Don't Miss Out! Applications close soon for the South West Peak Uplands Business Academy

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Wednesday 20 September 2017

Sheep on the Warslow MoorsApplications are open for this unique business-focused opportunity and all application forms must be received by 5pm Wednesday 27 September, 2017.

Open for Uplands success: are you looking to start or develop your own business?

Fresh Start Land Enterprise Centre CIC is delighted to offer an uplands business academy for the South West Peak area supported by the Princes Countryside Fund. This 11 session learning experience will help anyone looking to start up their own uplands business or seeking to expand their existing business skills and will be based at locations throughout the South West Peak area starting on Tuesday 7th November 2017.

Each session has an industry expert and leader who will share their knowledge and success, whilst highlighting pitfalls of running your very own successful uplands business, complimented by a farm visit and live case studies providing an on the ground account of reality. The sessions will also include a business exercise focusing on tenancy applications. The academy is designed to help participants develop a strong innovative business approach, focusing on business planning, structures, finance, marketing and communication skills for the sector.

The Academy is run over seven evenings and two days, and is open for everyone 18 or over to attend who is at that stage of their career where they want to be involved in developing their own business. The Academy is supported by a range of industry stakeholders who help by providing a wealth of local knowledge and expertise. These stakeholders will assist with identifying speakers and case studies and support the assessment of each applicant on their individual merit to fill the 20 highly sought-after places.

Get in touch NOW to secure your place as applications close at 5pm Wednesday 27 September, 2017.

For more information on Fresh Start please go to: or follow the link to applications:

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