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Advice and support for small businesses

Small businesses and entrepreneurs operating in the Square Mile or neighbouring boroughs (Camden, Islington, Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Southwark, Lambeth and Westminster) can get help through advice by following the links below. A wealth of general information on starting, improving or growing businesses is also available from GOV.UK.

A number of events are also being delivered to support small businesses in our neighbouring boroughs. To see what events are coming up, please visit the projects events page.

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  1. accessing finance picture Accessing Finance
    Visit City of London Accessing finance page for details of funding, loans, grants and rate relief
  2. Captial Enterprise Logo Capital Enterprise
    The City of London Corporation is a supporter and member of Capital Enterprise, the membership organisation for providers of business advice, training and resources to new entrepreneurs and small businesses in London.
  3. City Business Library logo City Business Library
    Information for start-ups and exisiting small businesses. Including a range of events and useful resources
  4. Angel Academe Logo Entrepreneur Academe
    Entrepreneur Academe is a 12 month mentoring programme starting in April 2014 for women entrepreneurs sponsored by the City of London and delivered by Angel Academe. During the course of the programme, participants will receive access to high quality advice from a large network of very experienced business people with a wide variety of skills with the objective of accelerating their business. The programme will be tailored to address the most important issues raised by participants, but topics could include business and financial planning, leadership, product development, analytics, PR, sales and marketing, social media, investment and so on. To find out more please visit the Angel Academe website using the link above.
  5. Federation of small business logo Federation of Small Busineses
    The UK's largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms
  6. G L E logo GLE oneLondon
    City of London is a member of GLE which provide growing business with finance, advice, consulting, and accommodation
  7. Innovation Warehouse logo Innovation Warehouse
    The City Corporation is proud to be a founding partner of this ground-breaking initiative that supports start-ups and early stage growth companies combining a physical incubator environment with support from a peer led enterprise community. In addition, for companies with high growth potential, it offers access to in-depth mentoring, business guidance and investment support. It also provides workshops and training in enterprise for the local community.
  8. Cross River Partnership Logo Supply Cross River
    Supply Cross River 2 (SXR2) is an initiative developed by Cross River Partnership, which builds on the success of Supply Cross River 1 and aims at developing supply chains in Central London further stimulating local economic growth
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