Newham E-Business Support

Newham E-Business Support

Called the Local London E-business Support Programme, it provides a menu of support and training to develop skills and knowledge of digital technology and applications across all sectors, including e-commerce, digital business tools, online marketing and trading, social media, establishing a strong online presence, e-tendering and crowdfunding, and cyber security and data protection.

What you get

A dedicated business adviser and digital specialists, together with workshops and training, to help with the digital transformation of your business to:

  • free support for 550 SMEs
  • free digital upskilling for 1,125 SME staff
  • free business support activities, including access to specialist workshops, one-to-one support, mentoring
  • increased sales and productivity for these businesses
  • increase productivity and efficiency and save time
  • enhance your digital and online presence
  • maximise your use of social media
  • increase sales to grow your business
  • manage increased digital risk through improved security and backup systems
  • improve your customer service and systems
  • improve internal and external communication
  • upskill your workforce

E-Business workshops

  • Online: Content creation techniques and emerging trends (28 September, 2 pm – 4 pm)
In this workshop, you will dive into the world of content creation like never before. Learn how to craft compelling content that not only engages your audience but also adapts to the ever-changing digital trends. We will explore real-life case studies from industry leaders and discuss strategies for staying agile in a rapidly evolving landscape.
  • In-person: Microsoft Word fundamentals  (5 October, 10 am – 2 pm)
Solar House, E15 4LJ
  • Online: Digital marketing resource recommendations and email marketing (5 October, 2 pm – 4 pm)
Discover the essential digital marketing resources and tools to boost your SME's online presence. From recommended software and platforms to effective email marketing strategies, this workshop will provide you with a comprehensive toolkit to enhance your digital marketing efforts and connect with your target audience on a deeper level.
  • Online: Google Ads, local SEO, and Google My Business (12 October, 2 pm – 4 pm)
This workshop will provide you with the information and skills you need to establish efficient Google Ads campaigns and optimise your local SEO efforts. You'll also learn how to use Google My Business to boost your presence in local search results.
  • Online: Procurement: First steps (23 November, 1 pm – 3 pm)
  • Online: Introduction to your digital transformation (7 December, 2 pm – 3 pm)

If you’re interested in these workshops and would like to join the E-Business programme, email

Eligibility requirements

SMEs with under 250 employees, trading for over six months and located in the London Borough of Newham.

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