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21/07/2020 in angel.london COVID-19 Safer

‘COVID-19 Secure’ Guidance for gyms and leisure facilities by UK Active

21 July 2020 – Last week the Prime Minister announced that the Govt intended to allow indoor gyms and sports facilities in England to re-open from Saturday 25 July. In line with last week’s announcement, the Govt published top-line guidance for…

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31/07/2020 in angel.london Food & Drink Stronger Uncategorised

‘Eat Out to Help Out’ venues in the Angel 😋😋😋

31 July – The ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ Scheme starts on Monday 3 August and businesses across the Angel have registered to take part. From authentic Spanish flavours at Meson Callejon to top quality Japanese dining at Zen Mondo,…

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19/07/2019 in angel.london Business Cleaner Environment Transport Uncategorised

Advance Notice: Closure of Chapel Market – Monday 5 August

To facilitate resurfacing works and repainting of market stall pitches, Chapel Market (from the junction of Liverpool Road to Penton Street) will be closed to all vehicles on Monday 5 August. The road closure will be in place from 07.00hrs…

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15/07/2019 in Council Environment Transport Uncategorised

Advance Notice: Closure of Liverpool Road – Mon 21 and Tues 22 July

To facilitate the installation of a new mains water connection, on Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd July Liverpool Road will be closed between the junction of Chapel Market and Tolpuddle Street. Traffic diversions will be in place during the closure period.

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13/07/2018 in angel.london Business Entertainment Events Shopping Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Angel Central. Summer events on the lawn!

Our friends at Angel Central are all ready for the summer holidays with its lawn in place complete with super-duper branded deckchairs!  The lawn will also be the location for a whole range of performers over the summer holiday period…

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09/11/2018 in angel.london Brighter Business Entertainment Events Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Angel Day (inc. Christmas lights switch-on): Saturday 17 November!

The Angel is set to sparkle on Saturday 17th November as our annual Angel Day will be taking place. A range of music and entertainment  will be taking place throughout the afternoon around the Angel including Angel Central, Upper Street,…

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22/11/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Brighter Events Older people Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Angel Day 2018 a big success

The Angel came alive last Saturday (17 November) for our second Angel Day and the Christmas lights switch-on. The day saw record numbers of people come to the town centre to enjoy activities and entertainment with footfall monitors across the…

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30/07/2019 in angel.london Brighter Business Design Centre Environment Events Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Angel to go ‘full bloom’ for the Floral Art & Design Show in August

The Angel is set to get even more ‘blooming marvellous’ in the coming weeks as shops and restaurants along Islington High Street and Camden Passage will be dressed in incredible floral creations. The displays are being done in conjunction with…

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21/05/2019 in angel.london Brighter Shopping Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Bunting is back for the summer and baskets are on their way

We are delighted to have once again added a bit of extra colour to the Angel by installing bunting throughout Camden Passage for the summer months. In addition to having bunting in Camden Passage, we are pleased to have worked with Islington…

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17/04/2018 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment Stronger Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Cultural Performances in Angel: May 2018

Spring has sprung and our arts and cultural venues are celebrating with a range of shows that will no doubt have visitors flocking to Angel throughout May 2018. Check out performances that cover everything from breakdancing to puppetry and drama…

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24/09/2018 in angel.london Brighter Business Stronger Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Directing the way with new signage outside Angel tube station

At angel.london we’re always looking for ways to support our businesses and one thing we want to ensure is that visitors to the Angel get to where they want to go. To assist this, we have added directional signage to…

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25/11/2019 in angel.london Brighter Christmas Entertainment Events Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Festive shows and events in the Angel

The festive season brings an abundance of shows, events and performances to the Angel.  Below is just a selection of what’s on offer over the coming month! CHAPEL MARKET Saturday 30 November – Chapel Market Christmas Cracker! To celebrate the…

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02/07/2019 in angel.london Brighter Business Business Design Centre Events Stronger Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Floral Art & Design Show set to make the Angel bloom this August

The National Association of Flower Arranging Societies (NAFAS) is bringing its huge annual Floral Art & Design Show to the Business Design Centre this summer. Running from the 8– 10 August (with a preview evening on 7 August), the show will…

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09/04/2018 in Brighter Business Food & Drink Shopping Stronger Theatre Transport Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Free copies of ‘This is Angel’ Guide still available

Do you have customers to your business who don’t know all the delights of Angel?  Well, to help you help them, there are still FREE copies of the ‘This is Angel’ pocket sized guide available for businesses. The handy guide,…

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02/07/2019 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment Environment Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Free LGBT History walks (and more) in Islington

As part of the ‘Islington Pride’ project, the wonderful Islington Guided Walks organisation is holding a number of FREE walking tours of different parts of Islington, uncovering the LGBT history of each of the areas. The walks commence at 11am…

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19/10/2018 in Brighter Charity Entertainment Events Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – FUNDRAISING GUIDED WALK AROUND ANGEL: SUNDAY 21 OCTOBER

Looking to discover more about the Angel’s past?  Well, get your walking shoes on and join a special guided walk around the area and support the Mayor of Islington’s Charities at the same time! This year Clerkenwell & Islington Guides’…

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16/05/2018 in angel.london Awards Brighter Stronger Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Help Angel win Gold at London in Bloom 2018!

We all want to be winners don’t we?   Well, all of us in Angel have the opportunity to bring ‘Gold’ to Angel by winning the much coveted Business Improvement District category at the 2018 ‘London in Bloom’ Awards. London…

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28/06/2018 in angel.london Brighter Council Environment Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Helping biodiversity bloom in Angel!

We are delighted to have worked with Islington Council and RBS to replant the central courtyard garden of the RBS building on Upper Street.  We joined the Council’s Open Spaces team and staff from RBS to do a bit of…

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02/12/2019 in angel.london Brighter Events Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Islington Menorah Lighting: Sunday 22 Dec – 5pm to 7pm. Islington Green

To celebrate the first night of Chanukah, the Jewish festival of lights, over 1,000 people are expected to come to the Angel on Sunday (22 December) to see the lighting of the Menorah on Islington Green. Visitors can witness the ceremony of unveiling…

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03/04/2018 in angel.london Architecture Brighter Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – New artwork outside the Business Design Centre

Has anyone else spotted this great new addition to the forecourt of the Business Design Centre? Well, in case you are wondering its actually a piece of work by British artist Adam Bridgland. Adam graduated from the Royal College of…

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23/09/2019 in angel.london Brighter Events Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – October shows and events in the Angel

October brings an abundance of shows, events and performances to the Angel.  Below is just a selection of what our cultural venues have to offer over the coming month including the spooky London Horror Festival at The Old Red Lion…

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25/09/2018 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment Events Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Shows and Performance in Angel: October 2018

The wonderful arts and cultural venues in the Angel will be hosting a wide range of shows through October.  Check out what’s coming up next month including the spine-tingling London Horror Festival at the Old Red Lion Theatre! OLD RED…

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16/05/2018 in angel.london Brighter Business Entertainment Stronger Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Shows and performances across Angel in June 2018

With summer now just around the corner our arts and cultural venues will be hosting a wide range of shows bringing visitors to Angel throughout June.  Check out what’s coming up next month:   OLD RED LION THEATRE – www.oldredliontheatre.co.uk/theatre.html Until…

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20/03/2019 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment Events Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Shows and Performances in the Angel: April 2019

The wonderful arts and cultural venues in the Angel will be hosting a wide range of shows over the coming month. Check out below for a selection of what’s coming up in April 2019.   SADLER’S WELLS – www.sadlerswells.com 4…

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23/11/2018 in Brighter Entertainment Events Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Shows and performances in the Angel: Dec 2018 / Jan 2019

The wonderful arts and cultural venues in the Angel will be hosting a wide range of shows through the festive season.  Check out what’s coming up in the next month or so, including the return of Simon Russell Beale to…

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25/01/2019 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment Events Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Shows and performances in the Angel: Feb 2019

The wonderful arts and cultural venues in the Angel will be hosting a wide range of shows over the coming month. Check out what’s coming up in February 2019. OLD RED LION THEATRE – www.oldredliontheatre.co.uk/theatre.html 3 – 9 February  …

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15/05/2019 in Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Shows and performances in the Angel: June 2019

Whatever month of the year, the Angel abounds with a variety of shows and performances to tickle the tastebuds of those who love a cultural fix.  Here’s a selection of what’s going on in June 2019.   OLD RED LION…

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28/02/2019 in angel.london Brighter Events Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Shows and performances in the Angel: March 2019

The wonderful arts and cultural venues in the Angel will be hosting a wide range of shows over the coming month. Check out what’s coming up in March 2019.   KING’S HEAD THEATRE – www.kingsheadtheatre.com Until 9 March      …

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11/04/2019 in angel.london Entertainment Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Shows and Performances in the Angel! May 2019

The wonderful arts and cultural venues in the Angel will be hosting a wide range of shows over the coming month. Check out below for a selection of what’s on…   ALMEIDA – www.almeida.co.uk Until 1 June – Three Sisters…

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29/05/2018 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment Events Shopping Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Summer lawn returns to Angel Central

As the weather warms up, our friends at Angel Central are getting ready for summer with the installation of their lovely summer lawn.   The lawn, and its super-duper branded deckchairs, offers a great place to relax in the summer…

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23/03/2018 in Brighter Entertainment Theatre

BRIGHTER – Theatre & Dance Performances in Angel : April 2018

We all know that Angel is perfect for a cultured evening and as such our theatres and performance venues bring thousands of visitors to our area each month.   To make sure you are ‘in the know’, here’s a summary…

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17/07/2019 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment Events Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – What’s on in the Angel this August

August brings an abundance of shows, events and performances to the Angel.  Below is just a selection of what our cultural venues have to offer over the coming month…   KING’S HEAD THEATRE – www.kingsheadtheatre.com Until 24 August – Southern…

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20/06/2019 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment Events Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – What’s on in the Angel: July 2019

Whatever month of the year, the Angel abounds with a variety of shows and performances to tickle the tastebuds of those who love a cultural fix.  Here’s a selection of what’s going on in July 2019.   OLD RED LION…

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Colourful Bike-rack Planters in Angel
21/03/2018 in angel.london Brighter

BRIGHTER – Bikes & Blooms go hand in hand in Angel!

OK, so we may have had the ‘Beast from the East’ Parts 1 & 2 in March, but we can see the joys of spring everyday in Angel with the installation of more of our popular, useful (and if we…

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22/03/2018 in angel.london Brighter Council

BRIGHTER – Islington in Bloom sponsorship opportunities available

Do you love everything floral as much as we do? Islington in Bloom is a local horticultural competition open to anyone in the borough to enter, managed by Islington Council. There are a variety of awards, from Best Children’s Planting…

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20/08/2019 in angel.london Brighter Business Environment Uncategorised

BRIGHTER: Adding extra colour to City Road

As part of our (never ending) mission to brighten up all parts of the Angel, earlier this summer we were delighted to increase the number of floral decorations in the BID area last month. The latest addition came with the…

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20/11/2019 in Brighter Events Food & Drink Uncategorised

BRIGHTER: Chapel Market Christmas Cracker event – Sat 30 Nov

To celebrate the start of the festive season in Chapel Market, Islington Council is organising a ‘Christmas Cracker’ event on Saturday 30 November from 12 noon to 4pm. There will be festive tunes, free hot chestnuts and even an appearance…

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24/02/2020 in Uncategorised

BRIGHTER: Events and performances in the Angel in the coming month

The next month brings an abundance of shows, events and performances to the Angel.  Below is just a selection of what’s on offer over the coming month; check out the venue websites for details…   Business Design Centre – www.businessdesigncentre.co.uk…

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21/02/2020 in Uncategorised

BRIGHTER: Invitation to preview event at the new Crafts Council Gallery – Friday 27 March, 11.30am – 2.30pm

The new Crafts Council Gallery is set to open to the public at the end of March on Pentonville Road. The Gallery will be a ‘home for craft’ and showcase objects from their national collection alongside special exhibitions. We are delighted to have partnered with the Crafts…

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21/08/2019 in angel.london Brighter Cleaner Entertainment Environment Events Safer Uncategorised

BRIGHTER: London Car Free Day: Sunday 22 September

London Car Free Day takes on Sunday 22 September and Islington is taking part with the creation of a ‘Big Play Street’. A section of St John Street between Clerkenwell Road and Charterhouse Street will be shut to through traffic and is open for…

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28/10/2019 in angel.london Brighter Events Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER: November shows in the Angel

November brings an abundance of shows, events and performances to the Angel.  Below is just a selection of what our cultural venues have to offer over the coming month.   OLD RED LION THEATRE – www.oldredliontheatre.co.uk/theatre.html 5 to 30 November…

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06/08/2018 in Uncategorised

BRIGHTER: Shows & events across Angel in September 2018

The wonderful arts and cultural venues in the Angel will be hosting a wide range of shows throughout September.  Check out what’s coming up next month:   OLD RED LION THEATRE – www.oldredliontheatre.co.uk/theatre.html 3 – 8 Sept        …

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28/01/2020 in angel.london Business Business Design Centre Entertainment Events Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER: Shows and events in the Angel in the coming month

The next month brings an abundance of shows, events and performances to the Angel.  Below is just a selection of what’s on offer over the coming month, including ‘Sampled’ the dance taster festival at Sadler’s Wells.   Business Design Centre…

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19/08/2019 in Uncategorised

BRIGHTER: Shows and performances in the Angel: September 2019

September brings an abundance of shows, events and performances to the Angel.  Below is just a selection of what our cultural venues have to offer over the coming month…   THE ALMEIDA – www.almeida.co.uk  Until 28 September – The Doctor…

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28/09/2020 in angel.london Business Design Centre COVID-19 COVID-19 Safer Stronger

Business Design Centre opens as a large-scale COVID-19 vaccination centre

The Business Design Centre has opened its doors as one of London’s large-scale COVID Vaccination Centres. The venue’s interior space has been transformed to incorporate hundreds of vaccination booths, hand-washing and hand sanitisation stations and post-injection waiting areas, all socially…

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09/09/2020 in Business Business Design Centre COVID-19 Events Stronger

BUSINESS DESIGN CENTRE UPDATE

9 Sept 2020 – A positive sign for the Angel economy is that the Business Design Centre will be hosting its first conferences and events since lockdown from next month.   The Business Design Centre gets back to its conference…

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08/09/2020 in Tfl Transport Uncategorised

Change to Red Route regulations through the Angel from 13 September

8 Sept 2020 – Following the consultation period last month, Transport for London has confirmed that from Sunday 13 September bus lanes on most of the Red Routes in London will operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The…

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26/08/2020 in angel.london Business COVID-19 Uncategorised

Changes to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in September and October

25 Aug 2020 – Updates on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Changes from 1‌‌‌ ‌September For September, the government will pay 70% of wages up to a cap of £2,187.50 for the hours an employee is on furlough. Employers will pay…

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10/05/2018 in angel.london Brighter Cleaner Transport

CLEANER – 21 June 2018, Clean Air Day in Angel

Calling all walkers, cyclists, wannabe-cyclists and anyone concerned about air pollution. Thursday 21st June is Clean Air Day and Islington Council is putting on an event in Angel to celebrate the cleaner ways to travel. Representatives will be on the…

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12/12/2018 in angel.london Cleaner Council Recycling Uncategorised

CLEANER – angel.london collection and recycling services over the Christmas period

The business waste collections and recycling services provided by angel.london will continue over the festive period. Our recycling team will be working every day over the Christmas period with the exception of Christmas Day and Boxing Day. The team will…

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23/11/2018 in angel.london Business Cleaner Environment Uncategorised

CLEANER – Cleaner Heat Cashback Scheme for Small Businesses

If you’re a small business in London and have an older, inefficient heating system you may be eligible for 30 to 40 per cent cashback when you replace it with a new, cleaner system. What are the benefits? 30 to…

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22/11/2019 in angel.london Business Christmas Cleaner Transport Uncategorised

CLEANER – Cut personal deliveries to your office this Christmas

Did you know that almost 40% of all deliveries to offices in London are now personal items? And this can reach a staggering 65% in the run up to Christmas. Every individual delivery adds to traffic congestion and pollution in London….

