Free online workshops to help businesses grow


Growth Platform – Liverpool City Region Growth Company, in partnership with Liverpool-based accounting specialist BDO, have launched a series of business resilience workshops to help firms in the Liverpool City Region.

Hosted by BDO’s head of entrepreneurial business and Partner, Mark Sykes, and BDO’s Partner, Laura Stuffins, the free online workshops will provide business leaders with expert strategic support to build resilience and better identify future growth opportunities.

Business leaders taking part will receive:

  • A one-to-one with BDO ahead of the workshop to discuss their business
  • One 2-hour online workshop delivered by BDO (in a cohort of 6-10 like-minded business leaders)
  • A tailored business diagnostic and personalised report
  • Support and feedback beyond the workshop

Mark Sykes, BDO, said, “These workshops will give some clarity to business leaders looking for advice and support on their opportunities for growth. These workshops and the additional support each business will receive will give leaders the tools, insight and guidance to take positive action for themselves and their business.”

Janice Mears, Head of Business Growth, Growth Platform, said, “Our partnership with BDO to deliver these workshops is yet another great addition to the suite of business support offerings Growth Platform is rolling out across the City Region. Taking part in one of these workshops is an excellent opportunity for any local business who has been trading for a minimum of two years to not only help shape their business plans but get a bespoke action plan to move forward with.”

The free business resilience workshops are available from Wednesday 2 February – Tuesday 12 April 2022.

To register visit

Image: BDO head of entrepreneurial business and Partner, Mark Sykes, and BDO’s Partner, Laura Stuffins

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