BUSINESS BAGEL / INVISIBLE PALACE / CRYSTAL PALACE TRANSITION TOWN ANNUAL MEETING

BUY TICKETS Next Bagel date: Tue 27th November at 9am Coffee Craft (at the Stanley Halls) 12A South Norwood Hill London SE25 6AB at 9am This event is £5 to attend (non-refundable) which can be redeemed in the cafe for food purchased. This helps to support the cafe. We hope to see you there... Expo Announcement! … Continue reading BUSINESS BAGEL / INVISIBLE PALACE / CRYSTAL PALACE TRANSITION TOWN ANNUAL MEETING

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LAMBETH LEISURE CENTRES GO NUTS (AND POPCORN) / BUSINESSES RECOGNISED FOR THEIR ROLE IN TACKLING OBESITY / READY STEADY GO! – NEW CLUB FOR ‘ABOVE WEIGHT’ KIDS / “ONLY ASK FOR WHAT YOU NEED – SAVE MEDICINES”

Lambeth leisure centres are switching to healthier vending machines to help combat obesity, diabetes, damage to teeth and more – at the same time as schools make healthy changes. As part of Sugar Awareness Week Lambeth council are playing its part in trying to reduce the amount sugar people in Lambeth consume. Sugar contributes to … Continue reading LAMBETH LEISURE CENTRES GO NUTS (AND POPCORN) / BUSINESSES RECOGNISED FOR THEIR ROLE IN TACKLING OBESITY / READY STEADY GO! – NEW CLUB FOR ‘ABOVE WEIGHT’ KIDS / “ONLY ASK FOR WHAT YOU NEED – SAVE MEDICINES”

MAJOR SUMMIT WILL EXPLORE CROYDON’S ECONOMIC FUTURE

More than 150 events to help promote business in Croydon have taken place over 2018, Croydon’s Year of Business. Now the borough is gearing up for a major summit to explore Croydon’s economic future. The Economic Summit at Box Park on Thursday 22 November will see guests hear from a host of special speakers. The … Continue reading MAJOR SUMMIT WILL EXPLORE CROYDON’S ECONOMIC FUTURE

BUSINESS BAGEL TOMORROW (TUESDAY)

BUY TICKETS Next Bagel date: Tue 30th October at 9am Coffee Craft (at the Stanley Halls) 12A South Norwood Hill London SE25 6AB at 9am This event is £5 to attend (non-refundable) which can be redeemed in the cafe for food purchased. This helps to support the cafe. We hope to see you there... Expo Announcement! … Continue reading BUSINESS BAGEL TOMORROW (TUESDAY)

PROPERTY COMPANIES FINED £32,000 FOR IGNORING CROYDON’S LANDLORD LICENSING SCHEME – Fire brigade alerted council after safety breaches found

Two private property companies which failed to follow Croydon council’s landlord licensing scheme have been fined a combined total of £32,000 after they appealed against their original penalties. London Fire Brigade officers (LFB) told a judge-led panel that LFB had alerted Croydon council after finding fire safety breaches at a five-storey private residential block. LFB … Continue reading PROPERTY COMPANIES FINED £32,000 FOR IGNORING CROYDON’S LANDLORD LICENSING SCHEME – Fire brigade alerted council after safety breaches found

SKIN LIGHTENERS CONTAINED MERCURY – Trader sold on eBay to council officers despite web giants ban / £9,000 FINE FOR BROMLEY BUSINESS IN SEPARATE COSMETICS CASE

A Southwark council investigation into the online sale of illegal skin lighteners have seen a Leicester businessman given a suspended prison sentence at Camberwell Green magistrates court, for repeatedly selling dangerous cosmetic products on eBay. And in a separate case a Bromley town centre business has been fined more than £9,000 following the discovery of … Continue reading SKIN LIGHTENERS CONTAINED MERCURY – Trader sold on eBay to council officers despite web giants ban / £9,000 FINE FOR BROMLEY BUSINESS IN SEPARATE COSMETICS CASE

PHARMACY FINED £8,000 AFTER SELLING RAZOR BLADES TO 15-YEAR-OLD ‘VOLUNTEER’: “Case could have been avoided” says councillor

The owners of a Croydon pharmacy have been fined £8,000 after trading standards officers caught them illegally selling razor blades to a child in an undercover 'sting'. Croydon council prosecuted the owners after a member of staff at its pharmacy in Croydon town was caught selling a packet of five Wilkinson Sword razor blades to … Continue reading PHARMACY FINED £8,000 AFTER SELLING RAZOR BLADES TO 15-YEAR-OLD ‘VOLUNTEER’: “Case could have been avoided” says councillor

ADVICE FOR LANDLORDS AT CROYDON CONFERENCE

More than 100 local landlords can get free support about keeping on top of changes in the lettings industry if they sign up for a conference being run next week by Croydon council. The Jurys Inn hotel in Wellesley Road will host the conference, which is open to both existing private landlords with properties in … Continue reading ADVICE FOR LANDLORDS AT CROYDON CONFERENCE

ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES GAIN CITY AND GUILDS QUALIFICATIONS

Residents employed to work in a boutique shop in Croydon’s Whitgift Centre have been awarded retail qualifications to help them kick start their career. The 12 participants in All About Me, an innovative four-week employability programme for adults with disabilities and learning difficulties, have now all gained a level one City & Guilds retail qualification, … Continue reading ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES GAIN CITY AND GUILDS QUALIFICATIONS

GROUNDBREAKING EMPLOYMENT ACADEMY FOR DISABLED WANNABE ENTREPRENEURS RETURNS

A course which helps disabled entrepreneurs launch their own businesses is calling for new recruits. The Self-Supported Employment Academy (SSEA) is now in its second year of giving two months’ coaching on everything from finance and marketing to business planning to adults with a range of disabilities, from autism to physical, sensory and mental health … Continue reading GROUNDBREAKING EMPLOYMENT ACADEMY FOR DISABLED WANNABE ENTREPRENEURS RETURNS