Get the support you need!

Sign up to our free, ‘virtual’ women’s start-up programme for aspiring female entrepreneurs in and around Hastings/Rother.

Delivered by Let’s o Business Group in partnership with NatWest.

Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

The current crisis is undoubtedly having a huge impact on how we live and work, and now might seem like an incredibly tough time to start a business, but for some the situation could provide the ideal opportunity to develop a business idea and get ready to take it forward when the time is right.

This inspiring programme has been specifically created to help and encourage women to set up new businesses.

From refining your business idea to marketing and managing your finances, we can help you to prepare for a successful launch.

Her Biz: What’s it about?

The Her Biz programme, supported by NatWest, is all about making entrepreneurship a more accessible option for women and to increase the start-up support available locally.

Let’s Do Business Group is therefore offering 6 women in and around Hastings and Rother a fantastic opportunity to come together to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence they’ll need to launch a successful business.

Given the need for social distancing, the programme will be delivered directly through your screens, as you join our experienced Start-Up Coach, Helena Joyce for a series of 4 x 1.5hr sessions hosted via Zoom.

2019 saw five successful rounds of the Her Biz programme across East Sussex and Kent, each one over-subscribed, so we urge you to apply now as spaces are very limited*.

The programme will help you to:

  • Review and clarify your business idea
  • Consider your strengths and how to overcome barriers
  • Research your market
  • Understand the numbers and create projections
  • Develop your business model and kickstart your plan
  • Start shaping your marketing strategy incl. online and social media presence
  • Gain peer support from like-minded people


You must apply via EventBrite by 30 April 2020

Session 1: 7 May 2020 (10-11.30am)

Session 2: 14 May 2020 (10-11.30am)

Session 3: 21 May 2020 (10-11.30am)

Session 4: 28 May 2020 (10-11.30am)

The programme also includes a 1-2-1 session with the Start-Up Coach to refine your individual plan.

Please note, these dates/times may be adjusted before launch if the current lockdown/school closure guidelines are updated and a half term gap is required.

*As we’re restricted on numbers for this first group, there will be a selection process for applicants. Those not selected to join this programme will potentially be able to join subsequent sessions or the full Her Biz programme later in the year.


  • Identify as female
  • In the Hastings/Bexhill/Rother area
  • Not yet be registered as self-employed or a company.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Express your interest via Eventbrite by clicking here



Express your interest via Eventbrite by clicking here