Erewash Partnership Events

 

Events 2019


 

Understanding your Market and how to reach it

Tuesday 5th March 9.30am - 12.30pm

Bridge House, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Derbyshire, NG10 1NL
 

As part of our Start & Grow business support programme which provides support, advice and guidance to give you the opportunity and confidence to explore your business potential and learn how to set up a new business, we are pleased to be able to offer you the opportunity to attend the first in our series of three workshops.
 
Understanding your market and how to reach it - Tuesday 5th March 2019 - 9.30am - 12.30pm 
 
Trainer Richard Smallwood, Smallwood Consultants 
 
•             Undertaking meaningful Market Research for your new business.
•             Undertaking meaningful Competitor Analysis for your business.
•             Understanding the marketing messages that will best promote your products.
•             Identifying the most cost effective ways to get your messages across to potential customers.
 
Please note there is no on-site parking at Bridge House, parking is for tenants only.  Please follow this link for nearby pay and display car parks.  Please also note that Asda operate a free 3 hour parking system which is strictly monitored via ANPR.
 
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided throughout the morning. 
 

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 The Importance of Good Customer Service

Anne Kennedy Associates Ltd

Tuesday 12th March 2019, 1pm - 4.30pm - Bridge House, Derby Road, Long Eaton, NG10 1NL

 
Objectives
 
To consider the importance of good service in your organisation and understand the steps you need to take to make improvements
 
Agenda
 
What does good v bad customer service look like?
What is the impact/cost of good and bad service?
Who are your customers?
Understanding the customers journey?
Hints and tips to ensure you get your customer service right
Hints and tips for your customer complaints procedures
Next Steps
 
Please note there is no on-site parking at Bridge House, parking is for tenants only.  Please follow this link for nearby pay and display car parks.  Please also note that Asda operate a free 3 hour parking system which is strictly monitored via ANPR.
 
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided throughout the afternoon. 
 
Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

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Basic Bookkeeping Workshop 

Monday 18th March 12.30pm - 4.30pm

Bridge House, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Derbyshire, NG10 1NL

 
As part of our Start & Grow business support programme which provides support, advice and guidance to give you the opportunity and confidence to explore your business potential and learn how to set up a new business, we are pleased to be able to offer you the opportunity to attend the second in our series of three workshops.
 
Basic Bookkeeping - Monday 18th March 2019 - 12.30pm - 4.30pm
 
Delivered by Sarah Pykett of Finances First Lady
 
The workshop will help you gain a basic understanding of keeping basic business financial records, specifically the following:-      
  • Keeping Financial Records       
  • Tax returns        
  • Allowable Expenses        
  • Non-allowable Expenses        
  • Capital Expenditure
  • Basic bookkeeping exercise

Please note there is no on-site parking at Bridge House, parking is for tenants only.  Please follow this link for nearby pay and display car parks.  Please also note that Asda operate a free 3 hour parking system which is strictly monitored via ANPR.

 
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided throughout the afternoon. 
 

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Breakfast B2B Networking Event - Sponsored by Erewash Valley Golf Club

Thursday 21st March 2019 - Erewash Valley Golf Club, Stanton by Dale, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 4QR

The event will commence at 7.15am for a 7.30am start and finish around 9.15am.
 
Breakfast cobs will be served from 7.30am. Please notify us as soon as possible of any special dietary requirements.
 
After informal networking over breakfast, Jodie Nevin, Cyber Protect Officer, Cyber Crime Unit, Derbyshire Constabulary will provide an overview of Cyber Crime. The cyber threat to UK businesses of all sizes continues to grow, it is therefore essential that cyber security is taken seriously. It can often damage businesses reputation as well as resulting in financial loss if they are victim of a cyber attack and are often unreported. Jodie will help you understand the risks of Cyber Crime and offer simple advice on how to improve your online and digital security making you less likely to become victim of Cyber Crime.  
 
Now is a crucial time to develop and maintain your business network.  What better way than to attend an Erewash Partnership event and enjoy a relaxed environment where you can catch up with your fellow members and make new contacts.
Elevator Pitches:
 
We will also select six member businesses to provide an elevator pitch – this is not compulsory! Your pitch time is only 2 minutes ("dead") and we can already feel those nerves jangling! 
 
Banner Space: 
 
Banner space can be booked at £15 +VAT - please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
The event is FREE to Partnership Members only – one ticket per business – additional & non-members £9.95 each
 
Parking is available at the venue.
 
CANCELLATION POLICY
 
We ask all delegates who can no longer attend this event to advise us by 5pm on Tuesday 19th March 2019,  after this date the final numbers will be given to the venue caterers.  Members: Cancellation after this date or failure to attend on the day will result in a charge of £25 inc VAT. If you are unable to attend but can send a colleague please let us know.  Non-members: After this date the final catering numbers will be given to the venue meaning your money will be non-returnable and all issued invoices stand.
 
If you are unable to attend but can send a colleague please let us know.

