Archives for Business Training and Support

Chamber of Solutions

This series of free events running fortnightly will provide a focus on moving from unemployment to self-employment, learning from lock down and financial planning for success. This series of events will address your challenges, allowing you to share your experiences and hear from others across the Chamber of Solutions community. It is clear that no single specialist has all the answers, and so sharing with fellow businesses can provide some practical insights. Portsmouth Chamber of Solutions is your problem solver for your business challenges. To book your place, please visit the following links:  Financial Planning for Success on the 25th August
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Creatively Growing your Business

This FREE Portsmouth Chamber of Solutions event goes beyond some of the thinking behind the ‘new normal’ by embracing the new ‘new’ at the centre of all that we do. Creativity, innovation, disruption and embracing change are prerequisite to business success whatever your size, sector or stage of development. But what does this mean now so many established perspectives are under challenge?   Addressing a range of business development situations from enterprising start-ups, growth businesses and those going through a period of transformation the event will put a spotlight on how to see your business objectively, building sustainable growth and
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Developing Skills for Business

This FREE Portsmouth Chamber of Solutions event takes a close look at skills during these challenging times. It will examine ways to help you unlock your potential in new directions and develop a range of new skills of value to the changing conditions. Bringing together a range of individuals, businesses and specialist understanding the programme will encourage all to share insights and build new relationships for future success. If you are looking to change career, develop a new enterprise or leading your business through dynamic transformation, a good understanding of how to access, develop and harness talent and skills will
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Starting my Own Business

This FREE Portsmouth Chamber of Solutions event helps you address the many practical challenges and needs in progressing towards establishing your start-up. Maintaining an eye on the needs of the new business requires clear focus on business planning, building relationships, getting your goods and services to market and the essential management of costs, margins and finance. This Chamber of Solutions will feature breakout sessions on: • Financing your business • Keeping Business Plans fresh • Effective collaboration and partnerships Setting up a business requires absolute commitment addressing many personal challenges, financial insecurity and a sense of isolation as you gradually
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Financial Planning for Success

This FREE Portsmouth Chamber of Solutions event places a powerful spotlight on all matters around effective business and financial planning. Addressing a range of business development situations from start-up models, growth businesses and those going through a period of restructure. Understanding your needs and ensuring the best chance of getting it right is so essential when it comes to investing and reinvesting in your business. This is particularly so when going through times of great change as we are across very many sectors. This is a chance to explore the options. The event will address your challenges, allowing you to
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Strategies to Grow your Business

In this Free of Charge workshop, Steve Jones of Skills for Business Training, will share his thoughts and ideas that have helped business owners dramatically grow their businesses. This is an opportunity not to be missed.  You will discover:  1. How to make your business more profitable 2. The factors that cause stress in your business and how to eliminate them 3. How to manage your business effectively yet have more time 4. How to plan effectively for the growth of your business 5. How to turn your profits tap on.  This is a fantastic opportunity to access insights from Steve
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Virtual Pure Networking with a Summer Twist

Part of our Pure Networking series. This series of free events are designed to help you create new business contacts and expand your network.  Your opportunity to network and make new business contacts over a cup of tea  As this networking event will be hosted in mid-August, please expect there to be a summer spin on this event.   Click here to book your place
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UK Border Customs Controls from 1/1/21- What it means for your business

If your company trades goods anywhere in the world, new border controls that start when the EU Transition period ends will mean that you MUST prepare for change NOW.   Change is inevitable as we will leave the single market, trade agreements we have now may be lost and others won, and our border and customs arrangements will be different from the way they operate today.   Whether you have previously prepared for no deal or not, the environment for traders has changed and recent announcements from Government mean change is more certain than ever. So, if you import or
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