Jane Gregory is our resident Sales & Marketing Advisor, working with pre-start and start up businesses to grow their sales confidence and skills. With a long and varied career in telephone and face-to-face selling, Jane brings a valuable perspective to people that rely on these techniques to start up and grow their business.
We recently spoke with Lisa Greenstreet, Associate Solicitor in the Dispute Management Team at Freeths. A national law firm with eleven offices around the country, Freeths opened in Sheffield five years ago, expanding from five to a team of 31, they recently outgrew their city centre office space in Barkers Pool and moved to 3 St Pauls Place in Sheffield City Centre.
Comment from George Elliott, our guest retail expert
There are some words of advice that you get when starting a business that stay with you forever. There are some experiences you have along the way, that you wish someone would have warned you were coming or maybe even helped you avoid altogether! In my opinion, the more we can connect people who are starting a business with people who have had/or have a business, the greater their chances of success.
Sarah Johnson works for Sheffield-based accountancy firm, Hawsons, where she has helped hundreds of businesses succeed through good fiscal management during her 25-year career.
In the role of Manager within the Business Services Department, Sarah and her colleagues work with newly formed and small businesses, supporting them with basic bookkeeping, management of their accounts, Corporation Tax and VAT.
The wonderful world of finance can seem incredibly complex to people when they are first starting out with a new enterprise. That’s why Business Sheffield work with highly knowledgeable professionals like Sarah, to deliver free workshops for people like you, who want to learn the basics needed to set up and run a profitable business.
Comment from our guest social media expert Rich Davies of R3D2 Social Media.
Award-winning Sheffield design agency 93ft is responsible for a raft of beautiful designs across the UK and Europe.
Locally, this includes one of Kelham Island’s coolest venues The Chimney House, vintage Derbyshire bike race Eroica Britannia and the Warp Films office at Park Hill.
But it’s their interior architecture of Albert Works – the new Sheffield headquarters of international creative agency Jaywing on Sidney Street, which has five UK offices and one in Sydney, Australia – that is currently earning them global recognition.
Sheffield ski village and the surrounding area is a step closer to making a ramped up return to the city as part of a world-class sports, leisure and entertainment development bringing hundreds of jobs to the city.