NFBP – Business Support and networking in the New Forest

NFBP Planning & Transport Conference: 23 Oct, National Motor Museum Beaulieu

The topics of both planning and transport have long been at the forefront of interest and debate amongst businesses within the New Forest.

NFBP has successfully run Planning Breakfasts for a number of years but the decision to expand this agenda into a half day conference has been taken to allow for the wider, yet strongly related issue of transport to be incorporated. (more…)

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15th September 2014

by Matt Callaghan

Social Media Training – Wed 10 Sep – 10am-12noon – Lyndhurst Community Centre

Social Media Training SuccessSocial Media workshop

Wednesday 10 September 2014 – 10am – 12noon

20+ businesses came along to this event to get to grips with the basics of Social Media. This free informal workshop helped businesses to understand the benefits of being social. Perfect for small businesses new to the online world and those who have dabbled a little but were still unsure. Social media can be 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.


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4th August 2014

by Matt Callaghan

NFBP Business Breakfast: Apprenticeships – Wed 24 Sep – 8:00-9:30am – Brockenhurst College

Business Breakfast: Apprenticeships – Dispelling the myths

Wednesday 24 September 2014   8:00am-9:30am

MJ’s Restaurant, Brockenhurst College, Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZE

How to support growth in your own business & develop young people at the same time.

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.

Join us at Brockenhurst College to find out how your business could benefit from an apprentice. You will hear from businesses about their experiences with apprentices and the College will give advice on the support it can offer you when taking on an apprentice.

You will also be able to enjoy a delicious cooked breakfast freshly prepared by the students at the college. (more…)

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25th July 2014

by Matt Callaghan