Free business workshops during October - December 2017

Come along to our free workshops which provide advice and guidance about setting up and running your own business.

All workshops are free of charge to people who live in the Harrogate Borough Council area or will have business premises in the area.

Please visit our business events information for all other business events taking place across the district.

You can book a single workshop or all of them. If a date isn't convenient please email and we'll arrange to see you separately to discuss the topic.

All our workshops are held at Conyngham Hall, Bond End, Knaresborough HG5 9AY.

Please allow time to collect a parking permit from the Hall and then you can leave your car, free of charge, on the riverside car park for the duration of the workshop.

Book your place by emailing

Understand the money
Wednesday 29 November, 9.30am - 12.30pm

The focus of this workshop is on finance for business planning. We will cover personal survival budget, start-up costs, projected sales/income along with profit and loss accounts. Most importantly we will look at the cash flow forecast and why it is a key document.

Sell, sell, sell!
Wednesday 6 December
9.30am - 12.30pm

At some point you have to speak to real people and ask for an order. This workshop looks at the anatomy of the sales transaction. Trading Standards will also join us to provide an overview of consumer contracts and look at staying legal on the Internet (focus is on business to consumers).

Page last updated 23/11/2017