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Why do so many SME businesses fail?

............and how to avoid being one of them!

At this breakfast seminar our speaker, Jon Kandiah, will discuss the importance of SME businesses in the economy, explore the rate of SME failures and the reasons for those failures.  He will then look at some of the steps business owners can take to ensure that they survive and thrive.

Attendees at this event will:

1. Learn more about the SME market
2. Understand the key reasons that SME businesses fail
3. Gain ideas on how to avoid those risks and grow with confidence
4. Use the opportunity to network with like-minded businesses
5. Discuss any potential risks or ideas with an experienced coach and mentor

Jon Kandiah, Founder of Scale Up Strategist, has 25+ years’ experience successfully transforming some of the smallest and largest companies in the UK, including Virgin Clothing, Virgin Mobile, EE and Three. He is the Regional Director for the Alpha Group in Hertfordshire and an accredited coach, combining real-world experience and proven methods to help SME businesses to double their value. 

It’s the proven strategies, skills and experience from these start-ups, scale-ups and large-scale successful businesses that led Jon to found his own business and enable smaller ambitious businesses to achieve their potential.
Recognising the need for sustainable, profitable growth, Jon focusses on helping ambitious people to develop and execute the strategies required to scale their business.
Please use the link below to check our Event Terms and Conditions prior to booking a place at this event:
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Event Information

Member: £10.00 per person

Non-member: £15.00 per person

Event Date: 2 Jul 19 08:00 - 10:00

Latest Booking: 28 Jun 19 17:00

Contact: Events Team

Tel: 01707 502180


Venue: Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce
MacLaurin Building
4 Bishops Square,
AL10 9NE

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