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16/04/2019 in angel.london Cleaner Council Uncategorised

CLEANER – Easter waste collection and recycling shedules

The business waste collection and recycling services provided by angel.london will continue over the Easter period.  The team will undertake their bespoke collection service from Monday to Friday (including Good Friday and Bank Holiday Monday). Islington Council (who collect our recycling) have…

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21/12/2018 in angel.london Business Cleaner Uncategorised

CLEANER – Free Christmas tree recycling collection service for BID levy payers

We are pleased to confirm that we will be offering a FREE Christmas tree recycling collection service for BID levy payers in the early new year. To take advantage of our FREE collection service (Islington Council normally charges £20) please…

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26/06/2018 in Uncategorised

CLEANER – New ‘Clean Air Walk’ from Kings Cross to Angel

As part of the ‘Clean Air Day’ celebrations last week, a new ‘Clean Air Walk’ between King’s Cross and Angel was launched. The walk highlights a quieter, greener (and much more pleasant!) way between the two locations; taking in White…

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16/05/2019 in Cleaner Council Environment Food & Drink Recycling Uncategorised

CLEANER – New fresh drinking water fountain on Islington Green

As part of the Mayor of London’s Drinking Fountain Fund, our very own Islington Green has got a brand new free fresh water fountain. The new fountain (although to be honest its more of a fresh water dispenser than a fountain) is…

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20/07/2018 in angel.london Brighter Cleaner Environment Transport Uncategorised

CLEANER – Now you see it, now you don’t!

Here at angel.london we love cycling as an environmentally friendly way to travel and we want to ensure that all bike users have places to lock up their bikes.  What we don’t like is when old and clearly abandoned bikes…

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16/01/2019 in angel.london Cleaner Environment Recycling Uncategorised

CLEANER – Planning a spring clean? Don’t forget our FREE recycling services

If you’re planning to have a clear-out of your office, store cupboards, or even kitchen, don’t forget that angel.london offers seven different recycling services for FREE! The ‘magnificent seven’ as we like to call them cover paper, cardboard, coffee grounds,…

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23/09/2019 in Architecture Brighter Business Cleaner Environment Stronger Uncategorised

CLEANER – Solar panels group buying scheme for businesses

Solar Together London, a group buying scheme for solar panels organised by the GLA, is open to businesses and third sector organisations looking at installations of up to 10kW in size. You can register your interest for free by 22 October, after which…

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19/04/2018 in angel.london Cleaner Recycling Uncategorised

CLEANER – The three new ‘C’s of our recycling: Coffee, Cups and Cutlery!!

The harm that disposable drinking vessels are doing to our planet is BIG news at the moment and the difficulties in recycling single-use coffee cups regularly hit the headlines.  Well, here at angel.london we are always looking at ways we…

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06/06/2018 in angel.london Cleaner Council Recycling Uncategorised

CLEANER – Working collectively to manage our collective waste!

Yesterday we hosted our monthly meeting with Islington’s waste management team.  At these vital meetings, attended by both senior managers and the on-street cleaners themselves, we  are able to discuss a whole range of matters relating to street cleanliness, rubbish…

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21/03/2018 in angel.london Cleaner Recycling

CLEANER – Easter Bank Holiday doesn’t affect our recycling services

As many businesses know angel.london offers a range of FREE recycling services from paper & cardboard to coffee grounds. Well, in case you were wondering, we can proudly confirm that the upcoming Easter Bank Holiday will NOT affect our services….

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22/03/2018 in Cleaner Council Recycling Uncategorised

CLEANER – New bins… No ifs, no butts!

Have you spotted the new bins that are on the streets around the BID area? Probably not… Well, the new bins started to be installed earlier this month and the programme of replacement will go on until June by which…

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11/05/2018 in angel.london Brighter Cleaner Council Safer Shopping Stronger

CLEANER & SAFER – Improved pedestrian paving on Liverpool Road

As well as our ‘big picture’ work, here at angel.london we’re the BID that gets the little things sorted to improve the landscape of Angel to help create the best trading environment for businesses. We’re delighted with the work that…

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22/08/2019 in angel.london Awards Business Cleaner Environment Uncategorised

CLEANER: Enter the Camden & Islington Sustainability Awards 2019

Don’t miss this opportunity to promote your sustainability achievements and help to inspire and encourage other organisations. The Camden & Islington Sustainability Awards are open to all organisations across both boroughs. There are eight categories to celebrate award winners from…

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23/01/2020 in Uncategorised

CLEANER: New eligibility and increased payments for scrappage scheme for vans and minibuses

As part of the Mayor of London’s action to tackle dirty air across the capital, a series of measures that will accelerate the move to cleaner vehicles across London has been introduced. Payments for the van scrappage scheme will double…

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22/05/2020 in angel.london COVID-19 Tfl Transport Uncategorised

COVD-19: Essential travel advice for businesses from TfL

20 May 2020 Working with our key partners we want to ensure that the Angel is ready to welcome workers and shoppers back to the town centre as the Govt. guidelines on the easing of lockdown come into place. To…

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25/03/2020 in angel.london Business Uncategorised

COVID-19 – Applications open for Small Business Grant and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant as at 25.03.20

25 March 2020 Islington Council has opened applications for the Small Business Grant Fund and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund. If you think you are eligible for the scheme, you need to download, complete and return this form: 20200325ApplicationfortheSmallBusinessGrantFundandtheRetailHospitalityandLeisureGrant0041…

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11/09/2020 in Business COVID-19 Guidance Uncategorised

COVID-19 – New measures from Monday 14 Sept. including mandatory rules for businesses

11 September – On Wednesday 9 September, The Prime Minister announced new measures in England to help stop the spread of Coronavirus. Unless where stated, the new measures will come into force from Monday 14 September.   The new ‘Rule…

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23/09/2020 in COVID-19 Safer Uncategorised

COVID-19 – PM’s statement on new restrictions, including mandatory rules for businesses

22 September – The Prime Minister has announced new measures in England to help stop the spread of Coronavirus. Businesses should ensure that they are fully conversant with the new regulations to ensure that they continue to trade legally. From Thursday…

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26/03/2020 in angel.london Uncategorised

COVID-19 Support: Furlough Letter Template and Furlough FAQs as at 26.03.20

FURLOUGH LETTER TEMPLATE FOR BUSINESSES If you are a business owner that is furloughing your staff as a result of COVID-19 it is important that you follow certain procedures to ensure you are abiding by employment law, whilst protecting yourself,…

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06/04/2020 in angel.london Uncategorised

COVID-19: Amendments to Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme announced as at 06.04.20

Last Friday (3 April 2020) the Govt. announced amendments to the Coranavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme to aid smaller businesses gain access to the scheme. Importantly, access to the scheme has been opened up to those smaller businesses who would…

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06/04/2020 in angel.london Uncategorised

COVID-19: angel.london weekly business update as at 03.04.20

03.04.20 SAFER Angel Town Centre Police Team officers are continuing to patrol the town centre, supporting businesses as required. If you, or your employees, require assistance relating to a non-emergency business crime, you can contact them on 07769 586 996….

