Business Planning Training Course Date Announced

Advance Notice of our Business Planning Course

A Leading Firm of Derby Accountants will lead the day on Business Planning for your organisation Learn about preparing, implementing and monitoring a Business Plan 

on Wednesday 14th June 2017

runs from 09:45 – 14:30

at the Derby Bosnian Centre DE1 1LN

Includes a FREE lunch!!

Book your place here

Happy New Year – 2017


Our office is now fully open following the Christmas break, and we are offering our full range of services to you.

Coming up in March we have several training courses which may be of interest to you, including sessions on Financial Management, Employment Law, Business Planning and Budgeting and Cashflow.  All courses run from 09:45 – 12:30 at the Derby Bosnian Centre DE1 1LN

Training Courses

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Thanks to all those who attended last week’s course, and many thanks to Margaret for organising the catering for the day.  This was much appreciated by all!

This is a very popular course, and will definately be repeated, so keep watching for new dates.

The recent cuts to funding may well mean that there will be a reduction in our training opportunities – more details later

Creating and Presenting a Business Plan – Training Day

In the current economic climate, business planning is essential to all voluntary groups

Wednesday 16th March 2016

09:30am – 3:30pm


Once again, we present a FULL DAY training session, led by a leading firm of accountants.

This course is FREE to all organisations in the Voluntary Sector, and will cover all aspects of creating a presenting a business plan.

For more information, and to book a place, please send us an email by clicking here

Forward/Business Planning

This full day course takes place on

Friday 13th March 2015

from 9:45am to 2:45pm

at Derby Bosnian Centre DE22 3NL

The speakers will be from local accountancy practices and will be free to all organisations in the voluntary sector and will cover all aspects of creating and presenting a business plan

Coffee will be available from 9:30am

Please click here to book your place

Training Sessions for the New Year

Dates For Your Diary

We have a busy few weeks with further training sessions, so do take a look – our sessions tend to be on Wednesday mornings, but we might be able to arrange a different day if there is sufficient demand. Just let us know.

Wednesday 25th February – Budgeting and Cashflow Forecasting

Wednesday 4th March – Preparing a Management Report

Friday 13th March – Forward/Business Planning

Please contact us here if you would like to book a place

Need free professional help?

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Need free* professional help?

Are you are considering merging with another charity or planning to set up a consortium to bring together similar service providers and bid for larger contracts?  You may need legal advice over your formal structure and/or TUPE implications / redundancy advice, assistance with the negotiation of new contract agreements, maybe business planning advice, financial forecasting assistance or marketing/PR assistance and graphic design to help with brand identity? …. perhaps Business in the Community can assist you?

ProHelp engages professional firms to provide free professional services to community organisations in their local area and Business Champions offers business mentors to provide strategic guidance where a commercial perspective is needed.

Please call Ann Hilton at Business in the Community on 0115 924 7408,

email: or see web site EastMidlandsProgrammes

* BITC is funded to support social enterprise in Nottingham City, Mansfield, Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Derby City, Chesterfield, Bolsover, Lincoln City, East Lindsey and Boston.  Assistance can still be provided outside of these areas for an administration fee of £120.