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Get ready for business (Tower Hamlets)

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Idea Store Whitechapel

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321 Whitechapel Road

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E1 1BU

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Find out how to set up your business and avoid common start-up pitfalls in seven easy steps

This high energy and practical full-day, 6-hour workshop (including regular breaks with refreshments) is your practical guide to setting up your business. Please arrive at 9:45am for registration with a 10am prompt start.

Our experts will cover the following steps to help you develop your business idea from concept to market and will include:

Creating a robust business

  • Reasons why businesses fail

Is it for me?

  • What are the characteristics of an entrepreneur
  • What skills, talent or experience are required?
  • Do I work 9-5 or 5-9?

Why start a business?

  • Importance of your values

Starting a business in its simplest from – Minimum Viable Product

  • What is needed for you to start your business?
  • Researching the market
  • Testing and validating your idea

Getting started – Legal and operations – the things you need to know!

  • Company formation
  • Operations
  • Finance

Let’s build a simple but effective business plan

  • Types of business plans – traditional vs modern
  • The Business Model Canvas
  • Time to build your plan!


Practical advice will be enhanced by interactive exercises to embed your learning and ensure you can apply what you’ve learned. By the end of this workshop, you will have the knowledge, skills and confidence you need to successfully set up your own business.

This workshop is part of a two day offering, come to our fully funded workshop What next for my business idea for more business information.

If this date or location doesn't work for you, both worksops are also offered in nine other boroughs throughout April-June. See our other event listings for information.

Please contact SiLLWorkshopBookings@bl.uk with any queries.



The project is fully funded by the European Regional Development Fund, the British Library, ten participating London boroughs and generously supported by JP Morgan and Arts Council England.



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Eligibility

To take part in the SiLL workshops you or your business needs to have a London based postcode. You need to be:

The owner of a business which is either not trading or been registered at Companies House for less than 12 months.

Or

You should be an aspiring entrepreneur with a business idea you want to develop


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E1 1BU

United Kingdom

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