Ready for Business Hastings and Bexhill
  • Zoom
    TN37 6LW
  • Wednesday 18th November, 10:00am - Until Wednesday 9th December, 12:00pm
FREE Business startup workshops for those considering self employment or setting up a new business in Hastings & Bexhill.

Workshops take place regularly - sign up to the next course now!  

Are you thinking about setting up a new business?

Join our interactive workshops, offering those in Hastings and Bexhill considering self-employment or aiming to get a new business off the ground the perfect starting point. 

Apply by 11th November to get the support you need to turn your business idea into a reality.

These FREE sessions will take place online via Zoom whilst social distancing measures are in place (dates below). NOTE - you can access Zoom easily from your desktop computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone.


Ready for Business: What’s it about?

Develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence you will need to launch a successful business.

From refining your business idea to marketing and managing your finances, we can help you to prepare for a successful launch.

Prior to the workshops you will need to be available to complete a telephone call to discuss eligibility.

The course will cover:

Exploring Business Ideas

Business Planning

Understanding Your Competitors

Managing Your Finances

Explore Funding Options


The Benefits of Social Media

Goal Setting

Tools to Help With Taking The Next Step


Workshop dates/times:

The programme consists of 4 x 2 hour online sessions via Zoom with our expert start-up coach, each from 10 am to 12 pm.

If you have any specific needs or cannot attend all the sessions in your location please just drop us a line to and we can discuss options.

Wednesday 18th November

Wednesday 25th November

Wednesday 2nd December

Wednesday 9th December

Open to anyone that's not yet up and running, or that has been trading for under 12 months.

Please note we will contact you by telephone after the closing date to confirm your suitability/eligibility for the programme and to request the completion of ERDF paperwork signed (electronically via DocuSign).

You must be a resident in the *CHART areas of Hastings, Bexhill, St Leonards on Sea, Hollington, Ore and Sidley.

When you provide your post code we can confirm that you reside within the CHART area as stated above.

*CHART (Connecting Hastings and Rother Together) was established by Hastings Borough Council to help stimulate the local economy in specified areas within the locations stated above.

We look forward to hearing from you!

This programme is delivered by Let's Do Business Group.


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