Financial Planning and Forecasting for Developing Start Ups at Microsoft Teams, Online on Thu 4 Jul
Financial Planning and Forecasting for Developing Start Ups at Microsoft Teams, Online on Thu 4 Jul

Thu 4 Jul 2024 at 10:00AM

Financial Planning and Forecasting for Developing Start Ups

by Go Succeed


Microsoft Teams, Online

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The Go Succeed Start team hosts this online workshop; Financial Planning and Forecasting for Developing Start Ups.

This workshop is for you if you are an early-stage trading business that demonstrates potential to become an employer enterprise. 

We will share with you practical guidance and tips on essential business financial elements that are critical to the future success and growth of your business.

You will learn:

  • Good business records – how to keep good records for tax and other purposes
  • Bookkeeping – the different types of systems; how to choose and use a cloud-based bookkeeping system (including a live demo of QuickBooks)
  • VAT – when and how to register; how to manage VAT
  • Other key taxes – how to prepare and manage your returns and payments
  • Funding – how to prepare for external funding
  • Planning and forecasting – how to analyse your business and plan for profitable growth
  • Business oversight – how and when to oversee your business performance and increase your chances of survival and growth

There will be opportunities to ask questions about your own business and learn from other real life start-up business owners.


“Very worthwhile and informative.” Business Owner

“Thank you so much for the webinar, very informative.  Really enjoyed it.” Business Owner

This Go Succeed workshop is open to all individuals in the early stages of their business, throughout Northern Ireland, and is facilitated by Enterprise Northern Ireland.


About the Presenter

He is a Member in Practice of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants with over 35 years’ experience in banking/finance and providing advice to business owners.

Tony is a Premium Business Adviser with Enterprise NI and a Business Finance Mentor with Tourism NI. He is also a Senior Credit Reviewer with Credit Review Ireland, whose role is to independently review appeals by business owners whose bank borrowing requests have been declined.

With extensive experience up to board director level, Tony specialises in showing start-ups, existing businesses and not-for-profit organisations how to improve their financial management, corporate governance and overall effectiveness.

He strongly believes that owners/directors should develop a good level of understanding of their business finances, including taxes and cash flow to improve their chances of sustainability and growth.

He has recently delivered webinars on finance related topics including, Managing a Business through Recovery and Growth; Pricing for Profit; Managing your Seasonal Cash Flow; Finance Basics for Start-ups; Cloud-based Bookkeeping; Improving Business Finances.


Registration instructions: This event is free for individuals and will be hosted online via MS Teams.  Please note, your email confirmation, Live Stream link and access code will come from, please add this to your list of trusted accounts to prevent information landing in your junk folder. 

This workshop is brought to you as part of Go Succeed NI.  Go Succeed represents a significant investment in local entrepreneurs and businesses, funded by the UK Government and powered by the UK Levelling Up Fund. 



Thu 4 July 2024
10:00AM - 12:00PM
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