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26 Apr
Produce a CV
FREE
09:30 - 27 Apr 12:00 St Helens Chamber

Do you constantly find your CV is being ignored?

Do you want to make your CV stand out form the crowd?

Learn how to produce an effective CV and upload it to your Universal Job Match account on our short CV session.

This course is split over two half days (Thursday and Friday) from 9:30am till 12 noon.

Having a good CV is vital while you are seeking work, our advisors will give you guidance and advice in what you should and shouldn’t have in your CV.

We also offer Interview skills sessions to help you perfect your technique so you can go to interviews with confidence.

For more information about the CV, Interview and support sessions we offer at Starting Point, contact us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

26 Apr
St Helens Business Fair - Exhibition Stands
Members: £99.00 + VAT
Non-members: £149.00 + VAT
10:30 - 15:00 Haydock Park

The latest St Helens Chamber Business Fair is taking place at Haydock Park Racecourse on Thursday 26th April 2018.

Whether you are looking to build your network, promote your business, find new suppliers or increase your knowledge the St Helens Business Fair offers you the best platform to do all those things under one roof.

St Helens Chamber Members exhibition stands start at £99 +VAT

Non Members exhibition stands start at £149 +VAT

For further information please contact the events team on 01744 742028.

26 Apr
St Helens Chamber Business Fair - Book your FREE place
FREE
10:30 - 15:00 Haydock Park

The St Helens Chamber Business Fair will look to welcome over 500 SME's from across the North West.

This event will provide the perfect opportunity for delegates and exhibitors to showcase their businesses.

The Business Fair is free to attend and will include:

  • Business Exhibition showcasing companies from a wide variety of business sectors
  • Hundreds of visitors from all sectors of the business community
  • A programme of free business seminars
  • Business information and advice
  • Lots of networking opportunities
  • Opportunities to meet with potential buyers and suppliers from across the Borough
  • A lounge area to meet with new contacts and do business

 

We are excited to be joined by some inspirational business leaders including 2016's Apprentice winner Alana Spencer and Lawrence Kenwright owner of Signature Living.

11.30am - Lawrence Kenwright, Signature Living

Lawrence has an inspiring and inspirational story, having gone from bankruptcy in 2008 to in excess of £500m turnover last year. He has a fascinating business model which he used to raise funding in the Far East.

Lawrence will talk about his plans for Loyola Hall and how he has built up the Signature Living brand before opening the floor for a Q & A session.

1.00pm - Alana Spencer, Ridiculously Rich by Alana

Alana won BBC One’s ‘The Apprentice’ in 2016, becoming Alan Sugar's Business Partner and winning his £250,000 investment. Alana’s business Ridiculously Rich has grown leaps and bounds over the past three years with more than 50 brand ambassadors selling her delicious treats nation-wide.

Alana will speak about her time on The Apprentice, becoming Lord Sugar’s business partner and the journey Ridiculously Rich has taken before opening the floor for a Q & A session.

For more information and to pre-book your place call 01744 742028 or email events@sthelenschamber.com.

27 Apr
Spray Tanning
FREE
09:30 - 16:30 The Chamber Hair Academy

Interested in a career in spray tanning?

This course will equip you with the skills and techniques needed to deliver an exceptional spray tan.

Throughout the day you will complete both theory and practical sessions. On completion you will receive a Suntana Professional Spray Tanning Accreditation.

Equipment is provided on the day, however, if preferred you are welcome to bring your own spray tanning kit.

As part of the training you will receive a spray tan.

For further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org.

01 May
Stress & Conflict in the workplace
Members: £55.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

Designed to develop an understanding and ability to be able to manage stress and conflict in own organisation, as a practising or potential middle manager. it also allows you to consider the effectiveness of your own organisation in dealing with workplace stress and conflict.

Delegates will learn:

  • How to evaluate the effectiveness of your organisation in recognising workplace stress and conflict and providing the necessary support mechanisms.
  • Methods to manage stress within the workplace.
  • Health and safety legislation.
  • The main causes of ways to resolve conflict and interpersonal friction.
  • The symptoms and impacts of stress and the implications/effects of stress for individuals and organisations.

'Skills for Growth' funding is available for this seminar, which can highly subsidise the cost of the seminar for SME businesses. For more information please contact the Workforce Development Team on 01744 742333.

 

01 May
Problem Solving Techniques
Members: £55.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
13:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This session will introduce delegates to the basic tools to improve quality - Ishikawa (cause and effect) and the 5Y's principles to get to the route of the cause of problems and prevent reoccurring problems that can affect business efficiency and quality.

'Skills for Growth' funding is available for this seminar, which can highly subsidise the cost of the seminar for SME businesses. For more information please contact the Workforce Development Team on 01744 742333.

02 May
Modern Retro and Vintage Hair
FREE
09:30 - 16:00 The Chamber Hair Academy

Are you looking to develop your knowledge of hair ups? Looking to use modern techniques to create the classic looks of the vintage era?

This one day Modern Retro and Vintage hair course will cover:

  • Creating pin curls
  • Using the finger wave technique
  • How to set hair to achieve a variety of vintage looks
  • Different ways of rolling, twisting and pleating hair

Travel back in time and jump forward with the teachings of Retro & Vintage hair styling techniques!

For further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org.

03 May
Strategic Planning Skills
Members: £55.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

Develop an awareness of the value of a company’s strategic plan, mission statement, goals and objectives. Highlighting the importance of smart targets communicating with your team.

Delegates will learn:

  • Why a company's strategic plan, mission statement, goals and objectives are important.
  • Understand techniques and tools that support the design of businesses processes.
  • How to evaluate the effectiveness of your business processes.
  • The importance of smart targets

 'Skills for Growth' funding is available for this seminar, which can highly subsidise the cost of the seminar for SME businesses. For more information please contact the Workforce Development Team on 01744 742333.

 

03 May
Produce a CV
FREE
09:30 - 4 May 12:00 St Helens Chamber

Do you constantly find your CV is being ignored?

Do you want to make your CV stand out form the crowd?

Learn how to produce an effective CV and upload it to your Universal Job Match account on our short CV session.

This course is split over two half days (Thursday and Friday) from 9:30am till 12 noon.

Having a good CV is vital while you are seeking work, our advisors will give you guidance and advice in what you should and shouldn’t have in your CV.

We also offer Interview skills sessions to help you perfect your technique so you can go to interviews with confidence.

For more information about the CV, Interview and support sessions we offer at Starting Point, contact us on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org

04 May
Meet the Apprentice
FREE
08:30 - 12:00

Are you looking for extra help at your business? Have you considered taking on an Apprentice?

St Helens Chamber specialises in helping you to recruit young people through our Apprenticeship Programme and we are always looking to increase the range of vacancies available. All Apprentices will have completed our ‘Chamber Approved – Work Ready’ course to ensure they are high-calibre candidates who are well prepared for the world of work.

Taking on an Apprentice can increase efficiency, introduce new skills and provide a hassle free, cost effective way to grow your business. This informal event will provide an efficient and convenient way for you to meet some of the best local young job seekers.

To confirm a place at the event please ring 01744 742333


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