Need some help to start your own business in 2016?

If starting your own business is one of your New Year resolutions then Business Gateway East Dunbartonshire could help you fulfil your goal.

Their comprehensive programme of fully funded workshops, seminars and events will give you a helping hand.

No matter if you’re a first time entrepreneur or have experience of being your own boss, the workshops cover a range of topics that will guide you through the maze of tax, marketing, social media, book keeping etc.

Alan Rutherford from Business Gateway said: “The first few months of the year are traditionally a busy period for us as people use their resolutions to kick start their entrepreneurial dreams. Alongside our workshops, we can also offer one-to-one advice from experienced advisers as well as additional support, including an online resource to help your business grow.”

They include two events at Milngavie Enterprise Centre, Ellangowan Court.

‘Bookkeeping’ on Wednesday, January 20, at 9.30am-12.30pm, explains what financial records are needed, how to choose an accounting system and forecast cash flow. By the end of you will be able to introduce or improve your financial record keeping system.

‘Social Media’ on Friday, January 29, from 9.30am to 12.30pm, explores opportunities and identifies the best channels today for individuals looking to engage and achieve positive results. Visit or call 0141 530 2463 for more info.