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1-1 Finance Advice Sessions

1-1 Finance Advice Sessions

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Battersea Arts Centre

Lavender Hill

London, United Kingdom

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Sign up for a free 20 minute 1:1 finance advice session where you can speak with an adviser/funder about:

• How to raise finance to start or grow your business

• What finance options are available to your business

• Cashflow issues

• How to ensure your business is finance ready

• Any other issues relating to business finance.

To book your session:

  • Scroll down to read about the advisers (or click here for more information)
  • Choose which adviser(s) you would like to speak to - you can select more than one
  • Select your desired slot at the top of this page
  • Proceed to the booking form and select the adviser(s) you have chosen

Please note that all advisers are not available for every slot - availability is clearly displayed.

This event is part of Access to Finance Wandsworth. Click here to view the full programme.

Advisers:


9.30am-1.30pm

Finance for your start up - Start Up Direct

Raj Tandon, Business Adviser

Learn more about  the Government backed Start up Loan scheme which offers loans of up to £25,000 and mentoring for those looking to start or grow a business. 

Aimed at: Pre-starts and Start ups

Click here to read more about Raj Tandon.

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9.30am-3.30pm

Is Equity Crowd Funding right for your business? Seedrs

Tom Hörbye, Campaign Development Associate.
Find out if Crowdfunding will work for your business as well as what you need to create, develop and manage a successful crowdfunding campaign. 

Aimed at: Start ups and established businesses

Click here to read more about Tom Hornye.

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9.30am-1.30pm

Finance for Growth - GLE

John Rodd, Finance Adviser  

Learn about the Wandsworth Loan Fund, a council backed scheme for Wandsworth business owners that have been refused finance by the banks. The fund offers loans from between £20,000 and £70,000 which can be used towards, marketing and promoting your business, safe guarding jobs and to purchase stock and equipment.

Aimed at: Wandsworth businesses that have been trading for over 12 months, and have been refused finance by a commercial lender.

Click here to read more about John Rodd.

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9.30am-1.30pm

How to raise finance for your business using peer-to-peer lending - Funding Circle

Dan Sinclair-Taylor, National Partnership Manager

Funding Circle is a peer-to-peer lending marketplace that connects established SME businesses looking to borrow, with people and other investors who want to lend. Learn more about it's easy online application process and the speed of funding. 

Aimed at: Start ups and businesses seeking growth finance.

Click here to read more about Dan Sinclair-Taylor. ________________________________________________________________________________________

9.30am-3.00pm

Finances and Cashflow Management - the Tax Guys

Jonathan Amponsah: Founder/partner 

“Cash management is important for any new or growing business. Jonathan Amponsah, provides tips on managing for growth including how to identify and prevent cashflow issues and what to do if you find yourself in problems. He will will also respond to questions you have on cash management and share his experiences and best practices with you”

Aimed at: Start ups and established business owners struggling to manage their cashflow.

Click here to read more about Jonathan Amponsah.

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9.30am-3.00pm

Start up Finance and Cashflow Guidance - Barclays

Barry Merchant, Business Manager

In this session Barclays will take you through the options available for start up finance and give advice on any cashflow issues you may be experiencing.

Aimed at: Starts ups and established businesses

Click here to read more about Barry Merchant.

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10am-2.00pm

Get your start up ready for finance- Enterprise for London

Richard Salmon, Business Adviser.

Enterprise for London will be demystifying start-up finance by giving advice on how to create a robust set of presentable financials making your business more attractive to investors or lending institutions. They will also be able to help you investigate alternative finance options through their partnership with Crowdfunder.

Aimed at: Pre-starts and Start ups

Click here to read more about Richard Salmon. ________________________________________________________________________________________

12.15pm-3.00pm

Finance for your Start up - GLE

Vivienne Scantlebury, Business Support Manager.

Find if you're eligible for the Goverment backed scheme which offers loans of up to £25,000 and mentoring for those looking to start or grow a business.

Aimed at: Pre-starts and Start ups

Click here to read more about Vivienne Scantlebury.


12.15pm-3.00pm

How to get Your Trading Business Ready to Secure Bank Finance - NatWest 

Bob Widdrington, Business Growth Manager.

Bob  Widdrington will be providing specific information on how to approach their bankers for expansion finance. This will incorporate banks general lending criteria and the information a business will need to provide when applying for finance.

Aimed at: Businesses that have been trading for over 12 months.

Click here to read more about Bob Widdrington. _______________________________________________________________________________________

12.30pm to 2.00pm

Finance for Creatives - Creative Unlimited

Genevieve Pace, Programme Manager.

Creative United is an organisation which provides creative entrepreneurs and organisations with the support they need in order to achieve their ambitions to become sustainable, 'investment ready' businesses.  

Aimed at creative businesses that have been trading for more than 2 years (post start-up) and who are looking to access loan finance.

Click here to read more about Genevieve Pace. ______________________________________________________________________________________

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