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What does sustainability mean for business?

On 26th April a briefing talk was given at the Chamber breakfast meeting on the importance of businesses incorporating  more environmentally positive practices in their businesses. Regardless of size every business should be thinking about how they can improve their environmentally sustainable credentials.  This is becoming a critical success factor and key to the long […]

Eggsellent result for Chamber

Eight-six Easter eggs and £53.50 – enough for another 53 eggs – were donated at our March breakfast meeting to the appeal to bring Easter joy to Newham children in family difficulties. In the 2017 inaugural year, 72 eggs and no money were donated. Kevin Jenkins, OBE, founder of appeal organisers Ambition, Aspire, Achieve, says […]

Elizabeth Line progress

Work on the Elizabeth Line (Crossrail 1) at Pudding Lane, Stratford, has been completed. It involved track work allowing trains to enter and exit new tunnels from the existing railway. Upgraded overhead lines, signals and track have been completed at Gidea Park to enable the 200m-long Elizabeth Line trains to use sidings. There are talks […]

Discount club grows

Member-to-member discounts on services have been boosted with Holiday Inn Express London – Excel, Dockside Road, E16 offering 10% off hotel bookings and meeting/function rooms. Other member discounts available: Aardra Systems water-saving device – 25% discount; Holiday Inn London – Stratford City – 20% discount on food and drinks; Alan Patient & Co. chartered accountants  […]

Business Park deadline set

The first phase of the huge Chinese business park alongside the Royal Albert Dock will be completed in March next year (2019), it has been announced by developers ABP London. This will include commercial offices, retail outlets and housing. When the whole scheme is completed in 2028 it will be the biggest business park in […]

Records for London City

London City airport is smashing passenger targets. Last Thursday (March 22nd) recorded its best-ever day with 18,607 people boarding flights. In the week to Sunday, March 25th, a record 101,336 passengers departed from or arrived at the Silver town airport on 1,525 flights – 2% higher user numbers than the previous record in 2016. British […]