Business Help Series

Business Help Series is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, and supported by Mayor of London.

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Introducing London Business Hub webinars to support businesses during COVID-19.

We are excited to announce the launch of ‘Business Help Series’, bringing you highly informative FREE webinars delivered by expert speakers and carefully designed to guide London’s small businesses across various problem areas, as they navigate the challenges of COVID-19.

Please check our eligibility criteria before registering.

Upcoming events

Grow Your People: Build a Successful Business

You will leave this workshop knowing:

  • The fundamentals of performance management and what it means for your small business.
  • Methods, best practices and experiences of both appraising and being appraised.
  • Tools and tips you can use and adapt to meet your business needs
  • How to develop mentoring within your business: techniques, implementation plans and how mentoring benefits your staff and business.
  • The costs of not managing or neglecting the HR function within your business and the different development strategies which could improve growth, staff retention and the profile of your business.
  • The differences between leadership and management.
  • How employee engagement and welfare can affect attitudes, absence rates, wellbeing and happiness at work.

Date: Thursday 10 February 2022, 10:00am – 4:30pm

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e-Commerce 101: The Fundamentals of Building an e-Commerce Strategy

You will leave this workshop knowing:

  • Website optimisation strategies to build your online presence.
  • How e-Commerce and e-marketplaces can help your business to remain competitive.
  • How to set up your e-Commerce website through tools like Shopify.
  • How to create a virtual store on e-marketplaces such as Amazon.
  • Best practices to develop your customer experience.
  • What are the operations needed to support your website (payment provision, shipping and returns etc.).
  • How e-Commerce fits into your digital sales and marketing strategy.
  • Guidance to start building an action and implementation plan.

Date: Thursday 24 February 2022, 10:00am – 4:30pm

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Is your business eligible?

This London Business Hub webinar is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund’s (ERDF) Hub & Spoke Project, as a result, a range of data points must be collected to assess your company’s eligibility for the event.

Companies must:

  • Be based in London.
  • Be registered in the UK.
  • Meets the SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) criteria according to the European SME definition.
  • Is not “Undertaking in Difficulty” as of 31 December 2019. Please see the definition here (see question 17).
  • Has not received more than €200,00 in public funds over the last 3 fiscal years.

The London Business Hub business support programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Case studies

We at the London Business Hub understand the practical and personal challenges that come with owning and running a small business. Hear what Susan Nguyen, The Nail Group Managing Director, has to say about the impact our support has had on her business through the COVID-19 crisis.

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