The Aldgate Partnership

SME & Independents Advice

Find all the latest advice and guidance for our local SME and Independents here!

The London Assembly are hosting a webinar to prepare businesses for the new trading rules that will be in effect from January 2021. ‘The End of the EU Transition Period – What does this mean for London Business’ webinar will take place on the 9th December 2020. The webinar will include presentations for the Law Firm Colman Coyle and the London Chamber of Commerce & Industry, discussing four key main areas: trade and tariff, employment of EU national, intellectual property and travelling to and from the UK. Click here to register!

London Business hub are doing Covid-19 Business Help Series, the next planned three new webinars for the coming weeks on ‘Supercharge Your Sales’, ‘Financial Planning’ and ‘Social Media Advertising for SMEs’. Click here for further information on how to register for webinars and on the schedule/content of webinars.

All ERDF eligible SME’s in London continue to benefit from free 1:1 support of up to 12 hours with one of our advisers. Appointments can be booked at www.businesshub.london/advisers.

As part of the wider London Business Hub’s programme, there are also some exciting initiatives currently live to support businesses:

  • Property Advice Service – to help SMEs find the right space and fully understand the costs associated with renting a property.  The next workshop takes place on 4th December 2020, 10.30am, it will focus on COVID-19’s impact on commercial spaces, helping businesses to understand their leases, rent negotiation & business rates. To join, businesses can register interest for the programme here: https://www.businesshub.london/resource/property-advice-and-business-rates-service/
  • Recovery and Grow – a programme in partnership with CASS Business School for established SMEs with ambitions to grow. Businesses can register their interest here: https://www.businesshub.london/resource/recover-and-grow/
  • Peer Network – we understand businesses are eager to connect with one another to share experiences and learning. This programme will create a community of businesses to collaboratively work through common business issues. Business leaders can register here: https://www.businesshub.london/resource/peer-networks/

For more information please visit Covid-19 Hub and EU Transition Hub, or follow them on Twitter @LDNBusinessHub, on LinkedIn and Facebook.