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

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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?

"CHANGE YOUR MENUS" CALL TO FAST FOOD OUTLETS" AS CROYDON'S FOOD FLAGSHIP PROGRAMME HAILED A SUCCESS

"CHANGE YOUR MENUS" CALL TO FAST FOOD OUTLETS" AS CROYDON'S FOOD FLAGSHIP PROGRAMME HAILED A SUCCESS Calls for Croydon's fast food outlets to change their menus have been made as the borough's food flagship programme was hailed a success at a celebration event. Cllr Louisa Woodley, Croydon's cabinet member for families, health and social care, … Continue reading "CHANGE YOUR MENUS" CALL TO FAST FOOD OUTLETS" AS CROYDON'S FOOD FLAGSHIP PROGRAMME HAILED A SUCCESS

COUNCIL MAKES FIRST BUSINESS RATES RELIEF AWARD UNDER NEW SCHEME

COUNCIL MAKES FIRST BUSINESS RATES RELIEF AWARD UNDER NEW SCHEME The first award of business rates relief under a new scheme set up to help support Croydon businesses in the borough has been made by Croydon council. MyPTStudio based in St George’s Walk, is the first business in Croydon to successfully apply for business rates … Continue reading COUNCIL MAKES FIRST BUSINESS RATES RELIEF AWARD UNDER NEW SCHEME

INTERACTIVE TECH DESIGN COMPETITION LAUNCHED BY CROYDON

INTERACTIVE TECH DESIGN COMPETITION LAUNCHED BY CROYDON AND ARCHITECTS’ JOURNAL / ADVICE PORTAL FOR CROYDON'S 13 TO 19 AGE GROUP GETS 'MAKEOVER'   A competition to find an innovative piece of new technology that will enhance the experience of those visiting Croydon town centre has been launched by Croydon council. The council has partnered with … Continue reading INTERACTIVE TECH DESIGN COMPETITION LAUNCHED BY CROYDON