Workers at a Tesco distribution centre in Dagenham have voted “overwhelmingly” to take industrial action in a pay dispute with bosses.
Barking MP Dame Margaret Hodge has slammed the reporting of differences between men and women’s pay for not coming until 50 years after the Ford Dagenham strike.
Barclays has announced it will be closing one of its Dagenham branches this summer.
A scheme aiming to help young adults get work experience with local firms has been launched by Barking and Dagenham Council in association with the Barking Enterprise Centre (BEC).
Barking and Dagenham Council have launched an initiative to reduce the numbers of young people who aren’t in education, employment or training.
The Barking Enterprise Centre are set to launch a campaign calling for businesses to pledge to provide jobs, apprenticeships and work placement’s the borough’s young people.
A woman who has spent the last year forging better links between Barking and Dagenham’s businesses and charities has praised the work of the borough’s charities.
Retail discounts are integral to the success of Barking and Dagenham’s high street shops as they brace for a difficult winter period, says retail guru Simon Green, president of the Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce.
Officials from the Gangmaster and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) arrested two Indian workers at a Barking recycling plant on suspicion of immigration offences on Wednesday.
A touch of glamour was brought to Dagenham Leisure Park with the reopening of its bowling alley.
Top entrepreneurs from east London, Kent and Essex scooped awards at Archant’s annual Thames Gateway Business Awards tonight in Canary Wharf.
Business owners and entrepreneurs are set to descend on Canary Wharf’s East Wintergarden tonight for the Thames Gateway Business Awards.
A trader at Barking Market has been fined and given a community order after he was caught selling fake Ralph Lauren children’s t-shirts.
Three students from Barking have been handed a major boost to their company after their start-up, which turns rejected fruit and veg into smoothies, scooped an award.
All of London’s plastic milk bottles are now being recycled in Dagenham following the opening of a new plant.
If you haven’t entered the Thames Gateway Business Awards yet, you’re in luck - the deadline for two categories has been extended.
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This year’s Thames Gateway Business Awards kicked off with Shiraz and smoked salmon canapés.
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