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10/01/2022

Presentation Skills and Public Speaking

Whether you are speaking to an entire company or a few clients, your presentation skills establish your credibility and impact. This hands-on workshop focuses on how to engage your audience and deliver your message with confidence, conviction, and clarity.

Through a series of exercises using drama techniques, participants will learn about how to use their voice and body more effectively in front of an audience. There will be a series of group, pair and individual exercises.

10/01/2022

3 ways you can use social media to grow your business

In this free workshop, we will offer key insights into how you can use social media to grow your business.

During the workshop, you'll also have the chance to ask any burning social media questions.

11/01/2022

How to use advanced smartphone photography features

In this free workshop, we will offer key insights into how you can use smart phone photography to promote your business.

During the workshop, you'll also have the chance to ask any burning smartphone photography questions.

11/01/2022

How to tackle your tax return

If you are one of many SME owners or freelancers who are already dreading the 31 January tax return deadline, join this informal webinar.

11/01/2022

Marketing your business on a budget

How do you know how and where to invest your cash and energy into marketing? As a new or growing business, time and money can be short, so this session will cover which areas to focus on and which to ignore, all while ensuring you’re attracting the right audience and not wasting your money. 

12/01/2022

Writing Digital – Blogging and Words That Sell

The session will cover key writing and planning techniques for one of the most common types of content – blogs. We will touch on the technical aspects related to blog publication, and then the functionality of different interfaces (HubSpot, Wordpress). Finally Gergana Dimitrova will try and help you with meta description, meta tags, blog design and formatting.

13/01/2022

Social Media on a Budget

If you are a small business or startup looking to build your brand awareness then social media is a great marketing tactic. It can also be great for market research, customer advocacy and of workshop to support your sales.

Chances are that budgets will be very tight - meaning everything you create in social media and the steps you take to build your presence will be free.

18/01/2022

An introduction to social media advertising

In this free workshop, we will offer key insights into the different types of social media ads.

Session takeaways include:

  • What social media advertising is;
  • The eleven types of social media ads available on Facebook and Instagram;
  • How to use social media advertising to meet your business goals.

During the workshop, you'll also have the chance to ask any social media advertising questions.

18/01/2022

Google My Business – a necessity for your business!

Found out  the benefits of getting your Google My Business profile optimised for your business, to create another way of showcasing your services and to provide additional weight to your search engine optimisation positioning.

19/01/2022

Introduction to intellectual property

An understanding of intellectual property and its protection is vital for anyone with an idea, whether it’s an invention, a brand name or a song. This online webinar will introduce the four areas of intellectual property and help you understand which may apply to you and your business. 

22/01/2022

How to write a business plan for your Creative Enterprise

Today's artists are self-employed, creating their own brands and businesses, and defining what a creative life looks like for themselves. Being able to deal with practical aspects of the life as an artist, has become a necessary skill to succeed in the sector.

25/01/2022

How to plan your social media advertising on Instagram

In this free workshop, we will offer key insights into how you can use social media advertising to reach your audience on Instagram.

Session takeaways include:

  • What social media advertising is;
  • Examples of social media ads available on Instagram and how to use them;
  • How to implement a social media advertising strategy for Instagram

During the workshop, you'll also have the chance to ask any social media advertising questions.

25/01/2022

Get started part 1

Get the knowledge and information you need to successfully launch a business.

Get Started Part 1 is part of two online workshops that together will cover the essentials of what you need to do to set up and launch a business.

25/01/2022

A beginners’ guide to PR

If you’re new to PR then this masterclass is an unmissable primer into the industry. This session will cover how PR can help your business, how to work out what will interest a journalist, and how to make contact.

26/01/2022

Build a brand and grow your business!

Join to explore how brands work, gain a strategic understanding, strengthen your customer base and create competitive edge. In this fun and interactive virtual workshop-style session, we’ll look at real world examples to illustrate the deeper aspects of brands.

26/01/2022

An introduction to patents and patent searching

This online webinar will explain the basics behind patents, patent protection and registration, and how to use internet databases and resources to search for patents. The session will include a live demonstration of a patent search to guide delegates through the process. See 'Webinars' link on the Workshops & Events page for the rest of the series covering trade marks, registered designs, and copyright.

26/01/2022

Get started part 2

Get the knowledge and information you need to successfully launch a business

Get Started Part 2 is part of two online workshops that together will cover the essentials of what you need to do to set up and launch a business.

26/01/2022

Tackling fraud together: top threats to businesses

This webinar will provide an overview of the most common types of fraud, such as email scams and invoice redirection, along with practical advice on how to remain safe and secure.

28/01/2022

How to tell your brand story and sell more

Successful organisations know how to tell their story. They understand what their audience needs and they understand how to communicate that with a minimum of fuss. That, essentially, is the secret of good branding. This workshop will teach you the principles behind successful brands and give you practical tips to shape your own story without spending a fortune.

29/01/2022

RESET FEST: Social Media & Marketing Trends 2022

Now is the perfect time to start planning your social media & marketing strategy for 2022.

Learn about the upcoming trends, challenges, and opportunities in 2022 from our legendary panel of marketing strategist.

