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Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil, BA22 7LH, GB

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May 16, 2019, 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

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9.45 Henrietta Brown - Inspire Business Development Director

Overview of the new service for growing SMEs.

10.00 David Ralph – Chief Executive, Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership

Overview of the strategic economic plan for Somerset and support for growing businesses.

10.15 Stephen Henagulph – Chief Executive, Somerset Chamber of Commerce

How the Chamber of Commerce can support growing businesses and the partnership with Inspire.

10.30 Nancy Straates - Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Programme Director

A look at the Inspire partnership with the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Programme and what it offers.

11.00 Break

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Hear from business leaders who have been through the Programme and how it has revolutionised their business.

11.45 Tina Paul - SERCO, Skills Support for the Workforce

Fully funded training programme available for growing business.

11.55 Dave Crew - Head of Employer Partnership, Weston College

The support available for growing businesses.

12.05 South West Manufacturing Advisory Service

Dedicated support for manufacturing businesses.

12.15 Q&A Session

12.30 Lily Newman - Managing Director, Morgan James Consulting

Leadership expert for the Goldman Sachs Programme.

1.30 Lunch

Inspire is a not for profit business organisation which has provided high value support to the SME business community through our highly experienced team of advisors for over 20 years. As part of this launch event, we have partnered with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme to showcase this valuable package of support to businesses in the Heart of the South West of England.

The Inspire Network brings together leaders of high growth businesses in a unique way to learn from each other and from a wide range of experts. It connects businesses rapidly and efficiently to all the publicly and privately funded sources of support, as well as world class entrepreneurs and commercial experts. 

If you would like to join us for the launch or want to know more, email us at team@inspirebiz.co.uk with your name, mobile number and company name or call 01225 355553.

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9.30 Rob Perks - Inspire CEO – Introduction to Inspire and overview of the scale up landscape and importance to the economy.

9.45 Henrietta Brown - Inspire Business Development Director

Overview of the new service for growing SMEs.

10.00 David Ralph – Chief Executive, Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership

Overview of the strategic economic plan for Somerset and support for growing businesses.

10.15 Stephen Henagulph – Chief Executive, Somerset Chamber of Commerce

How the Chamber of Commerce can support growing businesses and the partnership with Inspire.

10.30 Nancy Straates - Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Programme Director

A look at the Inspire partnership with the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Programme and what it offers.

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Hear from business leaders who have been through the Programme and how it has revolutionised their business.

11.45 Tina Paul - SERCO, Skills Support for the Workforce

Fully funded training programme available for growing business.

11.55 Dave Crew - Head of Employer Partnership, Weston College

The support available for growing businesses.

12.05 South West Manufacturing Advisory Service

Dedicated support for manufacturing businesses.

12.15 Q&A Session

12.30 Lily Newman - Managing Director, Morgan James Consulting

Leadership expert for the Goldman Sachs Programme.

1.30 Lunch

Inspire is a not for profit business organisation which has provided high value support to the SME business community through our highly experienced team of advisors for over 20 years. As part of this launch event, we have partnered with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme to showcase this valuable package of support to businesses in the Heart of the South West of England.

The Inspire Network brings together leaders of high growth businesses in a unique way to learn from each other and from a wide range of experts. It connects businesses rapidly and efficiently to all the publicly and privately funded sources of support, as well as world class entrepreneurs and commercial experts. 

If you would like to join us for the launch or want to know more, email us at team@inspirebiz.co.uk with your name, mobile number and company name or call 01225 355553.

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9.30 Rob Perks - Inspire CEO – Introduction to Inspire and overview of the scale up landscape and importance to the economy.

9.45 Henrietta Brown - Inspire Business Development Director

Overview of the new service for growing SMEs.

10.00 David Ralph – Chief Executive, Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership

Overview of the strategic economic plan for Somerset and support for growing businesses.

10.15 Stephen Henagulph – Chief Executive, Somerset Chamber of Commerce

How the Chamber of Commerce can support growing businesses and the partnership with Inspire.

10.30 Nancy Straates - Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Programme Director

A look at the Inspire partnership with the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Programme and what it offers.

11.00 Break

11.15 Goldman Sachs Alumni

Hear from business leaders who have been through the Programme and how it has revolutionised their business.

11.45 Tina Paul - SERCO, Skills Support for the Workforce

Fully funded training programme available for growing business.

11.55 Dave Crew - Head of Employer Partnership, Weston College

The support available for growing businesses.

12.05 South West Manufacturing Advisory Service

Dedicated support for manufacturing businesses.

12.15 Q&A Session

12.30 Lily Newman - Managing Director, Morgan James Consulting

Leadership expert for the Goldman Sachs Programme.

1.30 Lunch

Inspire is a not for profit business organisation which has provided high value support to the SME business community through our highly experienced team of advisors for over 20 years. As part of this launch event, we have partnered with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme to showcase this valuable package of support to businesses in the Heart of the South West of England.

The Inspire Network brings together leaders of high growth businesses in a unique way to learn from each other and from a wide range of experts. It connects businesses rapidly and efficiently to all the publicly and privately funded sources of support, as well as world class entrepreneurs and commercial experts. 

If you would like to join us for the launch or want to know more, email us at team@inspirebiz.co.uk with your name, mobile number and company name or call 01225 355553.

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Scale up your business with Inspire Elite and Goldman Sachs.

The event begins at 9.00am with the formal programme starting at 9.30am. There will also be informal opportunities to chat to the team and the event will close with a buffet lunch and further networking opportunities at 1.30pm. 

9.30 Rob Perks – Inspire CEO – Introduction to Inspire and overview of the scale up landscape and importance to the economy.

9.45 Henrietta Brown – Inspire Business Development Director

Overview of the new service for growing SMEs.

10.00 David Ralph – Chief Executive, Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership

Overview of the strategic economic plan for Somerset and support for growing businesses.

10.15 Stephen Henagulph – Chief Executive, Somerset Chamber of Commerce

How the Chamber of Commerce can support growing businesses and the partnership with Inspire.

10.30 Nancy Straates – Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Programme Director

A look at the Inspire partnership with the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Programme and what it offers.

11.00 Break

11.15 Goldman Sachs Alumni

Hear from business leaders who have been through the Programme and how it has revolutionised their business.

11.45 Tina Paul – SERCO, Skills Support for the Workforce

Fully funded training programme available for growing business.

11.55 Dave Crew – Head of Employer Partnership, Weston College

The support available for growing businesses.

12.05 South West Manufacturing Advisory Service

Dedicated support for manufacturing businesses.

12.15 Q&A Session

12.30 Lily Newman – Managing Director, Morgan James Consulting

Leadership expert for the Goldman Sachs Programme.

1.30 Lunch

Inspire is a not for profit business organisation which has provided high value support to the SME business community through our highly experienced team of advisors for over 20 years. As part of this launch event, we have partnered with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme to showcase this valuable package of support to businesses in the Heart of the South West of England.

The Inspire Network brings together leaders of high growth businesses in a unique way to learn from each other and from a wide range of experts. It connects businesses rapidly and efficiently to all the publicly and privately funded sources of support, as well as world class entrepreneurs and commercial experts. 

If you would like to join us for the launch or want to know more, email us at team@inspirebiz.co.uk with your name, mobile number and company name or call 01225 355553.

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“They took the time to get to understand our business, and then tailor suggestions that will help improve us, specific to the sector that we’re in.”

Spencer Blake
Director, Wessex Fleet

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In partnership with Goldman Sachs

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme is designed to provide high-quality, practical education and business support to leaders of high-growth small businesses and social enterprises across the country.

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