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20 May @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Course Details:

Are you in the process of setting up a business providing a specialist service? This might include hairdressing, health & beauty, tailoring, catering, cleaning business, tutoring & education, etc. This course supports women who are at the early stages of setting up their own business to go through the key steps to help them to achieve their goals.

This 8 week course will cover the following areas;

  • Market research and what works for you
  • Identifying competitors
  • Looking at costs associated with your business and working out how much to charge customers
  • Methods of marketing and ways you can promote your service
  • Health & Safety considerations including risk assessments and insurance
  • Registering with HMRC
  • Planning – you will look at how to action plan for each stage of your enterprise development
  • How to pitch your business to others

Course Information:

Duration: 8 sessions @ 3 hours per session

Assessment & Enrolment: Friday 13th May 2022  9.30am – 11.30am

Course Dates: Friday 20th May 9.30am-12.30pm continuing weekly until 15th July 2022 (no session during half term)

Location: Local Women Local Enterprise Gateshead Hub, Greenesfield Business Centre, Mulgrave Terrace, Gateshead

This course is Level 1 Accredited by NOCN. Participants must attend all sessions to receive an accredited certificate.

Some useful information …

  • This project is part funded by European Regional Development Funds.  Eligibility criteria applies – Please enquire within.
  • Please make sure you book your place in advance so that we are aware of how many people will be attending.
  • We will be maintaining social distancing in line with Government guidelines.
  • If you are unable to attend this course, please get in touch and we will arrange an alternative method for you to take part in this course.
  • Click here to book your place


20 May
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:


Local Women Local Enterprise


Local Women Local Enterprise Gateshead Hub at Greenesfield Business Centre
Mulgrave Terrace
Gateshead, NE8 1PQ United Kingdom
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