Book Keeping and Finance for You and Your New/Pre-start Business

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Thursday, 7 June, 2018 - 08:30 to 16:00

Book Keeping and Finance for You and Your New/Pre-start Business


Coventry University Enterprises Business Solutions


Holiday Inn
Hinckley Road, Walsgrave, Coventry CV2 2HP
United Kingdom

CUE Business Solutions is offering a series of workshops, accelerator programmes and LaunchPads through the Coventry and Warwickshire Business Support Programme, the activity is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund but free to you.

If you have an innovative Technology-based business idea and have not yet started a business please see whether this FREE workshop would help you.

What we’ll cover:

  • Financial planning –using interactive tools to allow you to create your own versions of:
  • Profit and Loss forecasting
  • Operational budgets and balance sheets
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Sales forecasts


  • Here we investigate the 3 different pricing methods and use practical exercises to ensure you can create a minimum worth selling at price for your product or service and understand the prices of your competitors


  • We’ll look at the key areas of keeping the books for a small business including:
  • What records to keep and for how long
  • Setting up and maintaining your books
  • Creating invoices
  • Issues of tax for self-employed, partnerships and limited companies

What you’ll take away:

  • A draft cash flow forecast, profit and loss forecast and sales forecast
  • Personal survival budget

Please note - the workshop is interactive and you will need to participate in exercises to get the most out of the session.

You will be contacted by our business adviser to establish eligibility for the programme and to ensure this workshop offers you the best fit for your needs.

If accepted into the programme you will be asked to arrive promptly at 8.15 for an 8.30am start. We aim to finish at 4.00pm. Refreshments and lunch are provided.

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If this workshop isn't what you are seeking drop us a line at in the first instance - giving your name, business idea and contact number and we'll call you back to discuss the options.

CUE Business Solutions is a division within Coventry University Enterprises Limited and part of the Coventry University Group.

DATA PROTECTION: This workshop is provided free to you if you meet the eligibility criteria. We will use the information you supply: A) to provide business support to you and make referrals to partners and other providers of relevant services as appropriate; B) to share with Coventry City Council / Warwickshire County Council (as Accountable Bodies for the programme) and DCLG (or their sub-contractors) for monitoring evaluation and audit purposes. We will keep all information you provide confidentially and treat it in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1988.

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