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Improving your skills

Staying one step ahead in business requires you to regularly update your skills and knowledge.


BIPC Newcastle are running a series of workshops aimed at developing and growing both trading and pre-start businesses. Visiting experts can provide advice and techniques that can help your business succeed.  Please see our regularly updated events page for full listings and booking details.

Coaching sessions

Our individually tailored one-to-one coaching sessions offer support for entrepreneurs and business people alike. Please see our regularly updated Events page for full listings and booking details. Places are limited.

A full list of our workshops and coaching sessions is available on our events page.

Online resources

An enormous amount of business advice and guidance exists online. Here are some links that our experts have found useful in the past. These are all external sites and we are not responsible for the content provided. We would, however, appreciate your feedback so please let us know if you find them useful or would like to suggest any additions.

General business advice:


Intellectual property:


Finance and fundraising:


Marketing and sales:


People and employment law:


Legal issues: