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Coming to a Town Near You!

Our Team are hosting a series of Business Support Evenings in the four towns of Ballymoney, Limavady, Ballycastle and Coleraine.  We're particularly keen to engage with any companies that foresee difficulties, as a result of supply chain linkages to Wrightbus, so we can direct them towards the appropriate support for them.  This may include signposting to other agencies, or indeed an application to Alchemy, our business mentoring programme, to work through solutions with an assigned mentor.  Whatever the pain point, we'd be keen to meet you at one of our events

Register to attend at:  http://www.ccagbusinesssupport.eventbrite.com

 

Who Will Be There?

(Attending all four dates unless otherwise specified)

Inside Council

  • Alchemy - Apply for Free Business Mentoring 
  • Town and Village Management Team - Sign Up for The Causeway Card, Find out about the wider role of the Team
  • Tourism Team - Find out about tourism marketing and training opportunities 
  • Environmental Resource Team – Advice on smart ways to reuse resources, reduce waste and operate business on a more efficient and environmentally friendly way. (Limavady, Ballycastle & Coleraine only)
  • Environmental Health – Advice will be available on food safety, workplace health and safety, consumer safety and other business compliance issues. (Limavady, Ballycastle & Coleraine only)

 

Outside Council

  • Northern Regional College – find out about taking on placement students through the Career Ready Programme
  • North West Regional College - Apply for £5k Innovation Vouchers to get support from the Product Design Centre or the Foodovation Centre
  • Labour Relations Agency - HR advice, legal guidance (Limavady and Coleraine dates only)
  • Coleraine Business Improvement District Team (Coleraine date only)

 

What Type of Alchemy Support is Available?

 

Applications for the Alchemy programme can be taken on the evening. You can apply for help in a host of areas including :

  •  Strategic Business Growth & Development
  •  General Business Planning including preparation of funding applications, business case development and management skills
  •  Business Operations, Production and Logistics
  •  Customer Experience Management
  •  Employment, Human Resources and Management & Staff Development
  •  Environment and Efficiency
  •  Financial Management and Administration
  •  Health and Safety and Risk Management
  •  ICT and E-Commerce
  •  Innovation, Product Development and Intellectual Property
  •  Export and Import Trading
  •  Marketing, Sales, Networking, Social Media and Promotion
  •  Tendering & Procurement
  •  Social Enterprise Development
  •  Legal Requirements, e.g. Patents & Copyrights, Statutory Law, Contractual Law