Starting

Everything great starts out small. Your business is no exception.

We know that beginnings are difficult. You’re treading new ground. Things can move quickly and it can be difficult to keep track of all the changes happening day-to-day.

That’s why we’re here. We want to make sure you get the right advice for your business — exactly when it matters the most.

Our team wants to see you succeed.

We’ve also brought together a range of business toolkits to help you get started. You can explore our toolkits below, as well as find relevant support, resources and events.

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Staying Safe Online
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Staying Safe Online

Advice and tips to help your business stay safe online.

Meet the Buyer: Food Innovations
Resource

Meet the Buyer: Food Innovations

Support for SMEs creating a positive environmental impact through food innovations.

Good Food Works: Building Skills and Employment
Event

Good Food Works: Building Skills and Employment

Hear from award-winning social enterprises that are supporting skills and employment.

How to Sell on Amazon
Event

How to Sell on Amazon

Discover how to start and grow your business on Amazon.

Inspiring Women Start Up Programme
Resource

Inspiring Women Start Up Programme

Support for women in London to start their own business.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
Event

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Learn about changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
Event

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Learn about changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

NatWest Business Builder
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NatWest Business Builder

Learn how to take your idea or early-stage business to the next level.

Protect Your Creative Products
Event

Protect Your Creative Products

How to protect your creative products using registered and unregistered designs.

Heart of the City – 2021 Foundation Programme
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Heart of the City – 2021 Foundation Programme

Discover how to implement key concepts in responsible business.

Presentation Skills and Public Speaking
Event

Presentation Skills and Public Speaking

Discover how to engage your audience and present with confidence.

Content Creation Workshop
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Content Creation Workshop

Discover how to create content that connects with your audience.

LinkedIn 101: Leverage Your Profile and Grow Your Business
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LinkedIn 101: Leverage Your Profile and Grow Your Business

Discover how to use LinkedIn to boost your business.

Mastering Instagram for Business
Event

Mastering Instagram for Business

Discover how to use Instagram to boost your business.

COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme
Event

COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

Discover how to make a claim to the scheme.

How to Protect Your Intellectual Property
Event

How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

An introduction to intellectual property, and how to protect it.

What is GDPR? Handling Data Correctly
Event

What is GDPR? Handling Data Correctly

Support to make sure your business is following GDPR guidelines.

Hatch Talks – Let’s Talk Side Hustles with NYT Network
Event

Hatch Talks – Let’s Talk Side Hustles with NYT Network

Advice about starting and running a side hustle.

Pivot Project
Resource

Pivot Project

Support for businesses in Tower Hamlets to adapt to the new trading environment.

Forecasting & Financing Your Way to a Brighter Future
Event

Forecasting & Financing Your Way to a Brighter Future

Learn how cash flow forecasting can help reduce business risk.

Getting Started With Digital Marketing
Event

Getting Started With Digital Marketing

Discover how to create a successful digital marketing campaign.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
Event

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Learn about changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

Let’s Talk About Behaviour

A series of webinars to support the early years sector during COVID-19.

Operating a Viable Early Years Provision / Grant Funding – Thinking Outside the Box

A series of webinars to support the early years sector during COVID-19.

Prepare for the End of the Transition Period – Construction
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Prepare for the End of the Transition Period – Construction

Support for the construction sector to prepare for the end of the transition period.

Prepare for the End of the Transition Period – Aerospace
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Prepare for the End of the Transition Period – Aerospace

Support for the aerospace sector to prepare for the end of the transition period.

Prepare for the End of the Transition Period – Life Sciences
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Prepare for the End of the Transition Period – Life Sciences

Support for the life sciences sector to prepare for the end of the transition period.

Internet of Things (IoT)
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Advice and tips to help your business use the Internet of Things safely.

COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme
Event

COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

Discover how to make a claim to the scheme.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
Event

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Learn about changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

FSB Women in Business: Leaders Who Educate
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FSB Women in Business: Leaders Who Educate

A regular female-focused networking event.

Kingston Virtual Networking
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Kingston Virtual Networking

Network with other local business owners in Kingston.

Hackney Virtual Networking
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Hackney Virtual Networking

Network with other local business owners in Hackney.

Early Years Sector Business Support
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Early Years Sector Business Support

Support for the early years sector during COVID-19.

Property Advice Service Webinar 3

Are you a commercial tenant? Get support on lease agreements, business rates and more.

Property Advice Service Webinar 2

Join this masterclass to find the right property for your business.

Impact Accelerator
Resource

Impact Accelerator

Support for impact-driven startups to take their business to the next level.

Queen Mary Business Support
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Queen Mary Business Support

Access to free legal, financial and business support and guidance through our partnership ...

Start Up Step Up London
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Start Up Step Up London

Support for Londoners to improve their enterprise skills.

EU Transition Business Resource Hub
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EU Transition Business Resource Hub

Support for businesses to prepare for the end of the transition period.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Support for Businesses and Employers
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Support for Businesses and Employers

Support to help businesses and employers respond to COVID-19.

Build a Winning Go-To-Market Strategy
Event

Build a Winning Go-To-Market Strategy

Discover how to commercialise and build a go-to-market strategy.

Support for Tech Startups from OneTech
Resource

Support for Tech Startups from OneTech

OneTech supports underrepresented tech startup founders.

Boost Online Reach and Website Optimisation
Event

Boost Online Reach and Website Optimisation

Learn how to boost your reach internationally.

Pricing Your Exports for Profit
Event

Pricing Your Exports for Profit

Discover how to price your exports for profit.

Researching and Selecting International Markets
Event

Researching and Selecting International Markets

Learn how to find the best international markets for your business.

Enhance Your Sales Tools
Event

Enhance Your Sales Tools

Discover tips to help you adapt your sales strategy.

Winning and Delivering Business Internationally
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Winning and Delivering Business Internationally

Discover strategies to successfully trade internationally.

Hackney Co-operative Developments
Resource

Hackney Co-operative Developments

Hackney Co-operative Developments provides support, training and workspace.

Brent Virtual Networking
Event

Brent Virtual Networking

Regular networking event for businesses in Brent.

Brent Virtual Networking
Event

Brent Virtual Networking

Regular networking event for businesses in Brent.

Content Creation and Marketing
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Content Creation and Marketing

An overview of the importance of content planning.

Introduction to SEO
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Introduction to SEO

Learn how to improve the visibility of your site online.

SME Energy Improvement Grants
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SME Energy Improvement Grants

Grants for SMEs in Tower Hamlets to carry out energy reduction projects.

Mastering Talks and Presentations
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Mastering Talks and Presentations

Learn how to deliver engaging talks and presentations.

COVID-19 Business Help Series
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COVID-19 Business Help Series

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

Circular Economy Business Support Programme
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Circular Economy Business Support Programme

Support for SMEs to capitalise on the benefits of the circular economy.

Music Tech Incubator
Resource

Music Tech Incubator

Abbey Road Red is Europe's first music tech incubator.

Support for Manufacturers from Make UK
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Support for Manufacturers from Make UK

Make UK supports and champions the engineering and manufacturing industry in the UK.

Investment for Impact
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Investment for Impact

Funding for organisations delivering social good.