Update: Sophia Hub Redbridge

Update: Sophia Hub Redbridge

Entrepreneur’s club

In August there are two Wednesday morning sessions 10-12 in Mont Rose college, Cranbrook Road, Ilford. The topic for August is Freebies, Sharing Resources and finding friendly buildings.Information here.

17th August – with Vic Norman of London Pub Tours – social media and no cost marketing

31st August – speaker to be advised.

Follow up from the great Redbridge creatives meet up entrepreneur’s club to follow next week :) So far we’ve made contact with 25 of you!

Other support for start-ups and businesses

The best first point for any business is to attend the London Small Business Centre 3 hour workshop on starting your own business. They take place monthly at Enterprise Desk. Next one is Tuesday 20 September 1-4. Details of the workshops and dates here.

See the Enterprise Desk info on the Council website for info on business support with Leonore Lord. Info here

The Timebank is a very practical platform for start-ups. We are currently running focus groups to see how we can take it to a higher level. Please do sign up and try it out. We hope to be re-integrating with the ECHO London Timebank soon. I’ll be at the Enterprise Desk on Tuesday 16, 23 and 30 between 12 and 3 for any queries or help.

Support for charities and voluntary groups

Our Enterprising Redbridge project is ending its first phase. The final seminar is on Thursday 22 September 5.30-8. Great training and input. Info here.

Other great offers…

  • Offer of 2 minute promotional interview-style video for £30. Contact start-up Muhammad of Marketing Scope. Info here
  • Offer of free photo shoots by local mature photography student, info here
  • Monthly workshops in Ilford library about open source IT to support your business or personal needs. Info here
  • Free stalls for crafts and green businesses at the Ilford green pop up market, 2nd Saturday of the month. See about last one here and celebrity visit.
  • Join Streetlife to get local trade. info here
  • Book up for the London business show in November for free. Info here

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Best wishes,

Ros Southern

Coordinator, Sophia Hubs Redbridge

07707 460309

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