SMEs warned of 2012 disruption

The capital's small businesses have been given the chance to start making preparations for the transport disruption that the 2012 Olympic Games are likely to create.

In a bid to help firms develop ajourney planner for themselves, Mayor of London Boris Johnson was on hand to provide information about the travel hotspots which could slow small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) down.

Those attending an event on Thursday were able to find out about how congestion could hit London's road and underground networks while the Games are on.

Mr Johnson said small firms need to grasp the opportunities the Olympic Games will provide by preparing properly.

He stated: "Making sure they have the most up-to-date and relevant transport information is a crucial part of this preparation, allowing them to plan around any disruptions, make sure their staff are where they need to be and [ensure] their businesses can keep moving as we welcome the world to our great city."

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