Lewisham Council - Business advice

Business advice

Do you have a great business idea but don’t know where to start? Do you need advice and support to sustain your business through the economic downturn? Are you thinking of expanding your business here in the borough?

Starting a business

Get free support to start your own business by contacting the London Small Business Centre, part of the Nwes group – the largest enterprise agency in England. Email info@nwes.org.uk or call 08456 099 991.

Courses and events

There are regular networking events for local businesses and a wide range of short training courses.​​​​​

Select a date from the calendar. 

Dek Open Studios Free

Dek Catford 13 May  12 noon to 6pm

Come along to a free open studio event on 13 May and meet the artists, makers and creative businesses occupying Dek Catford.

Address: Fourth Floor, Lewisham Town Hall, Catford Road, London, Se6 4Ru

10 steps to start-up for residents of Lewisham – free! Free

Deptford Lounge  18 May 4pm to 5.30PM

Come along and find out about 10 key steps you need to consider when turning your idea into reality. Jargon-free, guaranteed!


Social media for small businesses

Dek Catford 23 May 5pm

Learn how to make your digital presence exciting and engaging in just a few hours per week.

Address: Fifth Floor, Lewisham Town Hall, Catford Road, London, Se6 4Ru

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