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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

There are just a couple of weeks left for the borough’s best and brightest business brains to put themselves in the running for a Chamber of Commerce award.

The MP for Dagenham and Rainham, Jon Cruddas, has renewed his appeals to protect the car manufacturing industry.

Further strike action at the Tesco distribution centre in Dagenham has been postponed after both sides agreed to further negotiations in a dispute over pay.

Barking and Dagenham Council has given its 42 apprentices a pay rise worth up to £10,000.

Workers at Tesco’s distribution centre in Dagenham are to commence a 24-hour strike at 10pm over a pay dispute.

Residents of Havering, Newham, and Barking and Dagenham should get used to the sight of industrial parks next to their homes – but that’s not a bad thing, industry experts have said.

Senior editors from across the regional newspaper industry have joined forces to urge MPs to vote against press freedom curbs in the Data Protection Bill today.

Jon Cruddas, the MP for Dagenham and Rainham, defended the role of Ford in Dagenham’s future in Parliament on Friday.

Businesses from across the borough united to help launch the Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce business awards.

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.

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