Free training for those planning and starting a new business!


Have you ever thought about starting a new business? Did you spend lockdown building a business? Are you interested in finding out more about what local support you can access?

Creative Wakefield is working with WF4 Business Recovery and Browndog agency to deliver a series of webinars, combining interactive and thought stimulating exercises with real world experience, helping potential and new businesses coordinate business plans, put in place clear and effective strategies to help them define and reach their goals and to maximise their potential for future success.

From beeswax candles and app development to macramé and digital artwork of our furry friends, whether you’re looking for some expert advice on how to develop your business ideas or build a brand from scratch, these free, online workshops are definitely for you.

Four two-hour sessions will be delivered by Alexis Bradbury from Browndog on Friday afternoons throughout May, exploring best ways for potential and new start-ups to interrogate their idea, look at how to build a sustainable business model, and explore the key areas of finance, sales and marketing.

Webinar themes

These exciting webinars will cover a range of key topics that start-up businesses need to consider, to boost their business and ensure future growth and success.

Webinar 1 - Business Planning and Modelling

Date & time: Friday 7 May, 2-4pm

Business planning and modelling - the basics to drive success and resilience.

Find out the best route for your business to take when it comes to starting up and planning along with hints and tips on how to plan for future resilience.

Find out more and register your place here.


Webinar 2 - Finance! How you can fund your business

Date & time: Friday 14 May, 2-4pm

Finance! How you can fund your business - funding opportunities and financial planning.

Unsure of how to fund your business? Struggling to plan financially? We have it covered! This webinar will break down options that are available to you with expert advice.

Find out more and register your place here.


Webinar 3 - Sales for Businesses

Date & time: Friday 21 May, 2-4pm

Sales for businesses - the key success factor for any business.

Find out the importance of sales for business and how to make sure your new business is prepared to successfully grow sales and win new customers.

Find out more and register your place here.


Webinar 4 - Marketing

Date & time: Friday 28 May, 2-4pm

Marketing for start-ups - how to stand out from the competition.

Find out how you can use marketing techniques to ensure the success of your new business.

Find out more and register your place here.


**Creative Wakefield is pleased to be working with WF4business and Browndog Agency to deliver this events series for new local business start-ups**