WORKERS CONDITIONS IN CONVENIENCE STORE LIKE ‘MODERN SLAVERY’ – JUDGE

A Southwark convenience store, caught employing illegal immigrant workers on six prior occasions, has finally lost its licence after a judge had described the allegations of illegal workers being employed in conditions as akin to modern slavery. When police and Southwark Trading Standards first visited the premises on 23 November 2016, a broom cupboard kitted out … Continue reading WORKERS CONDITIONS IN CONVENIENCE STORE LIKE ‘MODERN SLAVERY’ – JUDGE

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EMPLOYERS INVITED TO GET ‘DISABILITY-SAVVY’

Employers across the borough of Croydon are being asked to sign up for a free training course this month about how to attract and keep staff with disabilities. Tickets are still available for the Disability Confident training event on Wednesday 25 July and Thursday 26 July at Croydon town hall, which will give up to … Continue reading EMPLOYERS INVITED TO GET ‘DISABILITY-SAVVY’

LEWISHAM: “WE’RE HELPING LOCAL BUSINESSES GROW”

Over 120 local businesses came to a practical workshop designed to help them win more public sector contracts in the borough, worth over £100 million every year. Meet the Buyer took place on 27 June at Goldsmiths, University of London in New Cross. The event showed businesses how to look for public sector contracts and … Continue reading LEWISHAM: “WE’RE HELPING LOCAL BUSINESSES GROW”

ESTATE AGENTS FINED MORE THAN £1,800 FOR ILLEGAL WASTE DISPOSAL / BROMLEY RESIDENT FINED MORE THAN £200 FOR FLYTIPPING AT SCHOOL

ESTATE AGENTS FINED MORE THAN £1,800 FOR ILLEGAL WASTE DISPOSAL An estate agents has been fined more that £1,800 for failing to dispose of waste properly. The agents in central Croydon were ordered to pay the fine after office waste from the premises was found outside during an early morning patrol in June 2017. An … Continue reading ESTATE AGENTS FINED MORE THAN £1,800 FOR ILLEGAL WASTE DISPOSAL / BROMLEY RESIDENT FINED MORE THAN £200 FOR FLYTIPPING AT SCHOOL

LARGE FIREWORK COSTS SHOP MORE THAN £2,000 – sold to underage volunteers

A Bromley business has been heavily fined for selling fireworks to children aged 15. As part of a test purchase operation in the weeks prior to November 5 ‘firework season’, Bromley council’s Trading Standards team sent two under-age volunteers into a Bickley shop to buy fireworks. The volunteers were sold a large firework called “Neptune … Continue reading LARGE FIREWORK COSTS SHOP MORE THAN £2,000 – sold to underage volunteers

EVENTS – PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH / URBAN FOOD HEROES AT THE MARKET/ CRYSTAL PALACE BUSINESS BAGEL / CRYSTAL PALACE PARK COMMUNITY FORUM /

SATURDAY MARCH 24th URBAN FOOD HEROES AT THE MARKET Crystal Palace food market say they are honoured to be chosen as an Urban Food Hero "using food for good" in this month's Jellied Eel (part of Sustain).  Not only has the market been listed but also Patchwork Farm and its stall at the market.  Thank … Continue reading EVENTS – PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH / URBAN FOOD HEROES AT THE MARKET/ CRYSTAL PALACE BUSINESS BAGEL / CRYSTAL PALACE PARK COMMUNITY FORUM /

PENGE BUSINESSES URGED TO BACK BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT VOTE

Traders in Penge town centre are being urged to vote yes in a ballot over the future of their area.   A group of local businesses are looking to set up a Business Improvement District (BID) to provide services designed to bring more customers and more spending into the area. It will only happen if … Continue reading PENGE BUSINESSES URGED TO BACK BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT VOTE

YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT – TALK AT JOE’S BAR TONIGHT (MONDAY) ……..and LOTS more events….and one missing pussycat

YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT - TALK AT JOE'S BAR NEXT MONDAY Confused about what carbs, fats and proteins to eat? Want to know how to get more nutrients into your meals? Interested in keeping your weight and energy balanced? Want to know how to build muscle or lose fat? Then don't miss Dr Shideh … Continue reading YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT – TALK AT JOE’S BAR TONIGHT (MONDAY) ……..and LOTS more events….and one missing pussycat

TRADER ‘CHARGED’ OVER FAKE PHONE CHARGERS “These bargains could cost lives” – councillor

A Peckham trader who was found in possession of more than 600 fake iPhone charger plugs, has been given a 12 month community order, with 120 hours unpaid work and costs of £1,410 with his company being fined a further £1,500, at Camberwell Green magistrates court. The trader pleaded guilty to offences under the Electrical … Continue reading TRADER ‘CHARGED’ OVER FAKE PHONE CHARGERS “These bargains could cost lives” – councillor

BUSINESS BAGEL RETURNING IN JANUARY

So good we run it twice! (now at 7.30am and again at 10am) Next Bagel: Tue 23rd Jan 2018 £20 Buy Tickets Here Breakfast included Our mailing address is: Business Bagel Upper Norwood Library Hub 39-41 Westow Hill London SE19 1TJ