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11/08/2020 in angel.london Business COVID-19 Uncategorised

COVID-19: Arts Council Cultural Recovery Fund

11 Aug – Applications for the Cultural Recovery Fund, administered by the Arts Council, are now being accepted. The fund will award grants of between £50,000 and £1 million to cultural organisations that were financially stable before COVID-19, but are now…

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28/04/2020 in angel.london Uncategorised

COVID-19: Bounce Back Loan Scheme for small businesses as at 28.04.20

Yesterday, 27 April 2020, the Government announced the Bounce Back Loan Scheme for small businesses to support them through financial difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic The Bounce Back Loan scheme will allow businesses to borrow between £2,000…

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24/03/2020 in angel.london Uncategorised

COVID-19: Business support website launched as at 23.03.20

Today (23 March) the Government has just launched a new website for businesses detailing all of the support packages for businesses in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The site can be accessed here: https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/coronavirus-business-support/

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01/06/2020 in angel.london Business COVID-19 Uncategorised

COVID-19: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extension and ‘flexible furloughing’

1 June Last Friday, 29 May, the Chancellor announced details of the extension and terms of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) for businesses. Tapered furlough support from 1 August From August 2020, the level of government grant provided through…

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27/03/2020 in angel.london

COVID-19: Coronavirus Self-employment Income Support Scheme as at 27.03.20

Yesterday (26 March 2020) the Chancellor announced support for the self-employed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Coronavirus Self-employment Income Protection Scheme The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will support self-employed individuals (including members of partnerships) whose income has been…

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01/04/2020 in angel.london Uncategorised

COVID-19: Directory of Business Support Helplines and Online Resources as at 01.04.20

01 April 2020 Over the last two weeks a number of helplines, online resources and mechanisms offering business advice and support in light of the COVID-19 pandemic have been launched. Below is a directory of the most relevant to the Angel’s…

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02/09/2020 in angel.london COVID-19 Guidance Uncategorised

COVID-19: Free downloadable posters to encourage hand-washing and social distancing in the workplace

2 Sept 2020 – As more people return to the workplace, it’s useful to ensure practical messaging about controlling the spread of COVID-19 is visible. A number of printable posters are available to aid this – simply click on each of…

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14/04/2020 in angel.london Uncategorised

COVID-19: Get ready for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme as at 14.04.20

14 April 2020 HMRC has published a list of things businesses can do NOW to prepare to make a claim under the Coronavirus Staff Retention Scheme To submit a claim under the Coronavirus Staff Retention Scheme businesses need to provide…

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12/05/2020 in angel.london COVID-19 Safer Uncategorised

COVID-19: Govt. guidance on how to make workplaces safe published as at 11.05.20

Yesterday, Monday 11 May, the government published guidance to help business owners ensure their workplaces are as safe as possible during the Coronavirus pandemic. The eight guides cover different types of workplace and are designed to help employers prepare for…

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22/05/2020 in angel.london COVID-19 Training Uncategorised

COVID-19: Govt. Webinars to help businesses be COVID-19 Secure

To support businesses in the safe re-opening of their workplace, the Govt is running a series of free webinars starting next week (w/c 25 May) Each webinar will cover a different type of workplace and are designed to help employers…

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18/05/2020 in angel.london Business COVID-19 Uncategorised

COVID-19: Holiday entitlement and pay during coronavirus

18 May 2020 Last Wednesday, 13 May, the Government published guidance in relation to holiday entitlement and pay for employers whose staff have been placed on furlough as part of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, or continue to work. The…

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03/08/2020 in Business COVID-19 Stronger Uncategorised

COVID-19: Mayor of London launches ‘Back to Business Fund’

03 Aug – The Mayor’s £1m Back to Business Fund will offer up to £5,000 in match funding to small and independent businesses through the Pay It Forward London crowdfunding platform. Pay It Forward London enables businesses to raise vital funds…

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26/08/2020 in Business COVID-19 Grants Uncategorised

COVID-19: New grant funding opportunity for London SMEs to access specialist support

26 Aug 2020 – The Government has confirmed plans to provide the London Growth Hub with £1.6m from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to launch a new SME Grant Fund. Eligible SMEs will have access to grants between £1,000 –…

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17/06/2020 in angel.london COVID-19 Uncategorised

COVID-19: New Guidance for Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

17 June 2020 – Last Friday the Govt published detailed Guidance for the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) for businesses from 1 July. The new online Guidance covers: Changes to the scheme and key dates that you…

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30/03/2020 in angel.london Uncategorised

COVID-19: New support for businesses as at 30.03.20

30 March 2020 The Government has announced further support for businesses in light of the COVID-19 pandemic   VAT Deferral Businesses can defer Valued Added Tax (VAT) payments due between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020. Eligibility – All…

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04/05/2020 in angel.london Uncategorised

COVID-19: Now open for applications – Bounce Back Loan Scheme for small buisnesses as at 04.05.20

The Bounce Back Loan Scheme for small businesses, to enable them to access finance more quickly during the coronavirus outbreak, is now open for applications. The Bounce Back Loan Scheme will allow businesses to borrow between £2,000 and £50,000 and…

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01/05/2020 in Uncategorised

COVID-19: Preparing your business for opening after lockdown as at 01.05.20

As the government prepares to announce its plans for restarting the economy after lockdown, it is important you start to consider the measures you will need to put in place in your business to enable safe working. The two documents…

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01/04/2020 in angel.london Uncategorised

COVID-19: Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Grant Scheme and Small Business Grant Scheme open as at 30.03.20

Islington Council is preparing to issue the first grants under the Small Business Grant Fund and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Fund Islington Council is sending letters and emails to businesses that are eligible for a grant. If you paid your…

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08/04/2020 in angel.london Uncategorised

COVID-19: Statutory Sick Pay Rebate scheme information for businesses as at 08.04.20

8 April 2020 On Friday 3 April the Govt published guidance for the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate scheme for businesses in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. This scheme will allow small and medium sized employers, with fewer than 250 employees,…

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20/04/2020 in angel.london Uncategorised

COVID-19: Step-by-step guide for employers to claim furlough

HMRC has published a ‘Step by Step’ Guide for employers on the procedures to follow make a claim for furloughed staff. The document can be downloaded here – Coronavirus_Job_Retention_Scheme_step_by_step_guide_for_employers

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02/06/2020 in Business COVID-19 Uncategorised

COVID-19: Test & Trace – Workplace Guidance as at 02 June

02 June 2020 The Government has published guidance for employers and businesses on the implementation of the NHS Test & Trace service. The document contains details regarding the responsibilities of employers in relation to this measure including the payment of…

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17/07/2020 in angel.london COVID-19

COVID-19: Update on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, including the Retention Bonus

16 July 2020 – Earlier in the year the Govt. launched the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to support employers in retaining their employees through the COVID-19 pandemic. In May the Govt. announced an extension to the scheme until the end…

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26/05/2020 in Business COVID-19 Safer Shopping Uncategorised

COVID-19: Updated guidance for shops on working safely during COVID-19.

