Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced a £3.9m package to expand the advisory service supporting the capital’s manufacturing sector during the economic downturn.
According to the mayor, the funding for the Manufacturing Advisory Service will help small and medium-sized manufacturers become more competitive in their markets in order to improve
The government’s support is part of the London Development Agency’s (LDA‘s) ‘Solutions for Business’ programme and will provide professional advice through workshops led by consultants with expertise across the field.
Targeted businesses will include those with high growth potential that have a focus on implementing efficient production methods and securing new markets.
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‘I want to ensure
London Development Agency chief executive Sir Peter Rogers added: ‘The LDA is helping manufacturers in the capital gain a competitive edge. We know that small-business owners are facing significant challenges and, by investing in this service, we are ensuring they have the support and advice they need to boost their business and get ready for the economic recovery.’