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East Lothian Investments Loan
Friday 10th January 2020, 9:33am

East Lothian Investments Ltd (ELI) is a limited company by guarantee with no share capital that is a not for profit organisation which offers interest free loans of up to 10,000 to businesses within East Lothian. It is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Please note the next deadline date for applications is 12pm on Wednesday 29th January 2020. For details on how to apply visit https://www.eastlothianinvestments.com/

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Prepare for Brexit Campaign update
Tuesday 3rd September 2019, 11:42am

Updated information available on the following link https://www.prepareforbrexit.scot

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Workplace Equality Fund 2019-2020
Wednesday 31st July 2019, 9:09am

Impact Funding Partners is inviting applications for the 800,000 Workplace Equality Fund, which it is managing on behalf of the Scottish Government. This fund is open to private sector and third sector organisations. The aim of this fund is: To work with employers to address long standing barriers particular groups face in entering and progressing in the labour market so that everyone in Scotland has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. The Scottish Government is keen to ensure that the economy is representative of society, and focus on delivering inclusive economic growth. The funding will support employers in reducing employment inequalities, discrimination and barriers particularly across the arts, culture, leisure, tourism, finance, manufacturing, construction, agriculture and fishing, transport and communication and STEM sectors. Please refer to the website https://www.impactfundingpartners.com/ for further information such as items that are ineligible for support, exceptions to eligibility criteria, and information on projects that have previously been funded. Please email enquiries to: workplace@impactfundingpartners.com

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Biz East Lothian Networking evening
Wednesday 31st July 2019, 9:17am

We are back in September at the Townhouse in Haddington for another evening of East Lothian networking, coffee and chat. The evening timeslot worked really well last time, but we will do some more coffee mornings later in the year. For this 'Talking Business' event, we will be welcoming a panel of four local business owners to discuss a variety of topics - what are the challenges they have been facing, their plans for the next year and any tips or inspiration they want to share with us. There will be the chance for everyone to join in this facilitated discussion, make connections and share knowledge. Panel members to be announced as we go along and confirm them, as always everyone will be warmly welcomed, and please share with your networks - the more the merrier and the better the networking! Relaxed, informal and free booking essential so we can arrange catering. Link to book for this free event - https://bizeastlothianseptember19th2019haddington.eventbrite.co.uk

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Local Trades Event March 20 2019 at 5pm
Tuesday 5th March 2019, 1:39pm

Independent and small business traders - plumbers, joiners, decorators/painters, flooring, fire risk assessment works - want to work for your Local Authority? East Lothian Council is holding an information session you can't miss! 20 March 2019 Contact details for further information: Senior Procurement Officer Mikel Vallejo Email: mvallejo@eastlothian.gov.uk.

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