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Discover How Improving Productivity will boost your Profitability

When: September 9, 2015 from 9:30 to 12:00
Where: Let's Go! Business Hub at Enfield Business Centre, 201 Hertford Road, Enfield EN3 5JH

Just a small improvement in a company's level of productivity can make a significant increase to its profitability; as any productivity increases immediately contribute to the bottom line. Increased productivity can mean that products are made faster - ensuring that deliveries are made on time - or that more products are made in the same time, creating a greater margin between production costs and sales.

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TAROS 2015 Exhibition - industry and interactive demonstrations of robotics and autonomous systems

When: September 8, 2015 from 9:30 to September 9, 2015 from 16:00
Where: University of Liverpool; Virtual Engineering Centre, Mountford Hall, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5TR

Robotics and autonomous systems has been identified by the UK Government as one of the 'eight great technologies', placing it firmly at the centre of a technological revolution. Don't miss the opportunity to interact with the latest technology demonstrations, to network with international innovators, future leaders and organisations, and be part of a community seeking the latest development and applications in intelligent robotics.

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South Manchester Manufacturers Alliance: Strategy Development & Deployment Taster Session

When: September 9, 2015 from 8:00 to 16:00
Where: Packaging Automation, Montgomery Close, Parkgate Industrial Estate, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 8XW

The South Manchester Taster Sessions will be held at Packaging Automation Ltd, Knutsford, where you will meet other like minded manufacturers considering joining the South Manchester Manufacturers Alliance Group. You will have the opportunity to tour the facility and see a good example of a growing business applying various tools and techniques to improve performance.

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Manufacturing Forum Event: Inspiration | Innovation | Aspiration

When: September 9, 2015 from 16:30 to 19:00
Where: Hallam View, Owen Building, Howard Street, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, S1 1WB

Focuses on innovation, use of robotics, R&D, future trends and the use of Graduate placements. A fantastic platform for knowledge sharing, networking with other manufacturers and establishing new valuable contacts.

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New to Nuclear – Real Market Opportunities for our Manufacturing Businesses

When: September 10, 2015 from 8:00 to 11:00
Where: East Sussex National, Little Horsted, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 5ES

Is your business looking to expand into the Nuclear sector? Fit for Nuclear is a *funded business improvement programme that will measure your operations against the standards required to supply the Nuclear industry – in new build, operations and decommissioning – and help you take the necessary steps to close any gaps.

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Improve Your Productivity Workshops - A fresh perspective

When: September 10, 2015 from 9:30 to 12:30
Where: Stonehouse Court Hotel, Bristol Road, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3RA

DO YOU WANT YOUR MANUFACTURING BUSINESS TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE? 84% of manufacturers tell us they need to improve their productivity. Is your business one of those? If so, what are you doing about it?•Do you know what to do next? •Are you waiting for the right time? •Do you have enough resource and access to expertise? WE CAN HELP! If you are the key decision maker of a SME manufacturing business in the South West, we invite you to attend a FREE ‘Improve Your Productivity’ workshop. A morning workshop will be held in each county of the South West during September. Find out more and book your place near you

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Improve Your Productivity Workshops - A fresh perspective

When: September 15, 2015 from 9:30 to 12:30
Where: Sandy Park Conference & Banqueting Centre, Sandy Park Way, Exeter EX2 7NN

DO YOU WANT YOUR MANUFACTURING BUSINESS TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE? 84% of manufacturers tell us they need to improve their productivity. Is your business one of those? If so, what are you doing about it? •Do you know what to do next? •Are you waiting for the right time? •Do you have enough resource and access to expertise? WE CAN HELP! If you are the key decision maker of a SME manufacturing business in the South West, we invite you to attend a FREE ‘Improve Your Productivity’ workshop. A morning workshop will be held in each county of the South West during September. Find out more and book your place near you

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North West Manufacturers Alliance: Business Strategy & Problem Solving

When: September 16, 2015 from 8:00 to 16:00
Where: Ritherdon & Co Ltd Lorne St Darwen Blackburn BB3 1QW

The North West meeting will be held at Ritherdon & Co Ltd, Darwen, where you will meet other like minded manufacturers already part of the North West Manufacturers Alliance Group. You will have the opportunity to tour the Ritherdon Facility and share Best Practice. The theme for the morning workshop will be Business Strategy Made Simple and the afternoon session will be spent problem solving real life business issues.