26 May 2020 Yesterday, Monday 25 May, the Prime Minister announced that the Govt intended to allow ‘non-essential’ shops in England to re-open from Monday 15 June. The re-opening is subject to the Govt’s ‘Road Map’ conditions being met and…

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11/06/2020 in Business COVID-19 Stronger Uncategorised

Discretionary Grants Fund – Islington Council announces scheme details

10 June 2020 Islington Council has announced that the application process for businesses wishing to apply for a grant under the ‘Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund’ will open from w/c 15 June. The council has been awarded £2.8 million by…

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29/06/2020 in angel.london Business COVID-19 Uncategorised

Enhanced Guidance and Risk Assessments for Hospitality Businesses to become COVID-19 Secure

29 June 2020 – Last week the Prime Minister announced that the Govt intended to allow hospitality businesses in England to re-open from Saturday 4 July. In line with last week’s announcement, the Govt published guidance for hospitality businesses to ensure…

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11/05/2021 in angel.london Business Cleaner Council COVID-19 COVID-19 Recycling

Ensure your business is COVID-19 Secure

It is vital for businesses to ensure that they are COVID-19 Secure and adhering to the rules around NHS Test & Trace, service procedures and social distancing etc.  Hospitality venues check-in Since 29 March, every visitor to a hospitality venue is required to check-in…

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09/04/2021 in angel.london Business Cleaner Council COVID-19 Guidance

Free ‘Welcome Back’ Pack from Islington Council

Islington Council is offering all customer facing businesses a free ‘Welcome Back’ pack. The Welcome Back pack includes social distancing posters for display in your window, bright floor stickers to help you manage queuing and one way systems and additional guidance and advice that will…

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08/04/2021 in angel.london Brighter Business COVID-19 Entertainment Food & Drink Uncategorised

Get set for alfresco dining in the Angel!

Alfresco dining in the Angel is set to return from the 12 April and we’ve had reports that venues are booking up quickly for the opening weeks. So if you’re looking to book an outdoor business meeting, catch up with…

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18/10/2019 in Uncategorised

Glow in the Angel – 14 November 2019 – official poster available!

The official promotional poster for Glow in the Angel is now available to download here  – Glow_Poster_1 – Final 15.10.19 Glow in the Angel will take place between 4-8pm on Thursday 14 November and will be “an evening of entertainment, music, lights, food, free…

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11/10/2019 in angel.london Brighter Christmas Events Uncategorised

Glow in the Angel – Thursday 14 November: 4pm to 8pm

We are de-light-ed to announce that our first Glow in the Angel event will take place between 4-8pm on Thursday 14 November. Aimed at local workers, residents and visitors, Glow in the Angel will be “an evening of entertainment, music, lights, food, free…

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06/04/2021 in angel.london Business COVID-19 Grants Stronger

Islington Council confirms ‘Restart Grant’ payment procedures

Islington Council has confirmed its procedures for making ‘Restart Grant‘ payments to eligible businesses.   If you applied and were eligible for the previous Local Restrictions Support Grant you will automatically receive a Restart Grant and you should receive this payment by…

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29/03/2021 in angel.london Business Council COVID-19 Grants Stronger

Islington Council to open LRSG ‘Restart Grant’ Scheme in April

The LRSG Restart Grant scheme announced in the spring Budget will support businesses in reopening safely as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Grants will be available from early April 2021. Eligible businesses in the non-essential retail sector may be entitled to a one-off cash…

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24/06/2020 in angel.london COVID-19 Guidance Safer Uncategorised

New Govt Guidance for businesses to become ‘COVID-19 Secure’

Yesterday, Tuesday 23 June, the Prime Minister announced that certain businesses can re-open to the public from Saturday 4 July. Details of which business types can, and cannot, open from 4 July is available HERE Official Guidance for businesses to ensure…

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06/04/2021 in angel.london Business COVID-19 Food & Drink Guidance Safer

New test & trace rules for hospitality and close contact businesses when re-opening

The rules on what you need to do when a group enters your venue have changed – everyone will need to check-in, not just the ‘lead’ party member. From 12 April, it will be mandatory for hospitality and close contact businesses…

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21/09/2020 in Business COVID-19 Uncategorised

NHS Test and Trace App – QR Code Poster creation tool and guidance

21 Sept 2020 – The NHS COVID-19 ‘Test and Trace’ App will launch nationally this Thursday, 24 September. Hospitality businesses (inc. hair and beauty salons, pubs, restaurants and cinemas) can now create a unique QR Code and create posters to display…

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20/03/2020 in Angel Police Team angel.london Business COVID-19 COVID-19 Safer Stronger Uncategorised

Operational update for businesses 20.03.20

  SAFER The Angel Town Centre Police Team will continue to patrol the town centre as normal until further notice, supporting businesses as required. If you, or your employees, require assistance relating to non-emergency business crime, you can contact the…

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11/08/2020 in angel.london Business Cleaner Environment Transport Uncategorised

Register your business for free on the Clean Air Villages Directory

11 Aug 2020 – If your business offers delivery services via ultra-low emission vehicles, cargo bikes or by foot then you can register your business for free on the Clean Air Villages Directory. Managed by the Cross River Partnership (of which…

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14/07/2020 in angel.london Business Food & Drink Uncategorised

Register your business for the Govt ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ Scheme

14.07.20 – Last week the Chancellor announced that the Govt intended to support hospitality businesses through the ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ Scheme starting on the 3 August. Businesses can use the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme to offer…

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23/04/2020 in angel.london Uncategorised

Reminder – claim now for Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Grant Scheme and Small Business Grant Scheme

22.04.2020 Islington Council has already processed over 2,600 grant applications and distributed over £43.5 million to local businesses under the Coronavirus Small Business Grant Fund or Coronavirus Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund. This level of funding makes the Council…

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24/03/2020 in Angel Police Team

Rent negotiations – pointers for businesses

We are aware that for many businesses rental charges are a major fixed expenditure and during this unprecedented time for business, we hope landlords too would make concessions in order for their tenants to continue trading. If you are having…

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07/05/2021 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer

Reporting Crimes and anti-social behaviour in the Angel – who and when to contact

Businesses within the Angel have a range of people and various methods in which to report crime and anti-social behaviour. It is important that your workers know who to contact in certain situations, so here is a brief summary: In an emergency, call 999 –…

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31/07/2020 in angel.london COVID-19 Safer Uncategorised

Reporting outbreaks of coronavirus – workplace action cards

30 July 2020 – Whilst we all hope that any business in the Angel doesn’t experience an outbreak linked to their organisation, it is vital for owners or managers to know how to report one should this happen. Public Health…

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20/03/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer

SAFER – Acid attack (Project Diffuse) training session a huge success

On Wednesday 14 March over 100 staff from businesses and organisations from the Angel BID area attended an acid attack training event hosted by angel.london. The event incorporated a truly lifelike simulation of an acid attack taking place within a…

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12/12/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer Shopping Uncategorised

SAFER – Angel Police Team Christmas duty schedule

The Angel Police Team, funded by angel.london, will be on duty every day throughout the festive period excluding Christmas Day and New Years Day. For the first time, members of the Angel Police Team will be on duty on Boxing…

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20/03/2019 in Angel Police Team angel.london Business Safer Uncategorised

SAFER – Angel Police Team’s ‘Operation Wing’ takes flight

Over the last couple of months, the Angel Police Team, which is funded by angel.london, launched ‘Operation Wing’.  The proactive theft operation targets suspects operating in specific areas of the BID and includes three aspects: Linking with staff and security…

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17/08/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer Uncategorised

SAFER – Don’t be a victim of a phone snatch

There are 300 phone snatches in Islington on average EVERY month and we are continually working with our Angel Police Team to cut those figures at the Angel by raising everyone’s awareness. The three messages from the police are Check…