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Getting started with Social Media, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

Thursday 28th March 2019 - 9.30am - 12.30pm 

Bridge House, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Derbyshire, NG10 1NL

 

As part of our Start & Grow business support programme which provides support, advice and guidance to give you the opportunity and confidence to explore your business potential and learn how to set up a new business, we are pleased to be able to offer you the opportunity to attend our final workshop in the series.
 
Getting Started with Social Media, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn - Thursday 28th March 2019 -  9.30am -12.30pm 
 
Delivered by Jon Prest of Seed Creativity.
 
This Social media marketing workshop discusses social media strategy and how to get noticed by current and potential customers. Platforms like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook are powerful tools but the most important thing about social media marketing isn’t always the technology. It’s the people and how they use that technology to create, publish, share and interact.
 
The main benefits of social media marketing include: 
  • Communicate directly with the target market in an informal setting
  • Build relationships of trust and credibility with the target audience
  • Conduct detailed market research
  • Reach customers worldwide
  • Relatively inexpensive
  • Obtain direct feedback from targeted customers and markets 
 
Workshop Structure: 
  • Benefits of social media
  • Goal setting
  • Your audience
  • What social channels to use
  • Setting up a Facebook page, twitter and Instagram account
  • Producing effective content
  • Engagement
 
Please note there is no on-site parking at Bridge House, parking is for tenants only.  Please follow this link for nearby pay and display car parks.  Please also note that Asda operate a free 3 hour parking system which is strictly monitored via ANPR.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided throughout the morning. 

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Erewash Partnership Ltd & Loates Training

Getting HR Right from Day One

CHANGE OF DATE *now Thursday 2nd May 8.30am - 11am

Bridge House, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Derbyshire, NG10 1NL

Perfect for the time poor manager, this highly interactive micro-session will equip busy line managers with the HR basics, to navigate the legal pitfalls when taking on your first or thirty-first employee.

During the taster session we will cover:
  • which contract to use and understanding employment status 
  • getting the basics right, which policies and why
Fiendishly difficult to get wrong we will get to grips with why the employment status of individuals you engage matters, and the contract options available to you as a business.
 
We will also touch on the must-have HR policies you need in your business, and the ones that will protect you when things go pear-shaped.
 
The session will be run by Sarah Loates from LoatesTraining who have steadily been building a reputation in the East Midlands for fun and engaging sessions.
 
This micro-session is limited to 15 delegates, and based on previous demand we anticipate places will fill up quickly
 
Please note there is no on-site parking at Bridge House, parking is for tenants only.  Please follow this link for nearby pay and display car parks.  Please also note that Asda operate a free 3 hour parking system which is strictly monitored via ANPR.
 
 
Tea, coffee and buscuits will be provided throughout the morning. 
 
Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

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How to Master your LinkedIn Strategy - Refresh your approach and connect with your customers on LinkedIn - Erewash Partnership Ltd and Jon Prest - Seed Creativity

Thursday 9th May 2019 - 9.30am - 12.30pm

Erewash Partnership Ltd, Bridge House, Derby Road, Long Eaton, NG10 1NL

Overview
 
As with any introduction, you must make a good impression, which means taking the time to ensure that you have a fully complete, well-presented and professional profile. Think of your profile not just as a resume, but also as a sales and marketing tool that you use to promote yourself and your business.
 
Whether you are job searching, generating leads, engaging with clients or networking in your industry, having a professional LinkedIn profile is essential in making sure that you can be found by the right people at the right time.
 
This hands-on, interactive workshop will guide you in building an effective LinkedIn profile; finding and approaching your target market; and truly understanding how to create new leads, increase brand awareness and generate new business.                                               
 
Key areas of LinkedIn strategy:
 
Creating LinkedIn goals and objectives
Creating an effective and engaging profile
Becoming more focused and targeted
Generating new and exciting ideas
Segmenting your customers, clients, service users etc.
Generating business
Building a valuable network through Linkedin
Laying foundations for your digital journey, campaigns and content
 
Learning Outcomes
 
How to implement and develop an ongoing LinkedIn action plan within your business
How to create an engaging profile
How to create a strategy that is more focused
How to redefine your customer base into clear categories and profile data
How to build and develop a profile to maximise lead generation
How to use your profile to generate traffic to your website
How to continue to drive more sales and leads with current customer base
 
Please note there is no on-site parking at Bridge House, parking is for tenants only.  Please follow this link for nearby pay and display car parks. Please also note that Asda operate a free 3 hour parking system which is strictly monitored via ANPR.
 
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided throughout the morning. 
 
Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Breakfast B2B Networking Event - Sponsored by The Factory Kitchen

B2B Breakfast Networking

Tuesday 21st May at The Factory Kitchen, 1 Mundy Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 8DH

 
The event will commence at 7.15am for 7.30am and finish around 9.15am.
 
Breakfast cobs will be served from 7.30am. Please notify us as soon as possible of any special dietary requirements.
 
Now is a crucial time to develop and maintain your business network.  What better way than to attend an Erewash Partnership event and enjoy a relaxed environment where you can catch up with your fellow members and make new contacts.
Elevator Pitches:
We will also select six member businesses to provide an elevator pitch – this is not compulsory! Your pitch time is only 2 minutes ("dead") and we can already feel those nerves jangling! 
 
