Business Planning

Building a New Business Plan for Your Business

This session will give you tools and strategies to review your business, develop new plans and create opportunities for success. In this interactive workshop you will have the opportunity to take a step back from your business, and guided by an experienced business advisor, work through ways to adapt your business in areas such as marketing, finances, and productivity.

You will be able to review your current business position, including a SWOT analysis and examine your marketplace. We’ll look at the 7 P’s of marketing and how focusing on benefits and not features when marketing can really improve results. Understanding your finances is crucial so we’ll share our tips on how to manage yours effectively and plan for future challenges.

  • Looking at your current position
  • Current SWOT and how you can adapt this.
  • Marketing Refresh
  • Diversification theory – Ansoff’s model
  • Customer Perceptions and Buying Styles
  • Business Finances

About the Thrive Business Support Programme

The Thrive business support programme has been fully-funded by the European Development Fund to allow us to offer you 12 hours of free business support through a range of one-to-one advice and workshops with expert advisors and speakers. This workshop forms part of the free support available to you so please visit our Thrive page for the full details.

  • Date: 17 January 2022
  • Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Location: Online


Important Information


To be eligible to attend this free workshop you need to be based in Devon or Somerset (excluding Torridge, North Devon, North Somerset & BaNES). If you are unsure, you can check by entering your postcode into the Government Council Checker. You can find further details about the eligibility criteria here.

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The Heart of the South West Growth Hub Service for All is receiving up to £781,965 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The accountable body for this programme is Devon County Council.


Jan 17 2022


9:30 am - 12:30 pm