News for and about local businesses, big and small.
Seven 16 and 17-year-olds who live or go to school in Southwark have organised a conference to be held at Tate Modern on the issue of youth employability.
Teenagers taking part in The Challenge, a summer programme for young people, visited Borough Market this week to get expert advice from traders.
Business secretary Vince Cable fielded questions from local employers on Monday night when he addressed a meeting of Southwark Chamber of Commerce.
Last week 40 students from schools in Southwark and Lambeth visited the Practical Law Company's offices in Hatfields for two careers events.
Southwark Council is to provide £40,000 funding to establish a new Tower Bridge Road Business Association to enhance and promote the street as a shopping destination.
A celebrity appearance by the Dulux dog was one of the highlights of Waterloo's celebrations of the first ever 4 July Independents' Day - a national initiative to promote small local shops.
More than 200 representatives of local business took part in a charity quiz organised by Southwark College earlier this month.
A new website has been set up to promote one of SE1's best kept secrets: the parade of independent shops in Great Suffolk Street.
Businesses in Tower Bridge Road have got together to submit an application to Southwark's £1 million community restoration fund as a growing consensus emerges that the street needs improvement.
Representatives of businesses based in the Bankside area gathered at the Jerwood Space on Thursday morning to hear two experts discuss George Osborne's latest Budget statement.
Employers in Vauxhall have voted to approve the setting up of a business improvement district stretching from Lambeth Bridge to Nine Elms and the Oval Cricket Ground. Vauxhall One's plans include a ranger service and refurbishment of railway arches.
The team from Glaziers Hall was victorious in Better Bankside's annual Shrove Tuesday pancake race.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson declared ‘ethical capitalism’ alive and well at the opening of a social enterprise business support centre in Tooley Street on Tuesday.
A supermarket worker who took part in a sponsored sleepout in aid of a winter night shelter for homeless people in South London has received a £500 donation from her employers at Asda Old Kent Road.
The Society for the Preservation of Beers from the Wood has formally presented the Royal Oak in Borough with its Greater London Pub of the Year 2012 certificate.