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Park and shop local for Small Business Saturday - 2 December

Published on Monday, 20 November 2017

The Royal Borough of Greenwich's car parks will be free of charge that weekend, to encourage residents to shop local this year.

Nominations deadline extended for Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards

Published on Friday, 17 November 2017

The nominations deadline for the first Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards has been extended to give even more businesses the chance to enter.

Royal Greenwich recognised as smart city innovator

Published on Wednesday, 08 November 2017

The Royal Borough of Greenwich's ground-breaking work on smart city innovation has been highlighted in a high profile national study.

Judges announced for Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2018

Published on Thursday, 02 November 2017

The judging line up for the Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2018 has been revealed.

Get advice on your business awards application at Meet the Judges event

Published on Monday, 23 October 2017

The judging line up for the Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2018 will be announced at a free event where businesses can get advice on their applications.

New Business Rates relief schemes implemented to help smaller businesses in Royal Greenwich

Published on Thursday, 19 October 2017

Three new Business Rates Relief schemes have been implemented in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, to help struggling smaller businesses cope with the rise in their business rates.

The Apprentice star to host first Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards

Published on Tuesday, 03 October 2017

Lord Alan Sugar's former right hand man and Countdown presenter Nick Hewer will host the first ever Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards.

Royal Greenwich joins fight to stamp out illegal tobacco

Published on Monday, 24 July 2017

Residents and shoppers in Woolwich had the chance to meet the specially trained dogs that are helping the Council to sniff out those guilty of selling illicit tobacco.

Royal Borough confirms business rates relief scheme for local small businesses

Published on Friday, 14 July 2017

A business rates relief scheme that will help local small businesses has been approved by the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Sniffer dogs embark on tobacco mission

Published on Monday, 03 April 2017

Residents and shoppers in Woolwich had the chance to meet the specially trained dogs that are helping the Council to sniff out those guilty of selling illicit tobacco.

Share the love this Small Business Saturday

Published on Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Saturday 3 December is Small Business Saturday - the national day dedicated to celebrating and supporting small businesses.

Marks & Spencer returns to Woolwich

Published on Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced that it will be returning to Woolwich with the opening of a new Foodhall.

New innovation 'accelerator' centre for construction and real-estate sectors launched in Royal Greenwich

Published on Wednesday, 02 November 2016

The Royal Borough of Greenwich and Impulse Partners have announced plans for a new 'Accelerator' centre in London.

Royal Borough celebrates success of E-Business Support Programme

Published on Monday, 03 October 2016

On Thursday 29 September, 80 local businesses came together to celebrate the success of the E-Business Support Programme in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

'Smuggler' shopkeeper heavily fined

Published on Tuesday, 09 August 2016

Hefty fines totalling over £7000 have been issued to a Plumstead shopkeeper for stocking thousands of unsafe cigarettes illegally smuggled into the country.

Get tech-savvy with the e-business support programme

Published on Thursday, 30 June 2016

The Royal Greenwich e-business support programme is celebrating its second year of partnership working between the council and South East Enterprise (SEE).

Persistent offender fined £60,000

Published on Monday, 23 May 2016

At Woolwich Crown Court on 27 April 2016, Michael Adedpipe, representing Ades Limited, was fined £60,000 for multiple food hygiene and health and safety breaches.

Reining in rogue traders

Published on Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Royal Greenwich Trading Standards working in partnership with the Metropolitan Police cracked down on traders failing to comply with the law.

Food shop owner fined for hygiene violations

Published on Monday, 11 April 2016

The owner of a Woolwich food outlet has been fined £1,500 for breaches of food and health and safety regulations that included storing mouldy fish and using dangerous electrical equipment.

Councillors enjoy a Fairtrade breakfast

Published on Monday, 14 March 2016

Community and business reps started the day off with a healthy hearty Fairtrade breakfast on Tuesday 8 March.

£1900 of fines for shopkeeper selling illicit tobacco

Published on Monday, 07 March 2016

A Plumstead shopkeeper has been fined a total of £1900 after pleading guilty at Bexley Magistrates' Court on the 22 February to selling illicit tobacco and bottles of spirits subject to duty evasion.

New industrial units set for Nathan Way

Published on Monday, 22 February 2016

Twenty two new industrial units are to be built at Nathan Way industrial estate in Thamesmead after being given the go-ahead by the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Help the farmers on Fairtrade Fortnight

Published on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Cafés, restaurants and other businesses in the borough, are being asked to support this year's Fairtrade Fortnight by holding special breakfast events.

Licence withdrawn by council

Published on Thursday, 21 January 2016

The owner of a Plumstead convenience store has lost his appeal after a previous conviction for the illegal sales of cigarettes at the shop.

Top cop and Royal Borough remind licensees of their duties

Published on Thursday, 10 December 2015

Police and the Royal Borough of Greenwich have written to every licensee in the borough to remind them of their duties, particularly during the fast approaching festivities.

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