Author: Shara Tenner

What to consider when new to driving in London

London is a vibrant city that is home to over 8 million people. Despite an extensive public transport system, many Londoners need or prefer to drive in the city. In central London, there are over 2.6 million registered vehicles, as well as licensed taxis and daily driving commuters. As a newcomer to London, what do you need to be aware of when driving in the nation’s capital? Low emissions in London Choosing which car to drive has become a matter conscience as well as finance. This year saw an increase of 49 percent of drivers choosing ULEVs (ultra-low emissions...

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Weddings on a budget in London

Congratulations on your engagement! Planning a wedding is exciting, but the thought of the cost can be scary. It’s hard for it to be the best day of your life if you are losing sleep over the financial aspects. The average cost of a UK wedding has hit an all time high at £27,161 according to free wedding planning website, Hitched. But don’t be alarmed, it can be done on a budget – even in our fabulous capital. Dos and Don’ts Consider getting married on a Sunday or at an off-peak time in winter when venue hire costs are...

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ÉLÉVATIONE launch event to celebrate the secret of ultimate skin revitalization and youth

Founded in 2014, ÉLÉVATIONE is a contemporary skin care brand inspired by the Salvador Dali’s iconic surrealist piece “The Persistence of Memory” where melting watches convey the art of manipulating time. In the same vein, the ÉLÉVATIONE brand ethos disregards the rules of aging in a bid to visibly slow the hands of time. ÉLÉVATIONE skin care caters to mature women through their Preserve Series and through the Repair Series with a specialist range of cleansers, masks, serums and moisturizers dedicated to each Series. The brands innovative formulas contain natural handmade infusions made from plant extracts suspended in fresh...

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Benefit Cosmetics celebrates launch of brand new mascara BADgal BANG!

Benefit Cosmetics, the UK’s No.1 premium makeup brand, hosted a VIP party at The Cochrane Theatre in Holborn to celebrate the global reveal of the brand’s biggest ever individual product launch. Celebrities included Amber Dowding, Hofit Golan, The Collyer Twins, and Danielle Peazer. Guests were welcomed by a squad of pink astronauts and transported into the ultimate space-themed, out of this world party to exclusively prepare for lift-off as the top-secret global embargo lifted at 19:00. A sense of drama hung in the atmosphere, as the countdown began with UV lighting, roaring rocket engines and billowing smoke creating a...

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Kumoco implements major new cloud initiative for the London Science Museum Group

Kumoco, the management consultancy that specialises in agile working and cloud consulting, has been appointed by the Science Museum Group (SMG), the world’s leading group of science museums, to implement a major new cloud computing initiative, which will help the Group increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve customer experience. SMG’s museums include London’s Science Museum; the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester; the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford; and Locomotion in Shildon. Each year, these museums attract more than 600,000 visits by education groups, while continually touring exhibitions bring the Group’s creativity and scholarship to audiences...

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London businesses among top 10 most optimistic in the world about their city’s environment to support their digital ambitions

The Economist Intelligence Unit has released a global research project commissioned by Telstra, a leading telecommunications and technology company, which assesses the confidence of business executives in their city’s environment and its conduciveness to supporting the digital ambitions of companies. The ‘Connecting Commerce’ report includes the first ever Digital Cities Barometer, a ranking of 45 cities around the world across five key categories relevant to business performance: innovation and entrepreneurship; the financial environment; people and skills; development of new technologies; and ICT infrastructure. Executives in two British cities were surveyed, with confidence amongst London executives significantly higher than those...

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