Santander launches campaign to inspire under-25s to protect themselves from fraud

Santander launches campaign to inspire under-25s to protect themselves from fraud

As part of its ongoing drive to give people the information they need to protect themselves against scams, Santander launched a new campaign specifically for the Under 25s on November 21st – a generation who often inadvertently share the sort of information that makes them easy prey for fraudsters.  To...

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Taxpayers unfairly treated by HMRC, House of Lords report says

Taxpayers unfairly treated by HMRC, House of Lords report says

A House of Lords report has criticised greater powers given to HMRC to tackle tax avoidance and evasion saying that it undermines the rule of law and justice. The Economic Affairs Committee said that HMRC is being given broad and disproportionate powers with no effective safeguards for taxpayers. It went...

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Brexit regulatory impasse entangles foreign investment

Brexit regulatory impasse entangles foreign investment

Article and Graphic by Dave Sebastian Foreign companies in the United Kingdom are in the crosshairs of uncertain regulations as the U.K. prepares to leave the European Union in March 2019. The predicament: Companies have yet to figure out which new regulations to brace for, as it is still unclear...

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Mayor heads to Brussels with message that London is still open

Mayor heads to Brussels with message that London is still open

Almost 70 per cent of Londoners say they are concerned about the impact of skilled workers leaving the capital after Brexit, and almost half of Londoners are worried about the impact of EU nationals leaving London when the UK leaves the European Union. The polling data was released by the Mayor of...

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Autumn Budget will define Chancellor’s legacy, say small firms

Autumn Budget will define Chancellor’s legacy, say small firms

Ahead of the Chancellor’s 2018 Autumn Budget statement on Monday, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Cherry said:  “This Budget is a make or break moment for the Chancellor: one that will define his legacy within the small business community. Questions have been raised about this Government’s commitment to sole...

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Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards 2018 Results

Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards 2018 Results

Over 200 people gathered to celebrate the first ever Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards at a glittering ceremony at the Millennium Gloucester Kensington Hotel on Thursday night. Hosted by the Kensington & Chelsea Chamber of Commerce in association with Banham Security, the 2018 Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards recognised and rewarded...

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London business projects get £47 million boost

London business projects get £47 million boost

London councils have awarded almost £47 million to major business projects in the city in a bid to boost economic growth. The funding, granted by all 32 London boroughs and the City of London Corporation, has a particular focus on digital infrastructure. The projects include installing fast fibre-optic broadband connections...

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Apprenticeship levy reform does not go far enough, says construction boss

Apprenticeship levy reform does not go far enough, says construction boss

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s plans to reform the apprenticeship levy are welcome but do not go far enough, according to a senior figure in the construction industry. Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the Federation of Master Builders, the largest trade association for the UK construction industry, said: “The Chancellor has, in...

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KCCC First Tuesday Networking at the Da Mario’s

KCCC First Tuesday Networking at the Da Mario’s

Join us for First Tuesday Networking at the fabulous Da Mario’s in Gloucester Road.  Our networking events are known for their fun, relaxed atmosphere and we have a good mix of regular members and new guests. A family friendly trattoria in Venetian-Gothic building, serving thin-crust pizza and other classics, Da...

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Small businesses in London entirely unprepared for chaotic no-deal Brexit

Small businesses in London entirely unprepared for chaotic no-deal Brexit

Only eight per cent of small businesses in London have started planning for a no-deal Brexit, according to new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). FSB’s latest research shows that a further 52% believe that a no-deal Brexit will have an impact on their business but haven’t yet started planning for the...

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