Newly Self-employed? Thinking of going it alone?
Self-employment suits many people, their families and style of work. The longer they do it, the better it gets.
But starting up isn’t always easy. There are new problems to face without help from someone in charge.
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A word from the wise would improve chances of success. Practical advice from people who really know what it’s like to go it alone could make the difference between success and failure for potential local entrepreneurs. That’s the message of Better Self-Employment, a new report from Citizens Advice Reigate & Banstead, published 27 November, our District Training […]
We’re here to help. Work is so important to most people that if things go wrong it can ruin their lives. Don’t let it ruin yours. Find out more: CARBS Help With… 2) Employment Or give us a call. Our trained advisers can help with all employment problems. *****
Breakfast Club Wednesday 27 September. Latest business breakfast with local success always on the menu. Meet other local business people Learn about a Surrey success story Complimentary buffet – bacon, pastries, fruit. Three Central, 3 London Road, Redhill, 0815-0930. Find out more and register here. *****
How to make more of online marketing. At this week’s Learning Lunch the RBBC economic prosperity team welcomed more than 40 local business people to hear why a strong performance online is vital for business success. The topic was raised in a lively presentation from James Dempster of marketing consultancy Cobb Digital.* James expertly took the group through the different stages of the customer journey: awareness, consideration, research, […]
Beach on hold. News of community links, policy issues, business possibilities. August CARBS (All in addition to the dedicated work of our 70+ trained volunteers: the free primary-care advice service in Redhill, Banstead, Horley, online, by phone or email.)
Meeting Wednesday 6 September. Join the members of Redhill Business Guild on Wed 6th September and help improve our town for local business people and all residents. The Guild aims to speak for Redhill business organise events that benefit Redhill businesses and residents promote Redhill as a great place to do business take part in to local initiatives and projects. Find out more here or @RedhillGuild At […]
Taking a poor quality job can be worse than staying unemployed. It flies in the face of accepted ideas and government policy but this is the conclusion of new research at Manchester University (1). The scientific term for ‘wear and tear’ that builds up when an individual is exposed to repeated or chronic stress is […]
Setting up a business or social enterprise. Are you or a friend unemployed or looking to return to work? Surrey Community Action is promoting a free ‘taster session’ to help you see if this kind of opportunity would suit you. Date: Monday 11 September. Time: 1000 to 1230. Place: Chertsey. The session, run by the Inspiring Enterprise* project, will cover: […]
Right, but a wry smile can help. And we think these ‘self-achievement’ stickers published last week by New Yorker magazine provide just that. The artist is Jeremy Nguyen, a young man with a talent for satire living in an NYC suburb. Don’t you agree he’s nailed some of the commonest problems facing all freelancers? Start making the awards today. You know you’ve […]