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Business Lincolnshire Start Up Academy

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The Business Lincolnshire Start Up Academy provides workshops for individuals considering setting up in business and advice & mentoring for early staged businesses by a professional Business Start Up Adviser.

The transition from business idea to registering your business and then early stages of running your own business can be a scary proposition. What could improve this? How about the advice of an impartial, experienced business person? Someone to act as a sounding board, providing focused and objective assistance. Our professional Start-up Business Advisers provide advice to support new and early-stage businesses as well as individuals considering self-employment.

If you are interested in booking onto one of our Starting in Business workshops then pleaseclick here to view the events calendar and book onto the next available date.

What can you expect when working with one of our Start-Up adviser?

A Start-up Business Adviser has a genuine interest in supporting pre-starts and early-stage businesses and the ability to use their own experiences across a range of specialisms. They possess an in-depth knowledge of the business support landscape and the ability to
advise individuals and businesses on the range of options as well as having excellent mentoring and coaching skills.

The support includes:

  • Start-up business plan creation and financial forecasting to assess viability
  • Support to access finance in the forms of grants, loans and investment
  • Offering mentoring and coaching to help a business start, survive, adapt to changing environments
  • Providing support on business strategy to aid growth
  • Giving advice on business improvement techniques
  • Advice on digital adoption/marketing
  • Introducing businesses to networks and associates
  • Supporting businesses to reduce their energy use and carbon footprint

If you are interested in accessing this support then please get in touch with us!

Individuals who have experienced the Starting in Business workshops said the following:

Roger Waldock

"Informative presentation and great information source for people wishing to start a business."

Trish Kelly

"The workshop was very informative in particular Day two and the information on finances. It was helpful to meet other individuals in similar situations, Valuable advice from NBV’s Business Trainer, Beryl – much appreciated. Would thoroughly recommend to others at any stage of setting up a business to consider."

Stephanie Gardes

"It was great and clear. NBV’s Business Trainer, Beryl is great and we can ask all the questions we want and exchange with others. Thank you very much."

Mario Kostadinov

"Great workshop! very well done and very useful information delivered in an excellent manner. I would highly recommend to anyone that is interested in improving their relationship and in growing their business opportunities."

Catherine Jenkins

"Really appreciated the opportunity to attend just what I needed to help organise and prioritise my thoughts on getting started."