our services

Vocational Training for Employees

Business advice in London and the South East

Raising funds for your business

Business Navigation & Networking

Specialist short courses

Social Enterprise advice

Become An NVQ Training Centre

Testimonial:

"The advice and guidance received from Julie Lawn of Cute Dog Consulting has played a pivotal role in the growth of our company over the past year and we recommend her as a qualified and professional business advisor with specialist knowledge of accredited training"


Gina Negus, MD, The Projects Company

Our Services

Vocational Training for Employees

We offer Customer Service, Sales and Telesales, Business and Administration, Management and Team Leading with City and Guilds and the ILM both as short (6 month) courses and year long apprenticeships. You need to be 19+ and in employment to qualify.

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Business advice in London and the South East

If you are in London or the SE, Cute Dog can offer you business advice to help you plan for your short and long term future We can help you start or rewrite your Business Plan - saving you time & money and giving you the best chance of getting a Contract, loan or grant.

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Raising funds for your business

Finding funding isn't child's play - but if you know the right people and how to present your case we can help almost anyone raise funds! Our service will help you by looking at your expansion and funding plans. You may be just starting out, ready to sell your business or looking for investment. We can help you access grants, private investment or equity angel investment Remember, you will own the business plan and YOU will choose whether to apply for various types of funding - it's simply our job to guide and support you.

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Business Navigation & Networking

We help our clients network with each other - we encourage our clients to buy from each other and offer special deals for Cute Dog clients - we have found that small businesses like to deal with other small businesses!

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Specialist short courses

Our training includes:

ASDAN Employability (Career and Enterprise start up pathways) free for anyone on JSA Income Support or Housing /Council Tax Benefit. Travel may be paid by the Job Centre.

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship - a longer course (12 weeks) for those seeking an A level equivalent course with a Business plan and cash flow forecast as an outcome

This is free to those on JSA NEA Income Support Housing Benefit or Council Tax benefit or the course can be privately funded at 500 a head

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Social Enterprise Advice

We offer advice to social enterprises and CICs and are working with new and growing Social Enterprises across London and the South East. Our largest project has been at the Bromley By Bow Business Centre, and more recently we helped set up a community kitchen in Limehouse which is now making a health profit. In Surrey, we have been instrumental in raising over 10,000 of funding for In House Entertainment, a new community performance social enterprise in Godalming! We are now working with The Source and The Vine, homeless projects and budding social enterprises in Aldershot and Farnborough to offer hospitality sector workplacements and catering training

We offer one and two day training courses covering project management, procurement, how to win public sector contracts and how to raise money for your social enterprise.

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Become An NVQ Training Centre

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As qualified NVQ assessors and Ivs, with our own City and Guilds ASDAN and ILM Centres, we have a unique understanding of the requirements of vocational training programmes and can broker these to clients in a realistic and inclusive way.

We can help you become an NVQ centre or help you set up a vocational training programme.

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