Back to business - catch our webinars

As businesses try to return to normality, we are hosting a series of webinars to offer guidance and advice in a number of key areas:

  • Reflect, review and revisit your business plan
  • Learn what each of your key financial reports tells you about your business

 If you have missed any, please find links to each one below.

This page will be regularly updated with the latest webinars which will give you a useful resource to refer back to. Please bookmark this page and view our blogs which will help you build towards a better business.

Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you want to know more.

Reclaiming your time

14 July 2021

This thought-provoking webinar presented by Penny Rowden offers tips on how to assess how we manage ourselves and others. When many of us complain of being too busy, Penny suggests we should, 'Work smarter, not harder.'

She shares 7 habits of highly effective people and has some useful advice on how you can reclaim your time and allocate it to more meaningful tasks. 

(Webinar in conjunction with the Chichester Chamber of Commerce & Industry)

Know your numbers

9 June 2021

Penny and Jonathan divulge why producing and interpreting key reports drives business success and how, “Identifying where you can make small improvements can have a huge impact on your gross profit.” 

These reports - Trading Account, P&L, Balance Sheet, Statement of Changes in Equity, Director Current Account and Fixed Asset Register, if produced regularly, will drive best practice through your business. Penny demonstrates how you making improvements to your profit and cashflow can, “Create a stronger, more resilient business."

(Webinar in conjunction with the Chichester Chamber of Commerce & Industry)

If you would like to download a 'Guide to Your Financial Reports' please enter your details via the link below:

Get Back to Business

5 May 2021

Penny shares an overview of the key activities businesses should undertake - now is a great time to reflect, review and revisit your business plan.

“What we say 'Yes' to defines what we can say 'No' to.”

Focus on what you can control and embrace change applying the 5 A’s of Change - Awareness, Acceptance, Action, Accountability and Acknowledgement.

“The more we all support each other, the better we will all do.”

(Webinar in conjunction with the Chichester Chamber of Commerce & Industry)

Business Continuity Plan

1 April 2020

Penny and Jonathan offer advice to small businesses as they navigate the many challenges now arising as a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic. 

We hope that by following the advice given in this webinar, many businesses will have the best possible chance to survive by working together; keeping businesses alive and people employed. 

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