Go through your business plan with a fine comb and meet other creatives or sponsors at one of our events –
we want to help you grow
Creative Works Business Support 1-1
Thursday 7th February 10am - 4pm (1 hour slots)
For Creative Works tenants monthly business clinics are available for 1-1 sessions focusing on business planning, strategy and growth delivered by Lightcliffe consultants. Sessions will be focused on your specific business development needs delivered by Creative Works board member Yvette Ankrah MBE
Local business support
Monday 27 October / 11am
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Monday 27 October / 11am
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tenants we offer free monthly Business Clinic
This is an opportunity to discuss all aspects of business development and marketing strategy that you need support within your business.
- Clarifying your vision
- Prioritising your objectives
- Identifying your perfect client
- Knowing your market and competing successfully
- Optimising your financial performance
If you require extra help our friendly Business Consultants from Lightcliff are happy to offer their services in the areas of:
- Business and Objectives – inc structures and goal setting
- Financials – inc. how to create a
- Skills and Experience – inc personal development plans
- Target Customers – inc. creating avatars
- Market and Competition – inc. how to conduct research
- Marketing and Sales Plans – inc. how to develop a strategy
- Operational Plans – inc staff, legislation, policies and procedures
A bit about Lightcliffe Consulting
Yvette Ankrah BA (Hons), MA, MBE Yvette is an award-winning business and Marketing consultant, coach and mentor. She has over 20 years of experience in business development and marketing and has worked across a variety of sectors including the Arts and Education. She has experience of running workshops, public speaking and academic lecturing. She has also recently completed a PhD in Sociology and is a trained qualitative researcher and journalist.
Chris Osei BSc (Hons) MBA Chris has spent 20 years in strategy, governance and business development roles, most of this in the London
We are committed, collaborative and client-focused. We always act with integrity and respect in everything that we do. We always put our clients’ needs first but we never shy away from difficult decisions, always acting to maximise value in your business.
What we do
Fresh thinking – We aim to bring you different ways of thinking about your business. We bring a wealth of practical experience, an enthusiasm for business and a new and totally objective perspective to your business issues. Delivering results – we take personal responsibility for acting in the best interest of our customers, understanding their specific needs, and going the extra mile in order to deliver our client requirements.
Supporting your business
We specialise in supporting businesses, large and small, in realising their unique objectives. We know that so many businesses are too busy fire-fighting to have the space needed to think. Having the support and expertise from outside your organisation can support your thinking, help you get a clear picture and provide you with the steps you need to transform your business. We believe in the importance of planning (for strategy, marketing and funding) because this is how you stop firefighting and ensure your organisation’s success. Our team will take the time to listen to your needs and work with you to build a route map for success. With extensive experience in developing and implementing effective strategic plans for clients ranging from multinationals to small and micro businesses and across finance, business services, property, retail, leisure, wellbeing, not-for-profit and social enterprise, we are here to support your ideas.