COVID ANONYMOUS: FINANCIAL MENTORING WORKSHOP SERIES

in collaboration with Alexandrina Council & Rural Business Support

COVID-19 is taking a fast an unprecedented toll on our economy that will take years to rebound from and businesses are having to dramatically change the way they operate to adapt to the rapidly changing climate.

The pandemic has had a significant impact on small business, particularly in regional areas, with many financially fragile and needing support and guidance.

In response to this, Business Victor Harbor and Alexandrina Council have partnered with Rural Business Support to provide our members and the local small business community with financial counselling and advice. 

Rural Business Support is a not-for-profit organisation that offer free, independent and confidential financial support for small business owners in regional and rural areas that are solely funded by the State and Federal Government.

Business Victor Harbor and Alexandrina Council are holding the ‘Financial Mentoring Workshop Series’ to help small businesses within our community better manage their finances and provide them with the tools they need to move their businesses forward and thrive in the post COVID recovery.

The three workshops will be facilitated by Small Business Financial Counsellor Steven King and are FREE for Business Victor Harbor and Business Alexandrina members. They will cover the following:


Workshop 1– The Importance of a Realistic Cash Flow Budget

Tuesday October 20, 4pm-5:30pm, the Hub Goolwa

This discussion topic will be an open forum conversation with the room regarding the collective understanding of what a Cash Flow Budget is. The aim is to discuss and explore the importance of all facets of a Cash Flow Budget, its many forms and uses for business sustainability and planning.


Workshop 2 – Being Loan Ready: Accessing Finance and the Myths Surrounding the Process

Tuesday November 10, 4pm-5:30pm, TAFE SA (Victor Harbor)

When considering accessing finance, Small Business owners have many options available to them. We will be encouraging the group to ask questions and provide their experience(s) in relation to accessing Finance for Both Business and Personal purposes. We have found that there are significant myths surrounding finance in the Small Business community. Once guided, Small Business owners can confidently plan and apply for appropriate finance for their business requirements in a confident manner.


Workshop 3 – Accessing Support and Assistance in Regional Areas Regarding Finance/Hardship

Tuesday November 24, 4pm-5:30pm, TAFE SA (Victor Harbor)

In this topic we will be discussing the (Free) services that Rural Business Support provides along with other areas of support and guidance that can be investigated. There is a myriad of help for the wider community and in particular, small business holders. Whether it be Grants, Financial Counselling/Coaching or accessing services for your health and well-being.

In order for Business Victor Harbor or Business Alexandrina members to book into this free workshop, you need to be a small business (18 employees or less) or sole trader and only one person from the business can attend. You can book one or all sessions. Be quick. Places are limited to 14 people.

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Location:

TAFE Victor Harbor - 19 George Main Road, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211 Australia

The Hub Goolwa - 12 Cadell Street, Goolwa, South Australia 5214 Australia

Tickets:
FREE for Business Victor Harbor and Business Alexandrina members who are a small business (18 employees or less) or sole trader and only one person from the business can attend. You can book one or all three sessions. Be quick. Places are limited to 14 people.: $ 0.00
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