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16/05/2019 in Angel Police Team angel.london Events Safer Uncategorised

SAFER – Free bespoke security training by the Angel Police Team

What do you do if you see someone shoplifting from your premises, stealing a smartphone in your bar or causing a disturbance?  What does the law say and how does it protect you? All these questions and much more can…

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16/01/2019 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer Uncategorised

SAFER – Free bespoke security training for your business by Angel Police Team

What do you do if you see someone stealing your stock, or someone’s bag in your café, or a phone from the table in your bar?  Confront them, eject them forcibly from the premises? How do you do that effectively…

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11/04/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer Uncategorised

SAFER – FREE bespoke security training sessions by Angel Police Team

Can you easily spot shoplifters? What do you do if you see someone stealing your stock, or someone’s bag in your café, or a phone from the table in your bar? Confront them, eject them forcibly from the premises? How…

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21/03/2019 in angel.london Safer Tfl Transport Uncategorised

SAFER – Highbury Corner overnight road closures and switch to two-way traffic in April

As part of the Highbury Corner improvement works, sections of Upper Street and Holloway Road will be closed overnight in the coming weeks. A series of staged overnight closures will take place from 8pm on Friday 5 April to 5am on Thursday 11…

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03/04/2018 in Angel Police Team Council Safer

SAFER – How best to help street beggars

Last month Islington Council launched a campaign to advise the public how best to support those begging on the street. Entitled ‘Spare Change or Real Change?‘ the campaign highlights that giving street beggars cash donations, whilst generous and well intended,…

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30/07/2019 in Angel Police Team angel.london Business Safer Uncategorised

SAFER – How best to report a crime to the Met Police in the Angel

If you experience a business related crime it is important that you report this to the police. If you are a business within the Angel BID area and you want to report a crime related to your business (such as shoplifting, theft,…

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21/06/2019 in angel.london Brighter Safer Tfl Uncategorised

SAFER – Keep hydrated on the tube to the keep the Angel flowing

Unfortunately, Angel tube station has one of the highest rates of ‘PIOTs’ (Passengers Ill On Trains) across the whole London Underground network. During the summer many of the PIOTs are due to dehydration and overheating. When one incident occurs, this can…

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19/07/2019 in Angel Police Team angel.london Business Safer Uncategorised

SAFER – Knife Angel London event for businesses: Tuesday 24 September

We are pleased to announce that on Tuesday 24 September angel.london will be hosting Knife Angel London; an exclusive event to support businesses in reducing knife crime in Islington. Where and when is this event? Knife Angel London will be held…

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22/11/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer

SAFER – Met Police Winter Vigilance Campaign 2018: Sixty Second Security Checklist

The Met Police County Terrorism Policing unit has launched a campaign to encourage the public to remain alert while out and about shopping or enjoying the festive season and to report anything suspicious to staff, security or police. Under the…

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29/04/2021 in angel.london Business Guidance Police Safer Shopping Uncategorised

SAFER – Police publish new security guidance for retailers

The National Business Crime Centre and the Met Police have published two new documents for retail businesses.  The first ‘Ten Principles of Crime Prevention‘ is a useful worksheet containing checklists for store managers and staff, outlining how  applying straightforward measures can reduce crime…

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14/05/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Business Safer Uncategorised

SAFER – Project Argus & Project Griffin: could your business benefit from FREE counter terrorism training?

As we continue to be vigilant in the face of attacks on our communities, all angel.london businesses can benefit from exclusive FREE bespoke training courses from the Met Police counter-terror police team. PROJECT GRIFFIN – For all staff Officers will…

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19/04/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london CCTV

SAFER – PubWatch members and Angel Police Team work together to catch burglar

Licensed businesses in the Angel PubWatch group and our Angel Police Team showed once again the benefit of joint working after the arrest and charge of a repeat burglar.   As a result of information sharing by our licensed premises…

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04/12/2019 in angel.london Business Christmas Safer Uncategorised

SAFER – Put security at the top of your Christmas list

angel.london is supporting Counter Terrorism Police’s campaign to help keep crowded places safe over the festive period. Officers are calling on the public and those who work in our busy towns and cities to remain vigilant and report any concerns…

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22/03/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer

SAFER – Angel Police Team catches and charges prolific thief

We are sure you will all want to thank our wonderful Angel Police Team in catching and charging one of the most prolific thieves in Angel. On Tuesday 6 March, Kelly Vigors was charged with eight counts of theft, one…

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25/09/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer Uncategorised

SAFER – Met Police launch new ‘BE SAFE’ campaign

The Metropolitan Police has launched a new campaign entitled ‘BE SAFE’ to highlight the issue of smart phone theft, often by thieves on two wheeled vehicles. Criminals use scooters and bikes to snatch phones and valuables, often riding up behind…

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17/03/2020 in angel.london Business COVID-19 COVID-19 Uncategorised

SAFER: Coronavirus: Updated information for businesses as at 16.03.20

The ongoing situation relating to COVID-19 is having a major impact on businesses of all sizes and types and the situation is changing daily. As a business-led organisation, we will do all we can to support businesses within the Angel…

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21/02/2020 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer Uncategorised

SAFER: Free police security training session – Islington Square. Tues 17 March @ 11am

The Angel Town Centre Police Team is running a security training session for anyone from a customer facing business (i.e. shop, cafe, restaurant etc.) at Islington Square on Tuesday 17 March at 11am. The session, lasting one hour, will cover loss prevention…

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12/03/2020 in angel.london COVID-19 COVID-19 Uncategorised

SAFER: Novel coronavirus COVID-19 – Latest guidance for businesses as at 12.03.20

The Government and Public Health England has produced specific guidance for employers and businesses in response to Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 – the latest information can be accessed HERE   If you are circulating information to your employees, it is important…

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06/08/2018 in Tfl Transport Uncategorised

SAFER: Part closure of Upper Street – Sat 15 & Sun 16 September

To facilitate works at the RBS Bank building using a mobile crane, over the weekend of Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September there will be a partial road closure of the southern carriageway of Upper Street between the junction of…

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17/10/2019 in angel.london Safer Uncategorised

SAFER: Top tips to keep you and your belonging safe this winter

As the nights are drawing in, its a good time to think about simple ways you can keep yourself and your belonging safe from criminals. The Met Police provides great information and tips, including: Keep your valuables, including your mobile,…

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18/03/2020 in angel.london COVID-19 Uncategorised

SAFER: Updated support for businesses as at 18.03.20

  Yesterday (17 March 2020) the Chancellor announced further support for businesses in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Details of the support packages can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses A summary of the expanded support package includes: a statutory sick pay…

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19/08/2020 in Uncategorised

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme – Second round of grants available

18 Aug 2020 – The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme – to help those self-employed or a member of a partnership who have been affected by Coronavirus – is now open for its second round of applications. You can make a…

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29/03/2021 in Brexit Business Grants Training

SME Brexit Support Fund open for applications

Smaller businesses can apply for grants of up to £2,000 to help them adapt to new customs and tax rules when trading with the EU. The £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund enables traders to access practical support, including training for new customs,…

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22/01/2020 in angel.london Brighter Council Events Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – ‘We are Islington’ community event: Saturday 1 Feb – Islington Green

Join the council, local community groups and people from all across Islington to celebrate the borough’s proud diversity at a free community event on Islington Green on Saturday 1 February from 11.30am to 1.30pm. There will be performances, speeches, free refreshments…

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04/10/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Business Cleaner Research Safer Shopping Stronger Transport Uncategorised

STRONGER – Angel Business Survey 2018: Results

Following completion of our Annual Business Survey 2018 by The Retail Group in August, we are pleased to share the full results of this year’s survey. The report covers many aspects regarding business in the Angel including customer segmentation, travel…

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15/08/2018 in angel.london Business Stronger Tfl Transport

STRONGER – Angel part TfL’s new marketing campaign

Transport for London has launched a new marketing campaign ‘Tap into the wonderful world of off-peak‘.  The campaign, in conjunction with TimeOut, encourages Londoners and visitors to explore different parts of London outside the peak hours to participate in cultural…

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23/07/2018 in angel.london Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Annual Business Survey 2018

angel.london recently commissioned experienced consultants The Retail Group to carry out our annual business survey of the Angel. Researchers from The Retail Group have visited businesses across the BID area to distribute and collect the questionnaires.  The annual survey gives…

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06/06/2018 in angel.london Charity Events Older people Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Armed Forces Day Saturday 30 June 2018. Can you support with product donations?

