Access to Expertise (A2E) involves free one-to-one clinic sessions, industry led workshops and themed networking events. The drive to enhance business growth focuses on the following key areas: Sales & Marketing, People & Skills, Finance, Coaching & Mentoring, Innovation, Operations, Exports, Start-up, Health & Safety, and Strategy.

We work closely with our affiliates to develop a programme for businesses that will help them to unlock potential and build confidence. Take a look at our schedule of events below for our latest workshops, advice clinics and networking opportunities:

23/01/2018

Martyrs Business Network: Business Breakfast 23/01/18 (07:30-9:00)

New and returning attendees of the Martyrs Business Network are invited to join the next breakfast networking event at USW Exchange. This month guest speakers include Craig Pearce (CP Creative) and Jobs Growth Wales.

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29/01/2018

Women's Entrepreneurship Hub - Free Networking Lunch (29/01/18 12:00-14:30)

Join us for the first of 2018’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Networking lunches, this time hosted at E-Spark Cardiff. Our speaker this month will be Georgina Jones, Founder of TurnLightsOn! She’s spoken globally about connection and communication, including a well-received TEDx Talk.

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05/02/2018

Sizing Up The Market: Practical Tips for Market Research (09:30-12:30)

Understanding your market, customers and competitors is key in business. This free workshop will enable you to be clear about what market research you need to do, know where to find information and what techniques to use.

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05/02/2018

Winning and Keeping Customers (13:30-16:30)

This free workshop will take you through the step by step process of defining your ideal customer and developing a marketing plan which will help you maximise profits.

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06/02/2018

Taking the Plunge: Starting and Running a Business (09:30-16:30)

This workshop will help you understand what is required to start a business and will help you assess whether you have what it takes to be a success.

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15/02/2018

Tax and Bookkeeping (09:30-12:30)

This practical workshop from Business Wales will provide information to support you with personal and capital allowances, simple tax and NI calculations and self-assessment.

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15/02/2018

Specialist 1-2-1 Advice Clinics with Business Wales

Choose from a variety of half-hour 1-2-1 appointments available with a Business Wales, Specialist Business Adviser. Your queries could cover finance, marketing, employing staff, HR, policies and procedures etc. Click through for more info and to secure your slot.

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21/02/2018

Taking the Plunge: Starting and Running a Business (09:30-16:30)

This workshop will help you understand what is required to start a business and will help you assess whether you have what it takes to be a success.

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Business Clinic

The Business Clinic is part of the new initiative ‘USW Exchange’ aiming to develop the relationship between academia and industry.

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USW Exchange has been designed to promote and encourage greater engagement with academia, innovative design thinking and cutting edge skills development of the future workforce.

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Address:
USW Exchange
University of South Wales
Treforest Campus
Llantwit Road
Pontypridd, CF37 1DL

Tel: 01443 482266
Email: uswexchange@southwales.ac.uk