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Start Up Ready

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The Start Up Ready programme provides free business support for entrepreneurs who wish to start their own business. A training initiative for local residents who wish to set up an enterprise or have an interest in becoming entrepreneurs. Delivered in partnership with London Small Business Centre, part of the Nwes Group, Tower Hamlets residents can develop the practical skills required to become an entrepreneur including:• creating a business plan• bookkeeping and accounting• choosing a business model• learning effective marketing techniques• understanding intellectual property• 1-to-1 business support is also available to start-ups who may require it Individuals who complete the start-up programme will have an opportunity to receive advice on accessing business funding from a range of sources.ContentDelivered over 4 days, this comprehensive course covers all you need to know to start your own business.Day 1: Introduction to Enterprise• pros & cons of running your own business• introduction to business planning• market research• legal structures• business insurance Day 2: Marketing• understanding your target market• unique selling proposition• pricing• promotion Day 3: Business Finance• start up and running costs• cash flow forecasting• profit & loss• break even• profit margins• introduction to tax, NI and VAT• basic book-keeping Day 4: Writing a Business Plancovers the completion of all sections of a typical business plan using our business plan templateEligibility criteriaYou are eligible if you are a Tower Hamlets resident wishing to start your own business or have a small business that is not yet economically viable.We review any application on its merits; however we do have a general eligibility criteria which must also be met.How to applyTo find out more about the Start Up Ready programme, contact us today on 08456 099 991 or email via info@nwes.org.uk Register to join the programme by completing the application. For further information you can call Tower Hamlets on 020 7364 2278 or email thenterprise@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Stray animals

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Find out how to report a stray dog or reclaim an impounded dog.

Street lighting

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We are responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of streetlights and traffic signals.

Street naming and numbering

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The process for applying for new names and numbers for buildings and streets within Tower Hamlets.

Street trading licence

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To operate a market stall, you will need a street trading licence. Find out how to obtain one

Street trading licence

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Apply for a Street trading licence

Student finance

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All student finance is now dealt with by Student Finance England (SFE) and all enquiries should be made to:

Subject access request

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subject access request

Sunday trading notification and registration

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There have been no restrictions on shopping hours apart from Sundays since the introduction of the Sunday Trading Act in 1994. All shops are now able to open without restrictions between Monday and Saturday

Supervised medication in schools

Description
Although there is no legal requirement for school staff to administer medicines to pupils, there is an expectation that schools should do as much as possible to be inclusive and to remove any obstacles to children being educated
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