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Improve Your Productivity Workshops - A fresh perspective

When: September 17, 2015 from 9:30 to 12:30
Where: Marsh Farm Hotel, Royal Wootten Basset, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 8ER

DO YOU WANT YOUR MANUFACTURING BUSINESS TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE? 84% of manufacturers tell us they need to improve their productivity. Is your business one of those? If so, what are you doing about it?•Do you know what to do next? •Are you waiting for the right time? •Do you have enough resource and access to expertise? WE CAN HELP! If you are the key decision maker of a SME manufacturing business in the South West, we invite you to attend a FREE ‘Improve Your Productivity’ workshop. A morning workshop will be held in each county of the South West during September. Find out more and book your place near you

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Digital Business Bootcamp

When: September 17, 2015 from 8:00 to 13:00
Where: Worcester Warriors, Sixways Stadium, Warriors Way, Worcester, WR3 8ZE

The Business Growth Service and UKTI invite you to join us at our Digital Business Bootcamp. Digital Marketing Expert Susan Hallam will show you how to combine digital techonology and government support for serious business growth. Andy Cox, Cox & Plant will explain how the support he received from MAS, Growth Accelerator and UKTI has helped his business grow, and the power of digital marketing.

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Design Workshop - Leeds

When: September 17, 2015 from 9:00 to 13:00
Where: Grant Thornton, Whitehall Road, Leeds, LS1 4BN

Design is now firmly on the business agenda. No longer regarded solely as a way of shaping and styling products, its role in transforming the way businesses are structured, how they think and work, is becoming more prevalent. This is about using design strategically: to differentiate from the competition, launch new brands, strengthen existing ones and inform strategic choices.

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Engineering A More Successful Manufacturing Business

When: September 18, 2015 from 8:45 to 13:00
Where: Coomber Electronic Equipment, Worcester, Warndon, WR4 9FB

On 18th September Worcester will be home to a unique event arranged solely for the benefit of West Midlands Manufacturing Companies. The complimentary seminar will focus on practical tools you can use now to Improve profits~Build great teams~Free up time. The seminar will be interactive as there is so much we can learn including from each other's experiences. You'll go away with some new ideas and some reminders on what works within your business.

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Advancing the Commercial Applications of Graphene at Venturefest Manchester 2015

When: September 22, 2015 from 8:30 to 9:30
Where: The Point, Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester.

As part of Venturefest the Business Growth Service will be hosting an advanced materials breakfast in collaboration with Innovate UK, Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and the National Graphene Institute (NGI). Speakers will be presenting on advancing the commercial applications of graphene.

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New to Nuclear - Real Market Opportunities for our Manufacturing Businesses

When: September 22, 2015 from 8:00 to 10:30
Where: Grant Thornton House, Melton Street, Euston Square, London, NW1 2EP

Is your business looking to expand into the Nuclear sector? Fit for Nuclear is a *funded business improvement programme that will measure your operations against the standards required to supply the Nuclear industry – in new build, operations and decommissioning – and help you take the necessary steps to close any gaps.

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Dorset FREE Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme

When: September 22, 2015 from 9:00 to 11:00
Where: Weymouth, Dorset DT5 1SA

Dorset Growth Hub are hosting a FREE Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme event in Weymouth on Tuesday 22nd September at which businesses can find out more about the application process and eligibility for a grant of up to £3000 and also learn about the business benefits of having better, faster broadband. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT A BUSINESS GROWTH SERVICE EVENT.

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Improve Your Productivity Workshops - A fresh perspective

When: September 22, 2015 from 9:30 to 12:30
Where: Bournemouth AFC, Kings Park Drive, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 7AF

DO YOU WANT YOUR MANUFACTURING BUSINESS TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE? 84% of manufacturers tell us they need to improve their productivity. Is your business one of those? If so, what are you doing about it?•Do you know what to do next? •Are you waiting for the right time? •Do you have enough resource and access to expertise? WE CAN HELP! If you are the key decision maker of a SME manufacturing business in the South West, we invite you to attend a FREE ‘Improve Your Productivity’ workshop. A morning workshop will be held in each county of the South West during September. Find out more and book your place near you

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Venturefest Manchester 2015

When: September 22, 2015 from 9:00 to 17:00
Where: The Point, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Talbot Road, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 0PX

Venturefest returns to Manchester in September, with its unique brand of inspirational speakers, interactive workshops and the chance to network with some of the region’s most successful business leaders. Organised by the Business Growth Hub, with support from Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network, Venturefest 2015 is all about technology and innovation, and the ways in which they can help companies to grow.

