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January 2021

LIVE ONLINE – PR for Small Businesses – 9.30am

January 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. PLEASE NOTE this is an ONLINE workshop. Securing local press coverage is the first step many new businesses take when starting out on their PR journey therefore this session will focus primarily on regional media relations, with an additional overview of national and trade PR activity. As the regional press continues to evolve online, we will also look at the wide range of digital…

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LIVE – Could I work for myself? –Your questions answered. 1pm

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

This seminar is open to North Tyneside businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. PLEASE NOTE this is an ONLINE workshop. Are you thinking about starting a business in North Tyneside? Then book yourself a place to attend this session. You’ll find out: • the key issues you need to consider such as tax, finance, insurance and more • the advantages and disadvantages of being the boss, and • how you can access our free support, advice and…

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LIVE ONLINE – Utilising your Networks and Digital Connections – 10am

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside Residents and Businesses only due to the funding criteria. Do you have an existing business presence on Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin or Twitter but are struggling to tap into relevant local community groups, other business networks or find where your ‘ideal customers’ hang out. This workshop will look at addressing the importance of utilising both your personal and professional networks to help connect and engage with people across the social media platforms relevant to…

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LIVE ONLINE – Creating Images on Canva – 10am

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. PLEASE NOTE this is an ONLINE workshop. This workshop will be ideal for any person or business who would like to understand how to use Canva to create images and graphics for social media and print. In this hands on workshop we will look at different ways of using Canva.com to create images for your social media posts, which can be used on Facebook,…

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LIVE ONLINE – BITESIZE – HR Essentials – 2pm

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

This seminar is open to North Tyneside businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. PLEASE NOTE this is an ONLINE workshop. This session will cover the essentials of employing staff, with an added complexity of covid. Aimed at employers, we will cover: employment contracts, key HR policies, home working, restructuring, managing absences, tricky conversations, dismissals and avoiding tribunals

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LIVE ONLINE – Commercial Premises Workshop 12pm

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. Please note this is an ONLINE workshop. This workshop will help you understand all of your options when considering commercial premises. There will be a ‘Jargon buster’ Q&A opportunity on the topics of: • Heads of Terms • Rights of the parties – granted and reserved • Underletting • Assignment of lease • Break Clauses • Costs, charges and outgoings • Repairs • Insurance…

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February 2021

LIVE ONLINE – Introduction to Social Media – Workshop 1pm

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside (UK) businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria Please note this is an ONLINE workshop. This seminar will introduce you to a selection of Social Media platforms and explain how they may be used by your business. Many people are still under the impression that social media like Twitter are about what you did 5 minutes ago, how many cups of tea you have drunk, what you are cooking for tea.…

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LIVE ONLINE – Dealing with Accounts and Tax – 9.30am

February 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside (UK) businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. PLEASE NOTE this is an ONLINE workshop. Do you want to be in control of your business financials and better understand Taxation, Income Tax, Corporation Tax, VAT, PAYE? Bring along your questions and discuss your problems with an expert who speaks in plain language. The workshop will begin with a short presentation on basic bookkeeping, company structure and taxation followed by a question…

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LIVE ONLINE – LinkedIn for Business 10am

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside UK businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. PLEASE NOTE this is an ONLINE workshop. This workshop will be ideal for any person or business who would like to understand how LinkedIn actually works and how you can utilise this platform to help you raise both your profile and that of your Company. This is a hands-on workshop. In this hands on workshop we will cover:- • An Introduction to LinkedIn…

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A 2 Part course: Tendering for Beginners. Part 1 -11th Feb at 9.30am

February 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

This seminar is open to North Tyneside UK businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. Please note this is an ONLINE 2 part workshop. You will need to book your place at both sessions if you wish to attend both parts Tenders and bids are regularly required to award contracts in both public & private sectors. A Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) or Invitation to Tender (ITT) can consist of many questions and these can also be accompanied by a…

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LIVE – Could I work for myself? –Your questions answered. 10am

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

This seminar is open to North Tyneside UK businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. PLEASE NOTE this is an ONLINE workshop. Are you thinking about starting a business in North Tyneside? Then book yourself a place to attend this session. You’ll find out: • the key issues you need to consider such as tax, finance, insurance and more • the advantages and disadvantages of being the boss, and • how you can access our free support, advice…

