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23/05/2022

Start using social media for small business

In this online webinar where will cover some of the key social media platforms, with tips on how to use them effectively to engage your customers to increase sales and brand awareness.

24/05/2022

Innovating sustainable products for change - Day 1

This is a 2-day collaborative workshop which covers how to create sustainable products that are commercially viable product solutions, technically feasible and environmental and socially responsible.

25/05/2022

LinkedIn 101 Workshop: How to Leverage Your Profile and Grow Your Business

​In this workshop you'll get practical advice on how to turn your profile from a digital CV into a sticky landing page that boosts your personal branding and attracts your ideal audience. ​

25/05/2022

How to raise the money you need, now

Your business has made it through all the challenges the pandemic has thrown at your cash flow, and your service model is likely to be a hybrid of the original set-up and an evolution of your COVID pivot. You can see opportunities on the horizon and want to meet them head on.

Now might be the time to invest in new processes, people or equipment that help your business thrive.

25/05/2022

Innovating sustainable products for change - Day 2

This is a two day collaborative workshop which covers how to create sustainable products that are commercially viable product solutions, technically feasible and environmental and socially responsible.

26/05/2022

Amazon Bootcamp: Becoming a resilient business

Hear from experts and founders who have been on the omni-channel journey.

26/05/2022

Richmond 's Volunteer Fair

It's a great opportunity to meet local charities, community groups and other organisations that are actively recruiting volunteers and trustees. It's also the perfect chance to have a chat with others who are already volunteering.

26/05/2022

Ethnic Minority led business networking

Join us on the last Thursday of every month to network, share, learn and discuss the successes and experiences of being an ethnic minority business owner. 

27/05/2022

How to tell your brand story and sell more

Successful organisations know how to tell their story. They understand what their audience needs and they understand how to communicate that with a minimum of fuss. That, essentially, is the secret of good branding.

30/05/2022

How to use tech for your business

Do you want to use tech in your business to help you grow, add capacity, offer a slicker customer experience or take your business to the next level and further your reach but just don’t know how? We will give you the practical information and confidence to understand what’s involved and demystify the jargon.

30/05/2022

Inventors’ Club

Whilst lots of us often spot the potential for a new product or a new piece of technology, the harsh realities of research and development, prototyping, manufacturing and distribution often mean that few of those ideas make it to market.

31/05/2022

Founders Talk: Fearless Digital Branding

Do you need help building a strong digital presence that helps you to achieve your sales and marketing goals? Hear from two remarkable entrepreneurs who are fearless in their creativity and in building a strong digital blueprint for their business.

08/06/2022

Renew your business purpose

We recognise how leading your own business offers fulfilment and the chance to deliver social good. We invite you to join us and renew that commitment to your business purpose and unlock new energy and motivation to help overcome whatever challenges or opportunities lay ahead.

09/06/2022

NatWest: Setting goals to accelerate your business

This online session, delivered in partnership with the NatWest Enterprise team, will help you look at creating long term visions to keep you inspired and motivated and keep your business moving forward.

09/06/2022

Inspiring Women: Do What you love and love what you do

Do What You Love and Love What You Do – Join Holly Tucker (Founder, NotontheHighStreet.com and Holly & Co) and Samantha Trinder (Co-Owner, Bingham Riverhouse) for an in-conversation around the joys, challenges and lessons learned when setting up and running your own business.

10/06/2022

Introduction to Web Design Using Wordpress Pt.1 (Women Only)

WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web, powering over 60 million websites worldwide. A "website in a box", it can be customised for almost any purpose through a wide variety of plugins and templates to create e-commerce sites, online galleries and much more.

10/06/2022

Business Startup (Taster session)

RACC runs a range of business startup courses, this taster is to enable you to understand the skillset needed and what appropriate courses best suit your journey into enterprise!

10/06/2022

Intro to Social Media Strategy

Looking to improve engagement with your audience on social media, but aren’t sure where to begin? You’ve come to the right place!

In this free, two-hour livestream, you’ll gain a foundational understanding of various social media platforms, and learn to develop and implement an actionable social media strategy. 

10/06/2022

LinkedIn Video Workshop

This interactive 1 ½ hour workshop is for business owners who want to succeed by using video on the LinkedIn platform.

11/06/2022

Social Media for Business

This one day training course provides an insight into online social marketing and delivers practical guidance on how to apply these tools as part of your marketing strategy.

