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Innovation – More Than Just Inventing Things!

Innovation – More Than Just Inventing Things!

Join this workshop to discuss new and creative ways to run and grow your business.

Innovation is much broader than just inventing new products. Real business innovation is about problem solving and creating new ways to do things that separate you from the crowd.

This may involve changing any or all of the following:

  • Strategy
  • Business model
  • Individual business processes
  • Marketing and sales methods
  • Communications and outreach
  • Sustainability
  • Resourcing
  • Funding

Just because lots of people do something in a certain way, it doesn’t mean that’s the only way.

Join this workshop to discuss new and creative ways to run businesses. The format will involve a facilitated group discussion to share and explore ideas, and the opportunity for short breakout sessions to discuss specific topics 1:1 with an advisor.

The session will be hosted by Ant Parsons, a business and environmental innovator and Phil Curtis, a veteran of 30 years of business change, where so many new things emerged, became adopted, and retired or updated along the way. Anyone remember the Blackberry? It was the future once…

Minimal Financial Assistance (MFA) scheme

The Growth Hub programme operates a Minimal Financial Assistance (MFA) scheme. All SMEs which receive support under this programme are being aided under the UK Subsidy Control Act (2022) and The Subsidy Control (Gross Cash Amount and Gross Cash Equivalent) Regulations (2022 No. 1186).

MFA allows a beneficiary to receive up to £315,000 of Subsidy over a three-fiscal year period (i.e. the current and previous two fiscal years). The value of MFA given is the gross cash amount or the gross cash equivalent of the subsidy. The MFA value of this webinar is £542.55.

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