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Free Entrepreneur Course

We are offering would-be enrepreneurs in Thamesmead the chance to sign up to a free, ten-day entrepreneur course.

Working with delivery partner, Pop Up Business School, the course will give you the knowledge, tools and techniques to help you start your own business and turn it into a profitable one.

Peabody's CEO, Stephen Howlett said: “Peabody aims to provide more than just homes for people living in Thamesmead. We want to build thriving communities and truly believe that by offering this entrepreneur course we will be empowering people to overcome barriers and find the confidence to set up their own business and help them reach their full potential.”

The ten-day course will be taking place every day between 9 and 20 May and include the following workshops: How to Build a Business in 120 Minutes; How to Start a Business With no Money; I don't get Twitter - 12 ways to Make Money Online; How to Make a Website for Free and Never go Back - 10 ways to Leave the Job Centre Behind Forever.

Taster sessions in the lead-up to the ten-day course are also being held and will give you the chance to find out more:

11 April, 10am - 4pm, The Link Thamesmead, Bazalgette Way off Harrow Manor Way, Thamesmead, SE2 9BS

15 April, 12 - 6pm, Thames Innovation Centre, 2 Veridion Way, DA18 4AL

22 April, 10am - 4pm, Thames Innovation Centre, 2 Veridion Way, DA18 4AL

3 May, 3 - 8pm, The Link Thamesmead, Bazalgette Way off Harrow Manor Way, Thamesmead, SE2 9BS

You can reserve your place now by contacting Henry Nicholson at Pop Up Business School, T: 07971 938676, E: or online,

Each year Peabody supports 1,000 Londoners with employment and training, including Trust Thamesmead's Building Futures department. If you would like support with training, how to write a CV or cover letter, interview techniques or job searches, call 020 8320 4470 to make a free one-to-one appointment.

Pop Up Business School is a nationwide enterprise that has helped hundreds of Britain's kick-start their commercial dreams. Focussing on hard-to-reach people, 98% of participants have experienced a significant boost in their confidence, business skills and ability to make things happen.

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