Ensure your business keeps moving during London 2012

Whilst the London 2012 Games will provide fantastic opportunities for businesses in the Capital and across the UK the influx of additional visitors top the capital and road closures will combine to create potential problems for businesses and their staff. However Transport for London (TfL) and London 2012 are determined to ensure that businesses can take advantage of all these opportunities and have today announced two new programmes to help SMEs run smoothly – and minimise any transport challenges – during the 2012 Games.

Government £1M investment boost to east London’s digital businesses

Innovative and creative digital businesses based in east London are to benefit as funding for a pilot innovation initiative designed to encourage collaboration in the area doubles. The Technology Strategy Board has decided to increase the amount of funding available for the Tech City Launchpad initiative to £2 million, enabling it to provide support in the form of £100,000 grants to twice as many companies.