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20 Jun 2018

Prime Minister chairs first council of Local Enterprise Partnership Chairs at Downing Street

The Prime Minister met with the leaders of England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) yesterday (19 June) to celebrate their achievements to date and to map out key areas for cooperation under the UK’s Modern Industrial Strategy. The Prime Minister met with the leaders of England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) yesterday (19 June) to celebrate their…

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19 Jun 2018

£22m fund launched to boost construction skills

A multi-million pound fund to help tackle the construction skills shortage has been launched by the Skills Minister Anne Milton today (18 June). The £22 million Construction Skills Fund will bring training to construction sites – allowing learners to apply their knowledge in a real-world environment. This will help meet the needs of employers and…

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18 Jun 2018

£22m fund launched to boost construction skills

A multi-million pound fund to help tackle the construction skills shortage has been launched by the Skills Minister Anne Milton today (18 June). With 158,000 new construction jobs expected to be created in the UK over the next five years, the £22 million Construction Skills Fund will bring training to construction sites – allowing learners…

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18 Jun 2018 - 21 Jun 2018

The Prince’s Trust Explore Enterprise Course

Leicester City

Four day workshop for young people interested in self-employment

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21 Jun 2018

International Marketing and Selling Cross- Border

Leicester City

The world is shrinking by the day and having access to the internet, including via smart phones, means borders are no longer a barrier. You can now access customers around the world the same way you do in your local market, giving you potential for exponential growth.

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25 Jun 2018

Woman Who…Network at Kilworth House

Harborough

Join us at the Woman Who…Achieves Network at Kilworth House and be inspired.

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26 Jun 2018

Complimentary Ticket to the Supply Chain & Logistics Expo

Outside Leicestershire

This gathering of over 1000 senior management from the supply chain and logistics sector offers an opportunity for the sector to gather and keep up-to-date with the latest innovations, best practice and new technology solutions.

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26 Jun 2018

Growing your Business with Grant Funding – Breakfast Seminar

Leicester City

Are you looking for investment to grow your business in 2018? If so grant funding could be for you!

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26 Jun 2018

Facebook for Businesses

Leicester City

Ever wondered how Facebook could help your business excel?

Here at this fully-funded workshop you can learn how Facebook might be the right marketing tool for you.

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26 Jun 2018

Collaborate: Lean manufacturing in fashion and textiles

Leicester City

Collaborate for growth ethical compliance workshop

A workshop aimed at fashion and textile manufacturers to help increase profitability by improving processes, being more efficient and reducing waste – both time and resources.

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27 Jun 2018

Embracing The Power and Potential of Virtual Reality – Breakfast Seminar

Leicester City

What do IKEA, brain surgery and Steven Spielberg all have in common? They have embraced the commercial, health and entertainment potential of virtual (VR) and augmented (AR) reality.

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27 Jun 2018

One Month In – Are you GDPR Compliant?

Leicester City

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into place 25 May 2018 – is your business complying?

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28 Jun 2018

Collaborate: Tax savings and digital accounting – food and drink special

Leicester City

Aimed at food and drink manufacturing businesses this workshop will be delivered by Haines Watts explaining how to benefit from tax incentives and tax credits.

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28 Jun 2018

Effective Search Engine Optimisation

Melton

SEO – it’s a foreign language to many, but not nearly as complicated as you may think. With the help of the Digital Growth Programme, we’ll give you the insider knowledge on how to get your website content written and structured in such a way that proves search engine effective whilst being reader-friendly and relevant to your visitors. BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY

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28 Jun 2018

Integrating Social Media Into Your Business (two-day workshop)

Leicester City

Nowadays it’s highly likely that you’ll have used some form of social media on a personal level – but what are the benefits of social media for business?

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28 Jun 2018

MPD Training Course: Medical Device Software

This one-day course by Medical Device Consultancy will cover Regulatory insights into Medical Device Software. Find out what you need to do to comply with regulation, and work with the experts to plan how you are going to do it.

