NFBP – Business Support and networking in the New Forest

EAFRD Funding announced for local businesses

Over £1m of funding has been announced for micro and small businesses in rural areas under the EU EAFRD funding scheme. The grants will be delivered under two criteria; firstly for micro and small businesses in rural areas for business development purposes. Secondly to support investment in new or existing visitor attractions. In both cases grants will be awarded between £50,000 up to approximately £140,000 and at up to 40% of total eligible cost. (more…)

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19th August 2015

by Matt Callaghan

Presentation skills for business – Find your stage presence! – 16 Sept – Ringwood

Find your stage presence – for business.

Kirstie Davis has been Artistic Director for the Forest Forge Theatre Company for six years. As well as supporting emerging artists, championing new writing and directing highly acclaimed plays she also delivers workshops to managers, business leaders and entrepreneurs. Her workshop ‘Finding Your Stage Presence – for business’ gives those people who are required to deliver presentations or speak in public the tips and skills that actors use in their performances. The workshop will cover various topics including, exercises to overcome stage fright, using and projecting your voice, and how to engage with your audience. (more…)

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23rd July 2015

by Matt Callaghan

Business Breakfast Health & Safety “Think Small First” & Launch of Brilliance in Business Awards – 10 Sept @ South Lawns Hotel, Lymington

After a short summer break, the NFBP Business Breakfasts return on 10 September at South Lawns Hotel in Lymington.

There will be a dual focus for this event with an update from the HSE along with the launch of this year’s Brilliance in Business Awards.

A session led by Frances Outram, Board Member of the HSE, giving you information that you cannot afford to miss. Frances will speak about her role in championing ‘think small first’ at HSE. This will include recent and upcoming developments in the work that HSE is doing to simplify health and safety requirements for business. (more…)

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22nd July 2015

by Matt Callaghan