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24/09/2021

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.

27/09/2021

Introduction to patent searching

Have you ever wondered if you need a patent? Or how to search for trademarks, or how to protect your copyright? Almost every organisation has intellectual property (IP) of some sort – whether it’s an idea, invention, a brand name, or a song. 

28/09/2021

How to make critical decisions when the stakes are high

How do you know when to pull the plug and when to persevere? or when to play it safe and when to do something audacious?

28/09/2021

Finance essentials for start-ups – Start-ups in London Libraries

In this webinar workshop, our Start-ups in London Libraries finance expert will cover the main financial areas you need to consider for your business when starting up.

28/09/2021

Economic update webinar

Join us for our autumn economic update on the health of the UK and Scottish economies.

28/09/2021

Masterclass: Marketing

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.

28/09/2021

Your business finances explained

One of the biggest pains when you start and run a business is getting to grips with your business finances – but it’s also very important to get that right.

28/09/2021

Get ready for business: Finance (essentials for start-ups)

Simplifying the notions of capital, cash flow, profit and forecasting, to help you get your business started efficiently. Our Start-ups in London Libraries workshops are now available as webinars accessible remotely from wherever you are.

29/09/2021

Using and creating video to grow your business

Easy steps you can take to create video that will drive more customers through your door.

29/09/2021

Women in Business – Boost your business

Please join our Women in Business networking event with an opportunity of making new connections in the South London area.

29/09/2021

How to be an award-winning business – and why it matters

Are you proud of your business and all that it represents? If so, have you ever entered a business awards competition? If you haven’t and you would like to know more about how to go about it, or if you have entered but you were disappointed at the result, then this short webinar is for you.

29/09/2021

Advanced Instagram Masterclass

Learn how to craft a winning Instagram strategy that connects and engages your audience, grows your followers and turns them into loyal customers. We’ll take a deep dive into the world of Instagram as a powerful selling tool and a great way to reach and connect with the right audience.

29/09/2021

MeetUp: How to start a sustainable fashion brand

Whether you're building a fashion and retail brand and want to make sure it's protecting the environment, or you want to know how to embed sustainability into any type of new business, grab your free ticket and take a seat at our digital event.

30/09/2021

Continuing to trade with the EU

Despite the growth of trade with the rest of the world. The EU remains the UK’s largest single trade partner by a considerable distance. During this webinar, you will be given an overview of the changes and new processes that will arise following the end of the Transition Period.

30/09/2021

How to reach new customers with digital marketing part 2

The promise of digital marketing is that you’ll attract lots of new customer and increase sales. The reality is that digital marketing is a minefield for many small business owners.

30/09/2021

Fraud Awareness

Fraud poses a serious risk to us all in both our professional and private lives, but the best way to fight fraud is to share knowledge and raise awareness.

30/09/2021

Social media on a budget

If you are a small business or start-up 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.

30/09/2021

How to secure finance for your SME

Securing finance to launch and grow a business has always been one of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs and small business owners. But, with the recent shift to new virtual ways of working, many funding options have become more accessible than ever before.

01/10/2021

Business startup

This course is intended for anyone who is planning to launch a new business (or who has recently done so). The aim of the course is to develop a range of key skills required to successfully start a new business

01/10/2021

Scholarships for Craftspeople

QEST CEO Debbie Pocock, will lead this session focusing on their scholarship funding, and will be joined by QEST Scholars talking about their own experiences of applying to QEST. 

04/10/2021

London Women in Enterprise – Leaders who inspire/Educate

These events are designed to bring women in business together and to learn from the best in a relaxed and informal way, with a platform to learn, share, network and build vital relationships. We alternate each meet up with hearing inspiring stories and learning, through sharing knowledge.

04/10/2021

Mobile Video: Produce content like a pro

Are you interested in producing more professional videos on your iPhone or smartphone? Video content can greatly enhance any brand or businesses marketing efforts. This class is ideal for want to create engaging mobile video content.

05/10/2021

Change your business in 90 days!

In this 90-day business plan workshop, you will be inspired and assisted to build a step-by-step, practical, relevant, tailor-made action business growth strategy covering the next 90 days, aimed at driving more profit into your business.

05/10/2021

COVID-19’s Impact on Commercial Spaces: Understanding your lease, rent negotiation and 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.

06/10/2021

How to attract your ideal clients and customers

Are you fed up with being the best kept secret in your industry?  Great at what you do, but not attracting your dream clients and converting at the rate you desire to?

This session will focus on how to attract your ideal clients to you and how to increase your conversion rates, all without the need for pushy and sleazy sales.

06/10/2021

Build a brand. Grow your business!

In this fun and interactive virtual workshop-style session, we’ll look at real world examples to illustrate the deeper aspects of brands. Armed with this knowledge you’ll be equipped to think about and plan a more strategic and effective approach, elevating your business above your competitors.

08/10/2021

Content marketing workshop: Content that converts

It’s easy to think that a great product or service will sell itself, but it’s rarely the case. In this interactive class ideal for start-up founders and marketers, you’ll find out how to market your content. You’ll learn how to utilise different types of content to tell a story, increase engagement around your content, and then repurpose your content for different channels (like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & more) to maximise visibility.

