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New Direction Partnership offer business networking events in East London and the surrounding areas. Our regular events include business coffee mornings and evening networking events.
Our group regularly meet to discuss ways in which you can improve your business and help move things forward. We invite guest speakers to discuss how you can make the most of available opportunities; it’s a fantastic environment to start making new contacts with people who may be interested in doing business with you.
Click here to find out more about joining our business networking events.
WOW Consulting is an Essex online marketing and website design company established in 2002. We are web promotion specialists, helping small businesses convert website traffic into more leads and sales and we make online marketing simple, affordable and risk free, even if you have no prior knowledge of online marketing or limited time and money to invest. What’s more, we guarantee your online success.
Whether a start-up business or an established organization, we can help you develop the online marketing strategies and hands-on skills you need to drive your business forward profitably. To find out how visit our website: at http://www.wowconsulting.co.uk
Vision Virtual Assistance offers professional business support to businesses and individuals to help them achieve their vision. Do you spend too much time on your admin when you should be focusing on the tasks that increase your revenue? Or should you be spending more time with your clients? Or just have a better work/life balance? VVA can assist by taking on those time consuming tasks freeing you up to concentrate on what is more important to you. With no employment or recruitment costs, no office space or equipment to provide, flexible hours to suit you and simply paying for the time it takes to complete the job, working with VVA is a cost effective solution to your business needs. To learn more, visit our website www.visionva.com.
ASDA Leyton need no introduction! Located at Leyton Mills, this ASDA branch is a superstore where you can find not just your groceries but clothing, toys, books, home furnishings and more; plus a pharmacy, opticians & café. www.storelocator.asda.com/store/leyton-mills
ASDA Leyton’s chosen charity this year is Fields In Trust, a charity which makes sure that outdoor recreational spaces are safeguarded for future generations. To learn more : www.fieldsintrust.org/
Gliffix Printing Services, the ‘company’ was founded in 2002 in East London, however the experience and story go much further back. The aim of the company was to broaden the availability of quality screen printing to the local community. The company entered into a competitive market that seemed to have a web saturated presence. It soon found its feet and established itself as the bespoke specialist for dance, trade and individual designers. Using the old marketing trick of word of mouth. Gliffix was one of the few printers to offer small print runs, quality and affordability all in one package.
Over the years the company has grown, and has developed new techniques and is now able offer more services with a bigger production capacity whilst keeping the customer rapport and satisfaction levels steady. Gliffix has a high community presence and continues to welcome and support Local community groups, Sport, Education and Charity base organisations. supplying them with a wide varity of branded clothing for the many activities they are involved in.
We specialise in personalised garments for dance groups, SME and retail designers. To find out more www.gliffix.com
Our Media Partners
Established in the nineteenth century the Guardian has strong links with the community it serves. With four local issues going out weekly every Thursday covering East London and West Essex including the recently re-launched Chingford Guardian, our papers carry strong editorial content along with information regarding local recruitment, property, motors, entertainments, education and services.
With a professional team of both editorial and sales staff available able to offer valuable advice and experience of the newspaper and the local area
we take pride in the customer service we are able to provide to both our readers and advertisers.
The Guardian also has an extremely well visited website, with news stories updated constantly and a range of additional services available that
provides us with a monthly audience of in excess of 219,000 visitors. www.guardian-series.co.uk.
Here at Talk Business, we believe that behind every new start-up, there’s a potential entrepreneur struggling to get out. And we believe that we can help those new businesses to achieve their full potential.
Having access to a monthly magazine that provides them with sound, common sense advice, combined with in-depth interviews with successful entrepreneurs – many of them household names who know just what they’re going through – allows Talk Business to act as a support network for start-ups… just when they need it most.
The magazine not only empathises with the trials of start up businesses, but importantly provides good, solid advice that all new business needs, from where to source additional funding to what questions you need to ask if you’re considering investing in a franchise operation.
Each month, the magazine features interviews with well-known names, such as Max Clifford, Thea Green, Claire Young and Luke Johnson, who’s stories are as varied as their personalities. Regular sections on money, strategy, people, technology and franchises contain articles on everything from funding by business angels to branding and PR strategy.
Talk Business has a growing panel of contributors, all of whom are expert in their particular field, and all of whom are happy to share their knowledge and advice with our readers. So if you’re thinking about starting a business, think about Talk Business. www.talkbusinessmagazine.co.uk
Our Chosen Charity
Haven House Children’s Hospice is a special place for special children. They care for children and young people between the ages of 0 to 19 who have life-limiting conditions and who are unlikely to reach adulthood. They help families by providing a range of services that include day, short break and end of life care, together with therapeutic play in the community. To learn more visit their website www.havenhouse.org.uk.