Outset in South Bristol

At Outset, we know how inspiring the idea of working for yourself can be, but also that managing your own business can sometimes be daunting – that’s why we’re here!

We’ve helped thousands of people just like you across the UK to make their dreams come true, by giving them the confidence, knowledge and skills to create thriving and successful businesses.

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If you have a business idea in mind, this practical support programme will guide you through all the critical steps needed for success. 

We will strengthen your business skills, knowledge and confidence, and help you lay the right foundations for a thriving, sustainable business. Our comprehensive content covers areas such as knowing your customer, marketing, demand generation and sales, building competitive advantage, and ensuring you have enough working capital to help your business fly.

We won’t baffle you with jargon, but will share our wealth of knowledge and expertise in a friendly and supportive way, helping to develop you and your business. You’ll also be working in a group of your peers, and benefitting from the invaluable support of, and connections with, a like-minded community.

Introduction to

Covers the fundamentals of setting up your business by helping you understand how to test the market, think of who your customers are, and where to sell.

By the end of these sessions you will have completed all the basic learning to help you create a business plan for your new start-up.

Business Start-up:

A range of sessions on specific essential topics, such as social media; website design; start-up finance; and many more.

As well as 1:1 support with your advisor to tackle your individual needs and challenges to develop a successful business.

Outset Online:

Our excellent online platform is full of great content and exercises to work through in your own time.

We also facilitate groups on here so that you can communicate with those you have met in workshops, and other entrepreneurs nationally. It’s a fantastic way to build a network of like-minded people.

Outset Finance:

Financing the start or growth of a business can be a challenge, but our sister service, Outset Finance, is a national delivery partner for the government’s Start Up Loan scheme, administered by the British Business Bank.

The Outset Finance team will guide you through the application process and provide post-loan mentoring.

Our Next Sessions:

Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and Cashflow

Want to learn more about profit and loss, balance sheets and cashflow?

Wednesday, 23 June 2021

10:00 am – 1:00 pm


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Marketing for Start-ups

Want to learn how to market your business?

Thursday, 1 July 2021

10:00 am – 12 noon


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Costing, Pricing and Breakeven Point

Want to get your head around costing, pricing and breakeven point?

Wednesday, 7 July 2021

10:00 am – 1:00 pm


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Using Facebook for business

Want to learn how to use Facebook for your business to get results?

Friday, 9 July 2021

10:00 am – 12 noon


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How to be a Creative Business

Do you want to turn a dream of being a creative business into a reality? This workshop gives you the tools you need to take the next steps.

Tuesday, 20 July 2021

10:00 am – 1:00 pm


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Business Strategy for Start Ups

Want help identifying specific, realistic goals for your business to make sure you’re planning for the future?

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

10:00 am – 1:00 pm


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Want to know more?

Call us on 0800 917 9324

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