Breckland workshops to help with recession

A SERIES of workshops aiming to support small business through the downturn begins next month.

A SERIES of workshops aiming to support small business through the downturn begins next month.

The events, funded by Breckland Council and delivered by business support organisation NWES, aim to provide assistance to small firms in eth district to help them survive in difficult times.

The free, day-long, workshops will guide business owners through strategies to improve performance and profitability.

Subjects include how to improve chances of obtaining finance and making the most of marketing opportunities.

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The Does your Business Need Help Through the Recession? Worshops will begin at the Keystone Innovation Trust on Croxton Road in Thetford on November 4, from 9.30am until 4pm.

On November 5 it will move to Wayland House on Acorn Road in Watton, from 1.30 until 7.30pm; then will be in Dereham at Elizabeth House on November 20 from 9.30am until 4pm.

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Andrew Wilson, head of advice at NWES said: “We are delighted to be delivering these workshops in the Breckland area at a time when businesses can really benefit by sharing their experiences and getting advice on how to maximise their potential.

“These workshops will be packed with proven strategies and tips to help local businesses.”

Paul Claussen, Breckland Council executive member for economic development added: “These workshops will be a great way for business owners to check they are not missing any opportunities.

“As one of the country's leading providers of enterprise support we are very pleased that NWES are delivering this programme of workshops for us”

Call NWES on 0845 60 99 99 1 for further details.

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