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Building Legacies event welcomes Sir Robin Wales and East London SMMEs

On Tuesday the 25th July, Building Legacies hosted its Summer Networking Event, the latest in our quarterly networking events which attract small businesses from across East London. We welcomed more than seventy small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) in sectors ranging from consulting to carpentry and media production to marketing, meeting at the Good Hotel…
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Wednesday Insight: growing your business network

The best way to expose your business to more of the kinds of opportunities that are useful to you is to work to increase your networks- both personal and that of your business. Ahead of our Summer Networking Event next week, in this article we explain the importance of growing your network of business contacts,…
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East London SMMEs hear from Newham Council and Building Legacies on winning care contracts

Small businesses across east London benefited from an event on bidding for Health and Social Care contracts hosted jointly by Newham Council and East London Business Place (ELBP) on Tuesday 20th June, at the Old Town Hall in Stratford, E15. The event, which was attended by over 50 providers, brought together local businesses, social enterprises…
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This Week in Business

Although the news this week has been dominated by yesterday’s General Election, it’s been an eventful week in business. Amidst the volatility of the sterling, it was announced that the UK has fallen to the bottom to the EU in terms of economic growth. Recent figures show Britain to have been the worst-performing member of…
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Make sure you have right Certifications and you are in compliance!

Workshop content Certifications and the small business Trade Certifications (e.g. Gas Safe, NICEIC etc.) British Standards (BS/BSEN) Management & Competency Certifications (e.g. ISO 9001, ISO 27001 information systems), Best practice certifications (e.g. ISO 14007, environmental, ISO 22301 Business Continuity), Health & Safety certifications for the small business (e.g. Safe Contractor, CHAS etc.), what you need…
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Business Branding – How to build a personality for your business!

What the workshop will cover This workshop explains why creating a brand personality for your company not only makes good business sense, but will also help you to stand out head and shoulders from your competition. Who should attend the workshop This workshop is ideal for business owners who want help to identify what is…
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Job Vacancy – Building Legacies Programme

Job Vacancy – Building Legacies Programme Business Growth Manager – £32,000 Based in Greenwich (75%) and Canary Wharf (25%) Closing Date: 25th May 2017  Interviews: W/C 5th June 2017 This post is part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund The “Building Legacies” programme, a partnership of private and public sector organisations, is a flagship local…
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Branding is more than a logo

Many SMME’s see their logo and website as their brand. They forget that branding is a lot deeper, and has a significant impact on business development. Buyers of a business’s products and services are often looking for a “core value” which they can relate to. It is therefore essential that the brand, logo, and image…
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PQQs & Tendering, their place in procurement

Workshop content The “Public Sector”, The Public and Private sectors, the differences Applications: contenders and non-contenders The Public Procurement Regulations 2015 What the Public sector are looking for in a potential supplier Risk and the public sector What you must have in place to be a serious contender for public sector work The types of…
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How to Create Marketing That is More Hit Than Miss!

What the workshop will cover This workshop will provide you with a full understanding of why marketing is essential to your business, how it should fit into your business plan and what you need to consider when deciding what kind of marketing will be the most effective for your business Who should attend the workshop…
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