Allia and Serious Impact

‘Grow Your Business’  Programme 

Is your business based in Hackney?


Would you like to grow your business but don’t know where to start? Or are you struggling to find the time to run your business as well as plan for its future?

Would you like to find experts to help you – but don’t have the budget to pay for consultants or advisors?

If any of this sounds like you, we’re here to help with our free Allia Serious Impact Grow Your Business Programme; exclusively for local businesses in East London and launching now in Hackney!

Where do I sign up ?

The next Grow your Business Programme starts in Hackney in July 2019. Applications now open- Click below to apply! Deadline 30th June.

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This 3 month programme helps you to get more customers and grow your business. Along with other local businesses, you’ll have mentors to guide you through the programme of workshops and classes. These mentors are also at your disposal for private 1-2-1 advice & follow-on sessions – still 100% free of charge!

Who’s it for ?

Anyone running a business locally that wants to grow! If you’re based in Hackney or your business supports the local area in some way then this Programme is for you. You could be running a café, a bakery, corner shop, a local garage, roofing company or manufacturing business!

You could be employing 2 people or 50 people – it doesn’t matter; all we want to know is that you’re thinking about the next steps for your business.

What does it cover.?

Anything and everything you need to run and grow a successful small business – until it’s not so small! This includes help with:

  • Products: Making sure your service delights your customers!
  • Teams: Hiring and looking after great employees
  • Strategy: Deciding what paths to take in the future
  • Community: Growing a real local presence
  • Operational: Organising yourself to do business better
  • Marketing: Getting the word out – and the customers in!
  • Finance: Understanding the money involved in your business & what opportunities might be available to you

We aim to give you real advice that can make a difference – and that you can put straight to work for your business! This includes take-home resources and plenty of follow on advice if you want it.

When does it start and end?

We start in February and run through to April. Because we know you’re busy, the programme is built to fit around your working day.

Where do I need to go?

Programme to be delivered in Hackney – venue TBC

Why is this free? What’s the catch?

Our support is 100% free. We do this because we’re a not-for-profit organisation, working alongside wonderful partners.

What happens next ?

Once you’ve completed the application form, we’ll be getting back to everyone – inviting you in for a chat, if we feel we can help through the programme, or discussing other possibilities and resources if we’re not best placed at the moment!

Where do I sign up?

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