Mayor of London Business Support Schemes

The London Business Hub brings together all information related to free business support in one place. In addition to our own programme, the Mayor of London has a broad range of initiatives to help specific sectors and support business at various stages. Browse some upcoming projects and opportunities below…

Better Futures

Supporting small businesses in London to develop low-carbon and clean technology. This is an ERDF and Green Deal funded programme to support SMEs in the CleanTech sector and on their journey to go green.

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London & Partners Business Growth Programme

Get expert guidance for your London-based business by joining London & Partners free Business Growth Programme. Benefit from tailored advice and connect with businesses, mentors and partners.

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Mayor’s Academies Programme 

The Mayor’s Academies Programme aims to support Londoners hardest hit by the pandemic into good work in sectors key to London’s recovery and long-term economic growth, as part of the London Recovery Programme. This includes training and employment opportunities in creative, digital, green, health and hospitality.

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Royal Docks Good Growth Fund

This is a £13 million programme that will support a broad range of projects that will transform the Royal Docks. It will become a flourishing and diverse commercial district with lots of opportunities for startups and SMEs.

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Supporting London’s sectors 

Get an overview of how the Mayor is doing to support London’s businesses from culture and creative industries to financial and business services.

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Technology Adoption Service

The Technology Adoption Service is an online tool to help small businesses to search for and deploy technology tools. Compare over 500 technology solutions across various categories such as Social Media Marketing and Project Management.

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The Mayor’s Business Climate Challenge (BCC)

The Mayor’s Business Climate Challenge (BCC) is an energy efficiency programme which supports businesses to reduce their energy consumption and to accelerate building decarbonisation efforts in London.

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					Supporting London businesses to decarbonise their workplaces.

Dementia Friendly Venues Charter

The Mayor of London can support London’s venues to gain accreditation to become and be recognised as Dementia Friendly venues, making your venue more accessible.

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Creative Enterprise Zones

Creative Enterprise Zones are the Mayor’s flagship initiative to designate areas of London where artists and creative businesses can find permanent affordable space to work; are supported to start-up and grow; and where local people are helped to learn creative sector skills and access pathways to employment.

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LGBTQ+ Venues and Promoters Forum

The forum provides support and advice for LGBTQ+ venues and events promoters. The LGBTQ+ Venues Charter is a practical tool for developers, venues and pub companies to sign up to and show their commitment to the LGBTQ+ community in London.

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London Careers Hubs

Collaborating with employers, the public, education and voluntary sectors, London Careers Hubs help improve careers outcomes for young people.

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