Tag Archives: Google

It’s magic! Brick by Brick’s in-house Google reviews vanish

Our Magic Circle correspondent, PAUL SPANIELS, on a disappearing act performed at the borough’s loss-making house-builders It was a case of “Now you see them, now you don’t”, as the dodgy Google reviews about their employers posted by a handful … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick staff caught breaking Google review policies

EXCLUSIVE: Desperate to salvage the company’s sagging reputation, Brick by Brick employees appear to have been indulging in a bit of online onanism. By STEVEN DOWNES Staff at Brick by Brick, the council-owned housebuilder, have been breaking online standards rules … Continue reading

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Google’s coming to Croydon offering free digital training

Google’s Digital Garage bus tour is coming to Croydon this Thursday, November 29, offering free digital skills training throughout the day. Google says that Digital Garage is one of its “flagship investment programmes in the UK, providing free digital skills … Continue reading

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Newman will “blow open the books” on £140m council HQ

Tony Newman, the leader of the opposition group on Croydon Council, has pledged that if Labour wins control of the Town Hall in the 2014 local elections, he “will blow open the books” to expose the hundreds of million pounds … Continue reading

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Thorn in taxman’s side is named in accountancy power list

Mention of the council’s woebegone attempts to get the Croydon Gateway site developed with at least a little style and some substance prompted recollection of another local campaigner, Ken Frost, who this month has been named in Accountancy Age‘s Financial … Continue reading

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MP Barwell’s taxing links with Google and Ashcroft

DAVID WHITE  highlights a local MP’s troubling attitude on tax avoidance Those following the website of Gavin Barwell, the MP for Croydon Central, will have seen a posting last week: “Gavin Barwell MP has secured a free Google training seminar … Continue reading

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Tech City debate comes to Old Town this Thursday

The concept of Croydon as a location for a cluster of digital businesses and start-ups, perhaps attracting online giants such as Google and Amazon, will be discussed at a special meeting organised this Thursday by local resident Jonny Rose. Tech … Continue reading

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