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Free advice if you’re planning to start a new business in Knowsley

by Laura Johnston

If you’re thinking about starting and running a new business in Knowsley in 2018 then your first point of contact is the Knowsley Growth Hub. There’s lots of free, expert guidance and support to help get your business up and running.

More and more people are seizing the opportunity to start their own business. So whatever your idea we can provide you with guidance, advice and essential information to help you get your idea off the ground.

Knowsley Chamber and Growth Hub are working closely with The Enterprise Hub to deliver a series of local events. Our events are free and informal and perfect for anyone thinking of starting or who has recently started their own business.  We cover a range of topics including business planning, marketing and sourcing finance.

‘Start Your Business in 2018’ is a free event for anyone looking to set up a new business. Our advisors will be on hand to provide information and you will have the chance to meet and hear from local people who started running their own business in the last year or two. The event takes place on Tuesday 6 February 2018 at the Suites Hotel, 10am to 12.30pm.

Meanwhile ‘New Year, New Business’ is a series of free information sessions delivered by the Enterprise Hub for anyone planning to start a new venture.

‘How to market your business on a budget’ is a workshop covering effective and low or cost-free methods of promoting your new business, essential for any new start-up. The workshop is on Saturday 20 January 2018 at Prescot Town Hall, 9.30am to 12.30pm.

‘Be Your Own Boss’ drop-in sessions will take place on Monday afternoons, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, in Prescot Library. Providing a chance to find out more about how to set up on your own and keep your business growing.

Cllr Andy Moorhead, Leader of Knowsley Council, said:

“Knowsley is a great place to start a new small business with so much support – and much of it free – for anyone planning to start out on their own.”

For further information about the support available for new and existing businesses in Knowsley, including how to book your place on the free events, visit the Knowsley Chamber and Growth Hub website.