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29/11/2022

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.

29/11/2022

Digital Upskilling: Optimising Your Website

Are you looking to propel your online presence and drive more traffic to your website?

Consumer buying behaviours and adoption of technology have rapidly shifted markets and industries across the globe. Delve into the proven tactics to help your website stand out from your competition and entice customers to your digital platforms. Thrive online by using effective tools to enhance your customer's experience and grow your digital presence by increasing search engine visibility.

29/11/2022

Women Winning in Business | Female Founders Growth Event

We have tailored this event for female entrepreneurs to learn some practical ideas about key topics including pitching, negotiation, promotion and funding for growth followed by networking in the evening with a keynote speaker.

29/11/2022

Business Innovation & Growth Summit 2022

The BIG South London Business, Innovation & Growth Summit will bring together stakeholders from across higher education, local authorities and businesses to discuss how innovation can be developed to support jobs, skills and economic development across the South London boroughs, Croydon, Kingston upon Thames, Merton, Richmond upon Thames and Sutton.

29/11/2022

Aspire to arts, aspire to business

This event will be an opportunity for you to meet like-minded people and learn more about what it takes to start a successful arts business. Our panel will share their tips on how to get started, common pitfalls to avoid, and ways to get the help you need when things get tough.

30/11/2022

Intro to Digital Marketing

In this free, two-hour livestream, you’ll explore the components of brand building and see how modern marketers drive successful campaigns using content, email, social media, paid advertising channels, and more. All in real time, taught by an industry professional.

30/11/2022

Funding clinic Q&A with a top angel investor

Join funding expert Paul Grant and top angel investor Colin Coghlan for an open, interactive Q&A session where they'll answer all your questions on raising investment for your business.

30/11/2022

How to Create a Successful Product Launch That Drives Sales

Launching a new product can be a daunting task, but in this masterclass, you will learn how you can have a fully fleshed-out product launch designed to generate new leads and sales.

01/12/2022

Mastering SEO, Email & Inbound Marketing

Many small businesses and freelancers are generating most of their business online and this workshop will teach you how to capitalise on this for your own business. Everything you will learn is practical and can be applied to your business immediately.

02/12/2022

Smash your money blocks

Have you ever thought that your thoughts and behaviour around money might be holding you back in business? We all have set patterns around money, which come from our own individual experiences, as well as the culture around us and even the industry we work in.

05/12/2022

Fundraising

In this interactive session, we'll discuss best practices in fundraising.  We'll explore how to get set up for success and top techniques. 

Participants will have a chance to ask questions tailored to their unique needs.

06/12/2022

Think BIG for your South London business

BIG, which stands for Business, Innovation and Growth, South London, is a programme of support for businesses and third-sector organisations based in Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, and Sutton.

We have a range of fully-funded programmes which are flexible and easy to access and will put your South London business on the path to success.

06/12/2022

The steps to sell with confidence

Whether you’re a side-hustler, freelancer, founder, or in any role that requires you to meet people and grow your business, mastering the sales mind-set is essential to building a client list and growing your revenue. 

07/12/2022

Design Lab event: Green Innovation and Recovery

We invite South London businesses and residents to join us to explore your green challenges and come up with solutions.  Our problem-solving workshops bring together the power of your knowledge with our techniques for putting it to work.

You will work collaboratively with others to articulate the problem, come up with some solutions, and outline some plans for getting them implemented. Facilitation of each collaborative group will be provided by experts to help you get the most from the event. 

This is a working morning where we aim to move ahead with South London’s green recovery.

07/12/2022

How to Start an African Fashion business in 4 simple steps

Our Business Support Programming Manager, Jacqueline Brown, who is a multi-business owner and entrepreneur, will give aspiring fashion entrepreneurs with an interest in African textiles, the opportunity to learn four key steps to starting an African made or African inspired fashion business, in ways that will attract new customers and position your brand for growth. 

07/12/2022

How to attract investment in challenging times

Recent global events have shifted the funding landscape, and what used to work when raising capital is no longer effective. But it's not all doom and gloom. This is an opportunity to reset and revitalise the growth of your business for the uneven recovery ahead, rise above the noise and attract your ideal investors.

07/12/2022

Networking for success - Express

Join leading life and business coach Rasheed Ogunlaru for this special FREE online event to help you build your networking strategy and activities in person – and online during the times we’re in. 

12/12/2022

Richmond Council Cost of Living - Public Q&A

Join Richmond Council and its partners for a public information event, to ask any questions you have about cost of living support in your local area.

Hosted by the Leader of the Council, the event will give attendees an update on the Council's own support for residents and businesses as well as the opportunity to ask questions to the panel.

12/12/2022

Masterclass: Business strategy

In this interactive session, we'll discuss the key principles of Business Strategy. We'll explore how to identify your priorities and objectives and make choices to select the right mix of initiatives to achieve them. 

Participants will have a chance to ask questions tailored to their unique needs.

14/12/2022

The Energy Crisis: How to save on costs

Businesses in attendance will have a better understanding of the actions they can take to navigate the energy crisis as best as possible, as well as the opportunity to sign up for a 1-1 free consultation with CREW Energy.

The presentation will be followed by Q&A.

17/01/2023

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.

28/01/2023

Start-Up Show

Whether you’re an aspiring or existing entrepreneur, the StartUp Show is an absolute must. It’s your chance to not only discover everything you need to know about starting a business but also to connect with advisers and business experts who’ll help take your enterprise to the next level.

Join us at King's College London and access over 100 inspirational entrepreneurs and experts across different zones.

03/02/2023

UK Taxation 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. The workshop will give you insights on the following topics: what is VAT and when to pay it; differences between income tax and corporation tax and more.

21/02/2023

Understanding your Lease, Rent Negotiation & Business Rates

Entrepreneurs and business owners taking part in the programme will have access to a series of free masterclasses on topics such as business rates, lease negotiations and more. The programme can also offer one-to-one support for your specific circumstances from expert property consultants Gerald Eve and other property professionals.

21/02/2023

IAG Taster - Courses for Business Startup

RHACC runs a range of business start-up courses, this taster is to enable you to understand the skillset needed and what appropriate courses best suit your journey into enterprise!

08/03/2023

How to Grow your Online Business

Social Media are a powerful tool to get noticed whether for work, new friends or just networking. However, not all social media are the same and serve the same purposes.
This session will introduce you to the importance of personal data, and how you can create an effective online presence, using the most common social media.

12/05/2023

UK Taxation 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. The workshop will give you insights on the following topics: what is VAT and when to pay it; differences between income tax and corporation tax and more.

13/05/2023

Introduction to Web Design using Wordpress

(2 days course)

This first course in the WordPress series focus on creating a blog using WordPress. Blogging establishes credibility and authority and helps customers find you when they search online. This workshop will show how quickly and easily a web presence can be established using WordPress.

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