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Grow Your Business Discussion Forum

*Event postponed until further notice*

Grow your Business, Help to Grow Management
Networking | Seminars | Workshops

Nelsons and Nottingham Business School are pleased to invite you to their next Grow Your Business Discussion forum where you will learn from our experts, mentors and your peers, exchange experiences with other SME leaders and plan to tackle your growth ambitions and obstacles head on.

  • From: Friday 7 October 2022, 9.30 am
  • To: Friday 7 October 2022, 12 pm
  • Registration: 09:30am
  • Location: The Lounge, Dryden Enterprise Centre (DEC), Dryden St, Nottingham,
  • Booking deadline: Thursday 6 October 2022, 8.00 am
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Event details

*Event postponed until further notice*

Please note that we have had to cancel the initial event listing for the 7th October 2022. We will be looking to reschedule the event in the new year. We’ll update you with the new date and location as soon as they’re confirmed. If you have any questions or concerns, please get in touch with Sarah Riches.

This interactive forum will cover how you can join the Help to Grow programme along with case study scenarios presented by Nelsons' specialist lawyers. As a round table format, it’s the perfect opportunity for you to ask questions and gain practical tips and advice on the following topics:

1. Supply Chain   

  • We will be joined by guest speaker Rob Johnson, Former Global Purchasing Director, Jaguar Land Rover

2. Protecting Intangible Assets Through Contract 

  • We will identify the type/categories of intangible assets that a business may own but be unaware of and discuss how best to protect these assets, through contract.

3. Employee Retention

  • Common reasons employees leave their jobs
  • Strategies that can be used to improve employee retention and engagement generally
  • Top tips for retaining quality talent and key employees.

Programme Information 

This event will be of interest to both new and experienced senior leaders in small and medium businesses and it is open to everyone, not just those already enrolled on the Help to Grow management course.

Registration and refreshments will be from 9.30am with the event starting at 9.45am. We expect to finish at around 12.00pm when a buffet lunch will be available.

There is no charge to attend, but places are limited to enable group discussions.

About Help to Grow: Management

During the discussion forum yo will also have the opportunity to find out more about our new executive development course, Help to Grow Management.

The government-backed course will open the door to growth for thousands of business leaders.

The course is designed and delivered by leading UK Business Schools, accredited to the Small Business Charter, with input from small business experts, and features real life case studies developed in partnership with high growth UK businesses.

Aimed at both new and experienced senior leaders in small and medium businesses, the course covers strategies for growth and innovation, leading high-performance teams and digital adoption, as well as financial management and responsible business practices.

Participants will benefit from 50 hours of in depth training, 1:1 business mentoring, learning alongside their peers and have access to a national alumni network.

The 12-week programme costs just £750 and is 90% subsidised by the government. You can take part around your existing work commitments and access learning through a blend of online and face-to-face sessions.

By the end of the programme you will develop a tailored business growth plan to increase productivity and grow your revenue, and help take your business to the next level.

To find out more about Help to Grow: Management visit

Location details


The Lounge, Dryden Enterprise Centre (DEC)


Dryden St

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