Enterprising Minds!

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Enterprising Minds!

Enterprising Minds!

BBI UK By BBI UK

Enterprising Minds is a project that brings people and businesses together for effective partnership-working and provision of business support services for local economic prosperity.

Southwark Idea stage

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The project aims to establish a business association along Peckham Park Road that will serve as a vehicle for ‘bringing people and businesses together’ for effective information sharing, advocacy, capacity building, engagement, consultation and targeting of business support services in order to bring economic prosperity to the area.

What we'll deliver:

  • produce newsletters
  • Setup a local enterprise network
  • provide business support to new starts and local network members

Why it's a great idea:

It encourages sustainable economic growth and wealth creation by improving the competitiveness of the local economy, including support for new and existing businesses and social enterprises. Employment-narrowing the gap with London employment rate made possible through a prosperous Peckham Park Road with successful local businesses and creating employment opportunities for local residents through new job creation by local businesses and self employment opportunities for the locals. Southwark-the place of choice to start and grow a business this is made possible as a result of free business support that will be provided by BBI and the advocacy role of the proposed association. Thriving Town Centre and High Streets is achieved through increased commercial activities and occupation of empty shops by new owners.

Steps to get it done:

  • Good management, monitoring and evaluation processes and procedures in place
  • Havinf a clearly defined work programme and milestones
  • Having the necessary human and materials resources to make it happen

The project will be managed and delivered by the BBI project management team, and led by Sunny Lambe who has over 20 year management experience in small and medium enterprise development and support, including business networks development management; accountable to BBI Board of Directors. BBI Board will be responsible for the overall management of the project. The board consists of local professional people, businesses and representatives from local organisations, and individuals from very diverse backgrounds. The reporting mechanism includes provision of administrative and project management support, guidance, project design, co-ordination, strategic planning, monitoring and reporting on monthly basis to the project management team.

Location Southwark

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How will the money be spent?Total £25,121

Employers and Apprentices Training activities - £4,500 (18%)
Premises Refurbishment works - £3,500 (14%)
Community Events - £3,500 (14%)
Contractors Fees - £2,700 (11%)
New Entrepreneurs Training - £2,500 (10%)
Marketing and Publicity - £2,500 (10%)
Grant Agreement Signing Fees - £2,000 (8%)
Design Fees - £1,500 (6%)
Other - £2,421 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. Before entering fundraising these costs will be confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified by the verifier.

18%
Employers and Apprentices Training activities
£4,500
14%
Premises Refurbishment works
£3,500
14%
Community Events
£3,500
11%
Contractors Fees
£2,700
10%
New Entrepreneurs Training
£2,500
10%
Marketing and Publicity
£2,500
8%
Grant Agreement Signing Fees
£2,000
6%
Design Fees
£1,500
10%
Other
£2,421
  • Spacehive fees
    £1,135
  • Transaction Fees
    £1,059
  • VAT
    £227

Total £25,121

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