Advance London

Advance London providing guidance and advice to SMEs in the Circular Economy.


The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has launched Advance London, a new business support programme.

Advance London provides free practical business advice and guidance to SMEs of under 250 employees and a turnover of less than , including self-employed and family businesses in London to enable businesses to adopt and scale up circular business models. 

Circular Economy SME Business Support Programmme


A team of highly skilled business advisors will deliver a series of events, workshops and one-to-one business support to SMEs in London to enable businesses to realise the benefits of adopting a circular business model.

The Advance London team provides fully funded advisory support to small and medium enterprises in London, by providing:

  • Technical research
  • Market and customer research
  • Sustainability accreditations
  • Business model development
  • Innovation workshops

Investment guidance

  • Investment preparation support
  • Signposting to grant and investment funding

Collaboration opportunities to help you network and build partnerships

  • Access to supply chains and networks
  • Peer-to-peer knowledge sharing
  • Bespoke circular economy trainingdvance London will support businesses to develop, pilot and implement new an innovative circular business models. Our team of advisors will explore these with you and identify the business model that provides the most benefits to your business.

The Advance London programme supports SMEs in identifing new opportunities brought about by shifting to the Circular Economy and demonstrates the valueThey will also support existing circular enterprises to overcome any barriers to growth and improve their competitiveness.

The three-year programme is jointly funded by the European Regional Development Fund and LWARB. 

For more information, and to see if your business qualifies, visit the Advance London Website

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