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28 Jun 2018

Executive Masterclasses: Session 1 – Succeeding Across Cultures

Leicester City

Leicester Castle Business School offers a number of Masterclasses for professionals who are looking to advance their skills and knowledge. As a participant on one of our Masterclasses you will be working and networking with other professionals and be led by academics and practitioners at the forefront of their fields.

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28 Jun 2018

Business Growth Surgery

Leicester City

If you’re a creative businses based in Leicester the Business Growth team are here to help you flourish.

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29 Jun 2018

MIDLANDS BUSINESS NETWORK JUNE EXPO 2018

Outside Leicestershire

Join us at our June Expo, where we have 100 exhibiting businesses making a big impression on hundreds of visiting potential customers.

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29 Jun 2018

Indian Summer four course lunch

Leicester City

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02 Jul 2018

3 day ‘Starting in Business’ Programme

Leicester City

From bookkeepers and beauticians to cupcake bakers and care agencies, whatever business you dream of starting NBV can help you to transform your idea into a business and support you with a fantastic package of training and funding. You’ll also get to meet other like-minded people and be able to tap into the expertise of an organisation with over 30 years’ experience in helping people start businesses. NBV will be on hand to provide you with advice every step of the way.

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03 Jul 2018

Construction Employer Workshop

Hinckley & Bosworth

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council working with the CITB advisor for Leicestershire and North West Leicestershire District Council are co-hosting an employer breakfast meeting for local construction businesses

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03 Jul 2018

Leicester Digital Meet Up

Leicester City

Each month a speaker will present a 30-minute talk on what’s new or hot in digital, plus networking and drinks with great company.

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03 Jul 2018

Improving Productivity with Cloud and Mobile Working

Leicester City

Discover how remote working and cloud computing can benefit your business. Learn the latest developments in remote working and gain a better understanding of the technology used that allows you and your business to have a flexible approach to working.

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03 Jul 2018

Space technologies are radically transforming business. Are you ready?

Discover the economic potential of satellite data, network with peers and sector experts

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04 Jul 2018

High Growth, Leadership & Management Skills

Leicester City

This fast paced and interactive work shop run by Stuart Ross from High Growth will leave you with a better understanding of yourself, improve your leadership skills and gain an understanding on what skills it takes to sustain a high preforming team which leads to your success.

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04 Jul 2018

Walkie Talkie Wednesdays- Free Networking with a Healthy Twist

Walkie Talkie Wednesdays, its networking with a heatlhy twist and its free!

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04 Jul 2018

Growing your ecommerce Business

Blaby

If your business is already selling online, then you need to consider if you’re really making the most of the opportunities on offer to you.

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04 Jul 2018

NBV Master Class: Employing Care Staff

Leicester City

An Essential Guide for Domiciliary Care Companies – Practical and essential information to help you employ and grow!

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04 Jul 2018

Collaborate: Practical Marketing for Tourism Businesses

Harborough

Collaborate for growth ethical compliance workshop

 

A half day workshop for tourism businesses looking to extend their reach, understand the modern traveller and improve business.

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04 Jul 2018

Collaborate: Product development: from concept to launch

Leicester City

Aimed at food and drink manufacturing businesses this workshop will highlight the importance of product development and show the processes required to achieve successful development.

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04 Jul 2018

Breakthrough in Branch

Charnwood

We’re pleased to invite you to our Loughborough branch on 4th July 2018 for an evening dedicated to helping you on your business journey.

This Breakthrough in Branch event aims to give you the inspiration, practical insights and professional support you need to start or develop your own business, as well as see it survive and thrive.

What’s involved?

You’ll have the chance to hear from several guest speakers, They’ll share their experience and learning on social media and alternative funding and be able to answer any questions you have.

You’ll also get to network with like-minded local businesses, so you can discuss the key issues impacting the area, share ideas and find ways to support each other.

You can even enjoy food and drink and meet the whole Santander team.

We’ll open our doors at 5:45pm for a prompt 6:00pm start and will conclude the evening at 8:00pm.

How do I RSVP?

Please RSVP confirming your attendance including your name and business name to hiren.patel@santander.co.uk.  We’d love to help any other business owners you know, so why not bring them along too!

We look forward to welcoming you into our branch.

