Southwark Council have announced economic measures which are being immediately put into place, alongside dedicated business support hotlines to help businesses
Measures available to Southwark businesses can be found below: Business Rate exemption for the 2020/21 business year applied automatically to businesses who are eligible Grants are now available for businesses that get Small Business Rates Relief, and for small...
We have collected and condensed a range of answers from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) to frequently asked questions to offer guidance in responding to the coronavirus disease, COVID-19
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme What does furlough mean? It means temporary leave of absence from work. Furlough leave has been temporarily introduced by the government during the coronavirus pandemic to mean...
Lambeth council has today approved a wide-ranging and ambitious economic package to help struggling businesses, voluntary and community sector (VCS) groups and the borough’s residents cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lambeth’s major economic package to support workers and businesses affected by impacts of coronavirus is one of the largest and most comprehensive launched by any local authority in the capital. The package is...
Through the London Growth Hub (the Mayor’s business support platform) there is support for business affected by COVID-19
Proposals for an extended support offer are currently being negotiated with Central Government and the London Growth Hub will soon announce a further package of business support, advice and initiatives via their website. For the time being, businesses can also book in a telephone call for specific advice. More...
We have developed a Business Continuity Plan template that should ensure you're clued up on how best to conduct business remotely, if possible.
WeAreWaterloo is committed to assisting your business during this uncertain period. Please download our Business Continuity Template, which should assist you in mitigating the impact of this pandemic.  Business continuity management is the practice of looking and seeing what risks...
Updated (Mar 23): The latest COVID-19 updates and guidance from government for businesses and employees
The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19. Based on the World Health Organisation’s recent declaration, COVID-19 is now classed as a public health emergency of international concern. Boris...
This month Waterloo will be losing one of its regulars from the streets. After 40 years serving the area as a milkman, Paul Malone (Round 04) will be taking retirement...
We caught up with Paul to discuss the ever-changing landscape of Waterloo, and some of his favourite memories: "Back in the 1980s Waterloo was a very different place. Both Lambeth and Southwark were losing considerable numbers of residents and there were not so...
WeAreWaterloo BID is inviting local artists and designers to submit conceptual designs for a public art mural that will be based in an iconic, high footfall and instagram-friendly space situated on Lower Marsh
Artist Brief We are looking for artists to devise a nature inspired design, taking inspiration from the wild vegetation of the tropics and forests in Thailand, as well as the heritage and culture of the restaurant on...
We caught up with local resident and trader, Melody (not forgetting baker-extraordinaire) to find out more about why she loves having a stall at Lower Marsh Market, and lots more besides...
Tell us a little about your stall... My stall is a cornucopia of sweet treats. I take inspiration from my Australia background and my new British home, to create confections with an international twist. From brownies to cupcakes to cookies,...
Lambeth Council and other Local Authorities provide a number of different reliefs to businesses within their Boroughs if the criteria eligibility is met. Below is further information on the reliefs which are currently available to Businesses within Lambeth.
Discretionary Business Rates Hardship Scheme The Chancellor announced in the Spring Budget that additional funding would be made available to Local Authorities to assist...
We have created the BID's first 'SmartWater village' on Lower Marsh in an attempt to deter thieves from stealing high value items in their businesses.
We have created the BID's first 'SmartWater village' on Lower Marsh in an attempt to deter thieves from stealing high value items in their businesses. SmartWater is a water-based spray, each of which contains a unique polymer that links a single spray to a specific location or...
Critically acclaimed British artist Mileece brings her new mobile installation, which celebrates the history and character of the area to the south of Blackfriars bridge, to our Saturday market
PiP’s Plant Parlour is an interactive, travelling plant-lounge designed for the urban environment, where visitors can restore their sense of wellbeing by interacting and relaxing in an immersive bio-responsive sound and lightscape, surrounded...
With Britain set to leave the EU at the end of this month, we have put together a handy bulletin of useful links provided by the British Chamber of Commerce and Lambeth Council, which should provide clarity on the impact it could have on your businesses, specifically if we leave without a deal
British Chamber of Commerce The UK’s impending departure from the European Union will bring change for businesses of every size and sector...
All-day dining restaurant Florentine collaborates with a community of honey bees to create a menu of honey-based specials
The all-day-dining restaurant is championing the incredible work of urban beekeeping with a permanent rooftop residence housing 150,000 honey bees and a bespoke menu of honey-based specials, courtesy of Florentine’s own honey bees - available throughout October. Florentine are strong advocates of urban...
This referendum allows businesses to be involved in shaping the development and growth of a neighbourhood which is wholly or predominantly business in nature
The question has been set by the councils: 'Do you want the London boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark to use the Neighbourhood Plan for South Bank and Waterloo to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?' What is a Neighbourhood Plan? Introduced...

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