Tag Archives: Small Business

Signs of the Times II: Hoar’s £300 “health and safety” tax

#thatissocroydon BBC London reporter Angela Walker yesterday nailed Croydon Councillor Simon Hoar over proposals to charge shop-owners and other small businesses a £300 stealth tax over five years for placing boards and banners on the pavement. According to Hoar, looking … Continue reading

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London Road stories: Okay Niyazi’s dry cleaning business

The first of a series of interviews with those left to pick through the wreckage of Croydon’s 8/8, features Okay Niyazi, whose family business was burnt to the ground “I watched on television as my business, which has been in … Continue reading

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