Monthly Archives: November 2022

How to get tickets to the Mayor’s Christmas Carol Service

The Mayor’s Christmas service will recognize and celebrate the important work of select London organisations Details of the Mayor’s Christmas carol service were announced later that year. Sadiq Khan has been Mayor of London since 2016 after taking over from former Prime Minister Boris Johnson. On his official Twitter account, …

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Half of fixed-payment adjustable-rate mortgages have hit the trigger rate: Bank of Canada

The Bank of Canada said half of all homeowners with an adjustable-rate, fixed-payment mortgage would have met their trigger rate by October 2022. (Photo by Creative Touch Imaging Ltd./NurPhoto via Getty Images) About half of homeowners who have a fixed-payment adjustable-rate mortgage had reached their trigger rate by October 2022, …

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Extinction Rebellion: Protesters target 13 London businesses

The City of London Police said five arrests had been made today in connection with the protest activities. Extinction Rebellion and other climate activist groups have targeted 13 central London businesses and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) building after COP27. The eco-group said fake oil was …

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TC Biopharm (Holdings) Plc (NASDAQ:TCBP)’s biggest owners are retail investors, who got richer after shares rose 11% last week

A look at TC Biopharm (Holdings) Plc (NASDAQ:TCBP) shareholders can tell us which group is the strongest. We can see that individual investors own the lion’s share of the company at 51%. In other words, the group will gain the most (or lose the most) from their investment in the …

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Don’t blame Brexit for our economic woes

The sixth anniversary of the Brexit referendum triggered another wave of warnings about the economic cost. If the recent headlines are to be believed, leaving the EU was indeed an economic catastrophe and one of the main reasons why public finances are so ailing. The goal seems to be to …

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Personal Group Holdings Plc (LON:PGH)’s dismal stock performance reflects weak fundamentals

It’s hard to get excited looking at the recent performance of Personal Group Holdings (LON:PGH) when the stock is down 17% over the past three months. We decided to examine the company’s financials to see if the downtrend will continue, as a company’s long-term performance usually dictates market outcomes. In …

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Over $800,000 in illegal cannabis seized in London after months-long Ontario distribution process – London

An OPP investigation into an illegal cannabis distribution network in southwestern Ontario, with the help of the London Police Service, resulted in the seizure of over US$800,000 worth of illegal cannabis and cannabis-related products. The investigation began in May after London Police submitted information to OPP and formed the Provincial …

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UK announces budget after political chaos and market turmoil

Barclays: Government’s commitment to fiscal sustainability doubtful if measures are ‘loaded back’ Barclays is expecting a tough budget from Treasury Secretary Jeremy Hunt but hinted the government could have questions about its commitment to financial sustainability if a significant chunk of the new measures are “reloaded”. “In order to maintain …

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Live News Updates: US retail sales beat forecasts with biggest jump since January

The interior of the Mercedes EQS electric sedan © Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz The Mercedes-Benz Group has slashed the prices of some electric car models in China, joining a list of automakers that have followed suit Tesla’s price cut last month, in the latest sign of slowing demand in the …

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Thousands are demanding the return of free early London travel for over-60s

The benefit – granted to around 1.3million people over 60 – was suspended for weekday travel before 9am shortly after the pandemic began in June 2020, mainly to ensure public transport remained free for key workers. However, the Mayor is due to decide by the end of the year whether …

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Suella Braverman news: Home secretary ‘heaps chaos on broken asylum system’

Related video: Foreign Secretary says Government will not rest until dinghy crossings are resolved Sign up for the Inside Politics email for free daily updates on the biggest stories in British politics Get our free Inside Politics email Labor has accused Home Secretary Suella Braverman of piling on an “already …

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The Bachelor Wing of Rotherham Mansion becomes a ‘prestigious’ place of business

Bedlam, a suite of rooms once reserved for ‘boisterous Georgian bachelors’ at Wentworth Woodhouse mansion in Rotherham, could soon become one of the UK’s most prestigious business lettings. There are plans to convert Bedlam into rental space, attractive to both national PLCs and local businesses. When the Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation …

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Is WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH)’s 17% ROE Better than Average?

