COVID-19 Business Help Series

Introducing London Growth Hub webinars to support businesses during COVID-19

We are excited to announce the launch of ‘COVID-19 Business Help Series’, bringing you highly informative FREE webinars delivered by expert speakers and carefully designed to guide London’s small businesses across various problem areas, as they navigate the challenges of COVID-19.

The London Growth Hub business support programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Managing HR Issues & Employment Law – COVID-19 Business Help Series

  • Furlough and redundancies: overview of the legislation, legal implications and how the process works
  • Managing staffing issues
  • Guidance on updating HR policies
  • How to reduce costs and keep staff

Date: Thursday 16th July

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm

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Adapting Your Workplace: Staff, Safety & Risk Management – COVID-19 Business Help Series

  • Find out about the latest health and safety guidelines
  • Learn how to better support employees working from home or returning to the office
  • Learn how to carry out a workplace risk assessment
  • Discover what other policies, procedures or additional measures you may need to consider in future
  • Discover how to create an effective return to work strategy
  • Address your pain points with live Q&A with panellists

Date: Thursday 23rd July

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm

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Supercharge Your Sales – COVID-19 Business Help Series

  • Sell, pitch and influence in a virtual environment
  • Refocus your value proposition to build new sales opportunities
  • How delivery method, communications and tone needs to shift
  • Generate, nurture and convert new or existing leads

Date:  Tuesday 28th July

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm

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Managing Your Cash Flow – COVID-19 Business Help Series

  • Assess your current cash flow situation
  • How to update your financial forecasts
  • Financial planning and taking into account additional costs related to COVID-19, going back to work and potential second wave

Date: Thursday 30th July

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm

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Is your business eligible?

Once you apply to attend the webinars you will be asked to meet the following criteria:

  • Be based in London
  • Be registered in the UK

Given that the London Growth Hub is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund’s (ERDF) Hub & Spoke Project, you will be asked to complete a registration form and provide details on whether your company:

  • Meets the SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) criteria according to the European SME definition
  • Is not “Undertaking in Difficulty” as at 31 December 2019. Please see the definition here
  • Has not received more than €200,000 in public funds over the last three fiscal years

Please note that regardless of the three points mentioned above, which must be collated for ERDF purposes, all businesses based in London and registered in the UK will be welcome to join the event.

Past events

As part of our ‘COVID-19 Business Help Series’ we have run webinars covering topics including adapating your communications to retain customers, business continuity planning, understanding the right finance option for your business,  tactics for stakeholder negotiations and moving your business into the virtual world.

All of our webinars have been recorded so if you missed any and would like to watch them please visit our webinar archive.

 

 

The London Growth Hub business support programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.