This session is a part of our RESET FEST: A day of free sessions designed to propel you forward in 2022.

31/01/2022

How to plan your social media advertising on Facebook

In this free workshop, we will offer key insights into how you can use social media advertising to reach your audience on Instagram

Session takeaways include:

  • What social media advertising is;
  • Example of social media ads available on Facebook and how to use them;
  • How to implement a social media advertising strategy for Facebook.

During the workshop, you'll also have the chance to ask any social media advertising questions.

04/02/2022

UK Taxation System for Small Businesses

This brief session will give you an overview of the obligations you have to meet when running your own business, in order to comply with the current legislation.

07/02/2022

Making your website 'fit for purpose'

Make your website 'fit for purpose' so that it attracts and engages your customers and clients and is easy to use. Reach and engage your target audience with a website that works for your business.

08/02/2022

What is different about recruiting now?

Join directors discussing new ways to recruit and retain their people.

SME and corporate directors explore new recruitment and retention strategies being reviewed, piloted and deployed by businesses large and small. There will be opportunities for Q and A and the event will be available to watch at the RCC and LBRUT website too.

10/02/2022

Grow Your People: Build a Successful Business

Discover how to attract and maximise talent within your business through effective recruitment & retention, performance management and mentoring your people.

Discover how to build a cohesive and well-structured team by empowering your staff through effective leadership and mentorship. Enabling you to grow, leverage talent and build a positive and dynamic company culture. 

16/02/2022

Writing Digital! Content Strategy and your Marketing

The session will cover key techniques for increasing revenue, in relation to front end content strategy for small and medium businesses.
In this session we will look at the importance of content planning as part of the overall marketing strategy for your business.

16/02/2022

Build your online business: optimising your website to boost sales

During this webinar, you will benefit from sessions on how to start and optimise your business website, how to measure your website traffic through, how to be more searchable on Google and how to spread the word and increase traffic. Whether you already have a website or not, this will be a fantastic boot camp for you to revamp your existing website so it's more focused on sales, or create a new one from scratch with the help of our experts!

21/02/2022

Branding and design that resonates

Why does branding and design matter? Find out the first steps - establish target audience, as well as getting an overview of best practice process of creating a brand identity including logo, design and protocols.

22/02/2022

Covid-19’s Impact on Commercial Spaces: Understanding your lease, rent negotiation & business rates

Renting a property can be an expensive and complex part of running a business. That’s why the London Business Hub has launched a new service to help you find the right space and fully understand the costs associated with renting a property. We’ll also be here for you if you’re renegotiating a lease with your landlord.

23/02/2022

Sustainability and SMEs -business benefits and myths

This seminar is designed to help decision makers in small organisations gain greater insights into sustainability. To understand what sustainability can mean for their businesses, dispel myths, share easy to follow tips and strategies to improve sustainability in small organisations.

24/02/2022

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

Are you looking to increase your online sales? Understanding the fundamentals of e-Commerce can be transformative for your small business.

The impacts of COVID-19 on business operations and consumer online buying behaviour has further emphasised why establishing a strong online presence is vital to remain competitive. Today's online economy is continuously growing and our virtual event is here to help you take advantage of this lucrative opportunity and expand your London business through e-Commerce and e-Marketplaces.

03/03/2022

Pricing strategy for small and medium enterprises

Setting prices for products or services is a huge challenge for many business owners at startup as well as during scale-up! Mistakes made in pricing decisions result in lost revenue, disrupt cash flow and reduce profits in your business.

This virtual seminar covering 'Pricing strategies and tips for small businesses' also includes four common mistakes made by business owners and offers solutions on how to avoid costly pricing errors.

 

03/03/2022

Ethical Investing

Living in line with ethical principles does not necessarily mean renouncing to grow wealth; nowadays, it is possible to invest money in ways that are socially responsible and/or aligned with personal values.

12/03/2022

Scaling Up: Growing your Creative Enterprise

Today's artists are self-employed, creating their own brands and businesses, and defining what a creative life looks like for themselves. Being able to deal with practical aspects of the life as an artist, has become a necessary skill to succeed in the sector.

30/03/2022

Social Media Bootcamp - Session 1

This bootcamp introduces participants to the current social media landscape and explores how it can be used for maximum results (for brands as well as agencies). Participants will leave with a detailed understanding of both the current social media landscape and how to evaluate which tools or social platforms are the best fit for their organisation's strategic goals.

07/05/2022

How to write a business plan for your Creative Enterprise

Whether you are an artist, interior designer, performer or craftsperson, your career will benefit from working entrepreneurially. You can use your creativity to envision your professional future and design the best path for your success. This workshop will offer some tools to help you develop your creative life over time, in a sustainable way.

14/05/2022

Reading and Analysing Finances for your Creative Business

The biggest difficulty for a life as an artist arises from not having a regular income, and the biggest challenge is to ensure that there is always enough to cover the expenses and be self-sufficient. Determining the cost of making art is an essential step to ensure that you can make yours ends meet; ensuring that the money is in your account just when you need it, is the second step to be sustainable and thrive.

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