Events

Council encourages local businesses to register for building contracts

To support the recovery of construction services, Hounslow Council is encouraging local businesses to sign up to the London Tenders Portal.The portal provides opportunities for businesses to bid for local building contracts from the Council. This includes all types of constr...
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Hounslow Business Support Toolkit

As all retailers are permitted to open from 15 June, every business must make sure they are safe, clean, and can maintain social distancing. The measures are vital to ensure the safety of your business, staff and customers as well as the wider community and will help restore pub...
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Applications now open for the Discretionary Business Support Grant

Thank you for subscribing to this newsletter. As promised we are giving you priority notification that the Discretionary Business Support Grant for small and microbusiness in Hounslow borough is now open. The new Grant is intended to aide those businesses who have so far no...
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Sustain – Free 6 Week course for your business

Applications are open for Sustain, the 6-week online course you need to stabilise, adapt and sustain your business. You had a clear strategy for growth before Covid-19, but everything has changed: Sales have dropped off Cashflow is tight Your people are feeling the strain Your c...
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Kickstart Scheme

The government has introduced a new Kickstart Scheme in Great Britain, a £2 billion fund to create hundreds of thousands of high quality 6-month work placements aimed at those aged 16 to 24 who are on Universal Credit and are deemed to be at risk of long term unemployment. Fund...
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Public Relations for Small Businesses – COVID-19 Business Help Series

Join the London Growth Hub for this free webinar and discover how you can create a PR strategy to grow your business  by generating positive press. Hear expert tips, tactics and tools to help gain a competitive edge and strengthen your company's reputation with custom...
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Highways England : £27 billion roads investment to support 64,000 jobs

Highways England has unveiled the details of plans for £27.4 billion investment in the strategic road network across the country.Highways England will deliver £14 billion of projects improving the quality, capacity and safety of the motorways and major A roads that hav...
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Event: Pitch to Perfection: Win with Investors – COVID-19 Business Help Series

This London Growth Hub webinar will provide guidance on how to craft a compelling pitch to win more business and attract investment. Find out what you need to know to pitch to investors with confidence and explore common pitching mistakes and how you can avoid them.Sign up here....
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50 million for legal aid sector

Up to £51 million will go to the legal aid sector to better reflect the vital work criminal advocates and solicitors do, under government reforms announced (21 August 2020). New payments better reflect the amount of work that goes into preparing cases for trial ministers announ...
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Learn how to promote your own business with Learn Hounslow

Do you want to learn how to promote your own business? Try a new course with Hounslow Adult and Community Education!Browse the latest courses where participants come away with a qualification:Digital Promotion for Business Level 2 Certificate (Starts 14th January 2021)Digita...
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Love your local arches campaign to support small businesses

The public is being encouraged to use their local arch businesses in August as part of a #loveyourlocalarches campaign to help those small businesses hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign will run throughout August, culminating in an Arch Day on 29 August 2020. I...
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Supporting local businesses to be Covid-19 Secure

Hounslow Council, working in partnership with Safer Business Hounslow and Hounslow Chamber of Commerce have introduced new business support advisors to help ensure that businesses are 'Covid-19 Secure' as part of the #ShopSafeShopLocal campaign.  The campaign is being funde...
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The Women in Innovation Awards: Briefing Event

01‎ ‎September‎ ‎2020 ‎2pm -‎ 4pmInnovate UK has announced a new wave of the Women in Innovation Awards to find and support the UK’s most promising female innovators to develop their ideas and scale up their businesses. The winners will each receive a £5...
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