Author: Shara Tenner

Payoneer opened new London office

Payoneer, the leading money transfer and cross-border payments company, officially unveiled a new office in London. The company has seen an increased demand for UK businesses looking to expand beyond the EU, as well as digital marketplaces and platforms opening their doors to foreign sellers, publishers and talent. Payoneer is aiming to connect the fast-growing digital economy in the UK to the rest of the world. “London is a huge tech and innovation hub, yet UK businesses have historically focused on a domestic-first approach,” notes Daniel Mayhew, Country Manager for Payoneer in the UK. “Our mission is to help...

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New segregated cycle route to Nine Elms

There are some nice plans regarding the Nine Elms area, aimed at making the streets safer and facilitating transportation on two wheels for cyclists with a 2.5 km long segregated cycle route along the Nine Elms Lane and continuing with the Battersea Park Road. There’s a lot of work to improve the junctions and signals, separating the lanes for motor vehicles and cyclists, improving the bus lanes, more than 23 pedestrian crossings and making wider pavements. In case this project gets a green light for implementation, the funds will be assured by local developers. The TfL representative Leon Daniels...

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London’s buses powered by… coffee?

Shell and bio-bean recently announced that together they are helping to power some of London’s buses using a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds. The B20 biofuel contains a 20% bio-component which contains part coffee oil. The biofuel is being added to the London bus fuel supply chain and will help to power some of the buses, without need for modification. Biofuel provides a cleaner, more sustainable energy solution for buses across London’s network by decreasing emissions. “Our Coffee Logs have already become the fuel of choice for households looking for a high-performance, sustainable way to heat their...

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Seiko opens its first boutique in the heart of London

The new Seiko Boutique in London is open for business. At the inauguration ceremony the President and COO of Seiko Watch Corporation, Shuji Takahashi, invited the world to the boutique and ushered in a new chapter in the history of Seiko in Britain. He also had the honor of being joined by His Excellency Koji Tsuruoka, Japanese Ambassador to Britain, and Jonathan Ross, television presenter and noted enthusiast for Japan and its culture. At the inauguration ceremony, Takahashi commented: “We have long wanted to open a Seiko Boutique in London and I am delighted that we have now found...

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Kalettes Pop Up in London

Kalettes, a natural cross between kale and Brussels sprouts, just opened a pop-up shop that will be running until Sunday 3 December at Hoxton’s Railway Arch, Geffrye Street, London. The brand expects to give away thousands of free food samples, which will present Kalettes in different concoctions including a smoothie, a stir fry and a soup. Consumers will also be able to buy a bag of Kalettes at the special price of one pound with all proceeds being donated to Cherry Trees, a British charity that provides home from home respite care for children and young adults with severe...

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Setesca opens its first office in London

Setesca, an ICT consultancy specializing in increasing the value of companies, promotes its international business to Europe with the opening of an office in London. The company has its headquarters in Barcelona and offices in Madrid and Medellín (Colombia). With presence in London, the company strengthens its international presence with the opening of the market in England. In addition, it has also recently opened the market in Germany and Switzerland. The corporation offers various ICT consulting services, among which is programming as well as remote systems management (DEVOPS) (nearshoring) at a competitive price. Moreover, through Setesca Talent, a division...

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