Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today set out a lockdown exit plan for England.
Working in partnership with the NHS, Bromley Council has announced the launch of a Covid-19 mass vaccination centre in the Civic Centre's Great Hall which it is hoped will be up and running by early March.
Below is the latest on the various grants for businesses in the London Borough of Bromley impacted by Covid-19.
The outgoing Further Education Commissioner,addressed staff, students and stakeholders at London South East Colleges this week - sharing his insight and experience of the sector.
London South East Colleges has today been presented with the Social Value Public Sector Leadership Award in recognition of the work it is doing to support its communities.
Orpington town centre welcomed Prime Minister Boris Johnson today as he paid a visit to the Health & Wellbeing Centre and met with NHS staff involved in the vaccination programme there.
An inspirational fundraiser from Bexley is supporting London South East Colleges' students by giving a series of motivational virtual talks.
The LRSG (open) scheme will remain open for two weeks and funding will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
On 5th February, Bromley Council hosted a live online information session to discuss the various grants schemes available to local businesses. Watch the session back here.
The team at Cabrini House, a residential home for 23 adults with learning disabilities in Orpington, is delighted that all their residents have received their first coronavirus injection.
The South East London Mayor’s Construction Academy (MCA) has launched its first prospectus - highlighting the many construction courses and learning pathways available for people to enter and progress in this expanding industry.
Tens of thousands of small businesses will receive insurance payouts covering losses from the first national lockdown, following a court ruling.
The Met Police have advised of cases of fraudulent calls and text messages offering the COVID-19 vaccination.
Following the signing of the UK – EU Trade Agreement, there are new rules for businesses which came into force on 1st January 2021 which require immediate action.
Following calls for further support, businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors are to receive a one-off grant worth up to £9,000, the Chancellor has announced.
On January 4th, the Prime Minister announced an Enlgand wide lockdown would come into force at midnight. Below is a list of businesses and venues which are required to close/may remain open in line with the latest restrictions.
To help control the spread of the virus and as part of the BID's work to create a safe and welcoming environment for residents, Orpington 1st have installed additional sanitiser stations for general pubilc use in the town centre.
Central Government is providing local authorities with funds to pay eligible businesses Local Restricion Support Grants (closed). This is a grant for businesses that pay business rates and have been told by government that they mu
The furlough scheme has been extended until the end of April 2021 with the government continuing to contribute 80% towards wages, the Chancellor has announced.
Orpington 1st BID has joined a nationwide campaign calling on the government to provide additional support for our Retail, Hospitality, and Leisure businesses. Read Orpington 1st's letter, sent last week, to Gareth Bacon MP below.
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Following Orpington 1st BID conversations with Bromley Council the licence period for the new pavement licence has been doubled, from 6 months to 12 months.
The government, in consultation with industry, has produced guidance to help ensure that employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic.