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  • Covid-19 Update - Careers/Jobs Fair on 3rd July is cancelled

    Bromley EBP have taken the decision to cancel this year’s Careers/Jobs Fair for young people due to the impact of Covid-19.  This event was due to take place at the Central Library in Bromley on Friday 3rd July.  We believe this is the best course of action at the moment but have planned a back-up date for an event on Wednesday 30th September at the same venue.  We hope the situation will be improved for all partners by then and we will be able to hold the event safely at that point. We appreciate that all those involved will be disappointed but we are sure everyone...
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  • CMS Law Scholarships - opportunity for Year 12 students

    Please see below information and links from CMS Law about a scholarship scheme for Year 12 students. We wanted to let you know about a university scholarships scheme for Year 12 students who are interested in a career in Law. We know that things are difficult for many Year 12 students at the moment and that the restrictions on schools and colleges are having a negative impact on closing the gaps for less advantaged students.  We believe that right now it is more important than ever for firms like CMS to support these students to have the best chance to fulfil their aspirations. What is the CMS Law Scholarships Scheme? At CMS, we believe that a career in law should be open to everyone with the right talents. To realis...
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  • Covid-19 Update on work experience placements at Bromley Council

    Unfortunately, the London Borough of Bromley has had to take the difficult decision to cancel this year’s programme of work experience for young people.  The first placements were due to take place from mid-June through to early July. A number of factors have contributed to this decision including: the fact that most of the schools involved have withdrawn their students from the confirmed placements due to uncertainty around schools re-opening and the safety of young people.   the fact that the Council is currently planning a recovery to start to get over 1,400 employees back to work but the official line at the moment is still ‘to work from home’ where you can.  Bromley EBP will be contacting all the young people directly as well as the employees from within the Council who have been generous enough to offer to host a student th...
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  • Information and support for businesses during COVID-19

    In this special edition of the business e-bulletin, find out what you will need to do in preparation for re-opening business premises, more about how to access the financial assistance available from the government, and steps you can take to protect your business against scammers.  We also provide information about a range of local business groups and events ready to support your business. The information in this e-bulletin is accurate on 13th May 2020.  Stay informed at www.bromley.gov.uk/Covid-19BusinessSupport Preparing for recovery COVID-19 Secure Guidelines published to support businesses to manage risk Following the Prime Minister’s address on Sunday 10th May, the government has published its roadmap to recovery and further advice on how businesses should plan for and approach making workplaces safe. Whilst employers must make every effort to enable employees to work from home, where work can only be done in the workplace, businesses may allow employees to return to work where it is safe to...
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  • Additional information on support for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic

    The London Borough of Bromley's Business Support team has published the following additional information below on support for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.  For more information, please also visit their page on the Bromley Council website: https://www.bromley.gov.uk/info/200013/business_support_and_advice/1415/advice_and_guidance_to_help_businesses_through_covid-19 The packages of financial assistance announced by the Government to support businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic are being continually reviewed with additional guidance being provided on the government’s webpages regularly.  Business can use the government’s helpline to find out more about the measures that have been introduced. The Council has summarised the support available and identified a range of additional sources of advice and support on our webpage dedicated to support for businesses during COVID-19.  This includes information about the Self Employment Income Support Scheme that had not been announced at the time of the last e-bulletin. We are responsible for administering business rate relief and the small business grant and retail relief grant scheme...
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