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Latest support and guidance from the London Business Hub

We’re always keen to pass on information that may be of help to start-ups and SMEs in Croydon and therefore we would like to introduce The London Business Hub, an organisation that provides free and impartial advice, including funding options – no matter what stage your business is at:

Welcome to the London Business Hub – formerly the London Growth Hub

Now, more than ever, businesses like yours need advice and support, which is why we have launched our brand new online portal at Here, you will find all the free, impartial, practical advice that you require, to support you with all your business needs.

Read on to learn more about our new partnership with The Business School (formerly Cass Business School) as well as some of our other exciting programmes which will equip you with the knowledge and tools to help you to start, sustain or grow your business.

Check out the new business hub here >

Special Message from the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan​​​​​​​

Watch this short message from the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, on the support you can expect from the new London Business Hub in these challenging times for all of us.

Please click here to learn more about our exciting new programme offer, which will help support London’s small businesses.

Watch the Mayor’s video message here >

Here to help you ‘Recover & Grow’ with our Business Leadership Programme for SMEs

We’ve partnered with The Business School (formerly Cass Business School) to develop a new business leadership programme for SMEs. ‘Recover & Grow’ will help equip 250 London-based small businesses with the skills they need to bounce back from the impact of COVID-19.

Each small business will receive 18 hours of expert support over one month. One business stands to receive an executive MBA!

Eligible businesses must have a turnover of at least £500,000 and ambitious plans to grow.

This project will run until December 2021.

Discover more here >

The Property Advice Service

Renting a property can be an expensive and complex part of running a business. That’s why we have launched a new Property Advice Service to help you find the right space and fully understand the costs associated with renting a property. We’ll also be here for you if you’re renegotiating a lease with your landlord.

Entrepreneurs and business-owners taking part in the programme will have access to a series of free masterclasses on the topics such as business rates, lease negotiations and more. The programme can also offer one-to-one support with expert property consultants Gerald Eve and other property professionals relating to your specific circumstances.

This project will run until August 2022.

Find out more here >

Our new ‘Peer Networks’ are here to help businesses work together

We know how important expert advice and support is to small businesses in the capital. So, we’re launching ‘Peer Networks’, a new programme to empower business leaders to discuss their challenges together.

Up to 240 businesses will receive 18 hours of facilitated action learning group sessions, plus three hours of one-to-one support.

To be eligible, your business must have turn over more than £100,000 each year and have five or more employees.

This project will run until March 2021

Find out more here >

Prepare for the future with the Mayor’s Resilience Fund

We’re here to help London’s businesses and community groups recover from the current coronavirus crisis, and ensure they’re better prepared for future emergencies.

The Mayor’s Resilience Fund will connect businesses, social enterprises and community groups with innovators and funding, to help them adapt to the new reality brought on by the pandemic and improve their resilience for the future.

Apply now and receive up to £30,000 in funding support.

Apply for funding here >

Case Study: Susan from The Nail Group explains how the London Business Hub can support you through COVID-19

We at the London Business Hub understand the practical and personal challenges that come with owning and running a small business.

Hear what the Nail Group Managing Director, Susan Nguyen, has to say about how our adviser has helped her business through the Covid-19 crisis.

Watch the video here >

London Business Hub Advisers – here to help

The London Business Hub is a one stop shop for businesses packed full of impartial, free advice to help with any issues that you might be facing.

In addition to a variety of workshops and webinars, we also offer eligible businesses, one-on-one support and meetings with our business advisers, so all advice is tailored to your needs.

Book your appointment with an adviser today >


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