News for and about local businesses, big and small.
DFS Old Kent Road located at Southernwood Retail Park is joining the British Heart Foundation's Nation of Lifesavers campaign by committing to train staff in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during 2015.
The Duke of York visited More London on Tuesday evening to open a new workspace for start-up businesses in the travel technology sector.
Teams from Eight Associates and The Futures Company were the winners of the two Shrove Tuesday pancake races held in SE1 this week.
Transport for London has declared 'zero tolerance' on 'A' boards and pavement clutter in Borough High Street and Tooley Street.
SE1's longest established independent bookshop has moved a few yards further inland to the Tooley Street side of Hay's Galleria.
Last month Divine Chocolate - the fairtrade confectionary company based in Gainsford Street - was named as Social Enterprise of the Year at the UK Social Enterprise Awards 2014.
Local businesses have been urged to sign up to the Waterloo Foodbank Supporters Scheme.
London & Partners and The Trampery have launched a three-week application period for London's Traveltech Lab, an incubator space for innovative start-up businesses in the travel, tourism, hospitality and events sector.
The Better Bankside business improvement district will continue for a third five-year term after businesses voted overwhelmingly in favour.
The Southwark Chamber of Commerce & Industry has marked its 90th anniversary with a gala party at the Hop Exchange in Southwark Street.
New York's Fifth Avenue jeweller Tiffany & Co is to make The Shard its new UK headquarters.
IPC Media, based in the Blue Fin Building behind Tate Modern, is to be rebranded Time Inc. UK.
Police have warned local businesses to be vigilant after a spate of thefts of Apple Mac computers from local ground-floor offices and creative studios.
Bermondsey MP Simon Hughes last month addressed a conference of young journalists from more than two dozen London schools.
Marks & Spencer has closed its main Simply Food store on the concourse of Waterloo Station.