Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety. Are you up to date?

I would like to personally invite you to attend our complimentary event for local businesses at 9.30am on Wednesday 23rd January 2019, in conjunction with our partner “Redbridge Chamber of Commerce”.

Join our expert HR and health & safety guest speaker from Peninsula at this brief but invaluable event, which will enhance the way you run your business by giving you the knowledge and advice to resolve any employee challenge.

Topics covered on the day will include:
 
Staff behaviour – such as performance, attendance, attitude
Contracts & handbooks – reviewing your documents of employment
Dealing with – sick pay, maternity leave, harassment and discrimination
Health & safety – risk assessments, fire & safety policies and procedures


Andy McLachlan, Peninsula “Your staff are your most valuable asset and they need protecting – but so does your business. How do you ensure you have everything covered?”
 

 

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EVENT DETAILS
 
DATE: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
               
9.30am | Welcome & refreshments
10.00am | Seminar
12.45pm | Lunch & Networking
 
VENUE:
King George Conference & Banqueting Centre

713 Eastern Avenue, Ilford, London, IG2 7RH

Parking details for this venue: give your registration number to reception, we will cover the cost of parking.

 

London Chamber / London Councils Business Survey

London Councils with the London Chamber of Commerce run an annual business survey.  This year’s survey focused on skills, employment and apprenticeships.

We are running two subregional breakfast events to discuss the findings, bring together business, colleges and councils.

Details on how to register:

 West London 22nd January

 Central London 29th January

 

London Councils
59½ Southwark Street
London
SE1 0AL

TFL | Road Freight Bulletin, 3.11.18

Here is your weekly commercial drivers travel update, which sets out changes and events that could affect your planned operations.

Road updates

Rotherhithe Tunnel

There are increased restrictions for goods vehicles at Rotherhithe Tunnel. The maximum vehicle height is 2 metres and the weight limit is 2 tonnes. The width restriction is 2 metres (or 6’6”). Drivers of goods vehicles should use Tower Bridge or Blackwall Tunnel, both of which are outside the Congestion Charging zone. For more information, check out our Rotherhithe Tunnel page.

Hounslow

From 20:00 on Thursday 1 November through to early December, speed limit restrictions will be in place on the A316 Great Chertsey Road (on the Hope and Anchor flyover over the Apex Roundabout). Heavy goods vehicles will also be on signed diversion in both directions via the exit slip to Apex Corner and back onto the A316 via the entry slip. This is while essential maintenance works are carried out on the flyover.

Central London

From 11:00 until 16:00 on Saturday 3 November, large pedestrian numbers are expected between Euston Road and Downing Street / Parliament Square, via Upper Woburn Place, Southampton Row, Aldwych, Strand, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall. This is due to a demonstration.

Twickenham Rugby Stadium

From 12:00 until 19:00 on Saturday 3 November, there will be increased traffic levels and pedestrian numbers around Twickenham Rugby Stadium, due to the rugby match between England and South Africa. Roads likely to be affected include the A316 Chertsey Road and all roads leading to Twickenham Station and around the stadium. London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road will be closed before and after the match to assist with crowd movements. Diversions will be in place in the Twickenham area.

Fireworks displays

Between Friday 2 and Monday 5 November, there will be fireworks displays in the following locations. There will be road closures in the vicinity to facilitate these events:

 

Alexandra Palace – Friday 2 and Saturday 3 November, 16:00 to 22:30 (road closures in the area are in place from 20:20 on Thursday 1 until 07:00 on Tuesday 4 November)

 

Battersea Park – Saturday 3 November, 17:00 until 21:30

 

Blackheath – Saturday 3 November, 12:00 to 21:30

 

Brockwell Park – Saturday 3 November, 17:00 to 21:00

 

Victoria Park – Sunday 4 November, 17:00 until 21:00

 

Southwark Park – Monday 5 November, from 16:00 until 22:00

 

Westminster

From 09:00 until 17:00 on Sunday 4 November, large pedestrian numbers are expected at Marble Arch, Park lane and Curzon Gate. This is due to a march at 13:00.

