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VIRTUAL: How to succeed at Crowdfunding & Financial Independence

Wed 25 Mar 2020
18:30 - 20:30
68 Middle Street, Brighton

About the event

This event is aimed at entrepreneurs, freelancers and business owners, however, anyone is welcome to come along.

Emma Hardwick, who is speaking at the event, has been with Plus Accounting now for 10 years after joining in 2008. With a keen eye for numbers, passion for assisting clients and staff in Xero accounting and internal systems, Emma is now the head of our new Plus Advisory team.

Jes Bailey is a crowdfunding specialist and the founder of Crowdfund 360. Jes aims to not only help entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs raise money for the projects they're passionate about, but simultaneously help them build their audience and marketing too. Jes boasts an 83% success rate on 61 organisations raising close to £3 million in 3 years.

Event Schedule

6:50pm to 7:20pm: Emma Hardwick will be taking you through the different business structures and how to choose the best one for you.

7:20pm to 8:10pm: Jes will be taking you through the steps to help you succeed at crowdfunding (this section will include some interactive & fun activities)

8:10pm to 8:30pm: Emma will be providing an update on the Making Tax Digital initiative and its impact on how you should be keeping your financial records. She will go through the available cloud accounting platforms that can ensure you are MTD compliant, looking at Xero in more detail. Finally, she will provide examples of how your crowdfunding amount impacts your tax position.

The workshop gives you the chance to discuss your views, opinions and questions with our speakers and with each other.

The Workshop will be held at 68 Middle Street, Brighton on Wednesday 25 March 2020- please join us from 6:30pm for light refreshments before we kick off!