11/06/2022

Introduction to Web Design Using Wordpress Pt. 2 (Women Only)

WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web, powering over 60 million websites worldwide. A "website in a box", it can be customised for almost any purpose through a wide variety of plugins and templates to create e-commerce sites, online galleries and much more.

12/06/2022

Introduction to Web Design Using Wordpress Pt. 3 (Women Only)

WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web, powering over 60 million websites worldwide. A "website in a box", it can be customised for almost any purpose through a wide variety of plugins and templates to create e-commerce sites, online galleries and much more.

14/06/2022

New marketing ideas that work

This session helps you to be comfortable with implementing changes and experimenting with new marketing ideas; and takes you through the channels, routes and audiences that help your business move forward and grow.

15/06/2022

Intro to Instagram Marketing

In this two-hour livestream, you will learn the ins and outs of how to build and grow your brand’s presence on Instagram.

16/06/2022

Inspiring Women: Finding my Voice

Finding My Voice: My Journey as an Independent Artist – Join Grace Savage, UK Female Beatboxing Champion, on a rollercoaster ride as she re-imagines her unique story, transitioning from shy girl to internationally famous Beatboxer, in a powerful one-off performance that fuses spoken word with music and beats.

16/06/2022

Building an Authentic Brand

Investing in branding is vital for small businesses to build trust and attract loyal customers. Branding is more than just a logo; it helps your business to pursue strategic goals and adds value to your products or services giving your business a unique voice.

28/06/2022

June 2022 – COVID-19’s Impact on Commercial Spaces: Understanding your Lease, Rent Negotiation & Business Rates

Entrepreneurs and business owners taking part in the programme will have access to a series of free masterclasses on topics such as business rates, lease negotiations and more. The programme can also offer one-to-one support for your specific circumstances from expert property consultants Gerald Eve and other property professionals.

30/06/2022

Inspiring Women: The Power of Dance

Join Helen Shute, a Chief Executive and Executive Producer of Ballet Rambert - have the opportunity to hear Helen speak about her journey and how dance has a power to change lives.

08/07/2022

Richmond Summer Ball

Richmond Summer Ball in the stylish Twickenham Stadium's Lock4  East Stand - arrive via the Lion Gate to The Spirit of Rugby through the West Stadium and the Players' Tunnel to the iconic rugby pitch.

09/07/2022

StartUp Saturday London

In this jam-packed session, you’ll find out how to turn a business idea into reality.

Expect practical tips, inspiring stories, and a fun, interactive Saturday. Leave armed with all you need to begin your journey as a start-up founder!

14/07/2022

Inspiring Women: Loving the Local

Loving The Local - An interview with infamous local, Desiree Shepherd, Shepherd’s Star on connecting and building communities. This talk will also feature a local woman whose life has been transformed by the support offered by Shepherd’s Star.

28/07/2022

Inspiring Women: Homage to Henrietta

Join us for our final talk, an evening of celebration with Dr Tessa Kilgarriff (Historian), Bryony Metcalf (Ignite Me Theatre Co) and Kate Mavor (CEO, English Heritage), to celebrate the life and times of Henrietta Howard (1689-1767), whose story inspired this series. 

07/10/2022

UK Taxation for Small Businesses

This brief session will give you an overview of the obligations you have to meet when running your own business, in order to comply with the current legislation. The workshop will give you insights on the following topics: what is VAT and when to pay it; differences between income tax and corporation tax and more.

02/11/2022

How to Grow your Online Business (Taster session)

This session will introduce you to the importance of personal data, and how you can create an effective online presence, using the most common social media.

26/11/2022

Intro to Accounting and Finance

This is a taster for anyone who is interested in an introduction to small business acountancy.
It will introduce you to basic accounting principles, practices and terminology.

03/02/2023

UK Taxation for Small Businesses

This brief session will give you an overview of the obligations you have to meet when running your own business, in order to comply with the current legislation. The workshop will give you insights on the following topics: what is VAT and when to pay it; differences between income tax and corporation tax and more.

12/05/2023

UK Taxation for Small Businesses

This brief session will give you an overview of the obligations you have to meet when running your own business, in order to comply with the current legislation. The workshop will give you insights on the following topics: what is VAT and when to pay it; differences between income tax and corporation tax and more.

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