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Wandsworth DigiTech Networks with Technology People

On Tuesday Wandsworth DigiTech held one of its regular networking meetings. Supported by Wandsworth Council and Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce, this is a new programme, only started three months ago, to help technology companies in the Borough reach their objectives. Around 30 people were present, to listen to Dave Clarke of Benemen give an interesting […]

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What is the Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce?

Wandsworth Borough is a vibrant place to live, work and play. Wandsworth is a rapidly developing London borough and a great place to do business. The Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce is a long established membership organisation that connects, supports and promotes local businesses. Come to one of our events and see how different we are. We aim to create an amazing local supply chain and ask all of our larger businesses to join in and support us so that our SMEs can thrive. We call on all SMEs to join the Chamber and engage locally. I'd love to find out more about your business and show you what we are doing. If you would like to know more, email me and lets set up a 1-2-1: steve@wandsworthchamber.org. Thank you for looking at our video. Steve Pinto CEO Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce www.wandsworthchamber.org

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Business Bites – Pop-up business clinics in Wandsworth libraries

A series of business advice clinics and workshops popped up all over the borough’s libraries with business experts providing advice and information on finance, marketing, IT and the Web, and legal services as part of Wandsworth Council in partnership with Enterprise Nation, Business Support in the High Street programme. Business Correspondent Kay Chauhan paid a visit to her local library at Wandsworth Town to speak to local businesses and business experts, including Lorna Bladen, Head of Events at Enterprise Nation.

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Business Bites – “UnWined” in Tooting Market

Pop-up wine events organisers Kiki Evans and Laura Ward enjoyed dreaming up fun activities involving wine when they ran a nomad pop-up service, A Grape Night In across London. But their quirky ideas and service developed into quite following, and through an enormously successful Kickstarter campaign, the wine connoisseurs have transitioned into a permanent trading outpost in the middle of Tooting Market. Kay Chauhan catches up with co-owner Kiki about the duos newly opened business ‘UnWined’.

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Business Bites – Networking for Success

Heather White, Networking and Personal Branding expert, and CEO of Smarter Networking, reveals to Kay Chauhan how getting the sack from her job as an insurance broker lead to a thriving networking business with clients such as Nation Wide and host of professional service and business groups. Heather also provides her Top 5 Tips for successful networking and ‘Working in a Room’ in her forthcoming workshop for Wandsworth Council’s Enterprise Workshop series for new and growing businesses.

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Business Bites – Wandsworth Business News Round-up

Business Correspondent for Wandsworth Radio, Kay Chauhan, compiles a round-up of business news in Wandsworth. This month includes the Federation of Small Business Confidence Index which reports a dip in confidence among London Businesses compared to Q1; Delphis Eco, a Battersea-based eco-friendly, cleaning products manufacturer, has been selected by government and UK Trade body to front a trade mission, alongside big guns Aston Martin and Burberry, to promote UK business and exports overseas; a new business centre in the heart of Wandsworth, Workspace’s The Light Bulb business centre hosts inaugural networking event for the Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce; and overall winners of FSB London Business Awards includes two Wandsworth businesses, First Aid training providers First Aid for Life and chic nail bar cum coffee house London Grace.

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Business Bites – Get fit for more business…

This is a recording of the popular "Business Bites" programme by Kay Chauhan and our media partners Wandsworth Radio. The Get Fit for Business campaign is the brainchild of the Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce and Kate Giles of the Crewroom. The idea is to help businesses to network but in more sporty environments such as on paddle boards on the Thames at Putney Embankment. Kay Chauhan find out more... http://www.wandsworthradio.com/ #BusinessBites @wandsworthradio

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Business Bites – Does your business Pitch Seal the Deal?

This is a recording of the popular "Business Bites" programme by Kay Chauhan and our media partners Wandsworth Radio. Love it or loathe if you run a business you'll not be able to get away from it. Kay Chauhan speaks to local businesses to find out the best tips on what makes the perfect Business Pitch, and also what to avoid... http://www.wandsworthradio.com/ #BusinessBites @wandsworthradio

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Business Bites – Housing Bonus Benefits Local Businesses

This is a recording of the popular "Business Bites" programme by Kay Chauhan and our media partners Wandsworth Radio. £2m Housing Bonus to benefit local businesses over next two years... Wandsworth Business will benefit from a range or resources, as a result of £2m housing bonus windfall from the Greater London Authority Kay speaks to the Council's Economic Development Unit and what this cash will mean to local businesses http://www.wandsworthradio.com/ #BusinessBites @wandsworthradio

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Business Bites – Earlsfield Campaign for Festive Lights

This is a recording of the popular "Business Bites" programme by Kay Chauhan and our media partners Wandsworth Radio. Join the campaign to light up Earlsfield businesses with festive lights this Christmas Kay Chauhan interviews Alexandra Wyatt, General Manager for Tara Arts and Committee Member for Earlsfield Business Network. She Explains why Christmas is high on her agenda. http://www.wandsworthradio.com/ #BusinessBites @wandsworthradio

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Local business spotlight – Northcote Road SW11

Second instalment of our #DiscoverLocal series, supporting independent businesses in and around London. We first launched this initiative in November 2014 ahead of Small Business Saturday on 6 December to remind you to support, inspire and promote independents businesses, because as tempting as the big crazy offers from the giants might be, the small business owners need our support throughout the year. They are constantly struggling to make ends meet whilst making really small margins, and still they manage to bring very good deals and offer true value for money We hope you enjoy these stories and please contact us if you too are a Small Business with a story to tell. Maybe your products are highly bespoke and allow you to express yourself creatively, maybe you offer a hub for other makers to showcase their products, maybe you simply want to show the world everything that is on offer in your community. We’d love to tell your story. Produced by: The Quick Brown Fox hello[at]thequickbrownfox.co.uk ___ Featuring: Amy Collett - Amy Collett Millinery http://www.amycollettmillinery.com/ Rhiannon Davies - The Biscuit Tree Bespoke biscuits http://www.biscuittree.co.uk/ Zoë Chan - Typelark: Adventures with Letters http://www.uberbabygraphic.co.uk/type... Inma Goodhew - The Old School Club Creative Hub http://www.theoldschoolclub.co.uk/ Sammy Duder - Pottery Studio http://sammyduder.com/ Acknowledgements: Carolyn Ong & Mike Fletcher for their generosity of time & equipment

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