The Aldgate Partnership

London Business Hub Advisers Programme

London Business Hub continue their on-going support to help businesses businesses during covid-19, as part of this initiative please see below their webinar schedule & resources links:

  • Introduction to Selling Overseas- Thursday 27th May 2021, 10:00am – 4:30pm
    Small businesses new to international trade can join this free virtual event to discover how to get started and the potential global opportunities. Our expert speaker will unravel the global trade environment, establishing a local presence in your target market, marketing to a foreign audience and developing a clear communication strategy.
  • Grow Your People – Build a Successful Business Two day worskshop on Thursday 10th and 17th June 2021, 10:00am – 4:30pm
    Discover how to get the most out of your staff through talent recruitment, performance management and mentoring.
  • Raising Finance for SMEs – Thursday 24th June 2021, 10:00am – 4:30pm
    Find out about the different types of finance available for SMEs and tips for maximising successful access to funding.

Further information on how to register for webinars and on the schedule/content of these is available on: COVID-19 Business Help Series – London Business Hub

All ERDF eligible SME’s in London can continue to benefit from free 1:1 support of up to 12 hours with one of LBH advisers.  Appointments can be booked via our website: Business Advisers – London Business Hub

Check out their latest case study from ‘ED TREE’:  ED TREE – London Business Hub. Their adviser support helped ED TREE triple their turnover and team size during the pandemic; this case study highlights how their advisers can provide invaluable support to a business to facilitate survival and growth in these challenging times.  

As part of the wider London Business Hub’s programme, they have lots of exciting initiatives currently live to support London businesses. These include:

  • Get Investment Ready  – Thursday 25th May 2021, 10:00am – 4:30pm
    The Investment Readiness Programme offers monthly half day workshops to help navigate the complex process of securing finance from external investors and gives you the chance to ask the investors key questions about what they look for in an investment opportunity. The programme also provides guidance on the best alternatives for your business if external investment is not quite right for your business yet.
    To register interest for our upcoming webinars please click Investment Readiness Programme – London Business Hub
  • Property Advice Service – Tuesday 8th June 2021, 10:30am-12:30pm
    The London Business Hub’s Property Advice Service offers free masterclasses on finding the right space for your business.  We will help businesses fully understand the costs associated with renting a property and understand leases, rent negotiation & business rates.
    To register interest for our upcoming webinars please click Property Advice Service – London Business Hub
  • Start Up Step Up London – Monday 24th May 2021
    The SUSUL programme will give you the tools to turn your business idea into a reality. This free programme is delivered in conjunction with Capital City College and Visionnaires, in an aim to help Londoners access and improve their enterprise skills, through workshop, training and mentoring. 
    To find out more and book onto the next session please click Start Up Step Up London – London Business Hub

Specialist Business Advice

As London businesses reopen their doors and welcome back customers, the capitals businesses must adapt to a post-transition trading environment in order to survive, grow and thrive.  To help all businesses, we have created a panel of experts including lawyers and accountants who can advise your business on a wide variety of topics. 

Check out a Specialist Adviser on Specialist Business Advice – London Business Hub

COVID-19 Support

As lockdown rules change, our specialised hub will provide buinesses with up to date support and advice, based on the latest government sector based guidance, including grants and funding available.

Please check COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Support for Businesses and Employers – London Business Hub

To ensure London businesses are aware of the support available, please encourage SME’s to sign up to our London Business Hub newsletter through our website and follow us on Twitter @LDNBusinessHub, on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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