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Are there some areas you need help with?
The Surrey Chambers of Commerce, supported by projectfive and Eagle Radio, are delighted to bring you our Start- Up Academy. By becoming a member of the Academy you can work alongside your peer group and grow your business. By utilising the expertise of our members, we can ensure that you will get the best advice and resources needed to develop your business and increase your network.

The Academy will take place once a month, followed by a graduation ceremony. Key areas of business will be covered in depth, with an informative talk for the first half of the day, followed by an interactive session in the afternoon.

Running from 10am - 1.30pm, you will be offered the chance to work remotely in projectfive’s office space – a great opportunity to continue getting to know your fellow cohort members and expand your network.


Month 1 - Business Planning/Strategy and setting objectives– Richard Butcher, Stratagems
Month 2 - How to make a business successful – Mike Turner, youbecome
Month 3 - Digital Media & Marketing Strategy – David Evans, Akiko
Month 4 - Sales & Negotiation – Paul Glynn, Sandler
Month 5 - IT & Cyber Crime – Steve Coburn, projectfive
Month 6 - HR & Compliance – Martine Robins, The HR Dept
Month 7 - Budgets & Raising Money – Daniel Morgan, Haines Watts Chartered Accountants
Month 8 - Graduation – Recap of learn- ing, future support options, measure initial objectives.

- Pre-start or have been trading for up to 3 years
- Commitment to attend all sessions
- £40 plus VAT commitment fee

If you are interested in finding out more about the academy and how to sign up, please contact or call 01483 735547.

Download the application form at 

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