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community, from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. To mark Armed Forces Day, the Islington Veterans Association…

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21/10/2019 in Uncategorised

STRONGER – Autumn edition of Inside Angel published

We are delighted to publish the latest edition of ‘Inside Angel’, our quarterly publication giving businesses the lowdown on all that’s going on in the Angel. The autumn 2019 edition includes a round up of activities and initiatives in the…

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22/01/2020 in Brexit Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – BREXIT Support for EU Londoners

As the deadline for the UK leaving the EU approaches, Europeans who work and live in the Angel can access information to help ensure they understand how BREXIT affects them. The Mayor of London website has created a dedicated hub…

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23/09/2019 in Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – BREXIT support for SME businesses

As we move towards the latest BREXIT deadline of 31 October, it is important that all businesses make the necessary preparations whatever the outcome of negotiations. The London Growth Hub has an excellent Brexit Business Resource Hub giving up-to-date and concise…

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15/08/2018 in angel.london Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Business Networking Event for SMEs

The BIG Alliance and Heart of the City have joined forces to connect a cluster of Islington based small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) to engage in responsible business activities. As part of this activity they will be holding a…

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28/08/2018 in angel.london Brighter Business Entertainment Events Food & Drink Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Camden Passage ‘End of Summer (mini) Festival’ – Saturday 22 September

Camden Passage and the streets around will come alive on Saturday 22 September when businesses and traders will be coming together to create a mini-festival. There will be lots going on in the Passage including music, entertainment and free ‘tasters’ and…

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17/05/2018 in angel.london Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Conferences & Exhibitions at the Business Design Centre: June 2018

At angel.london we want to ensure that you are aware of what’s going on in the BID area and which events will be potentially bringing customers to your business.  Here’s some details of the conferences and exhibitions taking place at the Business…

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16/04/2018 in angel.london Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Conferences & Exhibitions at the Business Design Centre: May 2018

At angel.london we want to ensure that you are aware of what’s going on in the BID area and which events will be potentially bringing customers to your business.  Here’s some details of the conferences and exhibitions taking place at the Business…

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07/08/2018 in Business Events Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Conferences & Exhibitions at the Business Design Centre: Sept 2018

At angel.london we want to ensure that you are aware of what’s going on in the BID area and which events will be potentially bringing customers to your business.  Here’s some details of the conferences and exhibitions taking place at the Business…

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22/03/2018 in angel.london Business Uncategorised

STRONGER – Conferences & Exhibitions coming to Angel in April

Knowledge is power right?   Here at angel.london we want to ensure all businesses in the BID area know what’s going on and the events that could well bring customers to your door.  Well, as your helpful friend, below is the…

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25/09/2018 in angel.london Business Events Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Conferences and Exhibition at the Business Design Centre: October 2018

At angel.london we want to ensure that you are aware of what’s going on in the BID area and which events will be potentially bringing customers to your business.  Here’s some details of the conferences and exhibitions taking place at the Business…

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28/02/2019 in angel.london Business Business Design Centre Events Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Conferences and exhibitions at the Business Design Centre: March 2019

At angel.london we want to ensure that you are aware of what’s going on in the BID area and which events will be potentially bringing customers to your business.  Here’s some details of the conferences and exhibitions taking place at…

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15/05/2019 in angel.london Business Business Design Centre Events Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Events and exhibitions at the Business Design Centre: June 2019

At angel.london we want to ensure that you are aware of what’s going on in the BID area and which events will be potentially bringing customers to your business. Here’s some details of the conferences and exhibitions taking place at…

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20/03/2019 in angel.london Business Business Design Centre Events Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Exhibitions and Conferences at the Business Design Centre: April 2019

At angel.london we want to ensure that you are aware of what’s going on in the BID area and which events will be potentially bringing customers to your business. Here’s some details of the conferences and exhibitions taking place at…

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25/01/2019 in angel.london Business Business Design Centre Events Uncategorised

STRONGER – Exhibitions and conferences at the Business Design Centre: Feb 2019

At angel.london we want to ensure that you are aware of what’s going on in the BID area and which events will be potentially bringing customers to your business.  Here’s some details of the conferences and exhibitions taking place at…

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20/06/2019 in angel.london Business Business Design Centre Events Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Exhibitions and conferences at the Business Design Centre: July 2019

At angel.london we want to ensure that you are aware of what’s going on in the BID area and which events will be potentially bringing customers to your business. Here’s some details of the conferences and exhibitions taking place at…

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23/11/2018 in angel.london Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Exhibitions at the Business Design Centre: Jan 19

At angel.london we want to ensure that you are aware of what’s going on in the BID area and which events will be potentially bringing customers to your business.  Here’s some details of the conferences and exhibitions taking place at the Business…

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20/04/2018 in angel.london Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – FREE expert masterclasses for SMEs on commercial property leases

The programme offers a series of FREE masterclasses and 1-to-1 sessions in May for London-based SMEs who are looking to enter in to, or renew, a commercial property lease.   Funded by GLA, and delivered by Nwes, on behalf of…

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09/04/2018 in angel.london Brighter Council Recycling Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – FREE workshop for small businesses to ‘Go Green and Save Money’

Islington Sustainable Energy Partnership in partnership with Islington Council will be delivering a FREE workshop for micro and small businesses in Islington called ‘Go Green and Save Money’.  The workshop it will cover: Environmental actions that will save you the…

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24/09/2018 in angel.london Business Council Events Food & Drink Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Guest markets to join Chapel Market

Worldwide flavours and products will come to Chapel Market this week as the normal market will be joined by stallholders from around the world and artisanal cheese producers. From Wednesday 26th to Saturday 29th September, traders from across the world will be selling food and…

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26/11/2018 in angel.london Business Entertainment Events Food & Drink halo Shopping Stronger Theatre

STRONGER – halo, the angel.london offer scheme launches!

