• THiNK:

    Online Events & Business Support

    We provide remote support nurturing creativity, enterprise and doing good through and with businesses:

    networks, workshops, 1:2:1 mentoring and advice.

    October Blue Stockings Network: Are your pants affecting your profit?

    10-12 noon 12 Oct

    Remote Via Zoom

    Is there a direct link from your knicker drawer to how well you are doing in business? Join us for our Blue Stockings Women's Network to find out more plus get to mingle in our usual speed networking with other femaile entrpreneurs. Free for Subscribers (£2.50/mth) or £7.50+ fees.
    Tickets & details

    Becoming Self Employed - What do you need to know?

    18 Oct 5:30-8:00pm

    Remote Via Zoom

    This is a workshop that will give you the practical information on how to set up being self employed. You'll also find out what you need to do each year with HMRC, tax & simple book keeping. £35. 18 Oct details & tickets


    Business Mentoring and Advice with Emma Torrance

    Are you self-employed, or run a small business or s

    social enterprise? Want someone to talk things through with & to make it work better for you? This could be the help you need.

    1:1 or group Mentoring and Business Advice held remotely via zoom.

    Details and how to book your discovery call.

  • Oct First Tuesday: What social issues or challenges do you have?

    Tues 5 Oct 6-8pm

    Remote Via Zoom

    Come & discuss with other freelancers or business owners, the social challenges you’re currently facing & use the discussion to help you. Price £5.50. Info & details

    Don't Fear Your Finances: How to Keep the Books Balanced

    Next date tbc.

    Remote Via Zoom

    A practical skills workshop to address the difficulties many new and growing businesses have with understanding and managing finances. Learn how to budget, forecast & what to watch out for! Designed for those considering being self empoyed & delivered in simple language and using appropriate examples
    This is free to creatives & digital organisations in Notts & Derbyshire subject to eligibility

    How to set up a Social Enterprise or Ethical Business

    Next date tbc.

    Remote Via Zoom

    Want to think on all the things you need to consider when creating an ethical business?

    Debbiedooodah will take you through on mapping your vision, mission, ethics and values and look at the areas you can make a difference. Then Emma Torrance will help you to understand how to decide what the best structure will be for your business: social enterprises, sole traders and private ltd companies.

    Free to creatives & digital organisations in Notts & Derbyshire subject to eligibility. Next date tbc.

    The Green Quarter vision for Nottingham Broadmarsh

    A collaboration of people & organisations have come together to form a proposed vision for the Broadmash area.

    For people interested in this vision head over to their facebook group.


    Find out about the hopes & dreams of others & the good & bad about being self employed

    It is easy to worry, but hopefully your desires and dreams will outweigh your fears and worries. In most cases there are things you can do to prevent your fears from occurring and allow you to work on getting closer to your dreams.

    Listen to the podcast with Emma


    Virtual Advice Coffee Morning

    11am-1pm next date tbc

    Remote Via Zoom

    Come along to a super informal, drop-in networking event. Grab a 15 min 1:1 free advice sessioin from one of several specialists (Emma is one of them) on subjects such as:

    Registering with HMRC, Sole Trader versus Limited Company, Self-assessments, Managing your finances

    See all our events

    Workshops, events, networks... whether serious social issues, business challenges or just for fun, this is the space for good ideas and for good things to happen.

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