Grenfell Inquiry In Recess after ‘merry-go-round of buck-passing’

Grenfell Inquiry In Recess after ‘merry-go-round of buck-passing’

The Grenfell Tower Inquiry went into recess on August 2nd and resumes again on September 3rd. The latest evidence and testimony has only served to raise more questions than it has answered while we wait for the Inquiry to resume and hopefully deliver answers to the many lingering questions. Dr....

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TFL: RideLondon transport rundown

TFL: RideLondon transport rundown

Over 100,000 cyclists are participating in Prudential RideLondon events this weekend. TFL have advised those attending to check their journeys before they travel. Prudential RideLondon is the world’s largest mass participation festival of cycling, entering into its sixth year. A range of different events will take place across the two...

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Sleeping rough in London

Sleeping rough in London

“You never forget your first night,” said a homeless man in criticism to Ben Judah in the book “This is London”. The book was a work of reportage on London’s down and out population published in January of 2016. “The first night is the worst night,” said one homeless man...

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Proud to be a Londoner at Pride 2018

Proud to be a Londoner at Pride 2018

Pride London has happened every summer since 1972, and has remained a popular event. Pride 2018 was no exception, with approximately 1,000,000 people attending. The Pride parade on July 7th, from 12-5, celebrated the LGBT community in the best way possible. The message of Pride is to be accepting of...

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Small business confidence in London lagging

Small business confidence in London lagging

More than a third (35%) of small businesses expect their performance will improve over the coming three months. Less than a quarter (24%) believe performance will worsen, according to new Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) figures. The domestic economy (57%) remains the number one barrier to small business growth, with...

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An evening with Kensington’s coppers

An evening with Kensington’s coppers

There are a slew of misconceptions about working as a reporter in Kensington & Chelsea. These misconceptions tend to be prefaced with ‘it must be boring because…’ before participants select from a drop-down list of options ranging from the a) political (‘all residents are raging Thatcherites’) to the b) socio-economic...

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Interview with Alex Limpert, CEO and co-founder of GuestReady

Interview with Alex Limpert, CEO and co-founder of GuestReady

GuestReady is a unique online service that allows Airbnb hosts to professionally manage their property. Nearly two years old, the startup has attracted funding from the likes of Impulse VC, a fund backed by Chelsea F.C. owner Roman Abramovich to Swiss Founders Fund. To date, it has helped nearly 20,000...

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Workers rally for “new deal” in central London

Workers rally for “new deal” in central London

Despite cloudy and wet conditions demonstrators lead by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) gathered on May 12th in Central London by the thousands to demonstrate against unfair wages, Zero Hour Contracts, and austerity measures. Workers involved in current disputes including those at restaurant chains TGI Fridays and McDonald’s joined the...

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Find out the best funding solutions for your startups!

Find out the best funding solutions for your startups!

Entrepreneurs face three main challenges: know-hows, resources and money. They often struggle with launching their products, attracting market attention, finding the right funders whilst facing multiple costs. Knowing this, we wanted to provide an easy way for entrepreneurs to learn directly from highly sought-out funders and hear the vital advice that...

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JLL sees the return of competitive bidding on properties to let

JLL sees the return of competitive bidding on properties to let

In a press release to KCW Today, JLL lettings has reported a 57% increase in applicant registrations in March 2018 from the previous month, together with a 40% increase in offers made. Activity has picked up significantly with competitive bidding now taking place on a number of schemes, and rental...

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