Business Funding Workshop

Business Funding Workshop

A special edition event in collaboration with RIFT and Accelerate Funding, Avoid Brexit uncertainty with Grants, R&D and must-to-know funding streams happening on Oct 16th. If you are an innovator, have long-term growth as a key objective, need a cash injection for your business but are worried about the future of...

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Royal Albert Hall Announces 2020 Films in Concert Line-up

Royal Albert Hall Announces 2020 Films in Concert Line-up

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring will return to the Royal Albert Hall in 2020, 11 years after its in-concert premiere, along with six other titles announced today. Now in its 10th year, the Hall’s Films in Concert sees iconic films screened in full with live orchestras...

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New ‘boost’ planned for phone dead zones with new access guidance

New ‘boost’ planned for phone dead zones with new access guidance

Londoners suffering with limited phone service could be set for a boost – after the Mayor announced plans to speed up the process of fixing signal “not spots”. Sadiq Khan today published guidance for commercial landlords and public property owners, to standardise the process for mobile providers to access rooftops and...

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Victims of modern slavery unable to get the help they need

Victims of modern slavery unable to get the help they need

Victims of modern slavery are left without the help they need, because of the high threshold for accessing Government support, a campaigner has said. Marissa Begonia, coordinator of campaign group Voice of Domestic Workers, said many victims were also scared to come forward because of the threat of deportation. Reports...

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Patrick Faure and the Start Art Fair at the Saatchi Gallery

Patrick Faure and the Start Art Fair at the Saatchi Gallery

Patrick Faure presented his new ‘Agnoiaphobia’ series at the Launch of the Start Art Fair. A profusion of new art works by several artists was welcomed by enthusiastic crowds at this dynamic event. Patrick Faure was born in Monaco in 1952. He read Humanities at the State University of New...

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Metropolitan police sharing footage with Facebook to counter terrorism

Metropolitan police sharing footage with Facebook to counter terrorism

London police will work with the social media giant Facebook to combat the live-streaming of terrorist attacks. From December, the Metropolitan Police will share footage from body-worn cameras used during training by its firearms unit. Facebook will use this video to develop artificial intelligence that can identify live-streamed gun attacks....

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First Tuesday Networking

First Tuesday Networking

Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel Tuesday 1st October 6.30pm to 8.30pm KCCC networking events are known for their fun, relaxed atmosphere and we have a good mix of regular members and new guests. The evening will take place in the Scoff & Banter Bar and Restaurant at the historic Radisson...

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Disabled people to benefit from better journeys thanks to service station funding

Disabled people to benefit from better journeys thanks to service station funding

Toilets at 22 Motorway Service Areas are to be made more accessible for an estimated quarter of a million disabled people under new plans announced by the government. The new facilities which are expected to be completed in the early 2020s will be improved with more space and new equipment....

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Hundreds fined in crackdown on ‘cup and ball’ gaming

A ban on street gambling and ‘cup and ball’ games on the Lambeth side of Westminster Bridge is set to be extended into 2022, as the authority fines hundreds of offenders. Police and Lambeth Council officers have been enforcing the rule since February – despite it being in place since...

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In the Dark—95% of SMEs unaware of the legal rights of disabled employees

In the Dark—95% of SMEs unaware of the legal rights of disabled employees

Despite ambitious government policies to get a million disabled people into work over the next ten years, the latest ONS data shows a miniscule 5% increase since the 2017 goal, which would only see a total of merely 5,800 disabled people in work by 2027 if the pattern continues. In...

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