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Supporting the Employers

The National Careers Service London is here to support all employers currently furloughing staff, recruiting staff to essential roles or having to make workers redundant. They offer free, impartial careers advice and guidance, delivered by qualified Careers Advisors.

Government’s Future Fund

More start-ups and innovative firms will be able to apply for investment from the government’s Future Fund from today (Tuesday 30 June). Companies which have participated in accelerator programmes are now eligible for the popular scheme, more than 320 early-stage, high-growth firms have so far benefitted from £320 million of support through the fund, this…
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This Week’s Care Sector Opportunities

Every week we will be posting the latest care opportunities, to receive these opportunities direct to your inbox, scroll to the bottom of this blog post, enter your name and email address in the required boxes then tick ‘Notify me of new posts by email.’  Opportunity Details/Link Organisation Borough Deadline Mental Health Prevention Programme –…
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Free AA COVID CONFIDENT Scheme for the Hospitality Sector

The AA has launched a new COVID CONFIDENT scheme to support the safe reopening of the hospitality industry. The scheme aims to help businesses rebuild customer confidence as they start coming out of the lockdown. The accreditation scheme will confirm that an establishment has carried out risk assessments, safety measures and staff training, in line…
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Social Media, Does It Work for Business?

Social media is a 21st century revolution in communication for individuals and businesses. Any business that does not embrace it is not keeping up with their competition and faces losing more than just a revenue stream. It also faces losing its marketing edge, its ability to communicate key messages and point potential clients to its…
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Local SMEs – Staying Resilient – and Giving Back!

Tower Hamlets-based Advatech Healthcare Europe Ltd, a client on ELBP’s Building Legacies programme, normally provides specialist transport from home to hospital for vulnerable and disabled people under their Hippo Mobility brand name. This innovative company had previously equipped all vehicles with medically trained drivers AND video streaming so relatives can check on their loved ones…
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Update on Business Interruption Insurance Court Case – 19/06/2020

What the test case will decide: The result of the test case, brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), will be legally binding on the insurers that are parties to the test case in respect of the interpretation of the representative sample of policy wordings considered by the Court. It will also provide ‘persuasive guidance’…
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Support Grant for Self-Employed People Who Are New Parents

Self-employed parents whose trading profits dipped in 2018/19 because they took time out to have children will be able to claim for a payment under the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) within the next few weeks. The scheme requires claimants to have traded in 2018/19 with their profits making up at least half of their…
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Doing Construction Business in Waltham Forest

This online session, taking place on Friday 26 June from 8.30-9.30 am, will give you the opportunity to discover all you need to know about tendering for construction work in Waltham Forest as the Council further opens up the bidding process to small and medium sized (SME) construction firms. Successful firms already working in Waltham…
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New ‘Ask Henry’ Webinar Series

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new series of webinars with one of our long standing and trusted business advisors and trainers, Sir Henry Boyle. The series titled ‘Ask Henry’ consists of 7 short, fun and informative webinars. These webinars have been developed to help Building Legacies members unlock their true potential…
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