NEWS: Hackney Foodbank are announced as 100th Living Wage employer in the Borough

NEWS: Hackney Foodbank are announced as 100th Living Wage employer in the Borough

Hackney Foodbank are the 100th business in the borough to become an accredited Living Wage Employer, paying all their employees a minimum of £10.55 an hour in line with the London Living Wage. The Hoxton based charity, who have provided the ingredients for more than 100,000 meals to local people in financial crisis, witnesses the effects of in work poverty on a daily basis and therefore understands the importance of paying a fair living wage.

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LEARN: ACT Awareness, Counter Terrorism Briefing - 3 July

LEARN: ACT Awareness, Counter Terrorism Briefing - 3 July

Businesses are invited to attend an Action Counters Terrorism briefing session delivered by the Metropolitan Police Service. This is FREE and is being delivered to those who work or live in the London Boroughs of Hackney and Tower Hamlets. The ACT Awareness session will provide you with essential knowledge in counter terrorism awareness to both help prevent an attack and knowing what to do if caught up by one.

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HAVE YOUR SAY: London College of Fashion Consultation with Fashion, Textiles and Tech SMEs

HAVE YOUR SAY: London College of Fashion Consultation with Fashion, Textiles and Tech SMEs

London College of Fashion would like you to complete a short survey to hear your thoughts on the sustainable growth of the UK Fashion, Textiles and Technology sector. By completing the survey, you will be eligible to receive a copy of the final industry report, apply for future funding support up to £175k, as well as invitations to upcoming events organised by the Programme.

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NEWS: Hackney plugs into Tech Week

NEWS: Hackney plugs into Tech Week

Hackney fulfilled its reputation as ‘Tech City’ during this years London Tech Week by hosting a series of events showcasing the future for the borough’s residents and businesses. The Council, which has championed and supported local tech enterprises for many years, programmed a series of events covering digital apprenticeships, a tech recruitment day for residents, the power of tech in supporting businesses to trade globally and selling digital services to local government.

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SUPPORT: Can you help The Social Innovation Partnership secure £2m+ to create a Civic Innovation Hub?

SUPPORT: Can you help The Social Innovation Partnership secure £2m+ to create a Civic Innovation Hub?

Do you want to be involved in the design of a new Civic Innovation Hub in Hoxton.  The hub will operate as the central core of a Hackney-wide set of venues delivering similar services such as from Hackney CVS’s offices in Dalston. This network will aim to tackle some of the community's biggest issues, by creating co-working space, and an enabling environment for people, ideas and projects to thrive through collaboration and connection.

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EVENT: Hackney Council - Meet the Buyer - 5 June

EVENT: Hackney Council - Meet the Buyer - 5 June

Are you a small or medium construction related business in Hackney? Find out about Hackney’s local supply chain, connect with services and learn about upcoming opportunities and projects that you could be part of. This event is specifically aimed at those that can deliver construction related services such as painters, tradespeople, gas and electric engineers. 

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EVENT: Making Hackney Work for You Conference - 9 May

EVENT:  Making Hackney Work for You Conference - 9 May

Hackney Council and the Skills, Economy and Growth Scrutiny Commission are hosting an engagement event for all businesses in the borough. The commission is tasked with reviewing how the Council can develop its inclusive economy strategy to help ensure that the benefits of economic prosperity and growth are shared in a fairer and sustainable way that works for Hackney residents and businesses READ MORE

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NETWORK: Shoreditch Business Forum - 15 May

NETWORK: Shoreditch Business Forum - 15 May

Join us at Amazon UK HQ for the next Shoreditch Business Forum. We’ll be discussing the draft Shoreditch Area Action Plan consultation, TfL will be there to tell us how they can support you during the Old Street roundabout improvements and we’ll also have presenter slots for Local Buyers Club and Hackney Council. Booking is essential as places are limited.

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