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As the business owner you must be capable of many things.  You are all of the below and more; Manager / Boss Doing the work Accounts Department Marketing: Adverting / Sales Customers: Meetings / Phone calls / Emails If you consider juggling 5 balls and someone throws another ball in, for a while you will…
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Looking Back to Move Forward

1 week into the New Year and a lot of us are keen to hit the ground running with new goals to achieve and plans being formulated to make this year better than the last. But how can you ‘make things better’?  Well technically you can’t, unless you review your performance from the previous year!…
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Director’s Blog – December 18

Well it’s that time of year again, and like the Queen’s Speech on Christmas Day, I thought I’d get in early and do my own ‘address to the ELBP nation’ well in advance of everyone starting to wind up and wind down in time for those well-deserved festive celebrations! Not only have we had a…
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Havering Meet the Buyer Events

Wates Residential is searching for a range of  works suppliers, operating in and around the Havering area, that are interested in learning more about their business, the projects they are delivering locally and how to tender for work. Working in partnership with the London Borough of Havering ,Wates Residential will be delivering around 3,000 homes…
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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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