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Pop-up Business School comes to Trafford

13 June 2017

Free course aims to help anyone start their own business

A free business course, aimed at helping people to start their own business even if they have no money to start with, is coming to Partington in July.

From Monday 3 July, experts from PopUp Business School will be running a 5-day course, fully funded by Trafford Housing Trust and Your Housing, at Partington Sports & Social Club to help new and established businesses get going and to kick-start their business the right way.

The course is completely free too. However, places are limited, so booking is essential.

The start-up team from PopUp Business School have a proven track record of helping others become self-employed across the UK, enjoying success at events in Bolton, Leeds, The Wirral and Manchester.

Workshops include how to build a business for free, the quickest way to start a business and how to find customers through social media. The full schedule is available on the PopUp Business School website covering every aspect of starting, owning and running a business, as well as providing one-to-one support wherever possible and continuing online support to all participants after the event itself.

maxresdefault.jpgPopUp Business School’s co-founder, Simon Paine said; “We want to help people who are fed up with the daily grind who want to try something new. Business has changed so much that there are more possibilities than ever to get an idea going quickly, even if you haven’t got any money. We want to help you make that happen.”

Fay Jackson, social investment manager at Trafford Housing Trust, said: “We strongly recommend this opportunity to any of our residents across the Trafford area who are thinking of starting their own business. PopUp Business School has a strong record of helping people with their businesses nationwide and we’re confident that funding this course will help to boost entrepreneurship in Partington and the surrounding Trafford area.

“The PopUp Business School is just one realm of support being funded from our Social Investment pot. We have committed to reinvesting a percentage of our operating profit into the communities in which we work, as we want play an active role in making Trafford an enjoyable, prosperous and safe place to live.”

Dave Litherland, Head of Customer First, Community Projects at Your Housing Group said: “The Popup Business School are renowned for their workshops across the UK, we are delighted to bring this event to Partington. This is a great opportunity for residents who have an idea and maybe wondered how it could be turned in to a business. This could be just the start someone needs to make a change in their life or neighbourhood.”

For more information or to book a FREE place, please visit the event website; http://www.popupbusinessschool.co.uk/trafford.html

 

 

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