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Workshops & Seminars

10December

Get Real Results From Your Website

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 What makes a good website? And how can you make your website deliver results? This course explains this from both a human and technical point of view.

11December

Social Media Advanced Marketing

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 This course takes the experienced social media user to the next levelThis course takes the experienced social media user to the next level. From examining a wider range of social media channels, assessing social media management tools through to monitoring your competitors. You’ll also find about the metrics you should be watching and get top tips on the rules you shouldn’t break.

11December

An Introduction to Running Your New Business

Location: Dunfermline 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.    

12December

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.

12December

WordPress for Beginners

Location: Dunfermline When: 09:30 to 12:30 Introduction to WordPress, creating a site using a standard WordPress theme. This course will cover the basics of creating a simple WordPress site including a blog, additional pages and navigation. We will also look at the minimum security requirements to keep your site safe.Requirements:This course assumes that you already have a WordPress website, it does NOT cover installation as there are too many variables. Most hosting companies offer a simple, one-click WordPress installation.

17December

Improve Your Search Engine Ranking

Location: Glenrothes When: 09:30 to 12:30 Your website can only be a success if it can be found by your potential customers. Our Search Engine Optimisation course illustrates the critical elements of a website that will improve its visibility to search engines (Google in particular) and ensure your website traffic is maximised.You can book this event Online or call 01592 858333 to reserve your place.

18December

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.

06January

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

06January

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

07January

Lead with WES- MANAGING CHANGE 3 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.