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Islington’s pioneering affordable workspace programme creates £1.24million in social value, boosting economy and helping budding entrepreneurs from often excluded communities
Islington’s ground-breaking affordable workspace programme – which gives budding entrepreneurs from often excluded communities the tools to thrive, helping to make the borough a more equal place – has delivered more than £1.24million worth of uplift to the local economy in its first two years.
Thousands of local firms urged to apply now for Islington Council Covid-19 support scheme that could cancel out Business Rates bills
Up to 4,000 small and medium-sized businesses in Islington could effectively have their Business Rates bills cancelled out this year, thanks to a £17million council scheme designed to help those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Up to 300 parents and carers of children are set to benefit from an expanded bursary scheme designed by Islington Council to help them back into work or training, as part of its efforts to create a more equal and accessible local economy that works for everyone.
Islington Council has partnered with leading Black-business advocates Black Pound Day to better support Islington’s Black-owned local businesses.
Islington Council has launched three new grant schemes targeted at supporting businesses worst-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Islington Council appoints Town Square Spaces to run new inclusive affordable workspaces and support programme for tech and digital start-ups
More than 200 aspiring entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities will get support with their small and micro businesses through three innovative and inclusive new affordable workspaces for the tech and digital sector.
Islington Council is launching a new programme to help give hundreds of workers a stronger stake in the local economy through a new co-operative development agency – allowing them to steer and shape local businesses, and fairly share the profits.
Islington Council is launching a business support scheme to help fledgling entrepreneurs from underrepresented groups make their business a success.
Islington Council supports local independent cafes, restaurants, pubs and grassroots venues with £1m in Covid-19 grants
Islington Council is distributing grants worth nearly £1m to 120 local hospitality businesses to help with the ongoing impact on business of Covid-19.
Islington Council is determined to make the borough a cleaner, greener, healthier place, but can’t do this alone. It is vital that local people and businesses play their part, and that is why the council is partnering with experts ReLondon to provide grants to businesses to become greener.
With Christmas on the horizon, Islington Council is encouraging residents to spend their money at local, independent businesses to keep our high streets thriving.
The winners of this year’s Market Trader of the Year competition were announced at the Chapel Market festive lights event on Thursday, 18 November. The competition saw more people voting for their favourite trader than in any previous year.