News - Category: COVID-19

21/12/2021 in angel.london Business COVID-19 COVID-19 Grants Stronger Uncategorised

#BUSINESSBOOSTER – Calling on the Government to support retail, hospitality and leisure businesses

21 December 2021 – angel.london is officially supporting a national campaign being led by Croydon BID calling on the Govt. to provide financial support to retail, hospitality and leisure businesses which are facing a significant loss of trade as a result…

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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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16/12/2021 in angel.london Business Business Design Centre COVID-19 COVID-19 Safer

Business Design Centre to re-open as a mass vaccination centre from Saturday 18 December

UCLH NHS Foundation Trust has once again formed a partnership with the Business Design Centre to reopen a large-scale COVID-19 vaccination centre on site from 10am on Saturday 18 December. Booked appointments and walk-ins will be available. This is to support the government’s…

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04/08/2021 in angel.london Business COVID-19 COVID-19 Uncategorised

Changes to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from 1 August

From the 1st August, employers are now required to make a 20% contribution towards the hours their staff do not work if they are part of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Employers will continue to pay employer National Insurance Contributions and…

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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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09/12/2021 in angel.london Business COVID-19 COVID-19 Guidance Safer

England moves to Plan B measures in response to Omicron variant

09 November 2021 Yesterday, Wednesday 8 December, the Prime Minister confirmed that England will move to Plan B following the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in the UK. From tomorrow, Friday 10 December, face coverings will become compulsory in most public indoor venues, such…

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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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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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22/12/2021 in angel.london Business Council COVID-19 COVID-19 Grants Stronger Uncategorised

Government announces £1billion in support for businesses most impacted by Omicron

21 December – The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced a range of grant support for businesses most impacted by the effects of Omicron. The schemes announced are: Businesses in the hospitality and leisure sectors in England will be eligible for…

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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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30/11/2021 in angel.london Business COVID-19 COVID-19 Safer Uncategorised

Mandatory face-coverings in retail and other settings – downloadable poster

From today (Tuesday 30 November) wearing a face covering is once again mandatory in shops and other indoor settings including banks, hairdressers, nail salons and takeaways (see full list HERE) as well as on public transport unless individuals are exempt from wearing one. To support businesses in ensuring that…

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26/10/2021 in angel.london Business Council COVID-19 COVID-19 Entertainment Events Food & Drink Grants Stronger Uncategorised

New Hospitality Grant from Islington Council

The hospitality sector in Islington is an integral part of the borough’s identity and key to rebuilding the local economy. It is for this reason that Islington Council is opening its Hospitality Grants Scheme today (26 October). The new Grant…

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20/01/2022 in angel.london Business Council COVID-19 COVID-19 Grants Uncategorised

Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant – Islington Council opens applications process

20 Jan 2022 – On the 21 December 2021, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant for eligible businesses in the hospitality and leisure sectors. Under the terms of the scheme business will be provided with a one-off grant,…

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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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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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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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19/07/2021 in angel.london COVID-19 COVID-19 Guidance Uncategorised

Step 4 Roadmap – 19 July 2021

England moved to Step 4 on the Recovery Roadmap from Monday 19 July. In line with the Step, the Government has published updated Guidance for different business types to ensure that they are COVID-19 Secure. To see the latest Guidance for each…

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21/05/2021 in angel.london Business COVID-19 COVID-19 Guidance Safer Stronger Uncategorised

Supporting employers to encourage staff to get the COVID-19 vaccine

  The take up of the COVID-19 vaccine has thankfully been very high, with the Angel’s Business Design Centre welcoming thousands through its door to receive the vaccination. However, there is still reticence among some members of the population to receive the vaccination, and this could cause some…

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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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