Category Archives: Business support


Delivery and Service Plans (DSPs) have the potential to mitigate potentially serious congestion issues across all street types from High Streets to residential roads but until now their use has been scant and their performance remains unknown. Many businesses, Borough Read more…


The Apprenticeship Levy and what it means for you as a West London employer If you are an employer with a payroll over £3 million each year, you will be paying the Apprenticeship Levy from 6 April 2017.   Read guidance on how Read more…


When I got into my car this morning my sat nav asked me if I was going to the station. It is intelligent and has learnt which days I take that route. Businesses are also using artificial intelligence (AI) to Read more…


Transatlantic clash under Friday night lights The London Broncos Challenge Cup home tie with Toronto Wolfpack will be played on Friday 17 March, at 8pm at Trailfinders Sports Club. The thrilling clash, drawn by Paul Sculthorpe MBE and Major Jack Read more…


Business Rates revaluation and what to do come April 2017 With the impending rise in Business Rates as a result of the ‘revaluation’, the West London Business team asked West London property agents Colliers, Vail Williams and Knight Frank to share their advice on Read more…


Need a grant for your genius idea? General Assembly partners Frank + Oak have always supported the entrepreneurial spirit. Now they’re ready to do more. Several times a year, Frank + Oak will grant a handful of socially conscious leaders: $10,000 Read more…


Written by W. Taper There is a huge amount of going on in the residential sector at the moment. I will highlight a couple of the keys topics that are causing some very heated debates around the Willmotts water cooler. Read more…


Got a winning business idea? Enter the Harrow Business Den competition If you think you have a winning business idea or product, enter the competition for a chance to win a package of business support. Shortlisted entries will present their Read more…


Top licensing lawyer Philip Kolvin QC heads up the Mayor’s Night Time Commission​​​​​​​ Sadiq Khan extends the work of the Night Time Commission to protect London’s venues and safeguard the night time economy The Mayor Sadiq Khan today (15 December) Read more…


Although US-UK relations have always been on very good terms, with the result of Brexit and trade deals being dismantled and rebuilt, should UK SMEs be prepared for uncertainty? It is not clear how UK SMEs might be affected by Read more…