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Meet the Funder at Venturefest Manchester 2015

When: September 22, 2015 from 9:00 to 17:00
Where: The Point, Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire County Cricket Ground, Manchester, M16 0PX

Venturefest Manchester , led by the Business Growth Hub with support from Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network has partnered with the government-backed Business Growth Service to help attract finance and investment for growing businesses. Businesses have the opportunity to have one to one "speed pitching" sessions with a range of funding providers at the free Meet the Funder event, taking place at Venturefest Manchester on the 22nd of September 2015.

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Understanding the requirements of ISO 14001:2015

When: September 24, 2015 from 9:00 to 12:00
Where: Newcastle Falcons, Kingston Park, Brunton Road, Kenton Bank Foot, Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 8AF

In this half day session you will learn what the new requirements of ISO 14001:2015 are, and how to map your transition to the new standard. Stay ahead of the game by identifying how the changes will affect your organisation.

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Improve Your Productivity Workshops - A fresh perspective

When: September 24, 2015 from 9:30 to 12:30
Where: Bristol & Bath Science Park, Dirac Crescent, Emersons Green, Bristol, South Gloucestershire BS16 7FR

DO YOU WANT YOUR MANUFACTURING BUSINESS TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE? 84% of manufacturers tell us they need to improve their productivity. Is your business one of those? If so, what are you doing about it?•Do you know what to do next? •Are you waiting for the right time? •Do you have enough resource and access to expertise? WE CAN HELP! If you are the key decision maker of a SME manufacturing business in the South West, we invite you to attend a FREE ‘Improve Your Productivity’ workshop. A morning workshop will be held in each county of the South West during September. Find out more and book your place near you

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Design Workshop - Birmingham

When: September 24, 2015 from 9:00 to 13:00
Where: Grant Thornton, Colmore Circus, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6AT

Design is now firmly on the business agenda. No longer regarded solely as a way of shaping and styling products, its role in transforming the way businesses are structured, how they think and work, is becoming more prevalent. This is about using design strategically: to differentiate from the competition, launch new brands, strengthen existing ones and inform strategic choices.

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Financing Energy Efficiency Projects – Beyond Grants and Incentives

When: September 24, 2015 from 9:30 to 14:00
Where: The Studio, 7 Cannon Street Birmingham B2 5EP

This half-day conference is part of Encraft's annual events programme, organised in partnership with Sustainability West Midlands (SWM). Spiralling energy costs have led to 9 out of 10 organisations seeing energy costs as business critical and discussing this at board level, according to recent surveys. At the same time, technologies and approaches for improving energy efficiency are multiplying, and financing options are becoming more complex.

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Understanding the requirements of ISO 9001:2015

When: September 24, 2015 from 13:30 to 16:30
Where: Newcastle Falcons, Kingston Park, Brunton Road, Kenton Bank Foot, Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 8AF

In this half day session you will learn what the new requirements of ISO 9001:2015 are, and how to map your transition to the new standard. Stay ahead of the game by identifying how the changes will affect your organisation. This workshop is aimed at manufacturing organisations who currently have ISO 9001 and will need to make the changes that are planned to take effect in 2015. The changes are likely to be extensive covering areas such as leadership, risk management, emphasis on objectives measurement and change, communication and awareness, and fewer prescriptive requirements. However they will also offer business benefits in the form of helping to identify new opportunities, and increasing business resilience to external environmental factors.

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Growing Local Businesses

When: September 24, 2015 from 18:00 to 20:00
Where: Metro Bank (Uxbridge), The Pavilions Shopping Centre,50 High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1JP

This is a free event for any business based in or around the Uxbridge area that wishes to gain a better understanding of the Business Growth Service, and gain further information on how your business can access support to raise external finance for growth via the Business Growth Service\\\'s Access to Finance offering.

