Growing Business Award for East London agency

East London Small Business Centre named best social enterprise for 2008.

By News Desk
3rd December 2008 at 18:39

East London Small Business Centre awardA business support agency set up to help startups and growing businesses in East London has won the social enterprise of the year title at the prestigious Growing Business Awards.

The East London Small Business Centre (ELSBC) has been leading enterprise support in under-privileged communities in East London for 30 years.

During that time it has helped develop 10,000 new and established SMEs and has lent more than £10 million to businesses that might otherwise have found it impossible to secure funding.

It’s not the first time the ELSBC has been recognised for its work.  Deputy chief executive Pauline Barnett recently received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion, acknowleding her work in promoting enterprise skills and attitudes.

[Picture credit: PhillipC licenced from Flickr]

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