03. September 2019 - 10:00
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Finance Essentials | Braintree Town Hall | Tuesday, 03. September 2019

This workshop costs £2,000, but is fully funded for eligible businesses. Please select which day you want to attend when you register (you can attend both days).
The workshop will give you a practical understanding of how to manage day to day cash flow, but also how to plan for growth and to secure finance or funding.
You will leave with a bespoke Implementation Plan for your business.
The workshop will begin at 10am and finish at 4pm each day. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
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Who should attend?

Established businesses based in the Essex Local Authority area.

Workshop Content: Day 1
Improving your cashflow

An overview of the financial flows in a business.
Understanding income and expenditure accounts.
Understanding and creating a Profit and Loss account.
The role and importance of Balance Sheets.
The critical importance of Cash Flow.
Understanding Management Accounts.

Workshop Content: Day 2
Ensuring Longer term financial performance

Using a Business Canvas to understand the key business activities in your business.
Creating an outline 12-month income and expenditure plan for your business.
Creating a 1-year P&L for own business.
Creating a 2-year Cash Flow spreadsheet for your business.
Seeing critical financial risks and opportunities in your business.
Summarising the learning and activities into a concise “financial improvement action plan” for your business.

General Information
This workshop is being run by First Ascent Ltd and Enterprise Support Alliance Ltd on behalf of the South East Business Boost programme and is free of charge to eligible businesses and individuals.
If you are unable to attend both days, or would like to attend one day only, please contact us and we can arrange this for you.  

The South East Business Boost Programme has been part funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-20. It is a partnership between Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, Essex County Council, Kent County Council, East Sussex County Council and Thurrock Council.
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