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Informed Funding Fair 2015

When: September 24, 2015 from 12:00 to 21:00
Where: Metal Box, 30 Great Guildford Street, London, SE1 0HS

Join us at Workspace's Metal Box Factory for a full afternoon and evening of informative finance sessions, followed by drinks & canapes and the opportunity to network with like-minded businesses. The sessions will be clearly focused on how SMEs can start to think differently about the way they might finance themselves. We will have a deep dive into P2P lending and also Crowd Equity where we will hear from some leading experts and funding providers, as well as hearing from business owners that have raised funds through these channels.

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New to Nuclear - Real Market Opportunities for Our Manufacturers

When: September 29, 2015 from 8:30 to 10:30
Where: Nottingham Belfrey Nottingham Business Park, Mellors Way, Nottingham NG8 6PY

Join MAS on 29th September for an exclusive insight into the nuclear industry.... And find out more about the fantastic package of funding and support available from Fit For Nuclear to help you position your company to win new business in Nuclear. We would urge all manufacturers with transferable products or technologies that could be applied to nuclear, or who are already supplying to the sector, to attend.

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Business Strategy & Marketing Workshop

When: September 29, 2015 from 9:00 to 12:00
Where: Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), Ansty Park, Coventry, CV7 9JU

It's reported that Strategy (& Management) is the main barrier for growth for around three-quarters of businesses in the Midlands, that’s approximately 53%* Join our in-house expert, Colin Hanson New who will share his 5 top tips on strategy for business success. In the second part of the session you will hear from Martin Parry, our Marketing specialist, on how 'Successful leads can make a successful business'. With Sales & Marketing reported as a major barrier to growth by just under two-thirds of businesses in the Midlands*, we recommend you attend this session to learn how to overcome some of the challenges businesses face with their marketing strategy. *Source GrowthAccelerator Diagnostic

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Improve Your Productivity Workshops - A fresh perspective

When: September 29, 2015 from 9:30 to 12:30
Where: The Canalside, Marsh Lane, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 6LQ

DO YOU WANT YOUR MANUFACTURING BUSINESS TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE? 84% of manufacturers tell us they need to improve their productivity. Is your business one of those? If so, what are you doing about it?•Do you know what to do next? •Are you waiting for the right time? •Do you have enough resource and access to expertise? WE CAN HELP! If you are the key decision maker of a SME manufacturing business in the South West, we invite you to attend a FREE ‘Improve Your Productivity’ workshop. A morning workshop will be held in each county of the South West during September. Find out more and book your place near you

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Supporting Composites Industry Growth in the North West

When: September 29, 2015 from 10:00 to 15:30
Where: Barnes Wallis Building, Staff House Conference Centre,University of Manchester, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB

This event will bring together composites companies based in the North-West region, highlighting the work that they do and the support they need to drive their businesses forward. To help provide answers to some of these challenges there will be presentations from local government as well as national support agencies detailing schemes and initiatives that are already in place to assist them. The event will also feature overview presentations from around ten local composites companies, which will be complimented with a table-top exhibition display. We are delighted to be working with the National Composites Certification and Evaluation Facility (NCCEF) on this event.

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Manufacturing Growth Programme 2015 - Greater Manchester

When: September 3, 2015 from 9:00 to September 29, 2015 from 17:00
Where: Businesslodge, Europa House, Barcroft Street, Bury, BL9 5BT

This Business Growth Service is delighted to tell you about the upcoming ERDF fully-funded series of short, interactive and practical masterclasses designed to improve your business processes. Delivered by the Business Growth Hub, in collaboration with Pera Consulting, you will receive high-level support from an expert manufacturing mentor to develop a strategic and tailored action plan to implement across your business.

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Manufacturing Growth Programme 2015 - Lancashire

When: September 7, 2015 from 9:00 to September 29, 2015 from 17:00
Where: The Rural Business Centre, Myerscough College, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 0RY

This Business Growth Service is delighted to tell you about the upcoming ERDF fully-funded series of short, interactive and practical masterclasses designed to improve your business processes. You will receive high-level support from an expert manufacturing mentor to develop a strategic and tailored action plan to implement across your business.

