Join the Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville, during National Apprenticeship Week for Afternoon Tea at the launch of our new initiative the Hackney Apprenticeship Network. If you are a Hackney based organisation who already employs apprentices or if you are keen to learn about how apprenticeships work and the immense benefit they can bring to a business, no matter how small, then this event is for you.
Part 1 of a two- day workshop designed for London based start-ups, micro and SME business owners and emphasise the close link between marketing and finance especially in relation to your initial launch and on-going viability and how to scale or grow the business.
Join us on 29 January for the Hackney Central Business Forum at Work.Life in London Fields. Topics include the High Streets Fund, Liveable Neighbourhoods, forthcoming business support events and a free programme of support from Allia Serious Impact on helping your business grow. Click for full details!
To coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018, Future of London and LB Hackney will spotlight workspace inclusion and diversity (of offer and of occupiers) at Hackney House on 14 November. This afternoon of seminars and networking will host up to 110 public and private landlords, developers, workspace operators and planning/policy decision-makers
On Friday 9 November the Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville will host a networking breakfast to celebrate London Living Wage employers (and employees) in Hackney and welcome businesses who aspire to pay this in the future.
Hackney Council launches its new quarterly forum for Hackney Wick businesses and entrepreneurs this August. Learn about the FREE business support available to you, hear about the new Creative Enterprise Zone proposals, the Hackney Wick Masterplan and get to know your neighbours
Mentoring/Coaching Hackney is a project that offers local individuals, from disadvantaged backgrounds, and entrepreneurs, the opportunity to work with locally skilled and experienced mentors and coach for free.
How to create an active community around your business – and why you should.
Meet the people who’ve faced the isolation of running their own business – and overcome it – creating new ways to work and network.
In two keynotes, a panel session and Q&A, you’ll discover:
• How to find a community that’s right for your business
• How to build a network to support and grow your business
• How business communities are changing
• What networks already exist (and which ones should)
• And why people running businesses should look for local communities as well as digital tribes
We want to hear about your business support needs! The Working in Hackney Scrutiny Commission is hosting a business engagement event on 12 July for Black and Minority Ethnic business owners. At this event we wish to explore the barriers to engagement for BME business owners.
Join us this London Tech Week and support our aspiration to make Hackney a Dementia Friendly Borough! Hackney Council has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Society to hold an afternoon Hackathon where the borough's greatest minds and creative thinkers will work together to come up with app ideas that will support the day to day lives of those with dementia.
Hackney is committed to being a place for everyone and investment in employment and skills is a key priority for the Mayor and Council. To support this, the Council is planning to launch a new programme of digital skills opportunities which will enable Hackney residents to develop their digital skills and careers.
Hackney is fortunate to have a vibrant and growing digital economy, with sector leading companies choosing the borough as their base. The Council is keen to work with local digital employers to shape our Digital Apprenticeship programme,
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.
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