The Fashion Production 1 workshop (Fashion P1) empowers London based fashion businesses with the best tools and practices to successfully navigate their way through the production process – from finding the right manufacturer to meeting that delivery date.
London Borough of Hackney in partnership with The Start Up Kitchen celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week by hosting a full day of free support, mentoring, workshops and panel discussions for Hackney based businesses.
Secret Sauce and Hackney Business Network deliver a full day of insightful talks and workshops on starting and growing a business.
The London Borough of Hackney is delighted to be re-launching its Curtain Road industry space, as Hackney House during London Technology Week. This will cement its place as the base for Hackney's growing business sectors of tech, design, fashion and food.
To celebrate, please join us for an afternoon of digital debate and networking at Hackney House, part of the London Technology Week official programme.
The event is supported by London & Partners, Tech Nordic Advocates, WP Engine, 33Seconds and Tech London Advocates.
The event is free with limited space so please book.
2pm - 3pm - Making the most of Hackney and London – a Nordic and Baltic perspective.
Join top Nordic and Baltic entrepreneurs from VidFlow, Edurio, Readly and Jeanette Carlsson from Tech Nordic Advocates to hear their unique insights into how they've made the most out of Hackney and London to find investment, partners and talent.
3.30pm - 4.30pm - Learn how they engage with their customers in ever-changing, ever-more sophisticated ways.
5pm - 6pm - How to pitch a story and cut through the noise; setting the news agenda, and tailoring your message to suit current trends.
Launch of the first publication in the Tech Nation Best Practice
Everything you need to know
People Skills and View Training Ltd are hosting this FREE event, where you will:
• find out more about Apprenticeships
• understand how Apprentices can be a real asset to your business
• hear from employers about their experiences with Apprentices
• take part in interactive workshops
• network with other SMEs, Apprentices and potential Apprentices
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 from 09:00 to 12:00
Open Kitchen Bar and Restaurant - 40 Hoxton Street, London, N1 6LR
This will be a practical session, aimed at providing you with tools and guidance to help you get the best from your staff. During the session we'll use real life examples to explore issues such as the importance of boundaries, handling difficult conversations and knowing when to escalate matters.
The overall aim of the session is to support managers and help you to:
- Understand the importance of Trust, Empathy and Boundaries in staff management
- Learn how to handle conflict and difficult conversations
- Understand the different levels of listening and how to apply effective techniques
- Understand the process for giving feedback to staff
The Mayor’s Civic Crowdfunding initiative is aimed at creating unique, quirky, human places shaped by local communities through crowdfunding. It works by inviting Londoners to publish their great ideas for transforming London’s shared spaces on Spacehive with the Mayor then pledging up to £20,000 towards the crowdfunding targets of the best projects.
Are you a community group, social enterprise, resident or trader association, Business Improvement District, Town Team, school, Neighbourhood Forum, local charity or other local organisation representing a diverse community? Thinking of crowdfunding a project? Want to learn how to run a campaign that could win you a pledge from the Mayor?
Then join the Spacehive team at City Hall for a special two-hour workshop that will offer all the advice you need on running a successful crowdfunding campaign, developing your ideas and attracting support from the crowd and the Mayor.
The workshop will cover:
- The crowdfunding journey
- Defining your audience
- Creating and presenting your project
- Case Study
- Next steps
Registration is at 5.30pm with the event starting promptly at 6pm.
It would be beneficial (but not essential) to have an early idea for a project in mind, and bring this to the session.
MoChíc Events are having a launch evening on Sunday 27th March 2016. This will be an opportunity for our potential clients, suppliers, vendors and you to put a face to the brand.
Series will cover US establishment and what’s involved with forming a business presence in the States
Find out why people management is so important and how it can help to make your business more successful.
If you are a Londoner seeking a job or wanting to develop your career, you can meet the Capital’s best businesses and support organisations, offering thousands of jobs as well as the best possible advice. Free admission!
People Skills Workshop - Recruitment for Pubs and Restaurants
Come along this Wednesday and celebrate with the Hackney Business Network...
