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Workshops & Seminars

23October

Business Expenses and Capital Allowances

Location: Dunfermline When: 09:30 to 12:30 Find out what allowable business expenses are and how to work out your tax allowances. How to recognise the most common types of allowable business expenses, the different ways to work out your motoring expenses and the capital allowances for cars, other vehicles and equipment.

24October

LinkedIn for Business (Intermediate) - Digital Boost

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 LinkedIn can be an incredibly powerful - and profitable - business tool. Like any tool, you have to learn how to use it, and this workshop gives you expert guidance. You’ll create a LinkedIn strategy to supercharge your business via marketing and brand promotion initiatives.You’ll learn when to use personal and company profiles and how to optimise them for maximum visibility. Content is king these days, and we’ll show you how to plan and produce captivating content that enriches your brand.

28October

Newly Self-Employed - The Basics

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 Find out how to register your business with HMRC, what is meant by employment status and the different classes of NI contributions. You will also find out how to create and maintain a basic record keeping system and understand the tax return cycle, payments to HMRC and possible penalties.

29October

Lead with WES- LEADERSHIP AND MOTIVATING OTHERS 2 of 4

Location: Glenrothes When: 10:00 to 16:00 12 month programme which involves 4 workshops.BG Fife is co-ordinating the delivery of Women’s Enterprise Scotland’s Leadership Masterclasses on behalf of Fife Council Economic Development.  The Lead With WES programme is designed specifically for Fife women business owners wishing to lead their business through growth to become sustainable. WES will contact you in advance of each event with content relating to the topic.

04November

Bookkeeping

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 This workshop will explain:    what financial records are needed    the broad principles and procedures of accounting systems    how to choose accounting systems – both manual and computerised    which financial statements and statutory returns are relevant to your business    different accounting periods and financial years    how to use financial records for monitoring the financial state of your business    cash flow forecasting, profit and loss statements as well as what they should contain

04November

Start Up - Business Planning, Finance, Marketing Workshop

Location: Glenrothes When: 18:00 to 21:00 This workshop covers the business planning process including how to prepare your business plan, produce a cashflow forecast and find out what sources of finance are available. You will also find out about marketing, how to identify your target customers, the strengths and weaknesses of your competitors and how to carry out basic market research. You can book this event Online or call 01592 858333 to reserve your place

05November

E-commerce with Shopify

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 Want to set up your own online store and integrate with social media? Shopify could be just the solution you need! We’ll take a look at how the shop works, adding products, arranging them in the store, creating discount codes and integrating with Facebook and Instagram.

06November

Trading Online

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 By the end of this workshop you will be able to draw up a detailed action plan to set up your online trading presence.The workshop will examine:

07November

An Introduction to Running Your New Business

Location: Glenrothes When: 14:00 to 15:00 An informal session where you can find out more about starting up in self employment.  What you need to know, who can help and what services can you access.  In 1 hour you can find the answers to these questions and meet others who are in the same situation.    

11November

Marketing Your Business

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 By the end of this workshop you should have a realistic marketing plan designed to increase your sales.This workshop you will: