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Developing your business plan

The below is a guest blog by Dr. Carlton Brown of Rathbone Results ahead of his upcoming workshop on ‘Developing your business plan’. Carlton has been one of our dedicated trainers on the Building Legacies programme for the last five months, leading SME’s through topics such as Business Growth, Online marketing and e-commerce and now developing your business…
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6 Ways to Jump Start Your Business in 2017

By Kathy Ennis, Founder of Little Piggy You’ve worked really hard this year to start or grow your business: finding customers; keeping customers coming back for more; developing new products or services etc. etc. Hopefully you will get some much-needed business down-time over the festive season.But when January comes around will you be ready to…
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Confidence coach and female entrepreneur discovers new business collaborations through Building Legacies networking!

Maureen Egbe, founder of MCE Consult, has 23 years of experience working within public sector organisations as a trainer and coach. She knew she needed to grow the training element of her business, and as a consequence she felt she needed to re-focus and clarify her direction in order to grow her business further. She decided to join the Building Legacies programme to access more in depth mentoring and coaching.

Dynamyk Events creates a more sustainable business with the help of a Building Legacies mentor

With more than 15 years in the business, Michelle Fanus, Director of Dynamyk Events had reached a point where she was struggling with the business. She was failing to maintain a steady cash flow and she was unclear of her business proposition and her target audience. She registered with Building Legacies who helped take her business to the next level.

Building Legacies Ricky Kothari T-Sticks founder and CEO won the Business Person category at The Wharf Innovation In Business Awards 2016 

East London Business Place (ELBP) was delighted that local business entrepreneur, Ricky Kothari from T-Sticks was awarded “Business Person of the Year”.  East London Business Place has worked with Ricky for a number of years and through various Business Support Programmes.  Ricky has recently also registered on the Building Legacies programme in a bid to…
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East London Business Place (ELBP) and Newham College of Further Education’s Centre for Innovation and Partnerships (CIPs) have officially launched their new business support programme, Building Legacies. The programme officially launched at an event held at the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) on the 13th July, where more than 100 Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises…
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Building Legacies supports local award winning businesses in Havering

More than 30 businesses shortlisted from across the borough of Havering competed in this year’s Havering Business Awards. East London Business Place was even more delighted that local business Hambro Roofing was awarded “Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence”.

Director’s Blog, by Glen Addis

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon once said “If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful”. Zig Ziglar also wrote “If people like you, they will listen to you – but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.”

BUILD Havering – Fast Track Business Support Programme

The London Borough of Havering has appointed East London Business Place (ELBP), to run a new, year long initiative: BUILD Havering – Fast Track Business Support Programme to support the construction sector in Havering.

Free business information available to SMMEs through The City Business Library (CBL)

With small and medium-sized enterprises being a significant contributor to the wider UK economy and driving growth and employment, The City Business Library (CBL) is committed to encouraging and supporting enterprise and small business growth.