Author: Emily

Cost of renting in London

The Rental Affordability Index Study for 2017 reveals the new values and costs of renting a property in London. The study explains the occupancy fee per square foot in 33 London boroughs. As a result of this, the study further portrays the lowest gross income that is demanded to support a person and a family of four in rented home, based on the smallest space suggested for a single person respectively for a family by the Greater London Authority. The all-encompassing research was carried out to understand the conditions and costs associated with renting as an individual or a...

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GetBike Launches in London

GetBike, the first bike-share scheme in the UK, announced that it is set to be put into operation in London. The brand was created by the Sino-British entrepreneurial team behind the global online bicycle sharing company GetBike Sharing System in November 2016. The company is based in the London borough of Greenwich. Just last month the team received US$10 million in A-round financing. The valuation of the company has now reached US$200 million. “The product launch conference was held at the O2 Arena,” said CEO Ming Yang. “We will launch a beta test across the Greater London region from...

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New Moorgate Meditation Centre

The new FISU Meditation Centre specifically chose Moorgate as the site for the first dedicated Meditation Centre in the City. Founder Rajesh Ananda explains: “Between high-profile positions, responsibility, long hours and pressure to succeed, there’s no doubt that the Square Mile contains a worrying concentration of extremely stressed workers! My hope – and indeed my aim – is for FISU to reach the heart of the companies within the City and encourage them to help their employees’ combat stress through the proven power of meditation. This will directly create wellbeing and better health for their staff members and better...

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Jonathan Kalman Joins Eos

Eos Venture Partners is pleased to announce that Jonathan Kalman will be joining Eos as a General Partner. Mr Kalman joins the specialist InsurTech investment and advisory firm at an exciting time for the business and for the sector. Sam Evans, Managing Director of Eos Venture Partners says: “We are delighted to be formally welcoming Jonathan to Eos. We’ve worked closely with Jonathan and he has co-invested with us on one company. We’ve learned how important his unique expertise as a venture capitalist with deep insurance and operational knowledge in the UK, US and Asia is to early stage...

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LSBF Becomes Official ACCA Provider for PwC CEE Academy

London School of Business & Finance has become the official provider of ACCA tuition materials for PwC in Central and Eastern Europe. The partnership will see LSBF as the sole provider of training materials leading to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant qualification to thousands of PwC staff across 29 countries. PwC is one of the largest professional services networks in the world, with more than 700 locations in 157 countries. The collaboration will allow PwC to expand the existing portfolio of training opportunities provided via the PwC’s CEE Academy, the firm’s training division in the region. The agreement...

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