Croydon Council is to temporarily waive the fee required for sports clubs, personal trainers and businesses to run exercise sessions in parks, in light of Covid-19 government restrictions.
Croydon businesses who have fallen through gaps in government support will be able to claim up to £10,000 to help recover from the impact of coronavirus under a new scheme launched by the council.
Croydon Council has signed a landmark open-access, non-exclusive scheme that works with all phone providers to give customers better and faster 4G coverage and follows government best practice.
Businesses across Croydon – including pubs, restaurants and hairdressers – are preparing to welcome back customers from tomorrow (Saturday) for the first time since March with the council providing advice and support to help them reopen as safely as possible.
One of London’s leading universities has taken the next step in its bid for a new town centre campus in Croydon for students of health and social care, business and finance.
Small and medium-sized Croydon companies wanting apprentices can bid for a share of £200,000 from Friday under the council’s long-term drive to get more young people into work.
Croydon has been named as one of the top digital destinations in the country with thousands of new tech start-ups making the borough their home.
Croydon businesses impacted by the coronavirus that have yet to receive any financial support will be able to apply to the council for a one off grant payment of up to £5,000.
More stallholders will reopen at Croydon’s historic Surrey Street market and at locations across the borough starting from next week as the government eases some Covid-19 business restrictions.
Croydon Council has called on government to provide local authorities with additional funding so they can better support businesses through the Covid-19 pandemic.