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Haberdashers Competition


The Competition is a partnership between University of East London Enterprise and the Haberdashers' Livery Company aimed to give businesses owned by UEL students and graduates a financial boost to encourage growth.

About the competition

Take your business to new heights

Haberdashers' Competition is a partnership between University of East London Enterprise and the Haberdashers' Livery Company. The competition awards grants and support to commercial businesses of UEL students and graduates to help them grow. Businesses that are successful in the selection process are invited to a series of workshops on a wide range of topics including Intellectual Property and Finance.

The Haberdashers' competition is open to businesses owned by a UEL student or graduate (graduated 2013 or later), and is at least one of the following: 
-  Registered with HRMC
-  A limited company registered with Companies House
-  Have commenced trading with a business bank account

Who are Haberdashers'

The Haberdashers' Company has been running schools for over 400 years and today help to educate 12,000 children across their 18 schools. On top of this, they help other students through bursaries and grants. UEL's partnership with Haberdashers stretches back multiple years and has awarded over 100 students and alumni with business funding.

2016 Award Winners

Seasons Handmade Ltd

Daniela Stan
BSc Psychology

Seasons Handmade Ltd produce
hand-made organic soaps creating a range that is paraben, SLS free and earth and

Ashiyana Care Ltd

Farooq Mirza
MBA Healthcare Management

Ashiyana Care Ltd is a healthcare and recruitment agency actively supplying trained care assistants to HomeCare Bromley. The company aims to expand it’s operation to other corporate healthcare clients.

Blooming Survivors

Dr. Mary Lodato
Doctor of Philosophy

Blooming Survivors aims to support and provide workshops primarily to London based survivors of childhood institutional abuse. The business enables clients to gain personal insight and encourage healing through creative expression.

Dinobyte Ltd

Louise Leolin & Christian Lovdal
Interactive Media Design

Dinobyte Ltd are a multimedia company working across a range of interactive medias and online content focusing on user experience.

The Assembly

Kate Joseph
Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy

The Assembly plans to bring a disused toilet block back into use by converting it into a much needed affordable drinks and food venue for the local community. The space will also offer specialist services such as CV writing and community development.

Dandelion Acupuncture Practice

Nasila Nusrat Rehman
BSc Acupuncture

Dandelion Acupuncture Practice offers a health and wellbeing oasis based in Holborn providing traditional Bijou practice through massage, acupuncture and Chinese relief methods.

Impact Coaching & Consultancy Ltd

Grace-Lesley Graham
MSc Coaching

Impact Coaching & Consultancy Ltd provide informative sessions to women who aspire to become strong and assertive leaders alongside personality tests with emotional intelligence coaching.