Careers Service



This programme of events includes masterclasses, workshops and networking events to help you develop your business or freelance knowledge and ideas, and gain the skills and confidence to establish a successful self-employed career.

As well as our main START UP events, we also advertise events offered by external organisations.

Upcoming START UP events

Events will be listed by date below.

  • External Event: Innovation Super Network: North East: Accelerating Investment & Innovation Summit

    The online event is FREE to attend and is aimed at anyone with an interest in the innovation funding landscape, including Innovative SMEs seeking access to finance support.

    Date/Time: 23 September 2021, 09:30 - 16:30

    Venue: online

  • External Event: The Business Factory: Clients - Where are you?: Searching the socials for the right clients

    This workshop is ideal for any North Tyneside business at any time of their business journey.

    Date/Time: 22 September 2021, 13:00 - 16:00

    Venue: online

  • External Events: ipse: Contractors survey: The trends to watch in 2022

    In this webinar, SJD Accountancy will share the results of their annual Contractor Attitude Survey and highlight the emerging trends to expect for the year ahead.

    Date/Time: 21 September 2021, 12:30 - 13:15

    Venue: online

  • External Event: ipse: The 4 styles of CV for Independent professionals - which one is for you?

    Attending this 60 min session will allow you to create a portfolio of CVs that will drive more opportunities for better roles in less time.

    Date/Time: 21 September 2021, 19:15 - 20:15

    Venue: online

  • External Event: North East Growth Hub: Bite-sized Women of Influence: The right tools for the job: Reflections Lunch

    In this session, they’ll be exploring how you can become more of a person of influence by using two specific tools to help you work out who you need to be more influential with, and how you can communicate so that this happens.

    Date/Time: 20 September 2021, 12:30 - 13:15

    Venue: online

  • External Event: Founder Institute: Online Startup Idea Fest: Build and Share Ideas with Potential Customers

    To form great startup ideas, it is absolutely critical to share your ideas and get feedback from people in your target market.

    Date/Time: 22 September 2021, 18:00 - 19:30 GMT

    Venue: Online

  • Recorded events and masterclasses

    Recorded content for you to watch in your own time. 

    What to do when you have no ideas

    This 14 minute video on idea generation will give you practical techniques to come up with new (or better) ideas for a business.


    What do customers want?

    This 6 minute video on market research will help you explore how to understand what your customers (or potential customers) want so you can build a viable, profitable business.


    The Future of Work

    This 9 minute video explores trends and predictions, with suggestions to help you future-proof your career through creating your own opportunities.