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Finance Skills for Your Business: Core Accounting

  • Start: 13th May, 2024 @ 6:00PM
  • End: 13th May, 2024 @ 8:00PM
  • SPACE4 (Black gate entrance, 2nd Floor), 113-115 Fonthill Road London N4 3HH

Financial literacy is a critical life skill that empowers individuals and businesses. In today’s economic environment, where financial decisions carry profound implications for well-being, the lack of understanding financial concepts holds people back. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned business owner, or simply someone striving for personal financial stability, the ability to comprehend and manage finances effectively is indispensable.

At its core, financial literacy encompasses a spectrum of knowledge and skills, ranging from basic budgeting and monitoring techniques to more sophisticated concepts such as investment strategies and tax optimization. It’s about equipping oneself with the tools and understanding necessary to make informed decisions, both in the short term and over the long haul.

These workshops aim not only to raise awareness about the importance of financial literacy but also to provide participants with practical knowledge and skills that they can apply in various facets of their personal and professional lives. By delving into topics like financial modelling, accounting, and tax optimization, these workshops will offer participants a comprehensive toolkit to navigate the intricacies of financial management effectively.

Core Accounting (Session 1 of 3)

This workshop is designed to provide participants with a solid foundation in accounting principles and practices, catering to both budding entrepreneurs and established business owners.

Learn how to interpret and analyse balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.

By demystifying these concepts, participants will be better equipped to understand their financial performance and make informed decisions about their business.

Why attend?

  • Get an understanding of how finance works for small business
  • Learn how to build financial models to receive investments
  • Learn how to budget and pay taxes in UK business

Who is this for?

  • Founders / Senior Leaders of startups
  • Directors of Small Business
  • Freelancers looking to step up their business
  • People considering setting up a business

3 sessions

Our masterclass are made up of 3 sessions run over 3 months. While you can attend them individually, we recommend coming to them all for the best experience.

  1. Core Accounting (Mon 13 May 18:00)
  2. The Importance of Modelling (Mon 10 Jun 18:00)
  3. Budgeting and Saving Tax (Mon 8 Jul 18:00)

Workshop leaders

James Curtis is a financial modelling consultant who works with individuals, charities and startups helping them understand and communicate their financial narrative. He is ranked in the top 100 in the Financial Modelling World Cup.

Ben Adams has 10 years experience as an accountant and portfolio financial director working with early stage startups. He runs a small accountancy practices offering day to day financial support, accountancy and business strategy

SPACE4 Masterclasses

SPACE4 is part of Outlandish, a co-op that builds websites and digital tools for progressive causes . We are interested in tech for good, progressive economics, and social issues. We provide co-working, meeting, and events space, primarily to social innovators and digital activists. We also organise and host a range of networking and training events around these topics.

This workshop is part of an ongoing programme of masterclasses to upskill our network and community in Islington and beyond.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch or visit us.

The £5 charge on this event is a deposit that will be refunded if you attend. The reason behind this is to assure bums on the seats as we spend a lot of time prepping for these events and workshops. If you’re unable to pay contact natasha@outlandish.com for free registration.