Merton Chamber of Commerce, working with a consortia of professional and commercial partners, were awarded a four year contract by London Borough of Merton, to deliver the Merton Business Support Service. The contract was won through a comprehensive competitive tender. Merton Council is one of the few local authorities in the country that is directly supporting the creation and growth of local businesses and the service will support over 2000 businesses.
If you are looking to set up in business or want to find out more how your business can be supported call our Business Helpdesk on 020 8619 0700 or visit our Merton Business Support Service page for more information:
Small businesses in London boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Kensington & Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth (possibly other boroughs too) are able to get free advice and consultancy from qualified environmental specialists to help them reduce their costs and save money by ‘going green’.
The project will enable each participating business to access 12 hours of support tailored to their specific needs and priorities, be they the need to: reduce costs; win larger contracts; have a better understanding in order to comply with legislation around waste and recycling; purchase more environmentally friendly products; access finance to pay for a major greening investment or a combination of some of these.
Who is it for?
•Small to medium size businesses
•Employ less than 250 staff
•Have an annual turnover of less than €50 million and/or a balance sheet of less than €43 million or £ sterling equivalent
•Have not received more than €500,000 worth of State Aid in the past two fiscal years
If you are interested in receiving this free support then please contact our Green Team on 020 8944 5501 or e-mail email@example.com
This project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2007-2013
Networking Events and Workshops
Fire Warden/Marshal Training - 5 March
Required for those employees within the workplace, who have a key role to play within the management of Fire Safety in the Workplace.
Emergency First Aid at Work - 6 March
This course is ideal for smaller workplaces that present few health and safety risks.
Love to Lunch with Love Wimbledon – 11 March
Merton Chamber of Commerce and Love Wimbledon would like to invite you to join us for our second joint networking event of the year at Chimichanga’s on The Broadway.
Email Marketing Workshop - 20 March
Email campaigns are a great way of staying in touch with customers and potential new customers who want to hear more about your products and services. We’ll show you how.
Merton Best Business Awards Launch - 26 March
Join us and hear how these awards will celebrate the Best of Business in Merton. There are exciting categories and great opportunities for you to promote your business. Network and hear from key sponsors and judges.
To find out more about our Events and Workshops, call 020 8944 5501 to speak to a member of the events team.