Wembley Stadium

From 17:00 until 23:59 on Tuesday 6 November, large pedestrian numbers and increased traffic levels are expected in the Wembley area. Roads likely to be affected are the A406, A1, A40, Harrow Road, Wembley High Road and roads around the stadium. This is due to a football match between Tottenham and PSV Eindhoven.

Tunnel closures

 

A406 Fore Street Tunnel will be closed in both directions from 22:00 today, Thursday 1 November, until 05:00 tomorrow morning

 

A12 George Green Tunnel will be closed eastbound from 22:00 on Friday 2 November until 05:00 the following morning

 

Blackwall Tunnel Northbound will be closed southbound from 01:00 until 08:00 on Sunday 4 November

 

Rotherhithe Tunnel will be closed in both directions from 22:00 on Monday 5 November until 05:00 the next morning

 

See the latest status updates on road travel

Mayor’s Appeal Good old Cockney knees up and Sing-a-long Evening

Back by popular demand is our Mayor’s Appeal

Good old Cockney knees up and Sing-a-long

on Friday 2 November 2018 at 7.30 pm
in Sir James Hawkey Hall, Broomhill Road, Woodford Green IG8 0BG.

 Musical Director and Pianist Tom Carradine will be entertaining us on the old Joanna and inviting us to join in with Cockney songs from the music hall era. If you haven’t heard Tom perform before, you are in for a real treat and a fantastic night of entertainment.

Tickets for the event are £18 and include either fish and chips or pie and mash (with a vegetarian alternative). Bring your own drinks and nibbles.

 Tickets are likely to sell out very quickly, so book now and don’t dilly-dally!

 To purchase tickets, contact the Mayor’s Appeal:

E-mail redbridgemayorsappeal@hotmail.com or maryallen43@btinternet.com or

call Bob Singh on 07985 161112 

All proceeds go to the Mayor’s chosen charity, ELHAP, which is an amazing local charity supporting disabled children and young adults.

Redbridge Chamber Christmas Dinner Announcement

We are excited to announce the details of our ever popular Christmas Dinner!

The evening promises to be one of joy and laughter, coupled with fine food and entertainment with a chance to wish your fellow members a very merry christmas (and a sneaky networking before the new year!)

Please see below details and please contact us ASAP to reserve your place as tickets are selling FAST!

Woolwich Ferry Closure Information

 

Dear Customer,

From 6 October until late December 2018, the Woolwich Ferry will be closed while an upgrade programme is underway.

We are replacing the 55-year-old ferries with two brand new vessels, which are suitable to operate in London’s Low Emissions Zone, are fuel efficient and more reliable.

These vessels require a new high-tech auto mooring system to be installed, which will berth the vessels using magnetic technology. During this installation and the demolition of the existing structures, the service will need to be suspended.

We advise drivers to use alternative crossings and, as they are subject to a number of height, weight and width restrictions, please check before you travel. You can also check the traffic conditions on tfl.gov.uk/trafficnews or follow @TfLTrafficNews on Twitter.

     

 

 

MOBILE BLOCK

 

 

 

 

55-year old John Burns ferry

 

 

 

 

New high-tech Ben Woollacott ferry

 

 

 

EMAIL BODY BLOCK

 
 

For further information and updates on our improvement works, visit tfl.gov.uk/woolwich-ferry-upgrade

 

TFL | Road Freight Bulletin, 20.9.18

Here is your weekly commercial drivers travel update, which sets out changes and events that could affect your planned operations.

Advanced notice

Woolwich Ferry closure

From 6 October until late December 2018, the Woolwich Ferry will be closed while an upgrade programme is underway. Vehicles should use alternative crossings and as they are subject to a number of height, weight and width restrictions, please check before you travel. You can also check the traffic conditions on tfl.gov.uk/trafficnews or follow @TfLTrafficNews on Twitter.