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Strategies for Success Workshops - Merseyside

When: September 11, 2015 from 8:30 to September 30, 2015 from 8:30
Where: Southport College, Mornington Rd, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 0TT

This is an ERDF fully-funded series of short, interactive and practical masterclasses designed to improve your business processes. With high-level support from our expert mentor you will develop a strategic and tailored action plan to implement across your business. The masterclass workshops will be delivered in small groups and are specifically designed for business leaders.

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East Cheshire Chamber Manufacturing Growth Seminar

When: September 30, 2015 from 8:00 to 10:30
Where: Riverside, Mountbatten Way, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 1DY

Business Doctors, East Cheshire Chamber of Commerce, Barclays Bank & the Manufacturing Advisory Service, now part of Business Growth Service are coming together to put on an Autumn Seminar specifically to engage with local manufacturing businesses.

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Increase Your Business Growth Through Selling Online

When: September 30, 2015 from 9:30 to 12:30
Where: Worcestershire County Cricket Club, County Ground, New Road, Worcester, WR2 4QQ

In the last 5 years, businesses purchasing online has more than doubled! In this workshop Philip Oakley will show you how you can grow your business with online sales. Specifically by the end of this course you will be able to; • Evaluate how using SEO and Social Media can increase online sales • Understand distribution, accounting and customer service when selling online. • Understand online sales channels and multi-channel strategies • Analyse how Web Analytics can help get more sales • Understand taking payments online

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Manufacturing Growth Programme 2015 - Cumbria

When: September 9, 2015 from 9:00 to September 30, 2015 from 17:00
Where: Cumbria Tourism, Windermere Road, Staveley, Kendal, LA8 9PL

This Business Growth Service is delighted to tell you about the upcoming ERDF fully-funded series of short, interactive and practical masterclasses designed to improve your business processes. You will receive high-level support from an expert manufacturing mentor to develop a strategic and tailored action plan to implement across your business.

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Grow your business overseas

When: October 1, 2015 from 8:00 to 10:45
Where: Visualisation Centre, University of Wolverhampton Science Park, Wolverhampton, WV10 9TG

Do you have global ambitions for your business but lack the confidence and know how to get started? Have you received an enquiry from overseas and need help with the next steps? Want to access some funding support for overseas sales trips?

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HR, Employment Law and Health & Safety management workshop

When: October 1, 2015 from 9:30 to 12:30
Where: Stoke Chamber, Commerce House, Festival Park, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 5BE

Eliminate the worries of HR, Employment Law and Health & Safety management to concentrate on running your business - Delivered by Peninsula Business Services, this workshop will provide an overview of the essentials of Health & Safety in the workplace and the basic Employment Law Principles that every employer needs to be aware of and comply with, from Disability to Discrimination. The session will also involve a hands on case study approach to how these principles may occur in everyday work situations. Delivered by Peninsula Business Services, the UK’s leading specialist Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety service.

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Aerospace & Defence Supply Chain Opportunities & SC21 - Free Awareness Event

When: October 1, 2015 from 9:00 to 12:30
Where: Teesside University Campus, Darlington

The purpose of this event is to raise awareness regarding opportunities within the Aerospace & Defence Sector, and the importance of SC21 within this Supply Chain. Airbus will outline the drivers behind the growth of the aerospace industry and the resulting challenges and opportunities arising from a doubling in Airbus’s annual rate of production. The growth represents a key opportunity for those UK suppliers adopting continuous improvement to grow and increase their market share. Airbus will fully outline the rationale and benefits of SC21 in the context of their UK supply chain engagement activities.”

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Funding Landscape Workshop - New Anglia Growth Hub

When: October 2, 2015 from 14:30 to 16:30
Where: Riverside House Hotel, 17 Mill Street, Mildenhall, Suffolk, IP28 7DP

Free support for growing businesses. Interactive workshop featuring a variety of funders including: Lloyds Bank, Foundation East, Fleximize, CrowdFundMe2, New Anglia LEP.

