Small businesses in Putney are being invited to attend a free seminar on how to beat the recession. The event has been organised by the Putney Town Centre Partnership (PTCP) and GLE oneLondon.
The seminar will take place at St Mary’s Church, Putney High Street. The event will take place at 5.45 pm, 28 January 2009. Presentations and discussions will last until 7.30 pm.
The oneLondon team will provide on-going mentoring and support to interested traders. They can visit businesses on an individual basis to analyse the potential for improvement, returning at a later date to check on progress.
The topics covered will include:
· Reducing overheads
· Improving business efficiency
· Effective marketing
· Looking after existing customers
· How to cope with the post-Christmas slowdown
Wandsworth’s regeneration spokesman, Cllr James Cousins, explains that the PTCP’s event is working alongside several other initiatives to support Wandsworth’s economy and attract further investment in the borough.
“This scheme brings free expert advice to the Putney business community. We hope that many of our local traders come and receive the full benefits of oneLondon’s guidance.
“Wandsworth is better placed than most other boroughs in these tough economic conditions. This initiative is part of the council’s drive to keep our economy ahead of the London market and to stimulate inward investment – the Wandsworth ‘best buys’ campaign.”