Author: Emily

Good for business but potential unhappy neighbours

A new Nobu Hotel is set to launch in Willow Street, Shoreditch, toward the end of this year. While it benefits the tourism and high-class guests, the expected opening already sparked worries among residents of this area. A license was granted to the future 150-room hotel for live music, film screenings and dance performance until 1AM. This made the locals express their fear over the trendy chain opening, which has other establishments in Chicago, Las Vegas, Miami, and Bahrain, will be accompanied by an inflow of drunken revellers. The Islington Council received complaints from residents who were already at the...

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AcuityAds Opens Sales Office in London

AcuityAds Holdings Inc., the technology company that enables marketers to connect intelligently with audiences across video, mobile, social and online display advertising campaigns is pleased to provide an update on the Company’s previously announced expansion into the European market. AcuityAds has officially opened its first sales office in the European region based in London, England. The addition of a local sales team is a natural progression for the Company since launching its platform in Europe in July 2016 and based on the demand the Company has experienced, including a fair number of new partner signings from International agencies and...

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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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