Business Advancement Session November 2021

Enable your business to be the success it deserves to be!

You have the chance to hear from four exciting business-services experts covering the fields of strategy, marketing, bookkeeping and HR. These four core business levers, will enable your business to join the dots of its operation, and identify and action their growth potential. Additionally, there will be a chance to network with other like-minded businesses.

Venue: Birch Hotel, Haywards Heath
Date: Fri 26th Nov
Time: 8.30am – 1pm
Lunch included

Who is this event for?

Why you should attend...

The presentations provide a joined up approach to process, systems and strategy to enable you to achieve more. The total is greater than the sum of its parts!

Practical advice and tools, specific to the needs of small and medium-sized businesses, which you can use and implement straight-away

Opportunity to network and learn from others who are at different business stages

Lunch is provided to get us back in the swing of in-person events!

What are the presentations about?

How to make change happen in business
Tim Rylatt, UK Growth Coach

The past two years were ‘interesting’ for most business owners; either providing an extreme challenge or an amazing opportunity.

As the world rebalances, now is time to step forward positively and creatively. It should not be a case of just returning to what was done before, but more a case of changing from caterpillar to butterfly.

Through his interesting presentation, you’ll be shown:

Tim Rylatt is a highly experienced business coach who has worked with more than 200 companies during the past 13 years. He is also the author of 3 books that address the topics of sales skills, strategic marketing and business growth.

Unlike many coaches, Tim is also a proper business owner, and is a director in two marketing agencies, as well as his own coaching firm.

Master your marketing strategy
Henry Laker, Growth By Design

If you want to master marketing strategy, you’ll want to see this presentation. Henry will be sharing his top tips on:

Henry Laker has been involved in business marketing for more than 25 years. He has worked within the print, graphic design, website design, and broader digital sectors. During this time he has worked with hundreds of companies to help refine their brand presentation, lead generation, customer lifetime values and reputations. He has also co-authored two books on the subjects of marketing and business growth with Tim Rylatt.

Navigating Employment and H&S legislative minefields
Ellora Harper, Croner

Ellora Harper of Croner Group champions small and medium-sized businesses like yours by helping them stay compliant and protected from civil and HSE suits. This doesn’t just mean jumping through all the right hoops, it means leaving a traceable paper trail of your actions, so that you can demonstrate your compliance at the touch of a button.

When it comes to your contracts its imperative to have all policies written by a professional to ensure your business is protected but also build on a solid foundation of clearly outlined guidelines to be followed by your employees. You cannot enforce something if it’s not in your contracts, handbooks and policies.

Ellora will guide you through the legislative minefields that are Employment Law and Health & Safety law. She will give you guidance on the best way forward for your business, by giving you tips, advice and actionable steps to take away. 

Ellora Harper has worked with clients including Aston Martin, Steinway and Sons, Bollinger, Laurent Perrier and Rolex, to name but a few. It was through associations such as these that she was able to learn and hone her business expertise, skills that she now puts to use every day for Croner Group.

Croner Group specialises in human resources, health & safety, tax & reward management, offering market-leading advice, software and services to maximise business outcomes – it is one of the oldest and most trusted business support services in the UK.


How delegating your administration tasks can change your business.
Laura King, Virtual Assistant & Bookkeeping Services Ltd

Are you spending too much time working ‘in’ your business and not enough time ‘on’ your business? Laura will be here sharing her top tips on managing your time more effectively.

In this session you will find out:

Laura King has worked in administration roles for over 20 years. She has lead Customer Service teams to great success, along with helping many small businesses build and implement new processes and procedures. She has supported business owners in many different sectors including Business Schools, Ecommerce, Trades and Risk Assessors to mention a few.

Laura is also a fully trained and accredited Bookkeeper and is on a mission to deliver clear, friendly, and relevant advice to anyone needing a helping hand.

Please note:

  • This event is subject to Government Covid-guidelines. We will update you if anything changes.
  • Your data will be shared with the event partners and speaker organisations. You may receive marketing communications from them in due course.