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Jobs and Skills

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    Local monitoring groups

    Set up a partnership and local monitoring groups to agree on best practice.

    Idea submitted by: Silchester drop-in
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    Jobs & Skills

    Access to careers advice

    Improve access to careers advice/apprenticeships/work experience.

    Idea submitted by: Silchester drop-in
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    Jobs & Skills

    Affordable small business units

    There is a real need for small business units that are affordable given that the W10 area along the canal has been sold off Read more

    Idea submitted by: Web survey
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    Cut business rates

    Cut business rates and create more space for SMEs.

    Idea submitted by: Web survey
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    Jobs & Skills

    Pop-up business school

    The pop-up business school was really successful in Westminster in July at supporting people into self-employment. Read more

    Idea submitted by: Web survey
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    Give Wornington back

    Give Wornington back to the college or stop charging such greedy rents.

    Idea submitted by: Web survey
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    More work experience

    More work experience for working-age adults (to support wellbeing and health).

    Idea submitted by: Colville
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    Jobs & Skills

    Pathways for professional qualifications

    Pathways for professional qualifications, other than university.

    Idea submitted by: Colville
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    More local jobs

    More local jobs.

    Idea submitted by: Westway fitness centre
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    Hold private contractors to account

    Up to date mandatory training needs to be provided and monitored to hold private contractors to account.

    Idea submitted by: Westway Leisure - 24/10
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    Guaranteed London living wage

    Guaranteed London Living wage on all contracts procured.

    Idea submitted by: Westway Leisure - 24/10
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    Overtime not paid

    People are not being paid overtime.

    Idea submitted by: Westway Leisure - 24/10
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    Fairer pay

    There should be fairer policies for pay around the borough - park staff get paid different wages depending on where they are based.

    Idea submitted by: Westway Leisure - 24/10
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    Pay and contracts transparency

    Older employees and new employees all earn the same which is not fair. Read more

    Idea submitted by: Westway Leisure - 24/10
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    Support for community businesses

    Support for local and community businesses.

    Idea submitted by: Westway Leisure - 24/10
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    Businesses to give back

    Businesses in the area should give back to the local community.

    Idea submitted by: Westway Leisure - 24/10
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    Bring local business back

    Bring local business back to Portobello. Read more

    Idea submitted by: Westway Leisure - 24/10
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    Skills and expertise training

    Sharing skills and spaces where people can share expertise.

    Idea submitted by: Westway Leisure - 18/10