Workshop: How do I Finance my creative business?

6 Mar 2018

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Cost of entry

£40 (£30 Early Bird tickets available until 12noon 5th February, £5 discount available for CC Directory makers)

Bluecoat Display Centre

Liverpool, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • By car: Follow signs for Liverpool City Centre. We recommend parking in Q-Park, Hanover St. Or alternatively, Liverpool ONE has three new car parks: Q-Park Strand Street, Q-Park Gradwell Street and Q-Park John Lewis. Disabled Parking: There are 3 designa
  • By plane: Liverpool John Lennon Airport has a regular bus (click here for further details) with Liverpool City Centre, or a taxi ride is approximately seven miles.
  • By train: Liverpool Lime Street is the main intercity station. It is approximately a 10 minute walk to the gallery. Chester - Liverpool Lime St 43 minutes Manchester Oxford Road - Liverpool Lime St 47 minutes London Euston - Liverpool Lime St 2 hours 7

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Are you looking for advice on how to structure a business plan? Looking for expertise on how to manage your cash flow finances, or how to price your work or ideas on how to raise money for a project?


Why should you attend?

  • Find out about how to manage your finances for your creative practice
  • Find out about funding options for your business whether you are a start up or more established
  • Find out the top tips from experienced makers on costing and pricing your work and how to manage sales and cash flows.

Who is speaking?

  • Gill Thewlis from Creative Industry Finance and Aperté. Gill will be offering a wealth of experience and expertise in supporting creative people in their business development.
  • Rebecca Gouldson will be sharing her wealth of knowledge and experience in managing and generating income for her creative business

What is on offer?

  • A better understanding of financial jargon, what you need to know that will support you now and in the future.
  • Top tips on easy to manage financial administration tools
  • What are cash flows? How to plan cash flow forecasts into your business plan

 What refreshments are provided on the day?

Tea and coffee will be provided at the start of the session and during the afternoon break.   

**£5 Discount available to Crafts Council Directory makers, please email for more info**

Pricing and business planning workshop is part of a series of workshops designed by the Crafts Council to provide makers with skills to export and promote their work successfully


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