Category: Advice & Talks

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From A.R.S.E. to A.C.E. – How to be the most productive manager

PwC Central Square

09 October

08:30 - 10:00

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Leeds Business Week is gonna be a busy one, but as any other week, the number of hours will remain the same (!). Kick off your Leeds Business Week with us, and learn how to make the most of your time.

From A.R.S.E. to A.C.E. has been created to help you realise that
1. You do have time
2. You actually can make a better use of it and
3. It feels good to take the time to think about your time!

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Bank of England Economic Update Seminar

St Philips Chambers

10 October

08:00 - 10:00

Four months after the General Election outcome, the start of BREXIT negotiations and with policy responses both underway and taking shape the economic prospects for our region should becoming clearer, enabling business and state sector leaders to adapt.

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Is Your Business Customer Service Excellent?

Aspire

10 October

09:00 - 10:00

What are the challenges for business in terms of providing excellent customer service? How do you meet those challenges and inspire staff to deliver a service which puts the customer at the heart of everything that you do?

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Be a great networker – make those conversations count!

Aspire

10 October

09:00 - 09:45

Are you anxious about face-to-face networking? Not sure what to do? Are you and your company missing out?

Colin Tweedie’s engaging and fast-paced session makes sure you have successful networking conversations every time!

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First Impressions Count – How to convert more Clicks to Customers

Aspire

10 October

11:00 - 11:45

It's a constant frustration for any business online to see their hard-earned and/or paid traffic simply 'bounce' away, never to be seen again.

But what makes a customer bounce? And perhaps more importantly, what is it about other landing pages that encourages the user to stay and take action?

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Video: The Why & How

Aspire

10 October

13:00 - 13:45

Circus PPC will be talking in partnership with Google and Seven Video Productions on the importance of Video. With the 3 different specialists involved, we will cover the importance of video, how to create the video and how to market the video.

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How to increase sales and improve productivity with visual marketing

Aspire

10 October

14:00 - 14:45

Based on key lessons learnt from thousands of visual marketing campaigns, you too can find out how to improve your lead generation, sales conversion, customer retention, customer profile, operational productivity, health and safety, and company culture!

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Scale-up your business using PR

Entrepreneurial Spark

10 October

14:00 - 15:00

Do you want to grow your business? Then you need to get noticed.

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Hiring For Attitude

Aspire

11 October

09:00 - 09:45

46 percent of all new hires fail within their first 18 months. But here’s the real shocker: 89 percent fail for attitudinal reasons―not skills.

Whether you’re hiring new employees, choosing existing employees for a new team, or upgrading your current talent pool, you need people with the right attitude!

Find out what skills will increase the capabilities of your business with this seminar.

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Are you worried about the expected surge in tribunal claims ?

Aspire

11 October

10:00 - 10:45

In July the supreme court ruled that employment tribunal fees are unlawful, meaning that business owners more than ever need to be up to scratch with their HR processes.

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How to see a return on your CSR investment

Aspire

11 October

10:00 - 10:45

How can you build CSR into your business AND see results? ABS talk about their own experience and how they saw returns from actioning their corporate social responsibility!

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How IP can add value to your business

Aspire

11 October

10:00 - 10:45

Many businesses are innovative, without actually realising it. If you can identify how your business is being innovative, capture and protect that innovation, you can use it to drive revenue.

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The GDPR and surveillance in the workplace

Aspire

11 October

11:00 - 11:45

Is covert surveillance of employees ever justifiable? We look at the legal controls under the new proposed GDPR rules and address the questions surrounding how SME’s can strike the right balance between worker privacy and their ongoing commercial interests? Read more…

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Successful Software Projects

Aspire

11 October

11:00 - 11:45

Have you got an idea for some software, need a new website, or have an inkling that a process or system could work better?
Would you like to get a developer involved but don’t know where to start?
Have you tried a software project before only to see it fail, and you’d like to understand what happened and why?

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Drones: Unlocking their potential for business

Aspire

11 October

11:00 - 11:45

Ever wondered how drones can work closely with your business? Discover how drones can help businesses to improve safety, reduce costs and speed up data acquisition.

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Win More Business – Presenting to your client

Aspire

11 October

12:00 - 12:45

You have dedicated significant time to developing relationships with current and target clients, you made it onto the tender list, and you got shortlisted to the presentation stage. A lot of effort has gone into this process. So why then turn up to the presentation with 52 generic PowerPoint slides that no-one rehearsed, and hope this will be enough to win?

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How Can You Protect the Wealth within Your Business?

Aspire

11 October

14:00 - 14:45

How well do you feel your business wealth is protected? Could you be doing more to pay less tax? Are there ways to incentivise your workforce to generate higher levels of turnover?

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How to build your personal brand, both online and off

New Mills Event Space

12 October

10:00 - 12:00

We all know how important a company’s brand is, but what about the brand of the individuals that lead those companies?

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Attracting Attention Being Sociable

Entrepreneurial Spark

13 October

14:00 - 15:30

In this session social media consultant Mark Longbottom will be discussing the importance of attracting and holding people’s attention, and how this adds value to you and your business

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