COVID-19 Business Help Series

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

We are excited to announce the launch of ‘COVID-19 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.

Webinars and events

Website Optimisation for Business Growth

  • Uncover how to structure and design your website to attract more visitors.
  • Learn about search engine optimisation (SEO) and how it benefits your business.
  • Understand how to rank more highly on search engines.
  • Discover how to assess and develop your company’s ‘digital maturity’.
  • Hear best practice for web hosting, web domains and localising your website.

Date: Thursday 29 September

Time: 10:00am – 4:30pm

Register here

Prepare for Employees Return to Work

Providing a safe return to work and offices is vital for every business owner. We understand that there are many complexities you have to address during this transition, help is at hand. Our experts are ready to guide you with easing employee concerns, preparing for the end of the furlough schemed and more.

  • Making your workspace COVID-19 secure.
  • Preparing for the end of the furlough scheme & possible implications for your business (redundancies).
  • Return to work process for furloughed staff.
  • Motivating staff and helping them adapt to returning to the office.
  • Permanent flexible working arrangements.
  • Employee mental health and well-being.

Date: Thursday 8 October

Time: 10:00am – 1:30pm

Registration link to follow.

Website Optimisation

Learning effective strategies to optimise your website can help boost your online sales and enable you to reach more customers online, particularly during COVID-19, so you can continue serving your valued community. Uncover more at our two-part virtual event.

Day 1

  • How to structure and design your website to attract more visitors.
  • SEO.
  • How to assess and develop your company’s ‘digital maturity’.
  • Web hosting, web domains and localising your website.

Day 2

  • Why use Google Analytics.
  • How to set up and start using Google Analytics.
  • Key metrics and campaign tracking.
  • Website reporting.

Date: Thursday 22 October and Thursday 29 October. Only eligible delegates who have attended Day 1 will be able to attend Day 2.

Time: 10:00am – 4:30pm

Registration link to follow.

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.
  • 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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