Durham Sparks Workshops

Durham Sparks supports aspiring entrepreneurs and existing community enterprises to fine-tune their journeys to provide more effective services within their communities.

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Entrepreneurial Workshops

Whether you are considering self-employment for the first time, or you would just like to find out more about what it’s like to run your own business and want to discover more about SPARKS enterprise we will provide an introduction to everything that you need to think about from legal structures, branding and marketing to business planning.

Delivered in a supportive atmosphere and working with a small group of like-minded individuals, our advisers will talk you through all the basics of what a community enterprise is, how it works and whether it is right for your business idea.

Delivered by experienced Business Advisors, this unique SPARKS Start-up workshop is offered free of charge and includes a broad mix of practical exercises and activities that enable delegates to interact with each other and ask questions.

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