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BUSINESS GATEWAY GROWTH HUB - November + December events 2022

BUSINESS GATEWAY GROWTH HUB - November + December events 2022

Events from the Business Gateway Growth Hub

The Business Gateway’s remaining events programme for 2022 has been expanded and now includes topics on marketing, cash flow, business planning and HR. Key areas to help you manage your business and navigate the current climate.

These webinars and action-planning workshops are aimed at small business owners in Leicester and Leicestershire. Click the links to find out more or visit


  • 08 Nov | Setting up an online shop, four-part programme, 9.30 am-12.30 pm, LCB Depot
  • 15 Nov | How to build a high-performance team, 1.30-4.30 pm
  • 22 Nov | HR Essentials for SMEs, 9.30 am-4.30 pm
  • 23 Nov | Using paid display advertising to reach your customers, 10.00 am-noon
  • 24 Nov | How to develop a killer marketing plan for small businesses, 10.00 am-noon
  • 29 Nov | Getting started with sales for non-salespeople, 10.00 am-noon
  • 30 Nov | How to create a cash flow forecast, 10.00 am-1.00 pm


  • 01 Dec | How to master communication for managers, 1.30-4.30 pm
  • 06 Dec | What’s new in marketing – evolving your marketing for a post-pandemic world, 10.00 am-1.00 pm
  • 07 Dec | Actioning the business plan through project management, 10.00 am-1.00 pm
  • 07 Dec | How to negotiate for a win-win result, 2.00-4.00 pm
  • 08 Dec | Getting started with preparing a business case to secure funding, 2.00-5.00 pm
  • 13 Dec | Preventing work-related stress, 2.00-4.00 pm

Business Gateway Growth Grant

Grants are available from £2,000-£25,000, with a 35% contribution, aimed at SMEs trading B2B, over 12 months old, in Leicester/Leicestershire. As well as capital funding there is up to £7,500 available for revenue projects. This could be for:

  • consultancy costs for developing a clear marketing strategy for the business
  • consultancy costs to improve business carbon footprint – actions to help reduce energy costs
  • small items of equipment which will help improve energy costs or improve business efficiency
  • software packages that will support efficiency or improved technology (i.e. new digital system)

Find out more about the Business Growth Grant here:

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