Working in a small business need not be a solitary pursuit.

The Low Carbon Business FREE seminars and workshops can help you keep up to date with the latest business practices and gain fresh ideas and perspectives on your work. They cover subjects that can help you grow your business with a focus on carbon reduction and cost efficiency

All workshops and seminars are free to attend and can offer you:

  • the chance to learn from leading experts on topics relevant to your job
  • the opportunity to focus on a single area of your business
  • the ability to network and swap ideas with your peers and people like you
  • some time away from the office, shop or factory to consider your business from a different angle

Ongoing workshop topics include;

Website design for business, business marketing through social media, networking for business, branding, ISO 14001, bidding for public sector contracts, social value/sustainable business

What local businesses thought of the workshops:

Get your business online

“It was a very useful and a good fun day. I’m rocking and rolling, making Thurrock & Essex smile one cupcake at a time!”
Martina Dennis, Sugar me Cupcakes

“Its helpful for the micro small and medium sized enterprises to have access to this type of training”
Ademola Adekola, Adek Consulting

How to network your way to success

“Good course with a good mix of theory and making one think about our business”
Stephen Watts, Octopus Networks Ltd

How to write a winning business proposal

“Very insightful and informative- opening up people’s questions for discussion was very interesting, it was good to have those extra perspectives”
Shannon Parsons, Peak Security Systems Ltd

“Leaving with a good idea on what I need to do next with regard to meeting our short and long term aims”
Trevor Rawson, Tai Chi 4 Health Essex

Facebook and Twitter marketing

“A well presented event all round, I am now a believer that Facebook can work as a business page”
Stephen Moody, David Richards (Printers & Distributors) Ltd

How to find public sector contracts

“Very well run and gave a good insight into public sector contracts”
Andrew Ridley, Bincare Service