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Think Work Summit: the council launches strategy for the future of work

On Wednesday 31 October, Waltham Forest held its first Think Work Summit, which brought together key professionals from across a range of sectors to discuss the future of work and skills, and potential solutions to new challenges that are emerging in employment. The Summit was chaired by Cllr Simon Miller,
the Lead Member for Economic Growth and High Streets, while Cllr Clare Coghill, the Leader of the Council, opened the event with our ‘Think Work’ vision to support residents and businesses to be able to adapt to the changing nature of work.

Gigabit broadband vouchers worth up to £2500 available for Waltham Forest businesses

If you are a small or medium sized business based in Waltham Forest you could benefit from a voucher worth up to £2,500 to upgrade your broadband, and be ready for gigabit capable infrastructure.

Are you a business struggling with your broadband speeds, or expecting to need a better, faster connection in the near future? Gigabit speeds will enable you to conduct your business more efficiently, with the growth of cloud data storage, improved security systems, audio and video conferencing, streaming and remote working all having a huge impact on the need for faster broadband.