We are delighted to announce that ‘halo’, our new offer scheme for anyone working in the Angel, is now live! All employees in the Angel can register online for a FREE halo card at www.halocard.london.  Please pass on this link…

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10/10/2018 in angel.london Business Entertainment Food & Drink Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – halo, the new angel.london offer scheme

Do you want to promote your business to the lucrative local worker market to encourage new and repeat custom? halo, our new offer scheme for local employees, gives you the opportunity to do this by providing an offer for inclusion in the scheme.  Employees…

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26/02/2019 in Angel Police Team angel.london Brighter Business Cleaner Entertainment Environment halo Research Safer Stronger Tfl Theatre Transport Uncategorised

STRONGER – Inside Angel, Spring 2019 edition

We are delighted to have published our latest edition of ‘Inside Angel’, our quarterly publication giving businesses the lowdown on all that’s going on in the Angel. The spring 2019 edition includes a round up of the great results our…

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18/07/2019 in Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Introducing a special offer from equals.financial

equals.financial is a new insurance business based in the NatWest Innovation Hub next to Angel underground station. The company’s founders have over 90 years of personal business and insurance expertise and grounded by their service in the UK Armed Forces…

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03/06/2019 in Angel Police Team angel.london Brighter Business Cleaner Safer Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Our Annual Review 2018/19 published

We are pleased to publish our Annual Review 2018/19.  The Review contains details of how angel.london has performed against our commitments over the last year, and our ‘promises’ and budget for 2019/20. Printed copies of the Annual Review have been…

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18/12/2019 in Uncategorised

STRONGER – Our essential Christmas and New Year newsletter

Our latest newsletter has been published.  The newsletter covers the Christmas and New Year recycling and business waste collection timetables, closure of the Northern Line affecting the Angel on Boxing Day and much more… To view the newsletter CLICK HERE

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16/04/2019 in angel.london Brighter Business Entertainment Stronger Tfl Theatre Transport Uncategorised

STRONGER – Our latest newsletter

Our latest newsletter has been published.  The newsletter covers the Easter recycling and business waste collection timetables, changes to the traffic system at Highbury and much more.     To view the newsletter CLICK HERE

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08/11/2018 in angel.london Events

STRONGER – Remembrance Sunday – Parade and Two Minute Silence

To mark Remembrance Sunday (Sunday 11th November) commemorations will be taking place in the Angel. At 10.10am a parade will depart Union Chapel and continue south down Upper Street to Islington Green, with an estimated arrival time at Islington Green…

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23/11/2018 in angel.london Business Shopping Stronger

STRONGER – Save our Shops Petition

We have been pleased with the public response to the Save Our Shops petition led by the Islington Chamber of Commerce and fully supported by angel.london. We distributed signing sheets to retailers across the Angel and have been busy collecting…

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20/03/2019 in angel.london Business Council Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Seminar on new legislation for landlords and letting agents: 12 June 2019

On 12 June, Islington Trading Standards Service will be holding a seminar aimed at letting agents and landlords.  The seminar, held at Islington Assembly Hall, will give an opportunity to find out first-hand more about two new pieces of legislation:…

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16/04/2019 in angel.london Business Business Design Centre Events Uncategorised

STRONGER – Shows and Exhibitions at the Business Design Centre: May 2019

At angel.london we want to ensure that you are aware of what’s going on in the BID area and which events will be potentially bringing customers to your business. Here’s some details of the conferences and exhibitions taking place at…

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18/06/2018 in Council Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – St Mary’s Ward Partnership Open Meeting – Tues 26 June @ 6.30PM

The next St Mary’s Ward Partnership meeting will take place on Tuesday 26 June at 6.3opm, in Committee Room 1, Islington Town Hall. The meeting will be an open meeting and is an opportunity for you to have your say…

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15/05/2019 in angel.london Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Subsidised mental health & wellbeing training programme for employers

In a rapidly changing marketplace, workforce wellbeing and resilience are increasingly recognised as key to business productivity, sustainability and readiness for change. As a response to the researched costs and consequences of not paying attention to employee mental health, the…

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21/05/2018 in angel.london Business Council Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Support for businesses to help recruit from the deaf community

Last week was Deaf Awareness Week and we want to ensure that the local business community know there is support available from Islington Council and its partners to help you recruit candidates from the deaf community.   How would you conduct an interview for someone…

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10/05/2018 in angel.london Awards Entertainment Food & Drink Shopping Stronger Theatre Uncategorised

STRONGER – Time Out Love London Awards 2018: Angel Winners!

Congratulations to all the businesses in the Angel BID area that were successful in the Time Out ‘Love London’ Awards 2018. The Time Out Love London Awards celebrate the best in the capital and the public can vote for the…

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23/03/2018 in angel.london Business Food & Drink

STRONGER – New openings in Angel!

As always, here at angel.london we adore shiny new things, so we’re delighted to welcome the following businesses to Angel. We wish them every success in their new ventures! KANADA-YA RAMEN BAR 35 Upper Street – www.kanada-ya.com/angel  Angel is the…

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23/01/2020 in Business Environment Stronger Training Uncategorised

STRONGER: Making responsible business the heart of your business – grant opportunity available

Heart of the City supports small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in London to do well by doing good.  Their two-year foundation programme of events, online resources and mentoring coaches business leaders to learn how to develop and implement a responsible…

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24/02/2020 in angel.london Business Food & Drink Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER: Food & beverage concession opportunity – Crafts Council Gallery courtyard

The Crafts Council on Pentonville Road is looking for applications for a food and drink concession in the courtyard outside its new Gallery. The spot will have street visibility in the restored courtyard outside the listed building.  Considerable footfall is expected from the…

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22/01/2020 in angel.london Brexit Business Events Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER: Free BREXIT Business Resilience Workshop – 25 Feb @ Islington Town Hall

The London Growth Hub is offering a FREE workshop designed to help businesses remain resilient and find new opportunities to sustain and grow, even during times of economic uncertainty. The workshop will take place at Islington Town Hall on Tuesday…

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23/01/2020 in Access Accessibility angel.london Brighter Business Environment Older people Safer Shopping Stronger Theatre Uncategorised

STRONGER: Free business accessibility audit for the ‘Access Guide to the Angel’

angel.london has joined forces with Islington Council and AccessAble* in a partnership to ensure that disabled workers and visitors to the Angel have the information they need to make use of the fantastic resources available here. Launching in early summer,…

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15/07/2019 in Angel Police Team angel.london Brighter Business Business Design Centre CCTV Cleaner Council Entertainment Environment Events halo Recycling Research Safer Shopping Stronger Tfl Theatre Transport Uncategorised

STRONGER: Inside Angel – Summer 2019 edition published

We are delighted to publish the latest edition of ‘Inside Angel’, our quarterly publication giving businesses the lowdown on all that’s going on in the Angel. The summer 2019 edition includes a round up of activities and initiatives in the…

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06/11/2019 in angel.london Events Uncategorised

STRONGER: Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day commemorations in the Angel

To mark Remembrance Sunday (10 November) and Armistice Day (11 November), commemorations will be taking place in the Angel. On Sunday 10 November – At 10.10am a parade will depart Union Chapel and continue south down Upper Street to Islington…

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07/02/2020 in angel.london Business Cleaner energy Environment Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER: Save money on your energy bills with Nationwide Utilities

We understand that energy can be a significant cost to our BID levy payers and knowing when to secure your contracts and finding the right supplier at the time can also be complex and time consuming. To help you save…

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14/04/2021 in angel.london Business COVID-19 Tfl Transport Uncategorised

TfL publishes updated guidance for businesses – 12 April

Transport for London has published its latest business guidance notes to help you support journeys made by your employees as Government lockdown restrictions are eased over the coming months. Support your team by encouraging them to travel at quieter times  (roll…

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07/04/2020 in angel.london Uncategorised

UPDATE: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme information for businesses as at 07.04.20

7 April 2020 On Saturday 4 April the Govt updated guidance for the Coronavirus Staff Retention Scheme for businesses in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Employer guidance has been updated in line with some of the main queries HMRC has…

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04/08/2020 in Business COVID-19 Food & Drink Stronger Uncategorised

Updated ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ venues in the Angel

4 Aug – The ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ Scheme launched yesterday and even more dining venues across the Angel are participating. The list of venues now includes The York public house offering great pub grub and Katsute 100 serving…

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20/07/2020 in COVID-19 Guidance Safer Shopping Uncategorised

Wearing a face covering in shops becomes mandatory from 24 July

17 July 2020 – Under the new rules, people who do not wear a face covering in shops will face a fine of up to £100, in line with the sanction on public transport and just as with public transport,…

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