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Free Business Advice

Enterprise for London is running FREE one-to-one advice and training sessions from the Business Lab in the Stratford Centre every Wednesday to help you start and grow your business.

The advice team will help you develop your business skills, access finance, improve your confidence, so that you are more likely to start and run a successful business.

Enterprise for London is passionate about helping people on their business journey, whether they are just starting or have been established for many years. If you have a business idea, are looking for funding or want to grow your business please get in touch.

To arrange a FREE one-to-one appointment with one of our advisors contact the Business Lab using the contact form below.

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Steps to Enterprise


Take the next steps on your entrepreneurial journey!

Whether you’re starting a business or already trading and looking to grow, CIPs and Steps to Enterprise can help.

Steps to Enterprise is a free* three week intensive business start-up course packed with information, guidance, tips and advice.

This hands-on practical course will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to build a great business.

Click here to download our Entrepreneurs brochure for more details and frequently asked questions 

Together we will explore:

– Your business idea in greater detail
– How to build a business plan
– Business status and legislation
– How to protect your intellectual property
– How to use market research
– The many Ps of Marketing
– The social media Big 5
– The art of networking
– Pitching your ideas
– Insights from guest speaker
– Tools and resources for your business

For more information or to book your place on an upcoming course, visit the Business Lab or contact us via the form below

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Exploring Entrepreneurship


Start your journey with us

Exploring Entrepreneurship is a one-day workshop for all budding entrepreneurs. Take the first step towards your dream. Come along to our free* one-day introductory workshop to:

– Get a great introduction to enterprise
– Learn from the success stories of other entrepreneurs
– Identify the essential characteristics of entrepreneurs
– Complete your own skills assessment
– Learn great ways to generate new ideas
– Gain a Newham College certificate

Click here to download our Entrepreneurs brochure for more details and frequently asked questions

Already trading and looking to grow? Do you want to spend more than a day with our experienced business advisors?

Our two week Steps to Enterprise programme is available to all Entrepreneurs who have completed the Exploring Enterprise course, and those who are further along their entrepreneurial journey.

For more information about Exploring Entrepreneurship or Steps to Enterprise, visit the Business Lab or contact us via the form below…

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Jennifer Miah Blog


Jennifer Miah is on a Business Administration apprenticeship at The Business Lab where she is assisting the team with setting up and administering a wide range of business services and events that are on offer.

Read her  Apprenticeship Blog to see how she is getting on.

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