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05 Jul 2018

China: Introduction to the Food & Drink Market

Blaby

Explore the food and drink export opportunities that await your business in China

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05 Jul 2018

Integrating Social Media Into Your Business (two-day workshop)

Leicester City

Nowadays it’s highly likely that you’ll have used some form of social media on a personal level – but what are the benefits of social media for business?

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05 Jul 2018

Collaborate: Practical Marketing for Tourism Businesses

Kegworth

Collaborate for growth ethical compliance workshop

A half day workshop for tourism businesses looking to extend their reach, understand the modern traveller and improve business.

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10 Jul 2018

Data and Making the Most of your Business Relationships

Leicester City

Want to maximise your relationship with your current customers base? This workshop will explore and evaluate a range of techniques to make the most of your existing customer contacts.

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11 Jul 2018

An Introduction to Paid Social Advertising

Kegworth

If you are already using social media for your business, you will be aware that social media marketing can be cost effective, highly targeted and adaptable to any business objective.

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11 Jul 2018

DMU’s Summer Business Reception

Leicester City

Find out how engaging with De Montfort University can benefit you and your business whilst networking with like-minded professionals

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12 Jul 2018

How to get the most out of your Facebook Advertising – Breakfast Seminar

Leicester City

Facebook announced back in January that they were removing most business posts from users’ news feeds. So, what does this mean to businesses that rely on Facebook for brand awareness, free traffic and generation of leads and sales?

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12 Jul 2018

Business Growth Surgery

Leicester City

If you’re a creative businses based in Leicester the Business Growth team are here to help you flourish.

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16 Jul 2018

3 day ‘Starting in Business’ Programme

Leicester City

From bookkeepers and beauticians to cupcake bakers and care agencies, whatever business you dream of starting NBV can help you to transform your idea into a business and support you with a fantastic package of training and funding. You’ll also get to meet other like-minded people and be able to tap into the expertise of an organisation with over 30 years’ experience in helping people start businesses. NBV will be on hand to provide you with advice every step of the way.

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17 Jul 2018 - 19 Jul 2018

The Prince’s Trust Explore Enterprise Course

Charnwood

Four day workshop for young people interested in self-employment

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18 Jul 2018

Online Marketing for Local Business

Blaby

Establish your business locally on the web and engage with more people from your local customer base

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19 Jul 2018

‘Ready, steady, sell!’: your ecommerce action plan for selling products online

Melton

89% of buyers – your potential customers – begin their buying journey through a search engine* like Google. They click on your website. They are ready to buy…but they can’t place an order. They move on. You’ve missed an opportunity to capture a new customer. Maybe it’s time for your business to start selling online?

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20 Jul 2018

Harborough District Meet the MP Business Breakfast

Harborough

Join Neil O’Brien MP to learn about current happenings throughout the district and the country.

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23 Jul 2018 - 26 Jul 2018

The Prince’s Trust Explore Enterprise Course

Leicester City

Four day workshop for young people interested in self-employment

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24 Jul 2018

Planning an Effective Website

Charnwood

Whether you’re starting from scratch or have an existing site on the web, you need to understand the fundamentals of a successful website. With support from Digital Growth Programme expert consultants, you’ll be able to confidently plan and develop a website that more than meets your business objectives and customer focus

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25 Jul 2018

Converting Website Visitors into Sales

Harborough

Improve the visibility of your website through effective use of analytics, statistics and testing. If you’re serious about making an immediate return on investment with your website, then you need to consider optimising your conversion rate.

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26 Jul 2018

Business Growth Surgery

Leicester City

If you’re a creative businses based in Leicester the Business Growth team are here to help you flourish.

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30 Jul 2018

3 day ‘Starting in Business’ Programme

Leicester City

From bookkeepers and beauticians to cupcake bakers and care agencies, whatever business you dream of starting NBV can help you to transform your idea into a business and support you with a fantastic package of training and funding. You’ll also get to meet other like-minded people and be able to tap into the expertise of an organisation with over 30 years’ experience in helping people start businesses. NBV will be on hand to provide you with advice every step of the way.

