Barclays Creative Business Workshop

Creative Wick and Stour Space organised the first Barclays Bank creative business workshop in Hackney Wick on 28th May, 2015 at Stour Space. Two sessions of one-to-one surgeries were held with a range of business advisers in the morning followed by an afternoon group session of general financial and business advice. Barclays brought an accountant, two lawyers, a business banking manager and a UKTI representative to answer questions.

The free one-to-one surgeries were offered to local creative businesses to discuss and receive feedback on a range of business issues from tax, company structures, money planning, finance and, international markets.

 

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