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SC21 Workshop

When: October 6, 2015 from 9:30 to 12:30
Where: Himley Hall & Park, Just off A449, Dudley, DY3 4DF

SC21 is a recognised Supply Chain Program to help business improve its competitiveness within the Aerospace and Defence sector. SC21 can help you achieve objectives and changes set by the industry, to make your business, its products/services and people a more attractive proposition to customers.

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Manufacturing and Electronics Expo 2015

When: October 7, 2015 from 8:30 to 16:30
Where: Kent Event Centre, Detling, Maidstone, Kent. ME14 3JF.

The Business Growth Service are delighted to be exhibiting at The Manufacturing and Electronics Expo 2015. This is an inspirational business-to-business show that has been designed to support and showcase everything that is great about the manufacturing and electronics sector. The event provides an environment where industry professionals can assess and compare the latest products and services for manufacturing and electronics.

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Woking Means Business

When: October 7, 2015 from 10:00 to 17:00
Where: H.G. Wells Conference & Events Centre, Church Street East, Woking, Surrey. GU21 6HJ

The Business Growth Service are delighted to be exhibiting at Woking Means Business. This show is the recognised annual meeting place for hundreds of small and medium sized businesses in and around Woking.

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Design Workshop - Northampton

When: October 8, 2015 from 9:00 to 13:00
Where: Grant Thornton, 300 Pavilion Drive, Northampton, NN4 7YE

Design is now firmly on the business agenda. No longer regarded solely as a way of shaping and styling products, its role in transforming the way businesses are structured, how they think and work, is becoming more prevalent. This is about using design strategically: to differentiate from the competition, launch new brands, strengthen existing ones and inform strategic choices.

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Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Business Expo

When: October 8, 2015 from 9:00 to 15:00
Where: Three Counties Showground, Malvern, WR13 6NW

The Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce will be holding its next Business Expo in association with Hewett Recruitment. The exhibition is one of Herefordshire and Worcestershire’s biggest business events attracting over 125 stands and over 1000 visitors it is a great place to: Make new contacts Catch up with friends and business contacts Tell people about your business Meet local suppliers

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Design Workshop - Leicester

When: October 15, 2015 from 9:00 to 13:00
Where: Grant Thornton UK LLP, 80 Regent Road, Leicester, LE1 7NH

Design is now firmly on the business agenda. No longer regarded solely as a way of shaping and styling products, its role in transforming the way businesses are structured, how they think and work, is becoming more prevalent. This is about using design strategically: to differentiate from the competition, launch new brands, strengthen existing ones and inform strategic choices.

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SMMT Open Forum

When: October 15, 2015 from 8:30 to 14:00
Where: Cranmore Park Conference Centre, Solihull, B90 4LF

Open Forum brings together approximately 300 business-to-business delegates for a day of presentations, knowledge sharing and discussion. The events offer excellent networking opportunities with leading figures from the automotive industry. The events focuses on opportunities in the UK’s automotive supply chain, with experts and key decision makers speaking on a variety of industry topics. This event is suitable for UK based automotive supply chain companies who directly supply into tier 1 and tier 2 organisations as well as vehicle manufactures.

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Understanding the requirements of ISO 14001:2015

When: October 16, 2015 from 9:30 to 12:00
Where: Stoke Chamber, Commerce House, Festival Park, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 5BE

In this half day session you will learn what the new requirements of ISO 14001:2015 are, and how to map your transition to the new standard. Stay ahead of the game by identifying how the changes will affect your organisation.

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Understanding the requirements of ISO 9001:2015

When: October 16, 2015 from 13:30 to 16:30
Where: Stoke Chamber, Commerce House, Festival Park, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 5BE

In this half day session you will learn what the new requirements of ISO 9001:2015 are, and how to map your transition to the new standard. Stay ahead of the game by identifying how the changes will affect your organisation.

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Purchasing and Procurement Workshop

When: October 20, 2015 from 9:30 to 12:30
Where: Moorlands House Stockwell St, Leek, Staffordshire ST13 6HQ

Join us for this informative half day session, and leave with a better understanding of how to improve your businesses purchasing process.

