NFBP – Business Support and networking in the New Forest

Social Media Training – 10 Sept (10-12) – Lyndhurst Community Centre

Social media is an increasingly important part of running your business and whilst many major companies invest significant resources in promoting their pages, you can raise your profile by knowing a little about how they work without breaking the bank.

This workshop will cover the basics of social media, showing you how to set up your page to attract customers and draw attention to your product or service. Learn what to post and then to post it as well as understanding what to avoid. (more…)

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4th August 2014

by Matt Callaghan

NFBP Business Breakfast (Apprenticeships) – 24 Sept (7:30-9:30am) – Brockenhurst College

Apprenticeships deliver for businesses and help them grow by:
• Reducing training and recruitment costs
• Increasing productivity and your bottom line
• Developing a skilled, motivated and qualified workforce
• Improving customer service results
• Providing financial return on investment.

More than 100,000 employers, in over 160,000 workplaces, currently use Apprenticeships to attract new talent, re-skill existing staff and tackle skill shortages. Apprenticeships are available to businesses of all sizes and from all sectors in England. Employment is a fundamental part of an Apprenticeship. An apprentice must be employed in a job role with a productive purpose. (more…)

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25th July 2014

by Matt Callaghan

NFBP Business Breakfast – Structured Networking – 3 September (7:30am) – Lime Wood Hotel, Lyndhurst

Are there matters in your business which keep you awake at night?
Are there some problems that a Google search just can’t solve?
Do you ever feel like you have nobody to answer your questions when you have a simple query?

The NFBP Peer Group Learning is designed to help you overcome all of the issues above. More than just a normal networking event, this structured, facilitated event will allow you to learn from others’ experiences and knowledge in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. There’s certainly no such thing as a stupid question! (more…)

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25th July 2014

by Matt Callaghan