MAY'S TEN BIG THINGS [Lincolnshire Echo (England)]
(Lincolnshire Echo (England) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) 1 A Key Financial Performance Indicators workshop will take place on Tuesday, September 2. It will teach how to monitor the financial health of a business, including performance ratios and how to prepare and break-down cash flow statements. The workshop, starting at 9am until midday, will be hosted at Nicholsons Chartered Accounts' offices, located at Newland House in Lincoln, off Weaver Road.
To book a place, call 01522 815135 or email email@example.com 2 The monthly business breakfast Sleaford Forum event will be held this month on Friday, September 5. Costing Pounds 6 plus VAT for members and Pounds 10 plus VAT for non- members, it mixes a full English breakfast with networking and guest speaker slots.
The Barge and Bottle pub in Sleaford will host the event, from 7.30am until 9am.
To book a place on this event, email natasha.clegg@lincs- chamber.co.uk 3 Food and drink-based businesses will get advice on exporting to Poland and Romania at an event on Wednesday, September 10. The free seminar, at the Bentley Hotel in Lincoln, will see representatives from the British Chambers of Commerce in Poland and Romania give talks.
It will be held in conjunction with Select Lincolnshire for Food and the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, running from 8.30am until midday. There will be overviews of the two countries and advice on the best way to enter the markets and one to one meetings with the Polish and Romanian Chambers' personnel. To book, call 01522 523333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Women's networking 4 group Angels Bring Business will host a session with business life coach Sue Ritchie on Thursday, September 11. The evening event, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, will include networking and refreshments and cost Pounds 15 per person for non-members. The "how to have more power and positive personal impact at work" session will be held at BG Futures, on Longdales Road.
To book, visit www.angelsbringbusiness.com A free legal workshop will be held on Thursday, September 18.
5 Specifically, it will look at contracts and debt recovery, from late or non-payments to serious financial issues that could spell problems for businesses.
Leigh White, a debt recovery manager, will talk about debt recovery and chasing cash owed. Mike Matthews, a solicitor in the company commercial team, will look at contracts and what they should include to be protected during transactions. The two-hour session starts from 8.30am at the Roythornes Solicitors offices in Pinchbeck, Spalding. Reserve your place by calling 01522 533333 or email email@example.com 6 A seminar explaining e- commerce and online sales of products will be held on Thursday, September 18.
The Selling on the Internet: FREE eBiz Byte Breakfast Seminar, at The Showroom on Lincoln's Tritton Road, will look at how online sales are growing.
It will look at how to set up an e-commerce venture or take businesses online, and look at making transactions on the web. The free, two-hour seminar will also focus on the legalities around online selling, such as refunds and returns, and data protection.
It will start as an informal breakfast briefing, with registration at 8am. The presentation finishes at 10am, with a further 30 minutes to ask questions and network. It is aimed at businesses registered with HMRC with less than 250 employees, and with a registered address in Boston, East Lindsey and City of Lincoln Council areas.
To book, visit http://www.ebusinessclub.biz 7 The Boston Business Club will meet on Thursday, September 25 for a light lunch and networking. The White Hart Hotel in Boston will host the free meeting, from midday until 2pm.
This month's speaker slot is still open. To speak at this event, email firstname.lastname@example.org To book a place, email email@example.com.
Food and drink businesses can join the Select Lincolnshire for Food members meeting on Tuesday, September 30.
8 The free event, from 10.30am until 12.30pm, will see members and local businesses network along with a talk from a topical speaker. Members can also suggest topics to be talked about, from legislation and food labelling laws to logistics and training.
It will be held at the Danwood Customer Experience Centre, in Lincoln. To book a place, email natasha. firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01522 523333.
The Lincolnshire Construction Network will meet this month on Tuesday, September 16.
9 Held at Lincoln City Football Club, it will cost Pounds 15 plus VAT for non-members, and be free for members in the first 30 bookings. Solicitors Andrew and Co will discuss the energy market and a look back at this year's Lincolnshire Energy Awards, and how to get involved in projects.
They will also advise on communication during construction projects, and potential pitfalls in sales or leasing of completed projects.
A question and answer session will follow during the event, which lasts between 12.30pm and 2.30pm. Call 01522 523333 or email email@example.com to book a place.
10 An Internet Marketing masterclass in Grantham will help businesses grow opportunities from digital marketing. Held on Tuesday, September 9, the fully-funded training session at Stoke Rochford Hall will last from 9.30am until 4.30pm.
It will cover how to optimise the presence of business websites by using key words to appear high up on search engine lists, and how phone and tablet-friendly websites can help.
It will also look at using social media platforms to engage with customers. To book a place, call 01522 846922 or email Loryn.Good@ Lincs-chamber.co.uk
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