Over 150,000 businesses from across the UK are urging the Government to act on spiralling energy costs which are proving more detrimental than the pandemic. #BusinessSOS Fitzrovia The #BusinessSOS campaign warns of mass closure and redundancies if immediate and effective action isn’t taken – the true situation that Britain faces today. The newly formed #BusinessSOS […]

Upcoming strikes – Travel and post

Rail strike dates Saturday 1 OctoberWednesday 5 OctoberSaturday 8 OctoberRead more Post Office strike dates Friday 30 SeptemberSaturday 1 OctoberRead more Bus strike date Tuesday 4 OctoberNorth London Arriva services likely to be affected See what routes could be affected ——

Government’s response to call for hospitality visa scheme

The government has responded to the petition that has been shared calling for temporary 2 year visas for EU hospitality workers to support UK smaller businesses. The response from government is that there is currently ‘no plan’ to issue these specialist visas, and instead recommended investing in and developing the UK’s domestic labour force, and […]

West End Project September 2022

Gordon Square transformation consultation Have your say on the proposed plans to transform Gordon Square north outside the UCL Institute of Archaeology. The consultation closes on 4 October 2022. See the plans Share your views

Santander bikes and app to be upgraded for intro of e-bikes

For the introduction of E-bikes to Santander Cycle hire scheme and changes to their fares santander bikes will be temporarily out of action. To enable these changes, TfL are upgrading the hire system and its supporting app and website over this weekend.This means Santander Cycles will be temporarily closed to all users, from 8pm on […]

TfL secures funding of £3.5bn

The future of TfL is looking more bright and certain. This week a settlement agreement was decided on between the government and TfL, supporting nearly £3.6 billion of projects. This also includes upfront funding of just uner £1.2bn. It will ensure the network is not only protected against potential lost revenue caused by uncertainty of […]

Springboard webinar: The impact of hybrid working on towns and cities

Wednesday 7 September 2022, 2pm – 3pm Featuring our Chief Operating Officer Lee Lyons as a guest speaker Springboard’s upcoming webinar will explore the latest footfall and market trends as hybrid working becomes more established nationally. Marketing & Insights Director, Diane Wehrle, will examine footfall trends across the UK and take a closer look at […]

Companies House to introduce new WebFiling account

The new WebFiling account will have more functionality with improved security features for companies, and is the first step in creating a single sign-in across all Companies House services. Once you’ve linked your company to your account, you will not need to enter your authentication code every time you file online, and if you have […]

Bus strikes this Bank Holiday weekend

Sunday 28 and Monday 29 August Bus strikes have been announced that will affect West and Southwest London over the busy August Bank Holiday, affecting Notting Hill Carnival and other Capital festivities. Some bus routes will be impacted from from 05:00 on Sunday 28 August, all day on Monday 29 August and through to 06:00 […]