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Thinking of starting your own mobile bicycle repair business? I can help you now! I can show you how to start your own professional bike business.Please read this Blog first! [especially this page, the frequently asked question page & Join a franchise or start your own bike business page] As I do get a lot of emails and then feel free to contact me, to see how I can help you start your new bike business. The Network Of Mobile Bicycle Mechanics By Martin Wilkins: Starting a mobile bicycle repair business
How to raise capital for your social enterprise | Guardian Social Enterprise Network Raising capital for your social enterprise is never easy. On Thursday, at the annual Shine Unconference in London, three experts in the field came together to give advice on how social enterprises can secure the investment they need to grow their business. They were Tom Storey, director of REDS10, a social enterprise supporting local authorities, developers and contractors in meeting local labour and apprenticeship targets on construction projects; investor Richard Flaye, a media entrepreneur and portfolio director who has several non-executive directorships, and was introduced to REDS10 through the Big Venture Challenge; and Simon Evill, social business manager of ClearlySo, which provides services to help social enterprises raise capital. Here's their advice for social enterprises:
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Bikes Boost Economic Opportunities in Your Town “Biking is definitely part of our strategy to attract and retain businesses in order to compete in a mobile world,” says Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak as we pedal across the Mississippi river on a bike-and-pedestrian bridge. “We want young talent to come here and stay.
Below are the latest resources to be added to the SuperHomes resource library. You can search for a specific type of resource or a particular subject by using the search filter on the right. EST heat pump trial Phase 2 Report The first wave of heat pump installations in the UK to 2010 look to have left some customers disappointed. It is, therefore, some relief that recomissioning (ie. resizing) and installation of some of the poor performers, means that the EST Heat Pump Trial Phase 2 report (2010-13) is significantly more upbeat. Renovating a house? Eco retrofit it.
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Becoming a Cycle Instructor Whether you’d like to make delivering Bikeability your full-time job or you just want to pass on some skills at your local school or youth club, undertaking the National Standard Instructor training is the first step to getting involved with delivering Bikeability. Bikeability training is led by qualified National Standard Instructors who are associated with a registered Bikeability scheme – either their own or their employer’s. Training at Levels 1 and 2 can be supported by National Standard Assistant Instructors who can teach Level 1 and 2 if supervised on site by a National Standard Instructor. Assistants must also belong to a registered Bikeability scheme. Becoming a Cycle Instructor | Bikeability
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Buy Rickshaws - UK Rickshaw Sales Power AssistThe modification of power assist gives you another pair of legs, with 250 watts of power the hub based drive offers a superb, eco friendly kick start when you need it. Inclines and pulling heavier loads are times when you could use the power assist. • Extremely reliable• Highly maneuverable• Easy and comfortable to ride• Simple to maintain• Very economical to run• Zero pollution OpportunityYou could get a tax free new CRS trike at up to 50% off these prices if you use it for getting to work.
The Green Deal Advisor Association (GDAA) was one of the first and largest Green Deal Advisor Organisations (GDAO) in the country with a national network of local and independent Green Deal Advisors (GDA). It is a not for profit organisation with over 1000 Domestic Energy Advisor members and 350 Green Deal Advisors. Our members can produce an independent Green Deal Advice Report for you to take to different Green Deal Providers and can help advise if you can get measures funded by the Energy Companies under the Energy Company Obligation. http://www.gdaa.org.uk
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Social Enterprise UK £2M Fund opens to budding social entrepreneurs in Yorkshire Jan 16, 2014 A ground-breaking £2m incubator fund is offering 0% interest loans to social entrepreneurs across the East Midlands and North of England. Read more... SEUK member shortlisted for JP Morgan award Jan 15, 2014 Social enterprise jobs specialist, Timewise, is one of three organisations in the running to win $25,000, as part of the 'Give-It-Away' award. You can vote for them online.
Elmhurst Energy Systems Home We operate an independent professional energy rating software, training and certification business. Established in 1993, Elmhurst offers an outstanding certification scheme for energy assessors and green deal advice organisations, high quality in-depth training courses covering a broad spectrum of energy related topics, as well as our unrivalled and bespoke energy rating software. We are your independent first choice when it comes to energy rating solutions. more Software Training Certification
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*All prices are exclusive of VAT and includes ABBE accreditation fees. ^Excludes expenses. Why should you go on this course? The Government introduced their ‘Green Deal’ initiative in January 2013. The Green Deal enables home owners to install energy efficiency products to their property up to the value of approximately £10,000 at no upfront cost. Green Deal advisor training
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