A4 Ealing Road to Clayponds Avenue

From 8 October until mid-December 2018, the A4 will have a series of closures underneath the elevated section of the M4, due to works being carried out by Highway’s England. Single lane closures will be in place from 05:00 and 22:00 Monday to Friday, while full closures will be in place from 22:00 until 05:00 each night. Over the weekends, there will be full closures from 22:00 on Friday until 05:00 on Monday, when diversions will be in place.

If you have any further questions about the works, please contact info@highwaysengland.co.uk or call 0300 123 5000.

Road closures

Rotherhithe Tunnel

Due to new height restrictions, some drivers may not be able to enter the Rotherhithe Tunnel. The maximum permitted height for goods vehicles will now be set at 2m, with a maximum weight of 2 tonnes. Goods vehicles are advised to use Tower Bridge, as these vehicles will not be allowed to use the Rotherhithe Tunnel. However, Tower Bridge will also be closed from 23:00 to 05:00 each night until Saturday 22 September, while The City of London Corporation undertake safety critical works on the structure.

Westminster

From 12:00 until 18:00 on Thursday 20 September, there will be a series of road closures from Marble Arch and Great Cumberland Place to Richmond Terrace including Oxford Street, Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket, Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall and their approaches. This is due to a procession beginning at 14:00.

Another procession will make its way from Hyde Park to Holland Park Avenue via North Carriage Drive and Bayswater Road westbound. North Carriage Drive will be closed from 14:30, and there will also be a phased road closure of Bayswater Road westbound. Traffic will be held at the Cycle Super Highway on West Carriage Drive and Bayswater Road.

Westminster

From 11:00 until 17:00 on Saturday 22 September, there will be a series of road closures from Hyde Park to Richmond Terrace including Park Lane, Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly, St James’s Street, Pall Mall, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall and their approaches. This is due to a procession.

Greenwich

From 06:00 on Saturday 22 September until approximately 00:01 the following morning, there will be a series of road closures in Greenwich Town Centre. King William Walk and College Walk will be closed, Nelson Walk will be converted into two-way traffic and Creek Road will be closed westbound between Welland Street and Greenwich Church Street. Greenwich Church Street will have a reverse traffic flow and Greenwich High Road will be closed northbound between Norman Road and Nelson Road. This is due to a car-free event. If you plan to travel into Greenwich this weekend, you can get the DLR to Cutty Sark.

Chelsea

From 08:00 until 17:00 on both Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September, Chelsea Bridge Road will be closed in both directions at the junction of Ebury Bridge Road. This is due to road resurfacing works.

Wembley Stadium

From 15:00 until 23:59 on Saturday 22 September, traffic levels are expected to increase in the Wembley area as the stadium hosts a boxing match between Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin. Roads likely to be affected include the A406, A1, A40, Harrow Road, Wembley High Road and roads around the stadium. We recommend anyone attending the match to get the Jubilee line or Metropolitan line to Wembley Park.

Chiswick

From 22:30 on Wednesday 26 September until 05:00 the following morning, there will be a full southbound closure of Chiswick High Road. There will also be lane closures on the outer ring of Chiswick Roundabout and lane one will be closed on the westbound slip road from A4 Great West Road. This is due to overnight carriageway patching works.

Tunnel closures

 

 

A12 Green Man Tunnel will be closed in both directions from 00:00 until 05:00 on Friday 21 September

 

Blackwall Tunnel Northbound and Southbound will be closed from 01:00 until 08:00 on Sunday 23 September

 

A101 Rotherhithe Tunnel will be closed in both directions from 22:00 on Monday 24 September until 05:00 the following morning. Tower Bridge will also be closed from 23:00 to 05:00 each night until Saturday 22 September, while The City of London Corporation undertake safety critical works on the structure

 

See the latest status update on road travel