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Series of Virtual Events

We understand the instruction to reduce face-to-face contact in order to reduce the spread of infection – we also recognise that businesses need the ability to continue in some form.

 

During the pandemic we are vowing to be a source of pragmatic, practical and valuable guidance so our business community is able to fight the fight.

 

Join our series of interactive webinars to support your business and employees as we navigate the coronavirus crisis. We will be joined by an expert from within our membership to provide key insights into topical subjects and ensure your business questions are addressed.

 

Did you miss one of our webinars? No worries, we have been recording them for you! Click here to view our latest recorded webinars.

 

As a community, we must stick together to protect ourselves, our businesses and our workforce.

 

  

 

 

Upcoming Events

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Regular events

Marketing Oomph!

10:00 AM - 13:00 PM

Our renowned Marketing Oomph workshop is designed to help companies committed to environmentally-responsible business nail their marketing strategy. As the climate emergency deepens, businesses need to adapt to survive and thrive. We’re here to help you do that.

” It really was one of the most interesting, informative and fun workshops I have been to.”

The Covid 19 situation has also forced many businesses to consider how to improve their resilience, and many are exploring how they can reframe their marketing strategies and tactics. Selling online and utilising online tools will be crucial. We’ll help you get to grips with this changing landscape.

Now delivered virtually over four highly informative and engaging sessions.

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Mental Health First Aid Refresher course

09:00 AM - 13:00 PM

This online course is aimed at those who have already completed a Mental Health First Aid course and will allow you to update your knowledge of mental health and keep your awareness of mental health supports current.   Just like physical First Aid, it's recommended that Mental Health First Aiders attend a Refresher course every three years. 



Our next Mental Health First Aid Refresher course takes place on the morning of 27th January 2022.  This course will be run online and you can book your place here: 



https://mhfaengland.org/course-booking-form/?id=298a9fc8-d459-ec11-8f8f-000d3ade3482



The cost is £125+VAT per person (discounts available for not-for-profit orgs)


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Talking about Mental Health

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Open conversations about mental health are more important than ever and in support of Time to Talk Day which this year falls on 6th February. The day aims to help people open up and be honest about mental health, without the fear and stigma often attached to the topic.

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

09:30 AM - 12:00 PM

The MHFA course is a comprehensive and world class course that will teach your employees:

• About the different types of mental health disorders

• Skills to help a colleague who may be suffering with their mental health such as non-judgemental listening

• What help and support there is in place to help someone who is struggling

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Become your own market research expert

09:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Would you like deeper insight into your target audience and a greater understanding of the emerging trends driving your market?

This workshop will give you the tools and knowledge to carry out market research yourself.

You’ll come away with the ability to unearth research-driven insights that will elevate your marketing, brand, and pitches to investors and funders.

The workshop will be highly interactive with breakout sessions tailored to your own situation. You’ll focus on methods you can implement yourself.

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Business Start Up Surgery

09:30 AM - 16:45 PM

Plus Accounting have 6 free 45 minute advice sessions available.

These sessions are aimed at those wanting to know more about starting a business, anticipating high growth with an annual turnover in excess of £100,000. Some of the areas which will be discussed are;

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Sales development for start ups

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Would you like to increase sales? Approach sales conversations with confidence and a clear strategy in mind?

Our sales development for start-ups workshop is designed to help you maximise the potential of sales opportunities and boost your conversion rate.

You’ll come away understanding the key steps in winning business and how to:


Plan a sales campaign with SMART objectives
Research clients before approaching them, so you’re fully prepared
Make qualified appointments with decision-makers
Build a rapport with prospects
Understand buyer motivations and needs with active listening
Handle objections
Qualify buyer decision-making processes
Analyse and overcome your competition

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Xero Drop In Session with Emma Hardwick

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

The team at Plus Accounting have extensive experience of implementing Xero across a wide range of industry sectors. Since Xero’s launch in the UK we have worked closely with their products and we are now a Platinum Accredited Partner.

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Strategic selling for major accounts

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Are you involved in high-value sales, tendering, or major account negotiation? Would you like to hone your skills to approach negotiations strategically and maximise your conversion rate?

This sales development webinar will help you fully understand the key steps to winning large contracts.

You’ll learn the most effective ways to:


Prepare for large tenders
Ensure you meet public sector environmental and social tender requirements
Negotiate the best deal when you’re dealing with multiple decision-makers
Work with press and PR professionals to maximise sales opportunities
Sell to investors and potential mergers and acquisitions partners

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Understanding Anxiety

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Stratus Coaching is aiming to raise awareness of mental health and inspire action to promote the message of good mental health for all.

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The Future of Housing

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM


There are almost 25 million houses in the UK. They account for about 15% of the nation’s carbon emissions.

Alongside transport, energy, and business, the carbon footprint of housing is one of the hard nuts we need to crack if we’re going to achieve net-zero carbon emissions. We need disruptive thinking and decisive action.

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Finance for scale ups

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The one thing that has the power to accelerate your green business ambitions more than anything is funding.

Whether it’s crowdfunding, government grants, private equity investment or debt financing, what works for one business might not work for another.

How do you decide what’s right for you?

This FREE workshop is designed for businesses wanting to scale up their growth. It will help you identify the right kind of funding to fuel the next stage in your growth journey.

The workshop will cover all aspects of business funding, and you can submit your funding questions in advance so that they get covered on the day.

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Finance for start ups

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The one thing that has the power to accelerate your green business ambitions more than anything is funding.

Whether it’s crowdfunding, government grants, private equity investment or debt financing, what works for one business might not work for another.

How do you decide what’s right for you?

This FREE workshop will help you identify the right kind of funding for your start-up.

The workshop will cover all aspects of business funding, and you can submit your funding questions in advance so that they get covered on the day.

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Intro to Diversity and Inclusion

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Human beings are hard-wired to make unconscious judgements and intuitive decisions about other people, and these affect our attitudes and behaviours towards others.

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Understanding Depression & Bipolar

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Stratus Coaching is aiming to raise awareness of mental health and inspire action to promote the message of good mental health for all.

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Stress & Pressure

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

April is Stress Awareness Month and this webinar on handling Pressure and Stress is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about stress.

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