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Online Training:
Mental Health Awareness Course

This course, held by Merton Chamber of Commerce will provide practical advice on supporting those with mental health conditions. What is the difference between mental health and mental illness? This course covers the symptoms of a number of the most common mental illnesses so you will know what to look out for or what to […]

Merton Best Business Awards Cancelled

  On 22nd May 2020 the Merton Chamber Board of Directors, in consultation with Award sponsors, made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Awards. The Awards will return in March 2021 to celebrate everything that is good about business in Merton.   Diana Sterck, CEO of Merton Chamber of Commerce, explains the decision “Cancelling […]

Retail/Hospitality: Top Tips To Welcome Your Customers Back

  A High Street Survey recently conducted by City Dressing, found that consumers in Wimbledon stated ‘increased cleaning and sanitation’ as the most important factor that they wanted to see change across the high street. With many being apprehensive to visit town centres during this pandemic, please take consideration of how to make your customers feel […]

Covid-19 Risk Assessment For Your Office

  Award-winning, Wimbledon-based company Peldon Rose are now providing Covid-19 Risk Assessments of office spaces for both new and existing clients, and could help you manage your premises so that it is safe for employees to return to work.   Peldon Rose has been delivering office design and office refurbishment projects in London for over 30 […]

Love Wimbledon Lobbying For You

‘Unprecedented’ a word now so widely used and very pertinent to the challenging environment currently facing businesses in Wimbledon Town Centre and Love Wimbledon BID is committed to supporting you and our community through these times. Through our conversations and communications with the businesses of Wimbledon, we are working to mitigate the impact of coronavirus […]

Protect Your Business Against Cyber Security Threats

  With an increase in cyber attacks related to COVID-19, and many employees now working from home using potentially more vulnerable services such as Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and home devices, businesses are exposed to new cyber risks. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has provided free resources for businesses and employees to help […]

Securing Your Property During Closure

  A message from Love Wimbledon and Merton Chamber of Commerce. Is your business or workplace now closed due to COVID-19? Are all employees working from home? See below, a 10-point checklist to help keep your property safe and secure, during these times. Note: we also strongly suggest that you speak with your insurance company, […]

Wimbledon Businesses Awarded Recycling Certificates

Wimbledon businesses have been awarded certificates for their amazing recycling efforts in 2019, by the award-winning, zero to landfill, recycling and waste company First Mile.   This is a result of a collaboration between First Mile and Love Wimbledon, which has allowed businesses in Wimbledon to make terrific savings on their waste collection and recycling schemes. Elliott Wood Partnership and Marcus […]

Love Your Local Businesses

  Current road closures on Merton Road towards South Wimbledon, expected to last until April 2020, have affected many of our independent shops, cafes and restaurants located in this area. Love Wimbledon is urging other businesses in Wimbledon Town Centre to think of and make a special effort to encourage their staff to take a […]

Wimbledon Footfall Outperforms Trend

The end of 2019 proved a difficult time for retail. Despite the holiday season typically being a strong time for retailers and shopping centres, with dedicated discount days such as Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Boxing Day sales, there was a 2.5% drop in footfall in December across UK retail destinations. Further figures from Springboard, the […]