Financial Planning and Forecasting for Developing Start Ups at Microsoft Teams, Online on Tue 13 Feb
 Financial Planning and Forecasting for Developing Start Ups at Microsoft Teams, Online on Tue 13 Feb

Tue 13 Feb 2024 at 6:00PM

Financial Planning and Forecasting for Developing Start Ups

by Go Succeed


Microsoft Teams, Online

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The Go Succeed Start team is hosting this practical workshop for early-stage trading businesses that demonstrates the 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.

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

About the Presenter

Tony Haren is owner/director of Admor Business Solutions, which he founded in 2004. 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.

Registration instructions: This event is free for individuals.  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. 

Joining instructions: This event will be hosted online via MS Teams.  You will receive your Live Stream link and access code directly to your inbox on confirmation and as a reminder one day before the event is due to commence. To prevent any delay in joining, please add the workshop to your calendar and ensure your MS Teams is updated before the workshop.    

Technical Support: If you require technical support on the day, please email amy.junkin@enterpriseni.comPlease note, online workshops will be virtually locked after 30 minutes to reduce any technical interruptions.

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. Enterprise Northern Ireland is delighted to partner with the 11 local councils to deliver Go Succeed Start Up business support across Northern Ireland.



Tue 13 February 2024
6:00PM - 8:00PM
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