Knowledge Exchange | Small Business Workshops

Business Isle of Man,  in partnership with the Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce is hosting knowledge exchange workshops for on Island businesses looking to grow and innovate while navigating the current economic environment. The series of 12 workshops will begin in November and will be delivered in collaboration with experts from the industry, successful businesses and government specialists covering a broad range of topics including company structures, VAT, basic accounting, digital marketing, scaling up for export, accessing finance, ecommerce and business resilience.

Registrations are open for the following workshops:




An Introduction to Employing People

23 March 2023

Eagle Lab from 9:30-11:30am

In this workshop you’ll start to understand the legal and ethical obligations of employing people in your business, be able to choose the right type of employment contract and appreciate your rights as an employer.
We’ll look at everything you need to know about employing people including:
  1. Which type of employment relationship works best for your business
  2. Registering as an employer, payroll and employer tax and NI
  3. The specifics of employing young people
  4. The legal obligations of becoming an employer vs knowing your rights
  5. Connecting with your staff through building a productive culture and setting expectations

Presenter: Nicola Quayle, Positive Solutions HR


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An Introduction to Governance

27 April 2023

Eagle Lab from 9:30-11:30am

Introducing Governance. This vital aspect of running an organisation is often neglected when start-up advice centres on marketing and finance. When we get governance right, we lay the groundwork for a successful business.

Join Juan on the 27th April to learn about this vital aspect of running an organisation. Juan is a Chartered Governance Professional with over 20 years experience.

About Juan: Juan Moore spent in excess of twenty years working in the Trust and Corporate Services Sectors before taking over as CEO of the Law Society where he worked six years. Juan is a Fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute (CGI) and President of the Island’s CGI branch.

Presenter: Juan Moore, Resolute Consultancy



An Introduction to Cyber Security

04 May 2023

Eagle Lab from 9:30-11:30am

More info coming soon.

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Presenter: Jeff Ames, Computer Network Defence (CND)


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An Introduction to IP Rights

25 May 2023

Eagle Lab from 9:30-11:30am

More info coming soon.

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Presenter: Jason Kelly, Kosnahan Law




Learn How to Grow your Business with Social Media Marketing - Kirsty Lawrence

10 November 2022


Unlocking Digital Marketing and Content Strategy - Rhian O'Leary

24 November 2022


A Guide to Company Structures, Basic Accounting and VAT - Nicola Bowker

12 January 2023


Top Tips for building your Network and Social Selling on Linkedin - Kirsty Lawrence

16 February 2023


How to get the best results out of Social Media Advertising - Kirsty Lawrence

9 February 2023