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 Pioneer 10 workshops offer practical business planning with tools used by the business elite. Our people are experienced, big thinking business experts who hone in on your intuition and vision, driving it forward with cutting-edge coaching.

Book today and learn how to model growth for your business.

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11.9.2017

9.00 - 12.30

Masterclass - Communicating effectively as a business (NEWARK)

Effective communications and marketing play a vital role in any organisation’s performance. Keep ahead of the competition and update your skills in this short, interactive workshop providing participants with a taster and introduction to the key themes and actions involved in effective communication.

New for 2017 the masterclass will cover;

  • What is communications / marketing and why should you have a strategy and a plan?
  • How to build an effective brand identity
  • How to make sure you stand out from your competitors
  • How to target your audience
  • How to write an effective plan

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Limited Spaces

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire

14.9.2017

9.00 - 12.30

Masterclass - Facebook for business (MANSFIELD)

This Facebook for Business Workshop is more than just a couple of hours in a meeting room with some notes. It is interactive and engaging and our Trainer – Lindsey Newman-Wood, will be sharing real life examples of how businesses are using Facebook as a sales tool.

You will leave this workshop understanding;

  • How Facebook works and can work for your business
  • How to make your Facebook page look fitter and spiced up with ideas for more engaging content
  • What tools and tactics are available to drive that engagement and get your audience recommending you
  • How to look at your insights and understand what is working

Finally Lindsey will de-mystify Facebook adverts and how to effectively target your customer to get a better return on your budget.

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Limited Spaces

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire

25.9.2017

9.00 - 12.30

Masterclass - Communicating effectively as a business (WORKSOP)

Effective communications and marketing play a vital role in any organisation’s performance. Keep ahead of the competition and update your skills in this short, interactive workshop providing participants with a taster and introduction to the key themes and actions involved in effective communication.

New for 2017 the masterclass will cover;

  • What is communications / marketing and why should you have a strategy and a plan?
  • How to build an effective brand identity
  • How to make sure you stand out from your competitors
  • How to target your audience
  • How to write an effective plan

REGISTER NOW

Limited Spaces

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire

27.9.2017

9.00 - 12.30

Masterclass - Facebook for business (NEWARK BEACON)

This Facebook for Business Workshop is more than just a couple of hours in a meeting room with some notes. It is interactive and engaging and our Trainer – Lindsey Newman-Wood, will be sharing real life examples of how businesses are using Facebook as a sales tool.

You will leave this workshop understanding;

  • How Facebook works and can work for your business
  • How to make your Facebook page look fitter and spiced up with ideas for more engaging content
  • What tools and tactics are available to drive that engagement and get your audience recommending you
  • How to look at your insights and understand what is working

Finally Lindsey will de-mystify Facebook adverts and how to effectively target your customer to get a better return on your budget.

REGISTER NOW

Limited Spaces

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire

03.10.2017

9.00 - 12.30

Masterclass - How to get free publicity for your business 

Join PR expert Oliver Jelley as he guides you through an understanding of how PR works, and how you can achieve success with your press releases.

During this in-depth workshop former newspaper journalist, and experienced PR practitioner Oliver will cover;

  • Why PR?
  • Understanding PR
  • Achieving a ‘new hook’
  • Writing a press release
  • Sending a press release
  • Capitalising on coverage
  • Case studies

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Limited Spaces

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire

James Boler

27.6.2017

9.00 - 12.30

Accounting for Success (NEWARK)

This workshop will untangle all you need to know regarding financial compliance to allow you to focus on running your business without worrying about tax and other financial issues.
Workshop Objectives:

  • Sole Trader, Partnership, Limited Company – what are the benefits of each and which one is right for you?
  • Record keeping – what records you need to keep and systems to help you do so
  • Tracking the financial performance of your business
  • Tax returns – what, when, how?
  • VAT – what is it and do you need to register?
  • Understanding the compliance and legislative aspects of running a business

CLOSED

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire

Image of Lindsey Newman-Wood

21.6.2017

9.00 - 16.30

Effective Marketing & Social Media Strategy

There are numerous ways in which to grow your business but before you can implement anything you need to have a strategy or in layman’s terms a plan!

