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What are the creative industries?

Creative industries are based in creativity, skill and talent.

Creative Industries

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Defining Your Work

Tools to help you define your work.

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Crowdfunding

Tim Wright shares his knowledge for anyone considering running a crowdfunding campaign, and advice about choosing the right crowdfunding model.

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Professional Development Planning

Professional Development Planning to help you prepare and plan for a happy, successful career.

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Chasing a Payment

Gillian Caughey helps highlight what steps you should take when your client doesn't settle their bill.

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Writing an Effective Business Plan

Caroline Parkinson introduces you to the process of writing your first plan, why you may need one and points to consider when preparing one.

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Guide

The who, what, why, where and when approach to contacting the press.

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Managing Your Cash

A guide to forecasting and managing your monthly income, expenditure and bank balance with a cash flow template.

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Dyslexia

Find out about the support and services available if you have, or suspect you have, dyslexia.

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Our Programmes

We run three business development programmes specific to different stages of the business journey.

Our Resource Library

  • Green Book Cover Writing an Effective Business Plan

    Writing an Effective Business Plan

    Caroline Parkinson introduces you to the process of writing your first plan, why you may need one and points to consider when preparing one.

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  • Green Book Cover VAT

    VAT

    Angela Bedi highlights what to think about when you're considering registering for VAT.

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  • Green Book Cover Knowing Your Fashion Customer

    Knowing Your Fashion Customer

    Understanding your customer and their requirements is key to marketing your fashion successfully. Kevin Harding, Brand Consultant and Fashion Foundry Mentor, shares his knowledge with us.

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  • Green Book Cover Managing Your Cash

    Managing Your Cash

    A guide to forecasting and managing your monthly income, expenditure and bank balance with a cash flow template.

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  • Green Book Cover How to Sell Your Product

    How to Sell Your Product

    Katy West highlights what to think about when you're considering selling your product.

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  • Green Book Cover Distributing Music Online

    Distributing Music Online

    Industry Associate Ronnie Gurr, Robert Kilpartick of the Scottish Industry Music Association (SMIA), and Ally Gray of EmuBands, answer your questions on distributing music online.

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  • Green Book Cover Chasing a Payment

    Chasing a Payment

    Gillian Caughey helps highlight what steps you should take when your client doesn't settle their bill.

    Read more
  • Green Book Cover Dyslexia

    Dyslexia

    Find out about the support and services available if you have, or suspect you have, dyslexia.

    Read more
  • Green Book Cover Crowdfunding

    Crowdfunding

    Tim Wright shares his knowledge for anyone considering running a crowdfunding campaign, and has advice about choosing the right crowdfunding model.

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  • Green Book Cover Business Bank Accounts

    Business Bank Accounts

    Gillian Caughey shines a light on what to look for in a business bank account for your creative practice or business.

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Our Performance and Impact Report 2014/15

Our 2014/15 review, constructed by Social Value Lab, shows that what we do works.

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