Banner Space: 
Banner space can be booked at £15 +VAT - please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
The event is FREE to Partnership Members only – one ticket per business – additional & non-members £9.95 each
 
CANCELLATION POLICY
 
We ask all delegates who can no longer attend this event to advise us by 5pm on Friday 17th May 2018,  after this date the final numbers will be given to the venue caterers.  Members: Cancellation after this date or failure to attend on the day will result in a charge of £25 inc VAT. If you are unable to attend but can send a colleague please let us know. 
 
Non-members: After this date the final catering numbers will be given to the venue meaning your money will be non-returnable and all issued invoices stand.
 
If you are unable to attend but can send a colleague please let us know.

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Erewash Partnership’s Summer Networking Event & Business Showcase!

Thursday 20th June 2019 at Morley Hayes, Main Road, Morley, DE7 6DG - Sacheverelle Suite

The event will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm.  You may arrive and leave at times to suit your diary commitments - or stay for the whole event. A buffet lunch will be available at 12.30 pm. Please make us aware if you have any special dietary requirements.
 
The event aims to facilitate contact amongst local businesses and other organisations by providing an opportunity for relaxed conversation with people from the local business community, to meet old friends and to make new contacts. Additionally, the event provides information that can help you develop and grow your business. 
 
 
Whatever your business and whatever market you are aiming for, this event could provide the springboard, inspiration and contacts that you are looking for.
 
If you would like to book an exhibition stand please call Lottie on 0115 946 8839 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
CANCELLATION POLICY:-
We ask all delegates who can no longer attend this event to advise us by 5pm on Monday 17th June 2019,  after this date the final numbers will be given to the venue caterers.  Members: Cancellation after this date or failure to attend on the day will result in a charge of £25 inc VAT. If you are unable to attend but can send a colleague please let us know.  Non-members: After this date the final catering numbers will be given to the venue meaning your money will be non-returnable and all issued invoices stand.
 
If you are unable to attend but can send a colleague please let us know.

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Spring Business Breakfast B2B Networking Event - Sponsored by The Factory Kitchen

1 Mundy Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 8DH- Tuesday 22nd October 2019

The event will commence at 7.15am for 7.30am and finish around 9.15am.
 
Breakfast cobs will be served from 7.30am. Please notify us as soon as possible of any special dietary requirements.
 
Now is a crucial time to develop and maintain your business network.  What better way than to attend an Erewash Partnership event and enjoy a relaxed environment where you can catch up with your fellow members and make new contacts.
 
Elevator Pitches:
We will also select six member businesses to provide an elevator pitch – this is not compulsory! Your pitch time is only 2 minutes ("dead") and we can already feel those nerves jangling! 
 
Banner Space: 
Banner space can be booked at £15 +VAT - please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 The event is FREE to Partnership Members only – one ticket per business – additional & non-members £9.95 each
 
CANCELLATION POLICY
 
We ask all delegates who can no longer attend this event to advise us by 5pm on Friday 18th October 2018,  after this date the final numbers will be given to the venue caterers.  Members: Cancellation after this date or failure to attend on the day will result in a charge of £25 inc VAT. If you are unable to attend but can send a colleague please let us know.  Non-members: After this date the final catering numbers will be given to the venue meaning your money will be non-returnable and all issued invoices stand.
 
If you are unable to attend but can send a colleague please let us know.
 

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Erewash Partnership’s Christmas Business Exhibition & Networking Event

Friday 13th December 2019 - The Arena, Rutland Street, Ilkeston, DE7 8DG

The event will be open from 11.30am. to 2:30pm. You may arrive and leave at times to suit your diary commitments – or stay for the whole event.
 
A FREE buffet lunch will be available at 12.30 p.m. Please make us aware of any special dietary requirements please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
If you would like to exhibit please contact Lottie tel: 0115 9468839 ASAP to reserve your space.
 
The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for relaxed conversation with people from the local business community, to meet old friends and to make new contacts.
 
Over 150 people attended our Christmas networking event last year, representing a wide variety of businesses large and small.
 
Whatever your business and whatever market you are aiming for, this event could provide the springboard, inspiration and contacts that you are looking for.
 
We look forward to seeing you at what promises to be a very popular event.
 
To book an exhibition stand at the event please call 0115 946 8839 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Car parking spaces are available at The Arena Church for EXHIBITORS & DISABLED PERSONS ONLY. The postcode required for Sat Navs is DE7 8DG.  FREE delegate parking is located a couple of minutes walk away at Dunelm Ltd, Manners Road, Ilkeston and the post code required for Sat Navs is DE7 8EG.
 
CANCELLATION POLICY
 
We ask all delegates who can no longer attend this event to advise us by 5pm on Wednesday 12th December 2019, after this date the final numbers will be given to the venue caterers. Members: Cancellation after this date or failure to attend on the day will result in a charge of £15 inc VAT.  Non-members: After this date the final catering numbers will be given to the venue meaning your money will be non-returnable and all issued invoices stand.
 
 If you are unable to attend, but can send a colleague please let us know.
 

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