Tree Shepherd News for September 2017

26 Sep

3 x LAMBETH ENTERPRISE COURSES for Autumn 2017

We are excited to introduce a new offer in Lambeth. If you have studied on one of our Lambeth courses before, it is OK – you can sign up for ONE free course each year. This is as long as you are still eligible

In Lambeth, eligibility for a free course means you need to be on benefits and/or on household income below £24,700).

Most of you will have done our ‘Start Your Own Enterprise’ course. Tell your Lambeth friends – there is a new one in October.

Lambeth Courses:

START YOUR OWN ENTERPRISE

SOCIAL MEDIA 4 x DAYS

ACCOUNTS & TAX 1 x DAY

Enquiries: 020 3948 3023 training@treeshepherd.org.uk

http://treeshepherd.org.uk/enterprise-learning

New SOUTHWARK FREE SE16 START UP AND THRIVE programme – STARTS NEXT WEEK SO DON’T DELAY!

If you are a Southwark resident and live in the SE16 postcode area, you have a unique opportunity to sign up to our FREE Start Up and Thrive programme.

This starts with an 8 x week ‘Start Your Own Enterprise’ course, delivered 1 x day a week, starting Wednesday 4th October 10-4pm and continuing to Wednesday 29th November.

You will also gain access to free one-to-one business clinics and a wealth of business development and networking opportunities.

It is easy to sign up, just go to: http://surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SYOEinSE16

As long as you live in SE16, you are on!

The course will be delivered in the Time & Talents room at the entrance to the Surrey Quays Shopping Centre. Funded by British Land.

Enquiries: 020 3948 3023 training@treeshepherd.org.uk

Remember that once you start on the enterprise training, you are automatically joining a network of local traders, businesses, charities, natural customers and potential partners. By staying local to SE16 you have an opportunity to engage with the regeneration plans for your area and be an exciting part of it’s growth – no matter how large or small your enterprise.

GREAT START WITH OUR OTHER COURSES!

Other courses have gotten off to a flying start, with 19 students enrolling on the White City startup course and 21 starting on our South Bermondsey course. With rooms packed with learners, the possibilities for dynamic new enterprise networks to grow are boundless. We will share news on their successes in due course.

GREAT YEAR END WITH OUR ‘START OUT START UP’ PROGRAMME FOR 18-30 YEAR-OLDS

October will see the last month of our first 18-30 dedicated enterprise acceleration programme. We are studying the results of one year’s delivery and they are looking impressive!

  • We forecast 15 graduates (17 graduated)
  • 8 to reach test-trade level (in fact 11 reached this level)
  • 5 new registered businesses (8 have registered at HMRC)
  • 2 would employ (3 have employed)

When you read the individual stories behind the reports, the journeys are amazing. We will share this at the end of October on this website in the news section.

This programme was generously funded by the Walcot Foundation

NEW DEVELOPMENT IN FULHAM

Doctor Edward’s and Bishop Kings is a charity set up to support residents of the older defined Metropolitan borough of Fulham. It’s charitable aims are to help alleviate poverty and they have kindly provided a grant for us to work with the entrepreneurial people in the lower income households of this area. We will be delivering a series of workshop days and one-to-one business incubation sessions.

Dates and venues are being finalised. If you are interested in signing up, please contact info@treeshepherd.org.uk or call 020 3948 3021

GOODPEOPLE – Employment and Skills at Surrey Quays SE16

Whilst we are supporting those wanting to be self-employed in SE16, our friends at GoodPeople are collaborating with British Land to link local unemployed residents with sustainable employment and skills development opportunities in Canada Water.

They are working with employers at Surrey Quays Shopping and Leisure, as well as the Printworks. Those who are currently looking for work or have employment opportunities in this area, contact Liliana 020 3176 6711 liliana@goodpeople.co.uk