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Business Efficiency through Lean

When: October 22, 2015 from 9:30 to 12:00
Where: Birmingham City FC, St. Andrews Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham, B9 4RL

NEW DATE! Attend our informative workshop and understand what ‘Lean’ means and how it could benefit your business. Key areas covered will be how to reduce your lead times and Improve quality, costs and delivery. Explain and demonstrate the advantages gained by implementing Lean Principles

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Design Workshop - Sheffield

When: October 22, 2015 from 9:00 to 13:00
Where: Grant Thornton, 2 Broadfield Court, Sheffield, S8 0X

Design is now firmly on the business agenda. No longer regarded solely as a way of shaping and styling products, its role in transforming the way businesses are structured, how they think and work, is becoming more prevalent. This is about using design strategically: to differentiate from the competition, launch new brands, strengthen existing ones and inform strategic choices.

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Building a Successful Manufacturing Business - Birmingham

When: October 29, 2015 from 9:00 to 13:00
Where: 1st floor, Baskerville House, Centenary Square, Birmingham, B1 2ND

We would like to invite all MAS contacts to join us for a free seminar: ‘Building a Successful Manufacturing Business’ given by Simon Williams, founder of Arrivista Business Coaching. The aim of this seminar is to help and improve manufacturing businesses become more profitable and run more efficiently, so the learning's given are ideal for business owners and also members of staff to refresh and gain new knowledge in this area.

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Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) Estate Supply Chain event 2015

When: November 4, 2015 from 9:30 to 16:30
Where: EventCity, Manchester

Connect and Innovate at the NDA (Nuclear Decommissioning Authority) Supply Chain Event 2015.

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Advanced Engineering show

When: November 4, 2015 from 9:00 to November 5, 2015 from 16:00
Where: Hall 5, NEC, Birmingham UK

Integrating multiple show exhibit zones with the UK’s largest free-to-attend engineering Conference programme, Advanced Engineering is the must-attend event where the supply chain meet with visiting engineering & procurement decision makers from OEMs and top tier organisations spanning: Aerospace; Automotive; Motorsport; Marine, Civil Engineering, and more.

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TRAM UK 2015

When: November 10, 2015 from 9:00 to November 11, 2015 from 9:00
Where: Magna Science Adventure Centre Sheffield Road Templeborough Rotherham S60 1DX

TRAM is an international aerospace conference and table top exhibition focused on transferring advanced manufacturing technologies to the business leaders, managers and engineers who lead or play a key role in a facility that serves the aerospace sector.

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yorkshire-humberside 1447146000

Design Workshop - Liverpool

When: November 20, 2015 from 9:00 to 13:00
Where: Grant Thornton, Royal Liver Building, Liverpool L3 1PS

Design is now firmly on the business agenda. No longer regarded solely as a way of shaping and styling products, its role in transforming the way businesses are structured, how they think and work, is becoming more prevalent. This is about using design strategically: to differentiate from the competition, launch new brands, strengthen existing ones and inform strategic choices.

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north-east 1448010000

Business Leaders Club - Communication & Sales

When: November 25, 2015 from 12:00 to 14:00
Where: Grant Thornton UK LLP, 30 Finsbury Square, London EC2P 2YU (Sat Nav: EC2A 1AG)

The Business Growth Service and The Supply Chain Academy have launched a series of free business events, to give you the opportunity to meet both organisations, and network at director level for mutual benefit. Our plan is to help you develop to become more effective business leaders and to rally for local businesses to connect and talk to each other.

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london 1448452800

Design Workshop - Milton Keynes

When: November 26, 2015 from 9:00 to 13:00
Where: Grant Thornton, 202 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes MK9 1LW

Design is now firmly on the business agenda. No longer regarded solely as a way of shaping and styling products, its role in transforming the way businesses are structured, how they think and work, is becoming more prevalent. This is about using design strategically: to differentiate from the competition, launch new brands, strengthen existing ones and inform strategic choices.

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east-midlands 1448528400

Business Leaders Club - Good Leadership

When: January 27, 2016 from 12:00 to 14:00
Where: Grant Thornton UK LLP, 30 Finsbury Square, London, EC2P 2YU (Sat Nav: EC2A 1AG)

The Business Growth Service and The Supply Chain Academy have launched a series of free business events, to give you the opportunity to meet both organisations, and network at director level for mutual benefit. Our plan is to help you develop to become more effective business leaders and to rally for local businesses to connect and talk to each other.

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london 1453896000

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