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31 Jul 2018

Email Marketing for Success

Leicester City

Email marketing, when used thoughtfully and inventively, has the power to significantly engage your target audience and successfully promote to them your business, products and services. 

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01 Aug 2018

Walkie Talkie Wednesdays- Free Networking with a Healthy Twist

Walkie Talkie Wednesdays, its networking with a heatlhy twist and its free!

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01 Aug 2018

‘Ready, steady, sell!’: your ecommerce action plan for selling products online

Kegworth

89% of buyers – your potential customers – begin their buying journey through a search engine* like Google. They click on your website. They are ready to buy…but they can’t place an order. They move on. You’ve missed an opportunity to capture a new customer. Maybe it’s time for your business to start selling online?

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02 Aug 2018

Developing Effective Content for Web

Oadby

Create fresh, unique and interesting content for your website that engages and inspires.

Content is King, in all forms, from the visuals you present to the words that represent your business. Everything matters from a marketing point of view.

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03 Aug 2018

Growing your ecommerce Business

Leicester City

If your business is already selling online, then you need to consider if you’re really making the most of the opportunities on offer to you.

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07 Aug 2018

Collaborate: Kaizen explained

Leicester City

Collaborate for growth ethical compliance workshop

This workshop will show you the principles of Kaizen including the philosophy, concept, approach and process to ensure your business is continuously improving. Aimed at manufacturing and engineering businesses.

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07 Aug 2018

Online Marketing for Local Business

Leicester City

Establish your business locally on the web and engage more people from your local customer base

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08 Aug 2018

Collaborate: Industrie 4.0 and data availability

Leicester City

Collaborate for growth ethical compliance workshop

Practical workshop on industrie 4.0 with particular emphasis to SMEs who are often overlooked when it comes to new technologies implemented into industry.

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08 Aug 2018

What’s New in WordPress 2018 – Breakfast Seminar

Leicester City

Hear about the latest features and updates in WordPress to help improve your content and website. Learn about how GDPR will affect your site and the digital innovations coming up, and how you can use data to calculate ROI.

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09 Aug 2018

The Rise Of The Chatbot – Breakfast Seminar

Hinckley & Bosworth

Statistics show that consumers are increasingly using personal messaging services to communicate with businesses and that they expect a fast response. Many queries are straightforward and can be answered using automation, allowing human resources to be allocated to more serious issues.

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14 Aug 2018

Collaborate: Understand your Supply Chain

Leicester City

Collaborate for growth ethical compliance workshop

A workshop for manufacturing and engineering businesses looking a supply chain management including the flow of goods and services, movement/storage of raw materials and inventory.

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14 Aug 2018

Protect and Prepare : Secure Your Business

Leicester City

Understand the threats and develop a strategy to protect your business 

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15 Aug 2018

Collaborate: Principles of Six Sigma

Leicester City

Collaborate for growth ethical compliance workshop

A workshop aimed at engineering and manufacturing businesses which looks at core elements such as focusing on your customer, value stream mapping, process flow and waste reduction.

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15 Aug 2018

An Introduction to Paid Social Advertising

Hinckley & Bosworth

If you are already using social media for your business, you will be aware that social media marketing can be cost effective, highly targeted and adaptable to any business objective.

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16 Aug 2018

Using Marketing Automation Software to Increase Sales – Breakfast Seminar

Oadby

Marketing Automation software (or MAS) is a new generation of integrated software that allows businesses to integrate and improve sales as well as increase efficiency of marketing processes. 

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16 Aug 2018

Improving Productivity with Cloud and Mobile Working

Leicester City

Discover how remote working and cloud computing can benefit your business. Learn the latest developments in remote working and gain a better understanding of the technology used that allows you and your business to have a flexible approach to working.

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20 Aug 2018 - 23 Aug 2018

The Prince’s Trust Explore Enterprise Course

Leicester City

Four day workshop for young people interested in self-employment

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21 Aug 2018

Getting Ready for Cyber Essentials

Leicester City

Want to protect your business against online cybercrime and attract new business with the promise you have cyber security measures in place? Explained using simple terminology this Cyber Essentials workshop will help you to guard against the most common cyber threats and demonstrate your commitment to cyber security. BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY

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22 Aug 2018

SEO, Digital Content & Social Media – Free Workshop

North West Leicestershire

SEO, Digital Content & Social Media

SEO, Digital Content & Social Media

A full day workshop, inclusive of lunch – FREE* to Quiet Storm web clients.

