Enterprising High Streets

A free programme of support and masterclasses designed to help young retail businesses start and grow. Free advice, training and masterclasses for high street businesses in Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Newham.

The Enterprising High Streets programme, supported by J.P.Morgan is a two-year, business initiative targeting early stage, high street and retail businesses in the London boroughs of Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Newham.

Support is provided through three strands:

  1. One-to-one business advice

You will have regular access to an experienced business advisor who can work with you to create a business plan, apply for finance, or develop a growth strategy to help your business take the next step.

  1. Specialist Masterclasses

We will be running regular masterclasses on a range of specialist topics such as getting your business online, digital marketing, pricing strategy, visual merchandising and managing money.

  1. Grants

Working with East End Trades Guild the programme will offer grants to take pitches at Cheshire Street Market for early stage businesses. We will also develop a flagship market, two over the course of the programme.

Eligibility:

  • Pre-start or early stage business (under 2 years)
  • Business or resident is located in Hackney, Newham or Tower Hamlets
     

And be in one of the following sectors:

  • Retail
  • Food & Drink
  • Hospitality
  • Community group
     

For more information or to book an appointment please visit our website on www.nwes.org.uk/contracts/enterprising-high-streets/ alternatively contact us on 08456 099 911 or email info@nwes.org.uk

 

 

 

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