China joins the EBRD

China has had its application to join the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) approved, opening “up significant further opportunities for sustainable investment by Chinese groups” in Europe. Beijing’s recent request to become a shareholder of the bank, is part of Chinese President, Xi Jinping’s wider development strategy “One...

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Watch Netflix on British Airways flights

British Airways (BA) have announced that next year they will spend as much as £250,000 per aircraft in order to provide the fastest Wifi connections for long-haul flight passengers. By retrofitting planes with next generation satellite technology, soon passengers on 118 of BA’s fleet could soon be streaming music on...

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Cyber crime targeting small, unprotected businesses

In a new report by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), small businesses are identified as: “unfairly carrying the cost of cyber crime in an increasingly vulnerable digital economy.”   It is estimated that cyber crime costs the UK economy more than £5 billion every year, with smaller firms being...

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Housing market “holding its breath” for EU referendum

Property values in the UK suffered the steepest fall since 2011 as the housing market anxiously waits for the EU referendum.   Dipping by 0.4%, last month was the UK’s weakest May for home sales in five years with many pointing to a stamp duty surcharge which created a surge...

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Want to work at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital?

Once a year, the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, hosts an annual open day for members of the public interested in pursuing a career in the NHS.   The theme this year is ‘Recruitment’ there will be lots of activities to help attract people considering working in the...

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