East London Small Business Centre

Provides a free, impartial and confidential business counselling service; a comprehensive four day business start-up course, one-to-one help with preparing your business plan, help with researching your market, advice and guidance on your business sector and help with raising start-up finance.

Visit:  www.goeast.org/


HBV Enterprise

Provides support to Hackney residents and a limited number of unemployed Islington residents who have not yet started a business and are not receiving enterprise support from any other government funded programme.

Visit:  www.hbv.org.uk


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