Author: Shara Tenner

Russells Move into Iconic Former BBC Music HQ

After almost forty years leading entertainment law firm Russells will be upping sticks and moving to Yalding House, Great Portland Street, the original home of BBC Music. The move will see Russells’ staff occupy two floors of Yalding House, placing one of the industry’s premier firms into the former Radio 1 Studios and BBC Central Music Library. The new office interiors have been completely redesigned and will provide a unique atmosphere in the celebrated ‘jewel of art deco design’ landmark building. Founded by Tony Russell in 1974 Russells quickly established itself as a pioneer in entertainment law, proudly representing...

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Equinox Expands Presence in London With St. James’s Location

Equinox, the high performance lifestyle leader, today announced the opening of E by Equinox, a first-of-its-kind iteration of the brand in the St. James’s neighborhood of central London. E St. James’s combines Equinox’s science-backed programming, elevated design and a carefully curated member experience, making the club an unmatched luxury offering in the historic neighborhood. E St. James’s offers the highest level of luxury amenities and experience. The Equinox design team in partnership with award winning designer, Joyce Wang, created the striking club interior. Grand marble pillars, a light-filled mezzanine and bronzed features pay homage to the perfectly-tailored sophistication of...

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Heritage Auctions Opens London Office and Gallery

One of the world’s largest auction companies, Heritage Auctions (www.HA.com), has now opened an office in North London, England at 6 Shepherd Street, London, Mayfair W1J 7JE. The London office joins Paris, Geneva, Amsterdam and Hong Kong in the international footprint for Heritage Auctions. “London is the next logical step in the international expansion of Heritage,” said Cristiano Bierrenbach, Executive Vice President of Heritage Auctions. “It is one of the financial centers of the world, as well as a major hub of the art and collectibles market. We are very excited to take this step, and expect that the...

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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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