Opportunities etc.

[If you have an opportunity that you would like to be listed, please send brief details to philip@pealnetworking.co.uk]

One of our contacts is actively looking to invest in companies with growth potential.  Their criteria is turnover in excess of £2m, and gross margins of 50%+.  There are no geographic limitations and funding of upto £500k per company is available in exchange for an equity stake.  Please contact Philip on 01428 644896 or philipm@peall.com for further details.

683: 'Sales & Growing a Business in a Recession' free Workshop [NOW CLOSED]

One of our members is running this free workshop on 29th June [08.45 - 10.45] in London.  If you would like further details please email info@pealnetworking.co.uk

682: Head of User Experience and Editorial [NOW CLOSED]

The client of one of our contacts is looking to appoint an individual to this permanent position.  The role is to lead and manage development and implementation of online customer facing standards, and to improve the consistency and quality of the global online presence.  The salary is £80k p.a. and the role is based in London.  If you would like to see the full Job Description, please email info@pealnetworking.co.uk

681: London Office Wanted [NOW CLOSED]

One of our members is looking for a small office [4 desks] in the City of London, on flexible terms. Please make contact for further details

680: Help for Aspiring Entrepreneurs in London [NOW CLOSED]

A series of 'Business Bootcamps' will be available for budding London entrepreneurs to increase their chances of success.  Launched in May 2011 and based on a similar project in New York, they will run for 12 months.  For further information and to sign up see http://www.thebusinessbootcamp.org/

679: Small office available in Godalming [NOW CLOSED]

Around 160 sq ft of furnished office space is available in central Godalming, Surrey.  Alternately individual desks can be hired in the same location, which is a grade 2 listed property just off the High Street.  For further details please email info@pealnetworking.co.uk

678: Wanted - Manufacturing or Distribution company for sale [NOW CLOSED]

One of our members is actively seeking the acquisition of a manufacturing or distribution business.  The desired turnover range is £2m - £10m and the location should be South or West London, Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey or West Sussex.  For an initial discussion please call Philip on 01428 644896 or email him on philipm@peall.com

677: Run your own networking events [NOW CLOSED]

Having had a number of approaches, we are looking at working with individuals / businesses who would like an active role in running networking events.  One proviso is that new events need to be held a reasonable distance from current venues [City of London, Guildford and Haslemere].  Please contact Philip on 01428 644896 or philip@pealnetworking.co.uk to discuss further.

676: Wanted Industrical Premises [NOW CLOSED]

One of our members is actively looking to acquire industrial premises with some office space.  Ideally the location will be in a 10 miles radius of Billingshurt, West Sussex and comprise around 1,000 sq feet.  For an introduction, please call 01428 644896 or email info@pealnetworking.co.uk


There are 3 new R&D grants which come into effect on 4th April 2011: [a] Proof of Market: for market research, testing, competitor analysis etc.  The maximum grant is £25k and is for upto 60% of costs [b] Proof of Concept: for feasibility, IP protection, investigating production, assembly etc.  The maximum grant is £100k and is for upto 60% of costs [c] Prototype Development: the maximum grant is £250k and is for upto 35% of costs.  Pre start-ups, start-up companies and SMEs are all eligible for these grants, which are competitive.  For further information please email info@pealnetworking.co.uk