London Business Guide Organisation(LBG) is a well established private umbrella business organisation have been working to improve the infrastructure of minority Business Community in London in order to enable the community to contribute more effectively to the British economy.
LBG exists to assist and promote the development of Minority business community in London and elsewhere in the UK. Its mission is to provide businesses with topical information, management tools, promotional programmes, including IT support - all to help entrepreneurs expand and manage their companies more efficiently. LBG is engaged in Business Consulting, International Marketing, Consulting for EU funding, Information Technologies businesses and provides a wide range of management, marketing, new business development services and IT solutions to local enterprises as well as foreign companies. LBG has a satisfied network of clients, based throughout the UK and EU, including SMEs businesses in London. LBG covers a large industry base and helps companies to present their products and capabilities to international export markets. LBG provides marketing consultancy, market entry studies, trade partner identification, company establishment and management services also to foreign companies who have an interest in Turkey as well as its neighboring markets. London Business Guide acts as an agent for those foreign companies who aim cooperation for representation, marketing, sales, assists for initiatives eventually resulting in joint ventures and other strategic alliances.
LBG has also been working with different British governmental and private organisations giving business supporting services and training as Train to Gain, Learning and Skills Council (LSC), Business Link, Westminster College, Greater London Authority (GLA), London South Bank University (LSBU) and Think London to deliver training and business related services like business consultancy, access to finance, Business Training as administration courses for start-up business, Management skills NVQ Level 3-4 for SMEs, IT skills for women, customer care and other courses to its customers and members.
LBG regularly arranges business meetings, Business Networking Events in London that prominent businessmen, governors and politicians from the UK and European Countries are invited.
The organisation is managed by Abdullah Pehlivan who has worked within the Management and Business Consultancy with MSc degree for many years. He is also well trained to manage the company, having previously worked for a broad range of companies. He is a creator and Editor-in-Chief of the Turkish Business Directory UK-EU which is one of the publishing products of LBG awarded by University of Westminster (sponsored by West-Focus) as the most successful entrepreneur of the year 2005 and awarded by Ethnic Business Federation UK as the Organisation of the year 2007.
One of London Business Guide`s well known effective initiatives has been the annual publication of the Turkish Business Directory UK-EU, (ISSN 1755-0130), which provides a platform at all levels of business for Turkish Minority Enterprises in the UK. The Directory provides advice on how to set up a business in the UK; information on business networking services; includes profiles of successful business people in the UK and EU countries and provides a Directory of 25,000 businesses and companies that want to promote themselves to the Business community. The mission of the publication is to provide a platform to all business levels of the Turkish & Minority Enterprises within the UK-EU economies. This directory is also focusing on providing a link between the potential businesses and authorities supplying high level service support. With the help of the directory, many business people will meet different agencies, which will promote & consolidate the development of minority businesses. There is a classified section allowing readers to access business contacts easily. Business sectors are represented by the diversity & impact of the Turkish Minority Enterprises that contribute to the UK- EU economies. One of the innovations in the Turkish Business Directory UK-EU is having two special sections on Business Support Services in London. The first is a feature article under the heading 'Useful Business Information' which explains the purpose and scope of the work of publicly funded business support agencies, whose services are available to employers. This feature article is accompanied by sponsorship advertorial and advertisements. The second section is a listing of business support agencies in the Yellow Pages sections of the Directory which also includes advertising and advertorial.
LBG Business Support Services provide assistance in a wide range of business activity including: