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Well, can someone please tell me where Christmas and New Year went, as I’ve just turned around, blinked, and we’re already in the second month of the year …and BREXIT’s still rumbling on …!? Even more reason, in my opinion, to start getting your business on a robust footing in readiness for whatever transpires from…
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Thames Tideway Tunnel Opportunities

Visit the Tideway website for procurement opportunities related to the development of the Thames Tideway Tunnel. Regular opportunities are posted here, and to get up to date information directly to your inbox, register for their newsletter.

L&Q Construction Opportunities

With numerous construction sites across London, L&Q are seeking to expand their framework and portfolio of suppliers. If you are in the business of supplying any of the following goods and services to the construction industry and you are looking to grow your business visit the L&Q tendering website, register to apply and search for opportunities…
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GDPR Privacy Updates

We have updated our Privacy Policy and Website Privacy Notice in accordance with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on Friday, 25 May 2018. We have also updated the Building Legacies Programme registration form and created a a brand new GDPR compliant ELBP News mailing list, so if you want to stay up to date with…
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This Week in Business

Results are in for the performance of the UK’s economy in the three months leading up to March, and it is good news as far as the labour market across the country is concerned. Yesterday, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that the UK unemployment rate is currently holding steady at 4.7%. This means…
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New events announced in Building Legacies programme

East London Business Place is excited to announce a fresh programme of free training workshops in its flagship business support programme, Building Legacies. The workshops will support SMMEs in east London in boosting their competitiveness, and are aimed primarily- but not exclusively- at small, medium and macro enterprises (SMMEs) in the care, construction and digital…
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This week in business

It’s been a mixed bag in terms of business announcements, with new challenges and opportunities on the horizon for SMMEs and London-based businesses in particular. Investment bank JPMorgan upgraded its growth forecast for the UK economy in 2017 after a stronger-than-expected start to the year. Many businesses’ initial anxieties over Brexit seem to have been…
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New Financial Year, New Opportunities with Building Legacies

As the financial year draws to a close, East London Business Place (ELBP) is pleased to announce a fresh programme of events for the Building Legacies programme, its business support project for small, medium and micro enterprises based in east London. Since the official launch of Building Legacies in July 2016, the team has been…
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Requests for Quotations: Training Providers & Venues

East London Business Place (ELBP) is currently seeking  training suppliers and consultants to provide a quotation and proposal for delivery of the following disciplines throughout April – June 2017: Business Development and Sales (RFQ Document); Procurement and Tendering (RFQ Document); and Marketing and Social Media (RFQ Document). Additionally, ELBP is also looking for suitable venues in…
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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 the 13 categories of this year’s Havering Business Awards. The ceremony held at CEME, the Centre for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence, in Marsh Way, Rainham, saw more than 300 guests enjoy an evening of entertainment and cheer the winners. The event was…
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