• THiNK:

    Events & Business Support

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

    networks, workshops, 1:2:1 mentoring, advice and small business planning retreats.


    If you are interested in one of the workshops, but there are no dates that suit you, get in touch and we could give you a private 1:2:1 or we could arrange a date for the next workshop to fit your plans.

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    Small Business Planning Retreat

    May 10-12, 2024 Loughborough

    Enjoy focussed time in an inspirational space. We've designed this retreat to help you explore ideas, make decisions and make plans for your business.



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    Business Mentoring and Advice with Emma Torrance

    Are you self-employed, run a small business or social enterprise? Want someone to talk things through with and to help 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.

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    November Blue Stockings Womens Network

    7-9pm Thurs 23 Nov either online or at the Createry, Nottingham

    This month we'll be preparing for our tax returns! Do you have queries re your tax return? And would like to network with other amazing female freelancers & business owners?

    Get your tax return done by Christmas!

    Lets get together and discuss. More details

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    Self-employment in the sun - Talking about Money!

    Past event with Collaborative Future

    Emma was guest speaker for an event to discover self employment through conversations & hear of other people’s hopes of and experiences.

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    Would you like a workshop run for your organisation?

    Examples of previous workshops:

    • Choosing a Legal Structure: Pros and Cons
    • Good and Bad Financial Habits in Business
    • Pricing Methods & tips
    • Money! Creating a budget and cash flow forecast
    • 10 simple tips to make managing your finances easily
    • Completing Your Tax return
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    Becoming Self Employed - What do you need to know?

    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.

    details & booking:

    Wednesday 15 November 23 at 5:45pm
    Monday 11 December 23 at 5:45pm
    Tuesday 9 January 24 at 5:45

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    See all our workshops

    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.

  • The Good Business School

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    The Good Business School at THiNK will help you get started, keep on track and learn new ways to make a good living.

    We work with inspiring teachers and coaches from business, education and the not-for-profit sectors to provide learning experiences that are:

    • Practical – ensuring theory works in real-life situations.
    • Ethical – promoting good business - enterprise that doesn’t damage people or the planet and makes a positive contribution to the world.
    • Personal – cares about you and your business. Helping you make a good living and nurture your well-being as well as a successful business.

    We Offer:

    • Courses
    • Business advice
    • Mentoring and coaching
    • Networks
    • Friday independent workspace with business advice on hand
  • Friday Freelancers' workspace

    Working for yourself doesn't have to mean being by yourself!

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    Freelancers and freethinkers, sole traders and entrepreneurs...

    Got to Friday and not managed to cross that important task off your list? You need a productive place to work with help on hand should you need it, or you just want a bit of company rather than working on your own at home. Hosted every week by Emma Torrance, SFEDI qualified independent business adviser, she can act as a sounding board or help you think through issues in your business. We also have a bunch of people who can help out with specialist advice including social media, accounts, legal, contract and employment issues, and funding. Just bring your laptop, phone, tasks in hand and prepare to finish the week on a high!

    9am - 12.30pm - FREE - but please support Cobden Place by buying from the cafe.