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15th Feb 2018

Virgin StartUp Headlines Wandsworth Enterprise Week

New businesses will be given a powerful boost in March

Richard Branson's non-profit project Virgin StartUp headlines Wandsworth Enterprise Week for the second year running.

Since Virgin StartUp were last in Wandsworth, they've helped more than 2,000 entrepreneurs in England and Scotland develop the solid foundations needed to grow their business.

Virgin StartUp are hosting a series of free events that will help new businesses to work smarter...

  1. Step Up Your Start Up

Monday 5th March, 10am - 1pm, Wandsworth Civic Suite

Join us at this interactive workshop by Ian Mason from Virgin StartUp and gain the knowledge and insight you need to kick-start your small business.

• Understand the value your business brings.

• How to build a coherent brand before telling the world about it.

• How to sell like a pro – develop your sales methods and learn the practical steps to move your business forward.

Founded by Sir Richard Branson, Virgin StartUp is a not-for-profit company providing support for entrepreneurs looking to start, fund and scale a business.

Book your free ticket now to be entered into a PRIZE DRAW.

    1. Meet Up

Monday 5th March, 6pm - 8pm, Battersea Arts Centre

Join us for a Meet Up and hear from inspiring entrepreneurs, Frances Cookson co-founder of Rewritten, Paul Wayne Gregory and Julian Hucker, Founder, Elite Training Experience as they share how they manage to stay motivated when launching their own businesses. Book your free ticket here.

    1. The Art of Negotiation

Tuesday 6th March, 2pm - 4pm, Battersea Arts Centre

Whether you’re trying to get the best price from a supplier or dealing with difficult colleagues, this essential workshop delivered by Julius O'Dowd, Commercial Lead, BBC Broadcast Operations, will demonstrate the tactics and techniques you need to negotiate successfully. Book your free ticket here.

Enterprise Week is designed to help Wandsworth entrepreneurs, whether you are a pre-start, start up or established business owner. The event is supported by Wandsworth Council and Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce. Booking is essential.

Click here to view the full Wandsworth Enterprise Week programme.

Author: This article was written by Julian Jackson, Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce's resident blogger and copywriter -