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In partnership with Our Newham Business & Enterprise, Newham College has launched a new programme that will support 550 SMEs in the borough to capitalise on emerging digital and e-commerce technologies to drive their long-term growth.

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.

Who it’s for

SMEs (with under 250 employees) trading for over 6 months located in the London Borough of Newham.

What you can get

A dedicated business advisor 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 back-up systems
  • improve your customer service and systems
  • improve internal and external communication
  • upskill your workforce

If you have been trading for a minimum of six months, please contact us at to register your interest in joining the programme and include the following details: your name, the business name, contact details including email, telephone number and a brief description of what your business does and how this training will support your growth.

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