EU nationals settled status advice

EU nationals settled status advice

EU/EEA and Swiss citizens and their families can now apply to the Government’s EU Settlement Scheme to continue living and working in the UK after 30 June 2021. You can do this using the Home Office app on an Android or iPhone, but if you would like assistance, you can book a free appointment at Kensington and Chelsea Register Office to complete the first stage of the process. This service can assist with the verification of identity documents by providing access to the Home Office app. You can then complete the application on any type of computer or device after the appointment. See https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/births-deaths-and-marriages/citizenship/eu-settlement-scheme for details.

Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards Tickets

Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards Tickets

Don't Forget to Book Your Tickets rbkcawards.com/gala-dinner/

As one of the most eagerly anticipated dates in the West London business calendar, the Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards Dinner & Ceremony, on 26th September at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, is already the hot ticket for 2019, offering a fabulous opportunity for first-class networking.

6.30pm Drinks Reception

7.20pm Call to dinner

7.30pm Welcome speeches

7.50pm Dinner

9.45pm Awards Ceremony

11.45pm Carriages

Dress Code: Black Tie

Menu*

Starter

King Prawns Sesame, glass noodles and coriander salad, soy dressing

Figs (V*), Marinated in Balsamic & goats cheese tart, beetroot pureé and grain mustard

Main Course

Lamb, Rack roasted with herb crust, celeriac gratin, red cabbage, baby turnips

Moussaka (V*) Mixed vegetable and lentil

Dessert

Lemon Tart with fruit coulis

Coffee & after dinner mints

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*Please note, vegetarian meals and special dietary requirements can be accommodated by pre-order only

More than 200 guests are expected at this prestigious black tie event, all of whom will enjoy a glitzy champagne reception, a sumptuous three course dinner and the glittering awards ceremony. 

The awards are brought to you by Kensington & Chelsea Chamber of Commerce, supported by the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, with distinguished sponsors including: Holiday Inn Kensington High Street, Banham Security, Handelsbanken, Ashley Wilson LLP, Da Mario Restaurant, Globexpert and Susan Metcalfe Residential.

Tickets include a drinks receptions followed by a three-course meal - with half a bottle of wine per guest - followed by coffee and chocolates. 

To book your tickets please go to; www.rbkcawards.com/gala-dinner/

Cap-AI Internships

Cap-AI Internships

Capital Enterprise is a body of connectors, influencers, investors and policy-makers, collaborating to serve and super-charge London’s start-up scene.

Together we are committed to making London the best place in Europe to start and scale a business.

Startups We plug you into an ecosystem where your ideas can thrive and your business can grow.

Members We unite the major enterprise players to deliver prosperity, share knowledge and influence policy.

Stakeholders We leverage the power of London’s enterprise community for the good of the capital.

Cap-AI internships are part-funded by the ERDF, and CAP-AI is offering part-funded internships for Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning companies, or those looking to develop their AI/ML capabilities. Successful applicants will be supported in funding £3,000 for 1 full time intern for 12 weeks and interns need to be provided with a focused R&D project to work on during this time. The original deadline for applications has now been extended to: Friday 26th July 2019.For more information please email Martha or visit here to directly apply.

Navigating Brexit for SME’s Workshops

Navigating Brexit for SME’s Workshops

Get your business Brexit ready. Free seminars offering Brexit resilience training to owners and employees of Small and Medium sized businesses (SMEs) are being held - these are the July dates:

Wed, Jul 17 - Camden (British Library)

Thu, Jul 18 - Islington (Capital Enterprise)

Fri, Jul 19 - Park Royal

Mon, Jul 22 - City of London

Thu, Jul 25 - Battersea

Attendees will find out what Brexit could mean for SMEs; how to use Brexit information resources; how to deal with uncertainty and spot opportunities and how to do business post-Brexit.

This practical, interactive face-to-face training session offers information and advice from experts to help SMEs anticipate the coming changes.

When the UK leaves the EU, the commercial environment as we know it will change. This may cause disruption for business, but could equally mean unexpected opportunities.

Cutting through the confusion and helping SMEs to make their businesses Brexit-ready, the Navigating Brexit for SMEs seminar is a London Growth Hub initiative, delivered by BrexitHelp.net.

With a Q&A at the end of each seminar and a certificate of attendance, there are FREE sessions across London for all small businesses with a turn-over of less than £44m, that have been trading for over six months.

The programme was launched in March to deliver free Brexit-readiness training to 1,500 entrepreneurs and SMEs across the capital.

To sign up for an event, visit Eventbrite: http://BrexitHelp.eventbrite.com

British Exporters Association Young Exporter and Young Export Financier Awards

British Exporters Association Young Exporter and Young Export Financier Awards

The GTR‐BExA Young Exporter Award, now in its 15th year, and Young Export Financier Award, new in 2019, are open to candidates aged 35 or under and employed in the export or export finance department of a manufacturing, trading or financial services company registered in the UK.

The successful candidates, selected from a shortlist of interviewed candidates, will have typically played a key role in winning or closing financing of a significant order or achieving a series of smaller orders, or in establishing a new business process which has led to increased export competitiveness.
Nominations are now open for the 2019 award, and close on 31st July. For the submissions process, please visit http://www.bexa.co.uk/export‐award/

Previous winners have included:
2018: Jonathan Moyce, owner and Director of Loving Pets UK Ltd
2017: Alastair White, Deputy Chairman of Biwater International Ltd
2016: Nick de Lisle, Bid Manager at NMS Infrastructure Ltd, and Freddie Tucker, Trade & Structured Finance at Dints International Ltd
2015: Troy Wang, VP‐Customers at Rolls‐Royce plc
2014: Christopher Blackford, Co‐Founder and Operations Director of Sky‐Futures
2013: Geoffrey de Mowbray, CEO of Dints International Ltd 

Guidelines:
 Candidates must be under 35 on 31st December 2018
 Candidates need not be BExA members
 The winner is selected by a GTR‐BExA interview panel taking account of a written submission by the applicant.
 The winner receives a cheque for £1,000 and a 1‐year subscription to GTR, valued at £550.

For more information, contact: Michelle Treasure, Secretariat, BExA at 020 7222 5419 or michelle.treasure@bexa.co.uk

The British Exporters Association (BExA) is an independent national trade association representing the interests of the export community.
www.bexa.co.uk

Enter the RBK&C Business Awards 2019

Enter the RBK&C Business Awards 2019

Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards, in their second year, recognises and celebrates the many dynamic and innovative businesses in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

Whether your organisation is large or small there is a category for every type of business.

Simply visit our website and register your business

Download and complete your entry form.

Return your entry by 5pm on Friday 7th June 2019.

The benefits of entering the awards extend far beyond picking up one of our prestigious trophies at the Awards ceremony in September.

Reflect on your success and consider the future direction of your business.

Showcase your business and its achievements.

Generate positive PR - winners and finalists will benefit from high level of local media coverage.

Differentiate your business by being a Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards Winner.

Celebrate your achievements at our gala dinner and awards ceremony.

Want to sponsor?

Sponsoring the Business Awards provides the ideal platform to showcase your business to some of the borough's most vibrant businesses, alongside the opportunity for your organisation to become a key partner in the awards process.

GOOD LUCK!