Who is Tree Shepherd?
Tree Shepherd works within some of the capitals most deprived communities, helping people create new opportunities and supporting businesses under pressure of change. We bring entrepreneurial individuals together in shared, collaborative networks, to grow their confidence, share ideas and knowledge, set up businesses, trade together and ultimately employ other people. We offer down to earth advice and practical workshops to communities across London. We also operate 2 amazing, low-cost, flexible workspaces called GLOWS and THRIVE for the residents and neighbours of Tulse Hill and Canada Water.
Tree Shepherd supports local residents on every step of their start-a-business journey. From our enterprise “essentials” workshops and training courses through our regular face-to-face business clinics we offer the empathetic, knowledgeable support that people need if they are to turn their passion into a real business.
Our new shared, multi-use, craft based workspaces in Tulse Hill and Canada Water enable residents to take that business from the back bedroom or kitchen table to the next level.
Our programme provides the complete package to enable a locality to create and grow local enterprise and generate new employment.
If you run a business in Lambeth, Southwark or Church Street in Westminster, Tree Shepherd can help. We offer a range of workshops covering essential business topics such as marketing, social media, compliance, cash-flow and budgeting. We also offer intensive problem solving sessions with our experienced mentors who can work with you one-to-one on specific issues that concern you.
Our low-cost, flexible workspaces in Tulse Hill and Canada Water are designed to support your business transition from home-working to professional space. Whether you’re a maker, therapist, seamstress, accountant or yoga teacher we have a space for you.
Check here to see what’s on offer and if you are eligible to sign up.
Many areas across London are changing very fast as new investment pours in. Tree Shepherd works with local authorities and developers to help bring the benefits of this regeneration to local people. We work with local people who want to start a new business and with existing small businesses who are faced with the huge challenge and uncertainty caused by relocating their business.