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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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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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How to be an effective Virtual Networker

Three months ago, if I spoke to someone about whether they did any virtual networking, I would get a strange look followed by “Is there such a thing?” As a result of the pandemic and lockdown, many organisations including business networking providers have had to adapt where virtual networking, Zoom calls and webinars have now…
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Tower Hamlets Business Support Update

The government has delivered an initial package of support for small businesses through the Small Business Grant Fund and the Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Grant Fund for which eligibility was calculated via business rates payments. Recognising that many severely impacted businesses were excluded from these grants, an additional Discretionary Grants Scheme has been launched. This is aimed…
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed the support that lending firms should give to mortgage customers who are either coming to the end of a payment holiday or who are yet to request one. The FCA is also reminding customers that if they can afford to resume payments, they should. For customers still experiencing…
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Woolwich Works Catering Tender 2020

Woolwich Works are delighted to open applications for their approved event catering suppliers list. The tender will last for 3 years from 2020 – 2023. In order to be considered please complete the following application form. The tender is a two-part process, after the applications stage, if you make the shortlist, further information and a…
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Social Distancing Furniture & Screens Offer

Our marketplace member Inside Out Contracts has offers on a range of social distancing furniture and screens. To view the full range and what you can put in place to protect you, your teams and visitors, pop over to their marketplace profile and download their latest brochure.

Special Pricing on PPE

Our marketplace member Total Office Team is offering special discounts on a range of PPE supplies. Visit their marketplace profile to download the product list.

Building Legacies Covid-19 Briefing – 31/05/2020

OVERVIEW This Bulletin includes information on: Amendments to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – The ‘Furlough’ Extension of the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) CJRS (Furlough) On Friday 29 May the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a series of amendments to the CJRS. He set out more details on how the Coronavirus Job Retention…
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Seven tips to improve your LinkedIn profile

Crazy times, eh? But, despite many people’s initial apprehension, self-isolation hasn’t been all business doom and gloom – people have adapted; many have happily thrived. Interestingly, whilst everyone’s been working from home, some people have asked whether it’s a good time to cut back on marketing? No! Definitely not. As life begins to revert back…
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