Free support and a major boost for Brent businesses


SME businesses in Brent can now attend a range of free support programmes specially tailored to help them grow.

The Brent for business programme will support SME’s to learn new skills, access new opportunities.

Brent council is teaming up with Action Coach to hold ‘Grow your business’ workshops this June and July, as the first project out of this programme. Sessions are divided to cater for mature and start-ups businesses and will cover:

  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Customers service
  • Starting a business
  • Techniques in raising sales

The program is open to business owners at all stages of their journey from those wanting to launch a business to others looking for key skills to run more efficiently and grow.

Small and medium-sized businesses are also set to benefit from more than £100 million in investment from the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. The Greater London Investment Fund that was announced by the Mayor is set up to specifically target businesses which have had difficulties in securing crucial investment. Businesses can now apply for investment by contacting either of the independent fund managers – MMC Ventures and The FSE Group – directly.

To sign up for a Grow your Business workshop visit eventbrite.

To apply for investment contact: Venture Fund or Small Loans and Large loans.