More Support for Wandworth’s entrepreneurs

Published: Friday 10th November 17

Events are being held in Wandsworth during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) to help the borough’s business stars thrive.

GEW is the world’s biggest celebration of entrepreneurship. The week-long festival features a range of live events taking place throughout the country cultivating the nations’s entrepreneurs by giving them the help they need at every stage of their journey. Last year more than 2,500 events took place in the UK alone and reached more than 340,000 entrepreneurial people across the country.

Wandsworth entrepreneurs are being urged to take advantage of the events taking place in the borough during GEW, designed to help them grow their business. 

Monday 13th November

Putney Business Hub

Lahore Central Restaurant, 40 Upper Richmond Road Putney

6pm-8pm

Free

Business Hub meetings bring together local business people to experiences, create opportunities and maximise the benefits of doing business in Putney.

Book your place

Tuesday 14 November

Business Advice Workshop for Start Ups: Making the best start for your new business

Tara Arts Theatre, 356 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield

10am-1pm

Free

This workshop will look at the most common pitfalls that can get in your way and will look at issues including your business type, business plan, marketing, sales and finance. It will help you clear the hurdles and take your business forward.

Book your place

Thursday 16th November

Presenting to Win Workshop

Tara Arts Theatre, 356 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield

10am-1pm

£10 plus £3 booking fee

This workshop will cover essential and effective techniques to help build your confidence in public speaking, and your audience’s confidence in you as a speaker.

Book your place

The council’s business spokesman Cllr Kim Caddy said: “Wandsworth is full of bright entrepreneurial minds setting up new and exciting businesses and creating jobs. The council has an extensive package of business support, and we’re delighted to support Global Entrepreneurship Week.”

For further info on the workshops and support Branduin provides to Wandsworth businesses visit: http://businesssupportwandsworth.com/events/

For other business support on offer in Wandsworth, including specialist help for food and digital companies, visit http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk.yourbusinessyourgrowth/

To find out more about GEW visit: https://genglobal.org/united-kingdom/about-global-entrepreneurship-week-united-kingdom

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