This session demystifies the finance and funding process, giving you the clarity and confidence to to approach potential funders to help you achieve your growth objectives.
Coming December 4th 2015 is a full day of events that investigates the future of fintech, edtech, music tech and eCommerce.
You are invited to come and learn about the Lean Business Planning methodology, this is the first time it is being introduced to the UK after being successfully created and launched in Norway
Date: 26th November 2015
To: 5.00pm (followed by drinks and networking)
Venue: BL-NK, 27 Curtain Road, Hackney, London, EC2A 3LT
Hosted by NatWest, you will hear from two of the UK’s leading authorities in the “Small Business” sector with their insights into what YOU and YOUR business need to do to get to the next level.
By attending this event you will learn:
1 / The critical things that EVERY business needs to do to become a finely tuned “business machine”
2 / How to improve your skills as a business owner to become a “Great Business Owner”
Presented by KPMG and Holdsworth Advantage the content will cover practical steps, techniques and ideas that you can use straight away and get immediate results.
Join the Hackney Business Network for three-floors of ‘How-to become an entrepreneur’ talks, bootcamp workshops and meet’n’greet sessions to find out how to start or grow your business.
The design festival's first international event
During the weekend of the 23rd-25th, Stoke Newington’s vibrant and varied entertainment scene will take centre stage as the festival brings together the community and local businesses for a musical extravaganza stretching from Stamford Hill, Church Street and down the High Street.
The festival is raising money for the charity Brook that provide essential sexual health and well being services to young people across the United Kingdom, and is especially active in Hackney where they run the Come Correct scheme, which distributes free condoms to young people across the borough.
Donations can also be made at any time by texting ‘SNMF15 £5’ to 70070, which will donate £5 to Brook (to give more simply change the number after the pound sign.)
The stellar line-up features some of the most exciting bands playing across the UK and internationally at the moment from traditional music to hip-hop DJ sets, raucous guitar bands to harmonising trios, street-performing superstars to reggae selectors, it’ll all be a short walk away in one action-packed weekend.
One special feature of the SNMF is the inclusion of the under-18s Young People’s Venue, located in St. Paul’s Church on Stoke Newington High Street. This setting will be produced by and for under-18s, showcasing not just young musical talent but also young sound engineers. Along with the involvement of the charity Brook, this aspect of the festival means that from the start SNMF will be about investing in Hackney’s young people and ensuring a musical legacy that stretches far into the future.
So join in this October 23-25th and be part of something truly special as Stoke Newington comes alive with the sound of music and the spirit of community!
- Mascara Bar
- Ryan’s Bar
- The Old Church
- 125 Church Street
- Stereo 92
- Auld Shillelagh
- Outside Busking Stage
- The Waiting Room / The Three Crowns
- St Paul’s Church (Under 18 Young People’s Venue)
- The White Hart
- The Others
- Coach & Horses
- The Lion
- Many of the cafes and restaurants will be holding special events
Get tickets to an exclusive dining experience combining food, theatre and music in a beautiful immersive storm shelter, crafted by RIFT, for an opportunity to support the Shakespeare in Shoreditch Festival in 2016.
Join the Business Growth Service, UKFT (UK Fashion and Textile Association), Coutts Consultancy and Keltie LLP for an interactive workshop which will give you some insights into the government-backed support available to ambitious businesses in Fashion and Textiles and valuable first hand, practical advice for growing your creatively led business overseas.
Join the Business Growth Service, MarketInvoice and the innovative technology company, Fishrod Interactive, to learn more about the funding options that are available to high growth technology businesses.
A call for Hackney's businesses to get involved in tackling the employment crisis facing young black men.
Drop in to the Opportunity Hub to have a chat about how we can support your business
You're invited to join the Mayor of Hackney Jules Pipe for the launch of the new BL-NK, an award-winning business networking venue powered by Hackney.
Local food and drink will be on sale throughout the evening with a complimentary welcome drink on arrival.
The first floor digital gallery will hold a screening of short films featuring businesses in the borough.