Thursday 13 October
13:00 - 13:30 | Business Starter & Franchise Education Theatre
The struggles of start-up businesses and how to survive the first 5 years
Over 50% of new businesses fail in their first 5 years of trading. This is a scary stat, but it’s the harsh reality of business. This seminar will highlight the potential stumbling blocks and, more importantly, illustrate exactly how to avoid them. Claire Bartlett is a straight talker and will guide you through her own journey in business whilst underlining the lessons she’s learned – both good and bad. If you’re keen to understand the major main points that so often lead to the failure of a business, this is a must-attend event. You will learn how to navigate the challenging first few years of business as well as understanding the 5 most common reasons start-ups fail. Please come prepared for a thought-provoking session that will arm new business owners with the tools they need to make their business a roaring success.