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The Professional Approach

Saturday 28th March 2020


- Setting Up and Running a Family History Research Business

If you wish to develop your hobby into a part or full time occupation then this seminar day will provide invaluable advice and assistance. All genealogists, whether practising or not, are invited to join in discussion of research and business practices. Led by professional genealogists, including Les Mitchinson [AGRA Vice Chair] together with web designer Paul Carter, the seminar will discuss all aspects of starting up and running a genealogical practice. 

The course timetable is as follows:-


10.15   Registration 
10.20    YOU                    
  • Why
  • Specialisation
  • Trading name
  • Educational Qualifications

10.50    Acquiring Clients     

11.30    Using a website to promote your business  

12.30    Buffet Lunch

1.30      What to Charge   

2.10      Professional Links & Networking  

  • Research Report elements

3.00     Tea

3.15     Essentials       

  • Data Protection
  • Insurance
  • Tax Records
  • Time Tracking/Record Keeping

4.00   Questions 

A light buffet lunch included

IHGS is easy to visit with two train stations only a 10 minute walk away. Canterbury is only a 55 minute train journey from St Pancras International Station. For more details on how to find us and travelling to Canterbury click here 

Price and Booking

Rate : £55.00
Student Rate : £49.00

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