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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.

Search engine optimisation (SEO), a process to make sure customers find your business online, is a key tool in a small business’s digital marketing arsenal.

Time is running out for business professionals to sign up to our free Digital Decoded seminar.

This year’s Thames Gateway Business Awards kicked off with Shiraz and smoked salmon canapés.

Are you a fledgling entrepreneur or the owner of a small or medium business and struggling to get your head around the ever-changing digital world.

Are you a fledgling entrepreneur or the owner of a small or medium business and struggling to get your head around the ever-changing digital world?

Historic pub The White Horse has poured its last pint and boarded up its windows after 400 years of serving drinks in Chadwell Heath.

Shop owners are being urged to help in the fight against “evil” acid attacks.

An entrepreneur who secured an exclusive top prize at last year’s Thames Gateway Business Awards has spoken of the “amazing” effect it has had on his charity.

The decision to close Dagenham jobcentre has been branded a “disgrace” by the deputy council leader.

The borough’s brightest business brains came together last night for the Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce Business Awards.

Our prestigious annual Thames Gateway Business Awards return this year - with a £12,000 advertising package awaiting the overall winner.

This is the latest state-of-the-art facility in the battle to increase recycling – and it’s in Dagenham.

Finalists for the borough’s third business awards have been announced.

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