Dozens of budding entrepreneurs get advice in Thamesmead

PUBLISHED: 14:15 06 March 2017 | UPDATED: 14:15 06 March 2017

Some of the entrepreneurs who attended the workshop

Some of the entrepreneurs who attended the workshop


This was the second round of week-long workshops

40-year-old Jay Scott with 29-year-old Li Findlay 40-year-old Jay Scott with 29-year-old Li Findlay

The next big name in business could well come from Thamesmead, after residents were offered a free workshop.

The five-day workshop saw residents with business aspirations given the tools and techniques needed to help them launch their businesses.

Peabody’s director of community programmes, Veronica Kirwan said: “We are really pleased with the turnout for our week-long entrepreneur workshops held in Thamesmead.

“The feedback we have received from attendees has been amazing.

“During the five days, attendees gained experience in how to start their own business, build a website, start trading and how to turn an idea into a profit.

“A number of residents who attended the first round of workshops early last year have already gone on to make a success of their businesses, I look forward to seeing more success from this round. Good luck.”

To find out when the next workshop is, visit

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