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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 03.12.2021. From RBKC -Two Business Improvement Districts (BIDs*) now approved in RBKC – Businesses in both the Brompton Road and Kings Road areas respectively recently passed, overwhelmingly, their required BID ballot allowing each to become operational. We are …

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Another Award for PBC

We are the proud winners of the ‘Best SME Start-Up Consultancy 2021’ award at the fifth annual Greater London Enterprise Awards hosted by SME News! Learn more here. We may be a small team, but we are passionate and committed to …

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An Interview with Our CEO, Alex Gajic

Learn more about the work we do here at Portobello Business Centre from our very own CEO, Alex Gajic. Interview conducted in October 2021: 1. What is Portobello Business Centre all about? “PBC is all about making a positive change, …

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RBKC News, 24.09.2021. From KCCC – a new era for the Chamber and recognition for RBKC The Kensington and Chelsea Chamber of Commerce is joining forces with the Westminster Chamber of Commerce to offer local businesses even wider support within …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 06.08.2021. What’s your opinion?  Your views are sought on plans affecting businesses and trading locations. From RBKC on market-trading: https://consult.rbkc.gov.uk/communities/markets-plan/Consultation closes Friday 17 September. From RBKC on planning policies. The consultation will run for ten weeks and ends …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 28.07.2021 Do you have a function room in the borough? Please contact parveen.devi@rbkc.gov.uk.  RBKC is looking for a function room in mid to late August to comfortably seat around 30-50 people for a chess themed event we are …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 06.07.2021 Step 4 of the roadmap The Prime Minister made an announcement yesterday, 5 July 2021, setting out what will be involved in step 4 of the roadmap. https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/pm-statement-at-coronavirus-press-conference-5-july-2021.  When we have further information on what step 4 …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 21.05.2021. Deadline Saturday 22 May. The Sun’s Kitchen Table Grants Scheme for entrepreneurs.  See the full terms and conditions.  Deadline to register for Monday 24th May from 10.00am to 1.00pm. Register for a roundtable with major businesses, retailers, museums, theatres, universities, …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 11.05.2021. Enhanced COVID-19 testing in Colville and Pembridge wards, W11 for businesses and residents. Following several cases of the South African variant of Coronavirus being identified by Public Health England (PHE) in parts of W11, around Portobello Road, …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 28.04.2021. The draft Kensal Canalside SPD and background are now out for public consultation. See https://planningconsult.rbkc.gov.uk/KensalSPD/consultationHome.  The Kensal Canalside Opportunity Area is the largest undeveloped site within RBKC and is identified for a significant capacity for development in the …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 09.04.2021. All Grant information is on this page on our website: Covid-19 support for businesses On this page on the Council’s website is information for the Additional Restrictions Grant – The closing date for applications is today 5pm on …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 31.03.2021. Tier 2, Tier 3, and 4 Local Restrictions and National Lockdown Restrictions, plus one-off payments for retail, hospitality and leisure will close at 5pm TODAY Wednesday 31 March 2021; see information below: All Grant information is on this …

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Business Support – Grants Update

RBKC News, 18.03.2021 Apply for Covid-19 grants before 31 March The deadline to apply for Covid-19 Local Restrictions Support grants is 5pm Wednesday 31 March. The Government is closing current grant schemes which cover Tier 2, 3, 4 and national …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 17.03.3021. Grants to Businesses – last chance to apply The government has released updated guidance for businesses, with the deadlines included, mostly for the end of the month. We reminded business owners about the upcoming deadline to apply …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 12.03.2021. From Lankelly Chase Foundation.  Grants are available to sole-traders, self-employed, working in the UK journalism sector To support a collection of independent conversations, partnerships, experiments or spaces where people can come together to explore what it means …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 04.03.2021. Full details of the budget here. Covid-19 testing businesses and workers Visit one of three sites in RBKC to get a rapid community test in – information here.  For National workplace testing for companies with over 50 …

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Business Support – Budget 2021

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has delivered his Spring budget today 3rd March 2021. The economy is forecast to rebound with 4% projected annual growth this year and a return to pre-Covid levels by mid-2022, with 7.3% growth. Unemployment is expected …

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Government Roadmap

An important update for the local businesses and for the members of the North Kensington Connected Business Forum is outlined below. Click here to fill-in the Business Forum membership form, an invitation will follow from Stuart Woodrow – North Kensington …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 23.02.2021 Covid-19 – Government roadmap announcement The Government has announced plans to phase the country out of lockdown using four tests which must be met before we move through the step. Each significant step will depend on the …

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