Many investors are still learning about the various metrics that can be useful when analyzing a stock. This article is intended for those who want to learn more about return on equity (ROE). To keep the lesson hands-on, we’ll use ROE to better understand WH Smith PLC (LON:SMWH). ROE, or …

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The pomp and pageantry of the Lord Mayor’s Show

The Lord Mayor’s Show is a mix of traditional buttoned-up pageantry and hilarious carnival. A bit like the State Opening of Parliament without all the MPs and Notting Hill without the jerk chicken. I’m a freeman with the Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors, one of the City of London‘s ‘Great …

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UK heads for recession as GDP falls 0.2% between July and September

B Britain’s ailing economy was headed for recession today, as the latest official data showed that GDP fell in the third quarter of the year. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the country’s output fell 0.2 percent in the three-month period from July to September. In September alone, it …

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The Moray has been volunteering odd jobs for his community for 25 years

Malcolm Bradley has completed over 400 volunteer home improvement jobs since he started in 1997 – and intends to do even more when he retires. The 66-year-old previously worked for RAF Lossiemouth before moving into the civil service, from which he recently retired. In addition to his work for the …

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Real risk of connected devices

Connected devices and risk are a widely recognized by-product of the rapidly evolving digital age in which we operate today. But the rate at which IT, Internet of Things (IoT), Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) and Operational Technology (OT) devices are at risk of being compromised varies, says Daniel dos …

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London Youth Rowing launches Active Row Islington

London Youth Rowing has continued to expand its flagship Active Row program with the launch of a new rowing program in central London, Active Row Islington. Active Row Islington will supply over 50 Concept 2 rowing machines to schools in the area, with the funding also supporting the provision of …

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Helping more small businesses export online can unlock £9 billion in economic growth

The findings of the independently prepared report by the Social Market Foundation (SMF), Just a click away show that ‘significant’ gains can be made for the UK economy by helping more businesses generate export sales through e-commerce. “E-commerce gives even the smallest business the opportunity to sell to new customers …

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Is ADF plc (LON:ADF) Facilities ROE of 1.1% a concern?

Many investors are still learning about the various metrics that can be useful when analyzing a stock. This article is intended for those who want to learn more about return on equity (ROE). Through learning-by-doing, we will look at ROE to gain a better understanding of Facilities by ADF plc …

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ENO relocates as arts funding steers away from London | Arts Council England

The English National Opera, one of the country’s cultural flagships, is being relocated outside of London. It announced the move as England’s main funding body for the arts unveiled a new three-year agreement that will pull cash out of the capital. The opera house will receive a £17million grant from …

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Is a commercialized British military helping China too much? – Palatinate

Through Hannah Redman The latest iteration of the Chinese Communist Party’s plans to undermine critical infrastructure in Western countries has emerged: the recruitment of former RAF pilots to help train the People’s Liberation Army. Amid geopolitical concerns about the proliferation of Chinese industrial espionage strategies, such as Huawei’s failed bid …

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New center to support disruptive business and industry transformation opens at Nottingham Business School

A new center led by international experts aims to foster innovation, strengthen business transformation and nurture future leaders. The Center for Business and Industry Transformation (CBIT) was launched by Nottingham Business School, part of Nottingham Trent University, to bring together research on industry transformation, disruptive business practices and personalized education. …

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Park proposal for former city golf course prevails despite objections from players

Breadcrumb Trail Links local news Publication date: 11/01/2022 • 44 minutes ago • 2 minutes read • Join the conversation A foursome took to the links on July 18, 2020 to protest the closure of the city’s River Road Golf Course. (NORMAN DE BONO, The London Free Press) content of …

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B-Regulation: Rethink regulation after Brexit

Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth. And in my experience, everyone doesn’t like regulation until they need it, and then they want even more of it than we regulators can deliver. Every politician I meet, every media outlet that scrutinizes us, and every local community …

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