Lambeth bags award for supporting startups

Lambeth has been crowned joint winner for Best Programme of Support for Small Businesses at the annual Small Business Friendly Awards, alongside Sutton. The awards ceremony, now in its fourth year, took place on Thursday March 30 at the Kingsway Hall Hotel in Holborn. It seeks to recognise the work done by London boroughs which helps to nurture and grow local small businesses. Cllr Jack Hopkins, … Continue reading Lambeth bags award for supporting startups

12 years after Jamie Oliver’s junk food crusade, have colleges missed out on healthy food provisions?

Over a decade after Jamie Oliver’s campaign against junk food, the government is continuing to tackle an obesity ‘epidemic’ in schools – but is enough being done to tackle poor quality food in colleges? Fatty foods over the counter, vending machines and fast-food premises setting up nearby colleges continue to put pressure on the institutions to promote quality food. And education secretary Justine Greening’s plans … Continue reading 12 years after Jamie Oliver’s junk food crusade, have colleges missed out on healthy food provisions?

Full Length Interview with Poetic Unity: With Ragz-CV, Storm & Ismael

Poetic Unity is a registered charity that encourages the unification, education and personal development of young people through the art of poetry and spoken word. I spoke with the founder of Poetic Unity, Ragz-CV and two individuals involved with Poetic Unity Storm and Ismael. Here’s the full Interview: Part 1 Full Length Poetic Unity Interview https://t.co/KIzoXDHiLJ via @voxradiolambeth — John Turner (@Turner_official) April 1, 2017 Part … Continue reading Full Length Interview with Poetic Unity: With Ragz-CV, Storm & Ismael

Government cuts have hit all London councils hard, and youth services have been put on the chopping block across our city as a result.

Sadiq Khan, London Mayor, questioned by London Assembly Members on his Final  Budget 2017/18. Cuts made to youth services in London. The London Assembly has an essential role in the cities government, holding the Mayor to account and investigating matters of interest to Londoners. London Assembly examines the Mayor’s progress in key areas.   One of the most significant cuts made was to youth services. Liberal Democrat … Continue reading Government cuts have hit all London councils hard, and youth services have been put on the chopping block across our city as a result.

Peugeot and Citroen owner Groupe PSA to acquire Vauxhall and Opel after confirming a €2.2 billion agreement from General Motors Europe

Peugeot buys Vauxhall, becoming the French car giant’s first major acquisition since acquiring Chrysler Europe. Potential job losses could happen once the acquisition is finalised. Production of several car models from Vauxhall and Opel will remain unaffected. There have been fears of Vauxhall leaving the UK following after Brexit. Groupe PSA, or better known as PSA Peugeot Citroen, has confirmed that they have agreed to … Continue reading Peugeot and Citroen owner Groupe PSA to acquire Vauxhall and Opel after confirming a €2.2 billion agreement from General Motors Europe

Mayor of London warns London business owners of £900 million business rate hike as a result of the revaluation of funds to the equivalent tax cut for the rest of the Country.

  London Assembly (Mayor’s Question Time) at the Chamber, City Hall London Mayor and other leading business firms write to Chancellor the Exchequer Philip Hammond, urging him to protect businesses from increases. London Business facing 45 per cent rise in rate in their bills this April and 7,500 businesses are expected to close down. Business rates are a property tax set by the Government based … Continue reading Mayor of London warns London business owners of £900 million business rate hike as a result of the revaluation of funds to the equivalent tax cut for the rest of the Country.

The government call for the most ambitious education rebirth ever since A-level was introduced and funding is set to increase for training of 16-19 years old by 50%.

Chancellor Philip Hammond has expressed his thought on the Andrew Marr Show that the UK needs to dwell more in training and up skilled job is to enhance the future of the young people. Technical skills and Education had been neglected for too long says: by the Association of College chief executive David Hughes. This £500m will boost for the raising the quality and status of workplace … Continue reading The government call for the most ambitious education rebirth ever since A-level was introduced and funding is set to increase for training of 16-19 years old by 50%.