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Climate Change Online event

Local businesses invited to join online climate change event discussing borough’s green agenda

Join guest speaker The Deputy Mayor of London for Environment and Energy, Shirley Rodrigues, along with Leader of Redbridge Council Cllr Jas Athwal, and the Cabinet Member for Environment and Civic Pride Cllr Jo Blackman at the online event ‘Tackling Climate Change in Redbridge’, on Wednesday 14 July, at 6pm.

Join the discussion on cutting carbon emissions in the borough. Find out about the borough’s Climate Change Action Plan, and how you can get involved to help lower the borough’s carbon footprint. There will also be a Q&A session so businesses can ask the questions that matter most to them about climate change. Redbridge’s Climate Change Action Plan, which is being launched at the event, sets out the first chapter in the council’s journey towards creating a cleaner, greener and healthier Redbridge, and lists more than 100 green actions the council is committing to.

Sign-up now to get your link to join the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/redbridge-climate-change-action-plan-tickets-159158921619

 

Kind regards,

Maria Gerring

Business and Enterprise Manager

Economic Development team

Regeneration & Culture Directorate

London Borough of Redbridge

Redbridge Chamber Meeting 29th June 2021

Re: Supporting You and Your Business

ZOOM Meeting Tuesday 29th June 2021 @ 9:30am

Link: ZOOM MEETING

 I hope you are all keeping well.  As many more of us are getting our jabs, the vaccine does look like it is making an impact on how sick people are getting with Coronavirus, which is a major step forward.  But we do still have the frustration of continually changing guidance which we all have to adapt our business models to!! 

 

Our next meeting is on Tuesday 29th June 2021.  We have two speakers, the first being Daniel Copsey from Nat West Bank who would like to discuss a new proposition the Bank have that may benefit some of our members.

Our second speaker is Jon Puskin from Redbridge Music Lounge who will be discussing the benefits of the Redbridge Music Lounge.  

As usual we will have online networking with a 60 second slot to introduce yourself and tell us what you are looking for, Q & A’s of presenter and members/guests can raise questions or subjects for discussion amongst the attendees.  There is a wealth of practical experience among Chamber members, so in addition to the normal asking for business, do not be shy in asking for help if it is required. 

I hope to see you on Tuesday

Kind regards 

Michael Pritchett

Chair,

Redbridge Chamber of Commerce

T: 020 8270 9806

E:   chamber@redbridgechamber.com

W: www.redbridgechamber.com

 

 

 

 

Join the Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85480190749?pwd=akNKa09pK29oOGdsY0l4TWh2UCtjdz09

 

 

Details of Ilford BID Committee Meeting – 24th June – 4 pm to 5 pm

The timelines for the meeting are below;

  • 4.00 to 4.05 – Welcome 
  • 4.05 to 4.15 – Ilford BID
  • 4.15 to 4.20 – Met Police
  • 4.20 to 4.30 – Kenson Civils and Highways
  • 4.30 to 4.40 – Ed Chaplin – Town Centre Market 
  • 4.40 to 4.55 – Regeneration activities including updates on Ilford Station, Mercato Ilford
  • 12.55 to 1.00 – Questions and close

 To join the session, please register via the link below.

http://ow.ly/WhQR50FcHSE

There is no password required.

 

High Streets and Town Centres business survey

The Economic Development team, Regeneration & Culture Directorate at redbridge council have set up a new business survey and we included some questions that are relevant to businesses in the High Streets and Town Centres.

Please See link below:

https://engagement.redbridge.gov.uk/regen/highstreetsandbusinesssurvey/start_preview?token=c1991e28d805d3068c09acbfbe0e08701ee7399d

 

 

Tel: 02087086791

Email: maria.gerring@redbridge.gov.uk

Web:  www.redbridge.gov.uk

Twitter: @redbridgeLive

Facebook: www.facebook.com/redbridge.gov.uk

NatWest upcoming June 2021 Business Events

We have some great guest speakers. The events are completely free of charge and they are being run on Zoom so please share this across the network to see if any businesses within the chamber or externally are interested. They can register their interest for these events using the links below:-

Thursday 03rd June 2021 @ 10.00am – ‘Bounce Back Growth Strategies for SME’s – Zoom

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/154424312275


Thursday 24th June 2021 @ 10.00am – ‘Powerful Marketing Strategies for SME’s’ – Zoom

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/154546596029

If you have any questions or need anything from me please let me know and I will be happy to help. I am looking forward to joining the meeting in June with you all.

Kind regards

Daniel Copsey
Local Enterprise Manager – East London

NatWest Business Banking

Mobile: 07917642440 – Email: daniel.copsey@natwest.com – Twitter @daniel_copsey

Website: www.natwest.com/business www.businesslending.natwest.com

Business Line: 03457 114477

 

Ilford Town Market Consultation

Please see the link below to the consultation on the new Ilford Town Centre Market, could you please share with all relevant parties and business.

https://engagement.redbridge.gov.uk/civic-pride/ilford-town-market/

also available on the Redbridge Council Consultation Hub

 

If you have any questions please contact me.

Regards 

Gareth Morris

Trading Standards and Licensing Manager

Civic Pride

Communities Directorate

London Borough of Redbridge

Floor 10, Lynton House, 255-259 High Road, Ilford IG1 1NY

Tel: 02087084023

Email: gareth.morris@redbridge.gov.uk

Web: www.redbridge.gov.uk

Twitter: @RedbridgeLive

Facebook: www.facebook.com/redbridge

 

Supporting You and Your Business ZOOM meeting 27/421

Supporting You and Your Business

ZOOM Meeting Tuesday 27th April @ 9:30am

Link: ZOOM MEETING

 

The Sun is out and local businesses are starting to re-open with the High Streets coming back to life – hopefully everything will start getting back to some normality and most importantly our businesses will start to thrive again.

 

 

We still have to be careful of the dreaded virus, so we continue with our series of on-line meetings which I know many are finding very useful.

Our next meeting is on Tuesday 27 April 2021. We will have Mark Middleton from LB Group talking about the current economic situation and outlook.  He will also be talking about help and assistance that is available.  https://www.lbgroup-stratford.com/

We also have David Howarth from Woodford Speakers offering tips on how to speak in public without fear or trepidation, which will prove useful to virtually everyone as we emerge from the pandemic and are able to engage again with each other in person to present your business. https://wgs.toastmastersclubs.org/

As usual we will have online networking with a 60 second slot to introduce yourself and tell us what you are looking for, Q & A’s of presenter and members/guests can raise questions or subjects for discussion amongst the attendees.  There is a wealth of practical experience among Chamber members, so in addition to the normal asking for business, do not be shy in asking for help if it is required. 

I hope to see you on Tuesday

Kind regards

Michael Pritchett

Chair,

Redbridge Chamber of Commerce

T: 020 8270 9806

E:   chamber@redbridgechamber.com

W: www.redbridgechamber.com

 

 

 

 

Join the Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89159914178?pwd=Y1lRQnZBbXVnaUFKVEVPR0lBTVltZz09

 

Instagram for Beginners

Set up, brand and use Instagram to present your products and services to your customers in the most effective way.

 

About this Event

Why you should join in…

This workshop will be interactive with a maximum of 12 people attending, so you’ll have plenty of opportunity to create a fabulous Instagram account with personal guidance.

It will be perfect for you if you’re not using Instagram yet for your business, or you are using it, but not in a professional way.

The session covers:

  • Creating and building your Instagram business account, including your bio, web links and page features, such as ‘highlights’.
  • Showcasing your business story and its personality, including branding your page.
  • Sharing relevant and creative content and designing the look and features of a fabulous ‘grid’.
  • Developing an audience by understanding how to use hashtags and @mention tags effectively.
  • Using stories, highlights, video and a shop to enhance your use of Instagram and raise awareness of your brand.

By the end of the session…

  • You’ll have a beautifully branded Instagram account – or understand fully how to create one.
  • You’ll be competent at posting relevant, interesting and creative material that showcases your services or products and the personality of your business.
  • You’ll be confident to build an audience and make it clear what you’re offering to them.

Fee: £40+vat

 

For more information visit:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/instagram-for-beginners-tickets-144050652379

Redbridge Chamber Zoom meeting 30/03/21

Supporting you and Your Business

ZOOM Meeting Tuesday 30th March @ 9:30am

Link: ZOOM MEETING

 We now have a timetable for our way out of lockdown and although things will still be tough for the foreseeable future, we do have the ability to rejuvenate our businesses and in turn the economy.

 The way business is undertaken has probably changed forever and more and more things are moving “on-line”. 

 

With this in mind, the first of our three speakers this month is Renee Wallen who will be helping to guide us through the maze of social media marketing on Instagram and Linkedin, so that we can present our businesses in the best way possible to gain maximum results.

 We also have Kiran Shah talking about pensions & Investments through the current pandemic and Mark West, Station Manager of Redbridge Radio https://redbridgeradio.blogspot.com

 As usual we will have online networking with a 60 second slot to introduce yourself and tell us what you are looking for, Q & A’s of presenter and members/guests can raise questions or subjects for discussion amongst the attendees.  There is a wealth of practical experience among Chamber members, so in addition to the normal asking for business, do not be shy in asking for help if it is required.  

I hope to see you on Tuesday

Kind regards

Michael Pritchett
Chair,

Redbridge Chamber of Commerce

T: 020 8270 9806

E:   chamber@redbridgechamber.com

W: www.redbridgechamber.com

Business Reopening Webinar – Thursday 1st April 2021 – 11 am to 12.30 pm

Business Reopening Webinar 
Thursday 1st April 2021
11 am to 12.30 pm 

 

Join the Ilford BID, the London Borough of Redbridge, the Redbridge Chamber of Commerce, Kenson Civils & Highways, the Metropolitan Police, and Exchange Ilford on the 1st of April from 11 am to 12.30 pm for a business reopening webinar.

The session is aimed at providing guidance and support for businesses which will be reopening from 12th April 2021.

Take the opportunity to ask questions about security, outdoor trading, crowd control,  the High Road upgrade works, lateral flow testing, and much more.

Join our webinar by clicking on the green register button to the right.

April 2021

1

11 AM to 12.30 PM

 

REGISTER