Barking and Dagenham working together
In Barking and Dagenham and across the UK, the economy has been hit hard by the impacts of Covid-19. Many residents have been affected by reduced income and unemployment, and local businesses are struggling.
That said, we’ve also seen incredible strength from our residents, community and voluntary sector organisations, and businesses who have pulled together to help each other get through this difficult time.
Sadly, the journey is not over yet. It’s really important we continue to work together with residents and businesses alike, so that we can come out the other side of this pandemic stronger than ever.
There’s lots of support available, from our graduate development programme and apprenticeships, to pathways into new jobs and upskilling opportunities, and even support to local businesses. We want to make sure that no-one is left behind.
On this page you can find information about the range of support we’re offering. You can also find out more about what you can do, as an individual or as a local business owner, to play your part in helping the borough weather the storm.