Date(s) - 02nd March 2021
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Having a clear and straightforward business plan is the road map for success. It’s also fundamental when applying for any type of business finance or funding. Whether your business is fairly new, or you’ve been trading for a while, it’s important to understand your position, create goals and develop a clear plan of action.

This free webinar will take you through the business planning process from start to finish. Guided by an experienced advisor, it will give you an opportunity to step back from the day-to-day and reassess your business strategy. During the webinar we will cover:

  • How to start on your business strategy and planning
  • The requirements of a business plan
  • Mapping out your business model
  • SWOT analysis and marketing strategies
  • How to set realistic business goals
  • Risk management and legalities
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them

It is a live and interactive session, so questions are more than welcome at any point. By the end of the webinar you should have a clearer idea of your business direction and strategy with the building blocks develop your own plan of action.

Date: 2 March 2021

Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm


Register online here.


You should receive a confirmation email from Demio after you register. Please check your junk mail if you don’t see it in your inbox. If for any reason you don’t receive this email please contact us at and we will resend it to you.


Important Information


To be eligible to attend this free workshop you need to be based in one of the following local council areas: East Devon, Mid Devon, West Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge, Torbay, or Exeter. If you are unsure, you can check by entering your postcode into the Government Council Checker.

You must also have an existing business and be registered with HMRC. We will require a copy of your Unique Taxpayer Reference Number (UTR) or Company Registration Number before you attend. Unfortunately, this webinar is not available for pre-start businesses. We may be running other webinars or one-to-one support that is available to pre-start businesses so please check our website or give us a call on 01837 659 059.

Before the Webinar:

There will be some online forms that you need to complete before the webinar begins. This will be general information about you and your business as well as a declaration of any EU funding you may have already received. Full details will be sent out in your confirmation email.

For more information about the eligibility criteria and the forms you will need to complete prior to the webinar, please click here. If you have any questions please call us on 01837 659 059 or email

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