An excellent opportunity to pursue your business idea covering a variety of topics to develop skills and confidence and get you started. You will learn about and complete feasibility studies and to test the market and your business idea, how to test yourself and undertake a personal assessment Understand which legal structure suits you and how to access different … [Read more...]
To encourage local communities to develop enterprises, which meet economic and social needs and are co-operatively managed.
How can The Hive help your co‑op grow? The subject of our film, Leeds Bread Co‑op, received support from The Hive, our business support programme in partnership with The Co‑operative Bank, to get help with its expansion plans at a critical stage of their business development. Nearly half of the co‑ops The Hive works with are existing co-ops wanting to grow or strengthen. … [Read more...]
We’re delighted to welcome several new exciting food businesses in Greenwich! Funded by the RBG Skills Team GCDA trained 20 new food businesses on a 10-week course that covered everything a budding new food entrepreneur would need to know in order to start trading. We met some great new people and the businesses are a fantastic mix ranging from homemade products such as dips … [Read more...]
GCDA is delighted to have been awarded the contract to deliver training to budding food businesses in Croydon. As part of the Food Flagship Programme, Croydon Council has commissioned us to run an 8 week training course for 11 passionate food entrepreneurs. The course will cover all the fundamental elements of starting and running a food business including how to do … [Read more...]
It’s been a busy year at Good Food in Greenwich since our inaugural Steering Group meeting in October 2014. Building on our recognition as a Sustainable Food City, we initially formed a secretariat group to build some of the structures and ideas, and then invited organisations and businesses to sit on the steering group where the name Good Food in Greenwich was agreed. We … [Read more...]