Havering Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Upcoming Events

HMB presents Julia Lopez MP and the Lower Thames Crossing

Havering Means Business is delighted to invite you to a presentation by the Lower Thames Crossing project on Friday 22nd October. As part of the event, you will have an opportunity to hear from guest speaker Julia Lopez, MP for Hornchurch and Upminster as well as networking with other local businesses.

This will be the perfect opportunity for members of the HMB community to network, connect and hear about how the opportunities the lower Thames crossing is creating might benefit their business.

Date: Fri, 22nd October 2021

Time: 10:00 – 12:00 BST

Location: Jaxons, Cranham Golf Course, Saint Marys Lane, Upminster RM14 3NU

Register your attendance here on eventbrite

The Lower Thames Crossing is the most ambitious road project in a generation – a new connection between Kent, Essex and Havering through the longest road tunnel in the UK beneath the River Thames.

Delivery of this transformative project will support over 22,000 jobs during the 6 year building phase. It will provide opportunities for people in a wide range of industries including highly skilled engineers, architects, designers, caterers, sign makers and IT support.

At this session, Project Director Shaun Pidcock will be speaking about his ambition for the project including how SME’s and local businesses can play a key part in the projects supply chain, in line with the Governments aspiration of ensuring 30% of all procurement is spent with SME’s.

Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions about how your business can get involved with the project.

Upcoming Events

HCCI Breakfast Networking

Date: Weds, 27th October 2021

Time: 7.30am. – 9.30am. BST

Location: Hideout Café, Romford Shopping Hall, Romford Market

Eventbrite link for tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/october-breakfast-meeting-at-the-hideout-cafe-tickets-190213402407

Breakfast provided.

Free to members, £5 non members

Speaker this month is Steven Chilton from ERB Insurance detailing issues surround insurance for businesses large and small

social networking for business

Upcoming Events

Illusionarium – Festival of Light and Illusion

Romford BID have joined forces with Havering Changing and NO Collective and launched Illusionarium – a festival of light and illusion – in Romford from now until 7th November.

Date: Ongoing until 7th November

Camera Regarder Event: Wednesdays 13th, 20th & 27th October

Register your attendance here on eventbrite

Artist Nick Joubinaux turns a market stall into a 'walk in' camera to capture the hustle and bustle of the busy shopping day.

Come inside for a calm break or join a special event to process some pictures with him in The Romford Shopping Hall (The old fashioned way!).

Upcoming Events

East London Business Place Training

This is open to all members of the Havering Chamber or partner organisations

Places are limited so you will have to book a place on EventBrite.

If you need any further information please do not hesitate to contact Clive Jelf - clive.jelf@elbp.co.uk

Winning formula for PQQ’s and tenders

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-winning-formula-for-pqqs-and-tenders-tickets-171060726237

How HR can support your business

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-hr-can-support-your-business-the-purpose-of-hr-employment-contracts-tickets-168584080523

Instagram for SME’s

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/incredible-instagram-for-smes-tickets-180781411067

Building Your Product Staircase

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/step-up-building-your-product-staircase-tickets-179915761887

Next level leadership skills

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/next-level-leadership-skills-tickets-184570313777

How to pitch and present

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/learn-how-to-pitch-and-present-confidently-online-tickets-184675668897

Upcoming Events

Event: Central London Infrastructure Priorities – Monday 18 October, 14:00 – 15:00

Maintaining modern and sustainable infrastructure in the capital will be vital to preserving our role as a global city and an engine of national prosperity.

Join Central London Forward for the launch of Central London’s Infrastructure Priorities. This new report makes the case for investing in infrastructure in the capital, sets out the priority projects that could help transform central London, and explores how the infrastructure the capital needs can be delivered.

This virtual event will be held on Monday 18 October, 14:00 – 15:00. You can sign up here.

Member News

Positive Change Consultancy has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £40,000 for an exciting heritage project, Becontree’s Treasured Memories, in Barking & Dagenham.

Thanks to National Lottery players, the project focuses on documenting the history, stories and memories of local residents of the Becontree Estate as part of the centenary celebrations in the borough.

Click here to read more...

Help Saint Francis Hospice With Amazon

Did you know, if you use Amazon, you can choose to support Saint Francis Hospice through AmazonSmile?

All you need to do is start your shopping at smile.amazon.co.uk and choose Saint Francis Hospice.

A donation of 0.5% of the value of your purchase will be made by Amazon to us - at no extra cost to you.

What an easy way to donate! Start today https://smile.amazon.co.uk/

More information available here: https://www.sfh.org.uk/online-store-donations

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