Free Masterclasses on offer to support businesses in Doncaster

Are you a local business concerned about the increased cost of doing business?

If so, then a series of business masterclasses scheduled for the next few months could provide you with crucial support. The Masterclasses run by Doncaster Council’s Business Doncaster team will provide information and support on a number of topics including increased productivity, marketing improvements, developing your workforce, managing your cash flow, achieving certification and handling assessments.

The events of the last few years have been difficult for small, local businesses, which is why Business Doncaster wants to help ease those pressures. The masterclasses have been organized to offer support to all businesses in Doncaster, particularly SMEs, to help increase sales, reach new markets and build resilience as the cost of doing business rises and the economy continues to struggle.

Our business advisors will be present and will be happy to offer you support on the day or on another date that suits you.

Here are the upcoming master classes:

  • January 25: Don’t just build a business – build a brand

Business Doncaster is delighted to have secured the talents of Professor Steve McKevitt, author and Professor of Brand Communication at Leeds Business School, University of Oxford, whose clients include Nike, Coca Cola and Sony Playstation. Steve will help you and your company create value for your customers, but most importantly for your company… by building your brand. Morning and afternoon appointments are available.

  • February 28 / March 23: Is low productivity holding your business back from its true potential?

This masterclass will help companies further increase awareness and understanding of productivity in the workplace and show how you can improve productivity.

  • February 28 / March 23: Developing your greatest asset – your people

This masterclass is intended for all small and medium-sized businesses with high growth that want to improve their workforce.

  • February 28 / March 23: Managing cash flows and finances

These are unprecedented times, with many businesses struggling to manage costs and access finance, including alternative sources of finance. This masterclass will discuss how to access financing to grow your business.

  • February 28 / March 23: Your Business – Certificates, Credentials and Assessments

This masterclass will further increase the awareness and understanding of what certain industries require in order to accept tender opportunities and orders that may appear on a national footprint.

Councilor Glyn Jones, Cabinet Member for Housing and Business said: “It’s fantastic that our local businesses have the opportunity to take advantage of these sessions, all of which are run by business advisors with years of experience across a range of sectors. I would encourage all Doncaster businesses to attend at least one, if not all, of the masterclasses on offer”.

If you are a local business looking to succeed and grow, then these masterclasses are for you. To find out more and register visit:

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