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Cheshire East ' Growing Your Business' Lunch Event December 2016

Date: 6th December 2016
Location: Helix Suites, Alderley Park, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK10 4TG
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Theme: Business Strategy, Open new markets & Export, Start a business

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Are you looking to grow your business and are you based in Cheshire East?

Cheshire East Council’s Skills and Growth Company would like to invite you to their first 'Growing Your Business' Lunch Event at Alderley Park Conference Centre on Tuesday 6 December

Come along and meet the Skills and Growth Company Team who will be on hand to outline the support available from their specialist business advisors focussing on Access to Finance and Business Growth Services and their offer of free and impartial advice on developing a strategy for growth, making sure your business is investment ready and how to select and access the business finance you need to grow your business.

You will also have the opportunity to hear from our Guest Speakers who have a story to tell about how they benefitted from the advice and support on offer.

Katie Bancroft, Founder of Talent HR and Recruitment.
Set up six years ago in Wilmslow, Talent HR provides a recruitment and HR service to businesses in accordance with their vision to support and drive their growth. Katie will share how working closely with the Growth team, the company have been able to market their services to a clearly defined prospect base and develop the four strands of support – HR, Recruitment, Legal compliance and Online HR.

Elizabeth Thomas, CEO of Alderley Analytical
Elizabeth and three colleagues established Alderley Analytical Ltd in February 2014, bringing together a wealth of experience in the fields of bioanalysis, pharmaceutical research and development and Clinical Research Organisations. Elizabeth will share with you how the coaching and support provided by their Access to Finance Specialist helped the business to secure offers of investment from a range of investors including the widely regarded North West Business Angels.

There will be an opportunity to engage with our guest speakers and service specialists on a one to one basis as well as enjoy an informal networking lunch with other local attendees.

This event is funded by the Skills and Growth Company and is free to attend.

This event is only available to businesses based within the Cheshire East Local Authority area – please check here.

Please note that by registering on to this event you are agreeing for your contact details to be shared with the Skills and Growth Company. We will not share your details with any third party companies and the Skills and Growth Company may only contact you regarding their business support offering.


11.30am – Arrival and refreshments
12.00pm – Welcome and agenda, Hilary Centeleghe, Senior Growth Manager, Business Growth Hub
12.10pm – Welcome and introduction to the Business Support offering, Carol Young, Senior Investment Manager, The Skills and Growth Company
12.15pm – Guest speaker – Growth Service: Katie Bancroft, Managing Director, Talent HR
12.30pm – Guest speaker – Access to Finance: Elizabeth Thomas, Co-Founder and CEO, Alderley Analytical
12.45pm – Q&A
12.55pm – Closing remarks
01.00pm – Lunch and networking
02.00pm – Event close

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