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Not all businesses are alike. Neither is the support they need.

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March 2021 – COVID-19’s Impact on Commercial Spaces: Understanding your Lease, Rent Negotiation & Business Rates

Expert support on managing your business workspace during COVID-19

The Latest Winning Moves for Financing Your Business
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The Latest Winning Moves for Financing Your Business

Get answers to your questions on financing your business.

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Extension
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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Extension

An overview of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.

Make Your Business Investment-Ready
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Make Your Business Investment-Ready

Learn practical steps to get your business investment-ready.

Future Workspace Fund
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Future Workspace Fund

A loan and grant fund for affordable workspace providers in Lambeth.

Intellectual Property (“IP”) and EU Data
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Intellectual Property (“IP”) and EU Data

Prepare for changes to IP rules after the transition period.

Trade with the EU
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LBH Content

Trade with the EU

Advice on trading with the EU after the transition period.

Employing EU Citizens in the UK
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LBH Content

Employing EU Citizens in the UK

Advice on employing EU nationals in the UK after the transition period.

The So & So Arts Club
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The So & So Arts Club

Hear how The So & So Arts Club is pushing through the challenges of COVID-19 with London B...

Reset. Restart: Your Funding Options
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Reset. Restart: Your Funding Options

The Reset. Restart programme supports businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New business support announced by the Chancellor
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New business support announced by the Chancellor

We've summarised the newest announcements affecting your business made by the Chancellor t...

The Nail Group
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LBH Content

The Nail Group

Discover how The Nail Group has used our support services during COVID-19.

Investment for Impact
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Investment for Impact

Funding for organisations delivering social good.

The Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme
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The Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme

The Prince's Trust Enterprise Programme provides free start-up support to young people.

Southwark Pioneers Fund
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Southwark Pioneers Fund

Grants for commercial and social enterprises to start-up and grow.

Support for Film and Media
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Support for Film and Media

Film London is the strategic agency for film and media in London.

Crowdfunding for Creative Projects
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Crowdfunding for Creative Projects

Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform for new creative projects. 

Business Loans from Accredo
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Business Loans from Accredo

Accredo provides business loans of between £25,000 and £1 million.

Investment for Growing Firms
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Investment for Growing Firms

The Angel CoFund is a co-investment fund for UK firms with growth potential.

Angel-led Crowdfunding from Angels Den
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Angel-led Crowdfunding from Angels Den

Angels Den is an angel-investment platform for SMEs looking for a minimum of £50,000.

Funding for Artists and Cultural Organisations
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Funding for Artists and Cultural Organisations

Arts Council England supports the arts across England.

Funding for Social Enterprises from Big Issue Invest
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Funding for Social Enterprises from Big Issue Invest

Finance for social enterprises and profit-with-purpose businesses.

BnkToTheFuture
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BnkToTheFuture

BnkToTheFuture is an investment platform for financial innovation and tech.

Bad Credit Loans from Boost Capital
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Bad Credit Loans from Boost Capital

Boost Capital provides unsecured loans to firms that have a bad credit record.

BFI Film Fund
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BFI Film Fund

BFI is a cultural charity to champion and support film, television and moving image.

Charity Bank Loans
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Charity Bank Loans

Charity Bank provides loans to charitable organisations.

Samuel Wilson’s Loan Trust
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Samuel Wilson’s Loan Trust

Samuel Wilson's Loan Trust provides business loans to people under the age of 40.

Crowdcube Crowdfunding
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Crowdcube Crowdfunding

Crowdcube is a crowdfunding platform for startup, early and growth-stage businesses.

Finance Kitchen: Funding for the Food and Drink Sector
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Finance Kitchen: Funding for the Food and Drink Sector

Finance Kitchen supports food and drink firms to access funding.

Funding for Growing Firms
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Funding for Growing Firms

Funding London channels funds to early-stage high-growth SMEs in London.

Funding Options
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Funding Options

Funding Options helps businesses to find finance that meets their needs.

Finance for Charities and Social Enterprises
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Finance for Charities and Social Enterprises

Good Finance supports social enterprises to navigate the social investment landscape.

Greater London Investment Fund
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Greater London Investment Fund

Debt and equity finance for businesses in London.

Support for Digital Businesses from Blenheim Chalcot
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Support for Digital Businesses from Blenheim Chalcot

Blenheim Chalcot is a venture builder to support the growth of digital businesses.

Indiegogo Crowdfunding
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Indiegogo Crowdfunding

Indiegogo is a crowdfunding platform to help innovative entrepreneurs raise funds.

Innovate UK Funding
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Innovate UK Funding

Innovate UK runs funding competitions to help businesses develop innovative ideas.

Invoice Finance Solutions
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Invoice Finance Solutions

Link Capital UK provides advice on invoice factoring to help improve cash flow.

Tottenham Opportunity Investment Fund
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Tottenham Opportunity Investment Fund

Loans for startups and existing businesses in or relocating to Tottenham.

Business Loans for Women
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Business Loans for Women

Boost Capital provides loans of more than £3,000 to business women.

Mayor of London’s TechInvest
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Mayor of London’s TechInvest

The Mayor of London's TechInvest Programme is an exclusive event series supported by the M...

MedCity
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MedCity

MedCity champions and supports the growth of the life sciences sector.

Funding for Technology Firms from Pentech Ventures
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Funding for Technology Firms from Pentech Ventures

Pentech provides capital funding to technology and software startups.

RBS Social & Community Capital
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RBS Social & Community Capital

Loans for social enterprises that don't qualify for mainstream loans from banks.

Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Hub
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Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Hub

The Enterprise Hub runs programmes to support engineering entrepreneurs.

Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme
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Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme

Support for social entrepreneurs to start and scale their own venture.

Funding for the Science and Technology Sector
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Funding for the Science and Technology Sector

STFC provides services to support scientific research.

Funding for Startups from Seedcamp
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Funding for Startups from Seedcamp

Seedcamp backs startups using technology to change how people live.

Equity Crowdfunding from Seedrs
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Equity Crowdfunding from Seedrs

Seedrs is an investment platform for startups that want to access equity crowdfunding.

Funding from the Social Investment Business
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Funding from the Social Investment Business

Funding and support to help charities and social enterprises scale their impact.

Start Up Loans
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Start Up Loans

A Start Up Loan is a government-backed loan for business purposes.

UK Business Angels Association
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UK Business Angels Association

Support to help entrepreneurs and businesses access angel investment.

Resources and Support for Social Enterprises
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Resources and Support for Social Enterprises

Support and funding to help social entrepreneurs start-up and scale.

Support for Construction Firms to Access Funding
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Support for Construction Firms to Access Funding

Support for construction firms to understand their finance options.

Uncle John’s Bakery
Case study
LBH Content

Uncle John’s Bakery

Discover how Uncle John's Bakery have benefited from London Business Hub support.

Pay It Forward
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LBH Content

Pay It Forward

Free fundraising to help businesses to secure trade during COVID-19.

Government Support for Business
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Government Support for Business

Advice and information about Government support for businesses during COVID-19.

Grants for Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus Restrictions
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Grants for Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus Restrictions

Support for London’s SMEs to find the local grants available to them during COVID-19.

Government Support for the Self-Employed
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Government Support for the Self-Employed

Advice and information about Government support for the self-employed during COVID-19.

Financial Support from Banks and Lenders
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Financial Support from Banks and Lenders

Information about the COVID-19 support available from banks and lenders.

Frequently Asked Questions About Financial Support
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Frequently Asked Questions About Financial Support

Advice about financial support available for businesses during COVID-19.