LEASE AN ELECTRIC VAN – FROM CROYDON COUNCIL

LEASE AN ELECTRIC VAN - FROM CROYDON COUNCIL Croydon council are urging local firms to lease a cut-price electric van as part of a push to improve the borough’s air quality. From October 2017 until 2020, companies in the borough can lease a 100 per cent electric van for up to a year. The hire … Continue reading LEASE AN ELECTRIC VAN – FROM CROYDON COUNCIL

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CROYDON BUSINESS MONTH LAUNCHES NEXT WEEK

CROYDON BUSINESS MONTH LAUNCHES NEXT WEEK A programme of events that aims to support and help develop Croydon businesses is to take place throughout October as part of the first Croydon Business Month. More than 40 free events have been organised by the council and its partners to take place around the borough, offering tips … Continue reading CROYDON BUSINESS MONTH LAUNCHES NEXT WEEK

ACTION PLAN FOR CROYDON'S SMALL BUSINESSES  

ACTION PLAN FOR CROYDON'S SMALL BUSINESSES   Croydon’s Small Business Commission have presented the findings of their investigation and recommended actions to boost the growth and success of local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). More than 100 businesses attended the event at the council’s Braithwaite Hall, where commissioners detailed the findings of their assessment of … Continue reading ACTION PLAN FOR CROYDON'S SMALL BUSINESSES  

SMALL BUSINESS REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS

SMALL BUSINESS REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS Among the recommendations: EMPLOYMENT AND SKILLS: Promote the services of Croydon Works· and other key employment support stakeholders. Map future skills needs and provision within the borough. Increase opportunities to showcase industries by enabling work experience placements and apprenticeships and upskill residents creating socio-economic value. Investigate targeted interventions to· support hard … Continue reading SMALL BUSINESS REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS

MORE CASES OF UNLICENSED WASTE CARRIERS DUMPING RUBBISH

MORE CASES OF UNLICENSED WASTE CARRIERS DUMPING RUBBISH Two more cases of businesses being fined after using unlicensed waste carriers have been reported by Bromley council. Waste from refurbishment of a Coney Hall, Hayes restaurant was fly-tipped in Skibbs Lane, Chelsfield by an illegal waste removal operator. The restaurant owner pleaded guilty at Bromley magistrates … Continue reading MORE CASES OF UNLICENSED WASTE CARRIERS DUMPING RUBBISH

BOGUS COUNCIL OFFICIAL ROASTS CHEF WITH COOKED-UP STORY / HOW TO HIT BACK AT TAX FRAUD PHONE CALLS / TRADERS WARNED TO DISPOSE OF WASTE CAREFULLY

BOGUS COUNCIL OFFICIAL ROASTS CHEF WITH COOKED-UP STORY / HOW TO HIT BACK AT TAX FRAUD PHONE CALLS / TRADERS WARNED TO DISPOSE OF WASTE CAREFULLY A man claiming to be a council official has conned a Croydon restaurant out of £280 after weaving a plausible story of an outstanding debt and a steep fine … Continue reading BOGUS COUNCIL OFFICIAL ROASTS CHEF WITH COOKED-UP STORY / HOW TO HIT BACK AT TAX FRAUD PHONE CALLS / TRADERS WARNED TO DISPOSE OF WASTE CAREFULLY

CRYSTAL PALACE FC HOSTING BUSINESS WORKSHOP ON SAFEGUARDING KIDS AND VULNERABLE ADULTS

CRYSTAL PALACE FC HOSTING BUSINESS WORKSHOP ON SAFEGUARDING KIDS AND VULNERABLE ADULTS Crystal Palace Football Club is putting its weight behind a drive to encourage local organisations to keep children and vulnerable adults in Croydon safe from harm or abuse. Teaming up with Croydon’s multi-agency adults’ and children’s safeguarding boards and Croydon Council, the club … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE FC HOSTING BUSINESS WORKSHOP ON SAFEGUARDING KIDS AND VULNERABLE ADULTS

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ISSUE 'BOYCOTT SAINSBURY'S' CALL OVER PARKING

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ISSUE 'BOYCOTT SAINSBURY'S' CALL OVER PARKING Crystal Palace and Norwood Chamber of Commerce are calling for a boycott of Sainsbury's store on Westow Street over the introduction of new restrictions which limit free parking in the outside former public car park to just two hours. Many traders have reported a significant reduction … Continue reading CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ISSUE 'BOYCOTT SAINSBURY'S' CALL OVER PARKING

TIME CALLED ON TRIANGLE RUBBISH

TIME CALLED ON TRIANGLE RUBBISH Restrictions on times bags of rubbish can be left on pavements in Church Road, Westow Street and Westow Hill on the Triangle are set to be introduced by Croydon council from May 1st. The initiative, which involves restricting the time of day that residents and businesses are allowed to leave … Continue reading TIME CALLED ON TRIANGLE RUBBISH

WANT TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE ON NATIONAL CITIZEN PROGRAMMES?

WANT TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE ON NATIONAL CITIZEN PROGRAMMES? / SMALL CROYDON FIRMS INVITED TO MEET CONSTRUCTION AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT BUYERS Support workers, mentors and leaders are being sought to work with young people from Croydon on this year’s round of National Citizen Service (NCS) programmes. As well as recruiting staff, applications are also open for … Continue reading WANT TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE ON NATIONAL CITIZEN PROGRAMMES?