Tag Archives: Employment

Here’s a degree of job advice to help avoid A-Level gloom

The latest Dominic Cummings-led government clusterfuck, over centrally “assessed” (that means “guessed at”) A-Level results in England, has sent thousands of Croydon teens into a stressful panic over whether or not they will be able to start their planned degree … Continue reading

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Council faces massive legal bill over discrimination claims

Croydon Council is facing claims potentially running into hundreds of thousands of pounds, and legal bills of much more, over claims of discrimination in the workplace from 50 former employees, all but one of them women. The claims over missed … Continue reading

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Redundancy costs could burden Upper Norwood library trust

Another offering for the bulging file of “Croydon Council Adds Insult to Injury” comes from the splendid News from Crystal Palace site, which reports that leading figures at our Town Hall are seriously considering burdening any community trust which takes … Continue reading

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Starbucks offers barista apprenticeships in Croydon

Although one branch of Starbucks in central Croydon is set for closure, the company is recruiting apprentice baristas in the area. Apprentices will have paid employment, training in an artisan skill and customer service while gaining Level 2 qualifications in … Continue reading

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Croydon in Crisis: Mystery over council’s £350,000 pay-offs

The public service workers’ union, the GMB, was tonight demanding an urgent independent investigation into why Croydon Council had spent a “profligate” £350,000 of public money on golden handshakes to four top-level employees in the past year. The payments have … Continue reading

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Proud to Serve: Congrats to car pound operator Collins Boansi!

More from Croydon Council‘s internal interweb thingy. This time it’s the latest accolade for the Employee of the Month. And Croydon’s hardest working employee is one of the car pound staff. #thatissocroydon Here at Inside Croydon, we congratulate Collins. It … Continue reading

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The CEO speaks: council outsources management of staff

Inside Croydon is delighted to bring you the latest from the desk of Our Great Leader, council CEO Jon Rouse. He’s certainly not losing any sleep about the possibility of losing his job, because thanks to his enlightened leadership, he’s … Continue reading

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