating in a competitive market – doing research • What surplus income means for social enterprise structures The session will be interactive, and…

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ERDF Summative Assessment workshop

January 30 @ 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Ropewalk, Maltkiln Road
Barton-upon-Humber, DN18 5JT
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This short 2 hr workshop will introduce the concept of the ‘logic model’, which is a key component of the summative assessment, a mandatory requirement for all ERDF projects. The workshop will also cover the main stages of the summative assessment process. Please note lunch will not be available but there is a café at the Ropewalk and a Tesco supermarket nearby. To find out more or to book a place, please click here.

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February 2020

Risk Management Tools & Contingency Planning for SMEs

February 12 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Europarc Innovation Centre, Innovation Way
Grimsby, DN37 9TT
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This workshop is to understand what risk means in the context of your business, learn about risk management tools & create your own business contingency plan. This practical and informative session will look in depth at the tools and techniques that help you identify potential risks to your business and how to prepare an effective, manageable and bespoke contingency plan so you can feel more prepared, confident and organised for all eventualities within your organisation. Delegates will walk away with a…

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Criminal Justice Champions

February 12 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Humberside Fire & Rescue Service, Cromwell Rd
Grimsby, DN31 2BN
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Enhancing Employee Engagement

February 19 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Europarc Innovation Centre, Innovation Way
Grimsby, DN37 9TT
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Having an engaged workforce is the key to having a productive business. Humber Business Growth Hub workshop delivered by Paul Ward from Blue Orchid Enterprises Ltd on "Enhancing Employee Engagement" will leave you with the skills and tactics to ensure your workforce is engaged and therefore productive. Continuous Improvement is the "empowerment and engagement of all colleagues and heavily includes engaging all employees to help them understand their part and how they make a difference. More efficiently engaged staff help…

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Get Your Business Public Relations & Events Plan Ready

February 20 @ 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Europarc Innovation Centre, Innovation Way
Grimsby, DN37 9TT
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Client Marketing Ltd will guide you through your PR & Events journey in this entertaining and interactive workshop. Step-by-step, from taking a brief to finalising plans, getting sign-off and tips on how to implement, this workshop will include: Public Relations -discover your own unique story – the thing that will make journalists, bloggers, radio show hosts etc want to talk and write about you. Learn what makes story newsworthy, how to write the perfect press release and how to pitch it.…

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Volunteer & People Management for Social Enterprises

February 24 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Europarc Innovation Centre, Innovation Way
Grimsby, DN37 9TT
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Delivered by Northbank Forum this session will be interactive, and include opportunities for networking and applying the learning to your own ideas. Lunch and refreshments will be provided, along with a list of resources, toolkits and links for further learning. This workshop is specifically for directors, trustees and staff who manage, supervise and/or recruit employees or volunteers. You may be embarking on employing or managing staff for the first time or simply need development, support or an update. This workshop…

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Managing and Developing Your Talent Pool

February 25 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Europarc Innovation Centre, Innovation Way
Grimsby, DN37 9TT
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This fully immersive session will cover practical tools and techniques that will be of high value to business owners looking to manage their own talent pool of employees. With a keen focus on why managing talent is important to a growing business, topics of delivery will include: Planning your strategy to meet your specific requirements  Talent acquisition Effective Performance management Learning and Development Coaching staff Engaging & retaining staff Succession planning To book a place, please click here.

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Workshop 1 – The funding landscape and applying for funds

February 25 @ 12:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Forest Pines Spa & Golf Resort, Ermine St, Broughton
Brigg, DN20 0AQ United Kingdom
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The final session provides an overview of the different types of funding available and how to make a successful application. Delivered by the Finance for Growth scheme’s Investment Readiness Business Advisors these sessions provide access to a wealth of knowledge. Supported by Paul Arthur who is an Investment Manager with Mercia Asset Management and responsible for delivering the Government backed Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund in the Humber Region. This is the final session in a series of four masterclasses designed…

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Where Do We All Fit In? – an information and networking event for VCSE organisations and local public sector commissioners.

February 25 @ 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Centre4, 17A Wootton Road
Grimsby, DN33 1HE United Kingdom
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The North East Lincolnshire Commitment – Talking, Listening and Working Together was created recently by community members, and representatives from the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector working as equal partners with the CCG and council and agreed as the way to do things in North East Lincolnshire. Following on from conversations at the VCSE Forum, with commissioners and the recent survey Sector Support carried out, it is clear that there is an appetite to develop relationships amongst community…

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