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LIVE – Facebook Paid Advertising – 10am

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside UK businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. This workshop is to talk about the strategy around placing a paid for ad on Facebook. This isn't covering the normal use of your Facebook Business page and interactions, but concentrating on the paid for element. How to create an advertising strategy The different types and ways of advertising on Facebook and Instagram Achieving your advertising goals using Facebook Ads We'll talk about…

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LIVE ONLINE –Creative Ideas to Market your Business 1.30pm

February 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside UK businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. PLEASE NOTE this is an ONLINE workshop. These are unprecedented times for everyone, and now more than ever businesses need to develop effective marketing plans to tie in with the shifts in customer behaviour. While you may face challenges in the way you run your business, it is vital to plan and structure your marketing effectively. There is no better time like the…

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A 2 Part course: Tendering for Beginners. Part 2 -18th Feb at 9.30am

February 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

This seminar is open to North Tyneside UK businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. Please note this is an ONLINE workshop.Tendering (Part II): Preparing and Submitting a Convincing Bid will help you understand – Terms & Conditions, Client Requirements and how to prepare & submit a compliant and convincing bid) Different Tender Types Understanding the Client Documents What are Terms and Conditions Bid/No Bid Decisions Client Questions (product and/or service related; general business related) Preparing the Bid…

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LIVE ONLINE – Twitter and Hootsuite Workshop 10am

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside UK businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. PLEASE NOTE this is an ONLINE workshop. This workshop will be ideal for people with a basic knowledge of Twitter who have decided that they would like to use this platform to promote their business. At the end of this workshop you will have a good understanding of how and why they should set their business up on Twitter. We will look at…

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LIVE – PR for Small Businesses – 9.30am

February 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside UK businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. PLEASE NOTE this is an ONLINE workshop. Securing local press coverage is the first step many new businesses take when starting out on their PR journey therefore this session will focus primarily on regional media relations, with an additional overview of national and trade PR activity. As the regional press continues to evolve online, we will also look at the wide range of…

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LIVE – Social Media Content and Strategy Workshop 1pm

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside UK businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. PLEASE NOTE this is an ONLINE workshop. Do you sit and look at your computer or phone in the morning and wonder what to post on your social media accounts? Do you find you are posting the same content over and over again? If this is you, this workshop will be ideal. North East Social Media will talk to you about content. Different…

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LIVE – Creating a brand for your business 1.30pm

February 24 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside (UK) residents and businesses only due to funding criteria. PLEASE NOTE this is an ONLINE workshop. This session provides an introduction into branding and an opportunity for any business to reflect and review how they use their brand to communicate with customers. This session will highlight key branding principles together with practical tips on how to design marketing material to promote your business effectively. This online session will cover: • Introduction to branding…

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LIVE – HR Employing Staff – 9.30am

February 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

This seminar is open to North Tyneside UK businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. PLEASE NOTE this is an ONLINE workshop. Employing staff is usually a necessity for growing your business but it can also be a minefield. There is a mirage of employment law to get to grips with and often an employer will be reluctant to tackle issues for the fear of the repercussions. This workshop will focus on 3 key problematic areas - Managing…

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LIVE – Quickbooks Training for Beginners – 1pm

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside (UK) business and residents only due to the funding criteria. PLEASE NOTE this is an ONLINE workshop. Join Gavin Spencer from Beach Accountants Limited, to be trained on Quickbooks by a Certified Advisor. Gavin believes in working on Real Time data to make better business decisions by using cloud accounting software. Learn how to do the basic navigation around the QB system and create contacts. Make QB software the go to software, by…

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LIVE – Commercial Premises Workshop 12pm

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

This workshop is open to North Tyneside UK businesses and residents only due to the funding criteria. Please note this is an ONLINE workshop. This workshop will help you understand all of your options when considering commercial premises. There will be a ‘Jargon buster’ Q&A opportunity on the topics of: • Heads of Terms • Rights of the parties – granted and reserved • Underletting • Assignment of lease • Break Clauses • Costs, charges and outgoings • Repairs •…

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