09/10/2021

Consumer Behaviour and Advertising (Day 1)

Understanding your consumers' behaviour and how they make decisions is crucial to successful campaigns, when it comes to creating great advertisement for your audience.

11/10/2021

Blogging Basics: Building an online presence

Have you always wanted to start a blog, or do you have one that needs some direction? This workshop will provide you with a toolkit to create, maintain, promote, and drive traffic to your blog.

You will get tips for which blogging platforms and content management systems to use, what kind of layout and content works best for online audiences, how to promote your blog effectively both online and off, and how to drive high-quality traffic to your blog.

12/10/2021

Masterclass: 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.

12/10/2021

Introduction to business start-up

Thinking about starting a business? We have an hour to give you as much information we can to make it a success! Helping you grow is our success! In this session we will introduce you to everything you need to consider when starting a business.

13/10/2021

LinkedIn101: How to leverage your profile and grow your business

Learn how to leverage the power of the ultimate job search tool, LinkedIn, a platform that boasts 332+ million users and is used by 93% of recruiters.

​A good LinkedIn profile can serve as a combination resume, bio and brochure on who you are and why you matter professionally. ​In this workshop you'll get practical advice on how to turn your profile from a digital CV into a sticky landing page that boosts your personal branding and attracts your ideal audience. 

14/10/2021

Trustee Recruitment Event

Ever thought about being a local trustee? Your professional skills and experience could make a real difference in helping to positively steer a charity.

Richmond CVS is hosting this free online event where you can hear from a range of organisations looking for new board members. They also deliver introductory training and networking opportunities for all local trustees.   

16/10/2021

Consumer Behaviour and Advertising (Day 2)

Understanding your consumers' behaviour and how they make decisions is crucial to successful campaigns, when it comes to creating great advertisement for your audience.

16/10/2021

Marketing strategy for your business

This 3-day intensive course will be taught by a senior marketing specialist with 15 years of experience in international markets, working for various industries including manufacturing, education, franchise and events.

19/10/2021

3 ways to enhance company success through strategic management of IP

In this webinar, Minesoft’s Caitlin O'Neill presents 3 broad ways to enhance company success through strategic management of IP. The session will conclude with a Q&A, during which the team will answer questions relating to the topics covered and any of the Minesoft solutions.

22/10/2021

How to tell your brand story and sell more

Join branding experts Michael Murdoch and Robbie Dale to understand how you can create an organisation that people fall in love with so you can.

23/10/2021

Marketing strategy for your business

This 3-day intensive course will be taught by a senior marketing specialist with 15 years of experience in international markets, working for various industries including manufacturing, education, franchise and events.

26/10/2021

Introduction to SEO

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is about improving the visibility of a site in a search engine’s “organic” (or unpaid) results. If you’re interested in getting a practical introduction to SEO, including what it is and how you can make the most of it, this workshop will give you a great start. You’ll learn what search engines are trying to achieve and why, how they’ve developed over time, what’s in store in their future, what elements have traditionally been important for doing well in search results, and what recent changes have been made that will affect the way SEO works.

27/10/2021

Richmond Virtual Networking

A free networking event to help you connect with other small businesses in Richmond, build relationships and grow your business.

30/10/2021

Marketing strategy for your business

This 3-day intensive course will be taught by a senior marketing specialist with 15 years of experience in international markets, working for various industries including manufacturing, education, franchise and events.

02/11/2021

Start up essentials

This free introductory webinar is for anyone thinking of starting a business and located in a London borough. The session will give you an overview of what’s involved in starting a business/working for yourself and help you clarify whether it’s the right route for you.

02/11/2021

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.

03/11/2021

Financial management made easy

In this session, we will explore the basics of financial management, and learn how to prepare financial documents to run your business activity.

04/11/2021

Building on the basics: How to take your blog to the next level

Do you want to take your blog to the next level? This advanced blogging class will provide you with tips and techniques to enhance, promote, and monetise your blog. You’ll receive expert advice on how to drive more traffic to your blog, build lasting partnerships, and generate revenue. This class is ideal for anyone who currently has a blog - be it personal or corporate - and is looking for a way to improve it.

11/11/2021

Social Media on a Budget

If you are a small business or start-up 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.

26/11/2021

Social Media Bootcamp

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.

06/12/2021

Creating video content on a budget

Are you new to video making or do you want to learn some new creative production tips? This introductory video class looks at essential video equipment as well as more advanced concepts. You will receive expert advice on techniques that can be applied to existing or future video projects.

07/12/2021

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.

14/12/2021

Start up essentials

This free introductory webinar is for anyone thinking of starting a business and located in a London borough. The session will give you an overview of what’s involved in starting a business / working for yourself and help you clarify whether it’s the right route for you.

16/12/2021

Social Media on a Budget

If you are a small business or start-up 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.

11/01/2022

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.

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.

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.

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.

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