Join us for the morning and learn:

  • Who your target customer really is
  • Create a Customer avatar
  • Explore where to find them and engage with them and turn them into paying clients
  • Leave with a clearly defined marketing strategy

Once you have your marketing strategy in place you need to put together a social media strategy, the afternoon session will cover:

  • A review of your marketing strategy
  • Which social media to use and why
  • Look at Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter content
  • Build a social media content calendar
  • Leave with a social media strategy

CLOSED

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire

06.06.2017

9.00 - 12.30

Understanding Basic Employment Law (Mansfield iCentre)

By the end of the workshop participants should:

  • Recognise the most important points of employment law which they need to be aware of
  • Have a complete and easy to use checklist to take back to work
  • Have had the opportunity to raise any questions relating to their business

 

CLOSED

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire

02.05.2017

9.00 - 12.30

Understanding Basic Employment Law (Newark Beacon)

By the end of the workshop participants should:

  • Recognise the most important points of employment law which they need to be aware of
  • Have a complete and easy to use checklist to take back to work
  • Have had the opportunity to raise any questions relating to their business

 

CLOSED

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire

06.05.2017

9.00 - 12.30

Understanding Basic Employment Law (Mansfield iCentre)

By the end of the workshop participants should:

  • Recognise the most important points of employment law which they need to be aware of
  • Have a complete and easy to use checklist to take back to work
  • Have had the opportunity to raise any questions relating to their business

 

CLOSED

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire

Image of Lindsey Newman-Wood

10.11.2016

9.00 - 12.30

BIG Marketing on a small budget

In this practical and engaging seminar, experienced Marketing Consultant, Lindsey Newman-Wood will show you some of the tricks of her trade and give you real life examples on how to market your business on a shoestring budget but still get maximum impact for your efforts.

The session will cover.

  • Why Marketing is important and why consistency is key
  • Why you should have a strategy and plan
  • Top tips for success (both in traditional and digital marketing)
  • How to get the clients you really want and get them to buy from you
  • How to measure your success

You will leave with a mini action plan that you can put into practice in your business TODAY!

 

CLOSED

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire

James Boler

15.11.2016

9.00 - 12.30

Accounting for Success

This workshop will untangle all you need to know regarding financial compliance to allow you to focus on running your business without worrying about tax and other financial issues.
Workshop Objectives:

  • Sole Trader, Partnership, Limited Company – what are the benefits of each and which one is right for you?
  • Record keeping – what records you need to keep and systems to help you do so
  • Tracking the financial performance of your business
  • Tax returns – what, when, how?
  • VAT – what is it and do you need to register?
  • Understanding the compliance and legislative aspects of running a business

CLOSED

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire

Image of Lindsey Newman-Wood

23.11.2016

9.00 - 12.30

BIG Marketing on a small budget

In this practical and engaging seminar, experienced Marketing Consultant, Lindsey Newman-Wood will show you some of the tricks of her trade and give you real life examples on how to market your business on a shoestring budget but still get maximum impact for your efforts.

The session will cover.

  • Why Marketing is important and why consistency is key
  • Why you should have a strategy and plan
  • Top tips for success (both in traditional and digital marketing)
  • How to get the clients you really want and get them to buy from you
  • How to measure your success

You will leave with a mini action plan that you can put into practice in your business TODAY!

 

CLOSED

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire

Image of Jane, who led the workshop "Employment Law 101 - what employers need to know"

11.07.2016

9.00 - 12.00

Employment Law 101 - what employers need to know

Whether you are just thinking about taking on your first employee or already employ people, you will find this workshop useful.  We look at all the aspects of employment law that employers should be aware of, from the recruitment of employees to the termination of employment, and help you to understand what you must do and what you should avoid doing.  We make sure that you are aware of all employment rights, answer all the questions that you may have been unsure about and probably dispel some myths as well. 

Workshop Objectives

  • Recognise the most important points of employment law which they need to be aware of
  • Have a complete and easy to use checklist to take back to work
  • Understand what types of claim can be taken to Employment Tribunal
  • An the opportunity to raise any question relating to your business

CLOSED

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire

Image of David Smith, who ran a Planning for Profits workshop in Nottingham

12.07.2016

9.00 - 13.00

Planning for Profits

If you want to launch or grow your business you will need to understand how the business makes money and how to maximise those profits going forward. As a business owner, if you don't have a vision of what success looks like for your business (and you!), how do you know what to aim for and even more importantly if you are on track to reach those goals?

Workshop Objectives

  • An understanding of how the new or early stage business can make more money (how does it generate sales greater than costs and ......and get paid for it?)
  • Helping you to visualise what success looks like for the business (and you!) and defining a set of key performance goals that will drive profits within the business
  • Provide you with simple tools to really understand the following;
    • Core financial statements and what you need to look at each month to track progress
    • Your primary units of sale and gross profit margin
    • Sales Forecasting
    • Running costs of the business
    • The Profit & Loss
    • Where are your risks?

CLOSED

Free to businesses in Nottinghamshire