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Are you unemployed and looking to start your own business?

January 6, 2021
General News
Merton Chamber

The next DWP “Be Your Own Boss” workshop will take place on Friday 8th January 2021 at 10am to 12pm.

This event will take place via Zoom.

"Are you unemployed and looking to start your own business? We will support you with 1:1 expert guidance.

About this Event:

Join us at our Self-Employment Introduction session where you will be able find out if self-employment and starting a business is for you. You might already have a business idea, or maybe you have plans to turn your hobby into a business?

If you are currently unemployed, not earning or you at risk of redundancy, we can support you becoming self-employed.

Our help includes free access to live online training workshops, 1:1 mentoring and resources such as Business Plan templates to help you develop your business idea. This workshop will be delivered by Nick Keogh, our Enterprise Specialist. Nick has helped hundreds of self-employed people and start-ups in his career.

The Be your Own Boss introduction will be followed within 4 weeks by a 4-part Business Essentials workshop with training and workshops.

Agenda on the day:

Self-Employment: Is it for me?

- The pros and cons of self-employment and running your own business

- Finding the right business idea for you

- Looking at earning and survival budgets

- How to make a success of your self-employment or business

This support programme is supported by the European Social Fund.

You can register for this event here