Author: Shara Tenner

Netwise Hosting’s London Data Centre Makes the Switch to 100% Renewable Energy

Netwise Hosting officially made the switch to true 100% renewable energy at its fast-filling London Central data centre. This places the organisation right at the head of the field in terms of its commitment to a sustainable future, as one of the first data centre operators to push entirely renewable energy in the UK. Netwise will join ranks with the likes of Google, who are themselves committed to making the switch across their entire global estate by the end of the year. This comes as welcome news to everyone in the industry, as current estimates predict global data centre...

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Pay by Bank app available now to all Wirecard merchants in London

Wirecard and Mastercard made Pay by Bank app, a fully digital payment solution, available to all Wirecard merchants in London. Pay by Bank app was created by Vocalink, a Mastercard company, and it enables people to make ‘digital debit’ payments for goods and services via their banking app, with money transfer made directly from their current account. From now on, Wirecard online merchants will be able to integrate Pay by Bank app into their checkout pages, offering this new payment method to their customers. With this, the process becomes quick and seamless, with no need for a separate PIN,...

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Binary District expands tech community initiative to London

Collaborative technology community Binary District Education Center has launched in London. The centre offers events and training on cutting-edge technologies such as Blockchain, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Big Data, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Biotech, SMM, Agile and the Internet of Things. Binary District Education Center is a creative and collaborative tech community. The centre was founded to address the growing skills and educational gap in emerging technologies. Its presence in London joins Binary District’s growing network of centres in Moscow and Amsterdam. Supported by several extensive partnerships, including Digital October Center, IBM and Waves Platform, Binary District will...

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1 in 4 employers have never considered employing apprentices

25% of organisations in London, and in UK, have never considered apprentices, despite evidence that they are highly valued, according to a research by The Adecco Group. The report, Closing the Skills Gap: Will Apprenticeships Deliver the Workforce of Tomorrow? includes research that found that a popular reason for not employing apprentices is that respondents feel an apprenticeship qualification is not well suited to their business needs (27%). This is followed by the idea that apprenticeships require too much time from the management team (18%), and the worry that they are too much of a long-term commitment in the...

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Relevance comes to UK

On the heels of its fifth anniversary, leading New York-based public relations and brand building agency Relevance New York is pleased to announce a new office in London and its subsequent rebrand to Relevance International. The firm’s new overseas office – at 16 Great Chapel Street – is strategically located in Soho in the heart of Central London. Both offices now fall under the rebranded name Relevance International, which will continue to service clients worldwide on a larger scale. Relevance International also maintains a network of carefully curated partner agencies globally. “A London office was always a part of...

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Arcusys Opened an Office in London

Arcusys, the forerunner in the digital transformation of learning, opened an office in London. The new office contributes to the company’s long-term plan for international growth. The location of the new office – Europe’s largest tech community for finance, Level39 – is crucial to the company’s international expansion, and the London office will coordinate its global sales. The fast transformation of the banking and finance sector, new innovations and legislative amendments require companies to train their personnel. Companies will need to train their staff to accommodate new legislation, such as the EU GDPR, and Arcusys’ Valamis – Learning Experience...

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