Exciting mayor-sponsored ‘City-to-City’ programme for businesses moving abroad

Exciting mayor-sponsored ‘City-to-City’ programme for businesses moving abroad

In an age of populism and heightened nationalism, The City-To-City Business Welcome Programme, led by London & Partners, was launched. The initiative focuses on establishing a global network of cities to help entrepreneurs develop their businesses across different markets. Since the launch earlier this year by Mayor of London Sadiq...

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Woman in Westminster: Elizabeth Crowther-Hunt, Chief Executive of Westminster Business Council

Woman in Westminster: Elizabeth Crowther-Hunt, Chief Executive of Westminster Business Council

There are approximately 50,000 Westminster-based businesses that contribute £55.7 billion to the UK economy, more than the City and Canary Wharf combined. A staggering figure, particularly in an age of heightened uncertainty caused by Brexit and ongoing terror threats. Supporting such businesses is no easy feat, and it is a...

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EU freedom of movement to end by 2019, says Lewis

EU freedom of movement to end by 2019, says Lewis

Freedom of movement within the EU will end when the UK leave Europe, says immigration minister Brandon Lewis. The minister confirmed today, 27th July, that freedom of movement and labour would come to end by Spring 2019. “Free movement of labor ends when we leave the European Union in the...

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John D Wood & Co. completes merger with Faron Sutaria

John D Wood & Co. completes merger with Faron Sutaria

  John D Wood & Co., has completed its merger with Faron Sutaria, the London estate agency established over 40 years ago in Notting Hill.  The merger of these two highly regarded property businesses, announced in August 2016, expands John D Wood & Co.’s London network of offices by a...

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Europe’s biggest stock exchange merger on verge of collapse

Europe’s biggest stock exchange merger on verge of collapse

A year of negotiations towards a merger of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Deutsche Börse, Frankfurt’s Stock Exchange, is on the brink of collapse. The LSE has refused to allow Deutsche Börse to add new terms to the £21 billion deal following the Brexit vote amid an increasingly tense...

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London crowned ‘most influential’ city by Colliers International

London crowned ‘most influential’ city by Colliers International

London takes over New York’s to be crown the world’s ‘most influential’ city by international commercial estate agent, Colliers International despite projections that its status would be damaged by the Brexit vote. Alongside Paris, London is the most attractive for businesses where looking at talent, cost and location which are all...

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Pressure on stock exchange to recognise climate change risk

Pressure on stock exchange to recognise climate change risk

There has been mounting pressure on the financial sector to recognise and factor climate change risk into investment ratings in a move that would monetise the impact of climate change, encourage corporate environmental responsibility and safeguard the global economy against destabilising climate-related issues. Organisations like CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure...

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Angel Investing

Angel Investing

Since the financial crisis of 2008, the alternative market for private investment in enterprise has grown dramatically. Record low interest rates, increasingly generous tax reliefs under Enterprise Investment Schemes, stress tests on banks and a change in attitude towards entrepreneurship have been key. Alternative finance business lending, including angel investing,...

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Chelsea School children open London for business

Chelsea School children open London for business

Chelsea School children open London for business Students form The Hampshire School, Chelsea, along with Global Teacher Prize winner Hanan Al Hroub and MP Nick Gibb, opened trading in London’s stock exchange last week. Sixteen year 8 students were invited to the event as they had been learning about the...

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Special Footwear: The fine art of stylish orthotics

Special Footwear: The fine art of stylish orthotics

According to the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, 75-80% of adults have some kind of foot problem. Whilst some of these may be temporary ailments, others need long-term treatment and even surgery. But how do you alleviate pain and correct the problem without resorting to cumbersome ‘sensible’ shoes? Special Footwear...

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