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Help with starting your own business

News : 29 August 2018

Edeal - Eastbourne & District Enterprise Agency Ltd- working with Wealden District Council, is holding a series of free business start-up workshops in Heathfield, Uckfield and Crowborough.


Good, sound advice is crucial when starting out in business. Lessons will be learnt along the way. But if you have the right guidance and support at the very start you are more likely to succeed and go on to run a successful business. 

Starting your own business is hard work and is not without risks. It demands enthusiasm and determination to get things off the ground. But get it right and it could be the most rewarding thing you do.

The one-day workshops are FREE to Wealden residents or anybody who is starting a business in Wealden. They will be held on the following dates

Tuesday 25 September – 10am to 4pm in Heathfield

Wednesday 14 November – 10am to 4pm in Uckfield

Thursday 17 January 2019 – 10am to 4pm in Crowborough

The workshops cover the fundamental points of starting a business and include:

• Business reality check - will your idea work as a business?

• Business planning - why?

• How much do you know about your business idea?

• Legal status for your business

• Keeping on the right side of the law

• Pricing concerns/breaking even

• Introduction to profit & loss forecasting and cash flow forecasting

• Customer focused marketing

To book a place on the above workshops, please call 01323 641144 

or email info@edeal.org.uk