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June 2019

Diaspora Experience Free Information Session

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Diaspora Experience programme session will provide information on volunteering needs and opportunities in Africa. It will help you identify areas of support that you can give by utilising your own expertise! Learn more about the experiences and opportunities on the continent during this event, that you can participate in this year! Who should attend: Those interested in volunteering opportunities in Africa Come and find out about the Diaspora Experience programme as a whole register to attend here

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ABC Webinar: Men, Business and Wellbeing

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for our webinar which will be focused on Men, Business and Wellbeing. We will be covering: The challenges faced by men in business, and ways to overcome these Advice for managing responsibilities and expectations of self The importance of taking care of your mental health and where to go for support and guidance The speakers will include Nii Odartei Evans of the BBC and Yann W. Tanoé of SunBird Journal Publishing.

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ABC Legal Clinic – For Members

June 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The ABC Legal Clinics provide ABC Members access to an exclusive series of Clinics with experienced lawyers from the internationally-renowned law firm, Morrison and Foerster LLP. The Clinics are an opportunity to have a one-to-one consultation with a specialist lawyer in your area of work, who will provide pro-bono advice and guidance on any legal concerns or queries you may have. This could cover a range of topic areas including contracts, employment, tax, IP and business structure. ABC members are…

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ABC Legal Seminar- Business Structures and Conflict Resolution

June 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This seminar will give you insight into what you need to know and do legally for your business in relation to business structures and conflict resolution including: Types of business organisation, sole trader, partnership, company, charitable status Avenues for conflict and dispute resolution This free seminar is a vital session providing information on key legal areas of interest no matter what stage your organisation is at. It will help you identify areas of support that you didn’t know you needed! Hosted by…

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July 2019

AFFORD Learn and Lunch with Denise Rawls

July 3 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

According to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) late payments, over 30 days, cost the UK economy over £2.5 billion every year and result in over 50,000 businesses going under. Freelancers make up over 15% of the UK workforce and the impact of late payments means entrepreneurs are at regular at risk of losing their homes, their relationships and struggling with their mental health. Sometimes, although unhelpful, the reason for a late payment is understandable, a late payment in the chain impacts…

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ABC Legal Seminar-Legal Tax and Intellectual Property

July 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This free seminar will give you insight into what you need to know and do legally for your business in relation to tax and intellectual property. This session will provide information on key legal areas of interest no matter what stage your organisation is at. It will help you identify areas of support that you didn’t know you need! Hosted by The AFFORD Business Club (ABC) in partnership with Morrison & Foerster LLP, an international law firm. Who should attend? Business…

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ABC Legal Clinics

July 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Morrison & Foerster LLP, 1 Ropemaker Street
London, EC2Y 9AW United Kingdom
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The ABC Legal Clinics provide ABC Members access to an exclusive series of Clinics with experienced lawyers from the internationally-renowned law firm, Morrison and Foerster LLP. The Clinics are an opportunity to have a one-to-one consultation with a specialist lawyer in your area of work, who will provide pro-bono advice and guidance on any legal concerns or queries you may have. This could cover a range of topic areas including contracts, employment, tax, IP and business structure. ABC members are…

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Advance your Skills with an African Language

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
AFFORD, Rich Mix Building, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road
London, E1 6LA United Kingdom
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At AFFORD we recognise that the young generation of diaspora Africans wish to give back and connect with Africa in new ways outside of remittance giving. They wish to know how to tap into the emerging opportunities of a fast moving, rapidly changing continent with language being a key way to do so. Diaspora Experience will be holding a session on learning African languages to explore the growing interest in African languages for business, career progression, for enhancing cultural experience…

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August 2019

Ghana Trade Missions: Fashion Sourcing Trip and Exploring Opportunities

August 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AFFORD, Rich Mix Building, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road
London, E1 6LA United Kingdom
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The ABC is partnering with Africa Fashion Guide and will be heading to Ghana on 28th October 2019 for 5 days to look at sourcing partners, manufacturing and exploring opportunities. We are holding a briefing event for you to find out more about the mission and learn about all of the possibilities it could hold for you and your business! More info here

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September 2019

ABC Webinar: What investors are looking for with Christelle Kupa & Rubelyn Alcantara from Uhusiano Capital (UK)

September 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join  Christelle Kupa and Rubelyn Alcantra of Uhusiano Capital who will : Their experience of running an Investment Fund What they look for from entrepreneurs as investors Their thoughts on what diaspora entrepreneurs should be focused on in terms of business in Africa Tips for entrepreneurs seeking investment This webinar is free to attend register here About the speakers Christelle Kupa is a sustainable finance expert and global impact investor with experience spanning international finance & banking, sustainable investing and…

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