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22 Aug 2018

Email Marketing for Success

Harborough

Email marketing, when used thoughtfully and inventively, has the power to significantly engage your target audience and successfully promote to them your business, products and services. 

Read More

23 Aug 2018

An Introduction to Paid Social Advertising

Leicester City

If you are already using social media for your business, you will be aware that social media marketing can be cost effective, highly targeted and adaptable to any business objective.

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23 Aug 2018

Growing your ecommerce Business

Charnwood

If your business is already selling online, then you need to consider if you’re really making the most of the opportunities on offer to you.

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30 Aug 2018

Working with Digital Images

Charnwood

We all know the importance of marketing and communicating the right message to the right audience here we look at your options in creating, editing and sharing digital content.

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05 Sep 2018

Walkie Talkie Wednesdays- Free Networking with a Healthy Twist

Walkie Talkie Wednesdays, its networking with a heatlhy twist and its free!

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14 Sep 2018

Harborough District Council Meet the MP Business Breakfast

Harborough

Join Alberto Costa MP to learn about current happenings throughout the district and the country

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18 Sep 2018

Protect and Prepare : Secure Your Business

Oadby

Understand the threats and develop a strategy to protect your business 

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24 Sep 2018

3 day ‘Starting in Business’ Programme

Leicester City

From bookkeepers and beauticians to cupcake bakers and care agencies, whatever business you dream of starting NBV can help you to transform your idea into a business and support you with a fantastic package of training and funding. You’ll also get to meet other like-minded people and be able to tap into the expertise of an organisation with over 30 years’ experience in helping people start businesses. NBV will be on hand to provide you with advice every step of the way.

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27 Sep 2018

Embracing the power and potential of virtual reality

Leicester City

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A seminar introducing you to the possibilities of virtual and augmented reality. In particular the technology, terminology and opportunity. You’ll have a chance to personally experience the power and potential of VR on the day.

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03 Oct 2018

Walkie Talkie Wednesdays- Free Networking with a Healthy Twist

Walkie Talkie Wednesdays, its networking with a heatlhy twist and its free!

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04 Oct 2018

Collaborate: HR Forum: Employment Law Update

Leicester City

Collaborate for growth ethical compliance workshop

An overview of some of the latest employment law developments aimed at HR professionals.

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24 Oct 2018

SEO, Digital Content & Social Media – Free Workshop

North West Leicestershire

SEO, Digital Content & Social Media

SEO, Digital Content & Social Media

A full day workshop, inclusive of lunch – FREE* to Quiet Storm web clients.

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07 Nov 2018

Walkie Talkie Wednesdays- Free Networking with a Healthy Twist

Walkie Talkie Wednesdays, its networking with a heatlhy twist and its free!

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08 Nov 2018

An Introduction to Paid Social Advertising

Harborough

If you are already using social media for your business, you will be aware that social media marketing can be cost effective, highly targeted and adaptable to any business objective.

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22 Nov 2018

Getting Ready for Cyber Essentials

Harborough

Want to protect your business against online cybercrime and attract new business with the promise you have cyber security measures in place? Explained using simple terminology this Cyber Essentials workshop will help you to guard against the most common cyber threats and demonstrate your commitment to cyber security. BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY

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05 Dec 2018

Walkie Talkie Wednesdays- Free Networking with a Healthy Twist

Walkie Talkie Wednesdays, its networking with a heatlhy twist and its free!

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19 Dec 2018

SEO, Digital Content & Social Media – Free Workshop

North West Leicestershire

SEO, Digital Content & Social Media

SEO, Digital Content & Social Media

A full day workshop, inclusive of lunch – FREE* to Quiet Storm web clients.

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03 Jan 2019 - 04 Jan 2019

Cross Pollinate Test 2

Second Test

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