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Finance Essentials

First Ascent and Enterprise Support Alliance

Tuesday, 3 September 2019 at 10:00 - Wednesday, 4 September 2019 at 16:00 (BST)

Finance Essentials

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Finance Essentials 2 Sep 2019 Free  

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Day 1 of this highly informative workshop provides you with an overview of the financial cash flows in a business. It includes understanding income and expenditure accounts and creating a Profit and Loss account.

Day 2 will help you to understand financial risks & opportunities. You will learn how to use financial forecasting, essential for securing grants and other finance.

Alongside your increased knowledge and confidence, you will leave with a bespoke Implementation Plan for your business.

The workshop will begin at 10am and finish at 4pm each day. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please select your attendance days when you register (we recommend you try to attend both days).

The workshop will begin at 10am and finish at 4pm each day. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Testimonials for our workshops

"An informative and extremly valuable experience"

"An excellent use of two days!"

Who should attend?

  • Established businesses based in the Essex Local Authority area.

Workshop Content: Day 1

Improving your cashflow

  • An overview of the financial flows in a business.
  • Understanding income and expenditure accounts.
  • Understanding and creating a Profit and Loss account.
  • The role and importance of Balance Sheets.
  • The critical importance of Cash Flow.
  • Understanding Management Accounts.

Workshop Content: Day 2

Ensuring Longer term financial performance

  • Using a Business Canvas to understand the key business activities in your business.
  • Creating an outline 12-month income and expenditure plan for your business.
  • Creating a 1-year P&L for own business.
  • Creating a 2-year Cash Flow spreadsheet for your business.
  • Seeing critical financial risks and opportunities in your business.
  • Summarising the learning and activities into a concise “financial improvement action plan” for your business.

General Information

This workshop is being run by First Ascent Ltd and Enterprise Support Alliance Ltd on behalf of the South East Business Boost programme and is free of charge to eligible businesses and individuals.

Whilst this workshop would normally cost £2,000, it is fully funded for eligible businesses, so represents a great opportunity for you to receive high quality training at no cost

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The South East Business Boost Programme has been part funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-20. It is a partnership between Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, Essex County Council, Kent County Council, East Sussex County Council and Thurrock Council.

For details of how we collect and process your personal data please read our privacy policy - https://sebusinessboost.org.uk/privacy-policy/

Do you have questions about Finance Essentials? Contact First Ascent and Enterprise Support Alliance

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Braintree Town Hall
Fairfield Road
CM7 3YG Braintree
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 3 September 2019 at 10:00 - Wednesday, 4 September 2019 at 16:00 (BST)


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