Business Takeaway: The Business Plan to Launch, Grow, & Finance your SME

Business Takeaway: The Business Plan to Launch, Grow, & Finance your SME
Guidance on how to put together a succesful business plan, to start, grow and raise finance for your business

*A programme of 1 full day workshop, and 2 follow on online mastermind sessions*

This masterclass has been designed to give you all the information you need to really develop your business plan, including cashflow forecast ready to access finance through your bank, other funder or grant application.

The second half of the day has been designed so that you leave with your own draft business plan, bespoke to your business. This will then be refined by you for success and commented on by the adviser.

  • Targeting your business plan to the recipient
  • Formatting your Business Plan to assist with successful loan applications.
  • Understanding Financials and prepare a cashflow forecast
  • Understand how to conduct the right type of research for the Business Plan – what is required and what isn’t
  • Understand how the Plan will take your business to the next level
  • Dramatically Increase Your Chances of Success
  • The transformation is to work with you to arrive at a business plan that you can use for contracts, finance, focus and business growth; taking your business to a focused ‘next level’
  • Quite simply transform from uncertainty to a solid business direction.

Who is it for?

Shropshire business owners and managers, Entrepreneurs, SMEs both Business2Business, Business2Customer, not for profits and charities.

Date & Times:

  • 11th October – Shropshire Wildlife Trust 9.30-16.30
  • 8th Nov- Online – 9.30 – 10.30
  • 22nd Nov- Online- 9.30 – 10.300

*The boring bit! Important information about your booking*

  • This is an interactive workshop, which will allow you to create your own draft business plan to take away with you.
  • You are encouraged to bring your own laptop or tablet
  • To gain maximum impact from this workshop, we recommend that you are available to attend the full programme, 1 day workshop and 2 online sessions.
  • There will be a maximum of 15 individuals enrolled on this course. (Spaces are initially being limited to one person per business).
  • This event is fully funded and free to businesses based in the Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin to attend
  • If you are based outside of this area, please register your interest in attending this event by emailing: [email protected].
  • If the event is fully booked, we will be holding a waiting list.
  • We require 48 hours cancellation notice prior to the event (in order for us to offer your space to another business)
  • Tea/coffee/water will be provided, there are options to purchase lunch nearby or you would be welcome to bring along a packed lunch

About your facilitator

Matthew works with great people to help them build great businesses. A business growth and start consultant for over 25 years, with many unique organisations like yours. As well as consulting and running several of his own companies.

As an active accountant and entrepreneur Matthew assess business plans and loan applications for loan and grant applications, in this course Matthew will share what he and the finder is looking for in a successful application.

Matthew comes from an entrepreneurial family and has held high profile positions in industry to board level, but states that his true calling is self-employment. In 1994 Matthew took a leap into self- employment and entrepreneurship helping thousands of businesses in courses and through one on one support; including starting a few of his own companies and has never looked back. Matthew’s style of content delivery is that of stories, borne from experience working with great people.

Data Protection

Details that you provide us with on booking will only be used in connection with this event offered by Marches Growth Hub (the data controller) and its partners, which include the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and event partners. If the business has any question in relation to how the information the business provides, and in particular any personal data, will be processed and disclosed, please email the Marches Growth Hub – Shropshire on [email protected]

Terms and Conditions of Booking

The event is fully funded and free to eligible businesses to attend. We appreciate that sometimes there are good reasons why businesses are unable to attend workshops, however if you are no longer able to turn up, please cancel your ticket through Eventbrite.

We require 48 hours cancellation notice prior to the event (in order for us to offer your space to another business)

Please note that if you do not attend without letting us know, we reserve the right to decline your bookings for future sessions.

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