KC Communications Teams Up with Other Huddersfield Businesses to Offer Start-Up Package Worth over £20,000
Marketing and PR agency KC
Communications has been joined by other Huddersfield based businesses to offer
one local start-up the chance to win a fully comprehensive 12-month pro bono
business support package.
Businesses also offering their services
include Natasha McCreesh of PiP to Grow Strong, a business coaching and
mentoring consultant who will offer her “Start Strong” coaching package worth
Local business recovery specialists
Poppleton and Appleby will offer a business risk analysis with a feedback
session and two quarterly review meetings worth £1,500 in value.
Sheards Accountants will also offer
their services in the form of a two-hour start-up session to offer accounting
advice and complimentary places on Connection19 events throughout the year.
KC Communications originally started the
competition to offer 12-months’ pro bono marketing and PR support worth £15,000
to a Huddersfield start-up as a way of supporting the local business community
and by encouraging new businesses to stay in the town. The package also
includes hot-desking opportunities at the KC Communications office and the 3M
Buckley Innovation Centre.
KC Communications founder Katrina Cliffe
commented “It is fantastic to see that other local businesses are on board and
willing to offer free-of-charge services to support start-up businesses in the
Huddersfield area. We are committed to working together to create a strong
business community in the town by enabling start-ups to get the support that
they need locally, rather than having to head to Leeds or Manchester.’
Charles Brook, partner at Poppleton and
Appleby, commented “Getting a successful business up and running is
complex. A financial review will help you to highlight any future peaks
and troughs in trading where finances may be stressed an enable you to manage
your cash flow. We are delighted to partner with KC Communications in this
start-up competition to offer financial business advice to the winner. “
The competition is open to new
businesses registered with a HD postcode that has been operational less than
three years with a turnover less than £250k per annum. Applications can be made
on the KC Communications website by heading to www.kccomms.co.uk/start-up-comp
or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application deadline is Thursday 14th February.