Changes to state pension take effect 6th April

  From the 6th April, a new and “simplified” single tier state pension, will replace the former basic and additional state pensions.    In guidance about the changes to state pensions, the Government has claimed that the new state pension is designed to be “a clearer, single payment for the...

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Join The London Library 175th anniversary celebration

  The beginning of May promises to be a great week for book lovers as The London Library marks its 175th anniversary with a major literary celebration in London’s elegant St James’s Square.   From 5th-8th May The Words In The Square festival will feature a memorable line-up of over...

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Which one is the Green candidate?

At the London 2016 mayoral hustings organized in early March by The Green Alliance, Zac Goldsmith, Sadiq Khan, Caroline Pidgeon, and Sian Berry were all asked: “What the next mayor can do to improve our capital?”   Such was the level of agreement about their collective Green policies that, about...

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