Day: April 16, 2015

Home Made in London

Home Made in London

By Jack Peat, TLE Editor A taste for more artisanal and authentic produce has given birth to a ‘source market’ in London where produce is both made and prepared in house. The movement is a natural evolution of a gastro drive which has seen demand for locally sourced produce shoot ...

Force Majeure Film

Force Majeure – Film Review

By Stephen Mayne @finalreel What happens when you discover you’re not who you’re meant to be? In that fine Scandinavian tradition, Force Majeure ruthlessly picks apart familial relationships by teasing out a thread and pulling until everything unravels. That it’s done against a beautifully rendered postcard setting and with a ...

Rugby League

Rugby League: High Intensity, Highly Enjoyable

Sport News 24/7 By Rob McHugh  @mchughr  @TLE_Sport This week sees four of the Super League's established power houses go toe to toe on what promises to be a season defining weekend in the First Utility Super League.  On Thursday night, the Wigan Warriors play host to the Warrington Wolves ...

Hot Under Collar

Introducing: Hot Under Collar

By Julia Prigmore (@JuliaPrigmore) Albeit fresh on the music scene and therefore with a slightly limited back catalogue, a skillful fusion of soul, rock, funk and hip-hop gives North London newcomers Hot Under Collar an already accomplished and distinctive sound that’s caught our attention. Having formed in 2012, the aspiring ...

Stock Market

What Is Dividend Stripping

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  Dividends have been, and always will be, an important component to the average investment strategy. The typical dividend strategy is rather basic (but effective) - purchase a well-reputed, long-term income stock, one that has a history of paying regular dividends. But, that's far from the ...

A Green Spring Clean

A Green Spring Clean

By Jasmine Stephens, Family Editor Like most parents, particularly cynical and sarcastic stay-at-home ones, I absolutely adore cleaning. I spend hours every day debating whether I prefer the postprandial wiping ceremony (encompassing hands, faces, table, floor, chairs, walls…) or the fragrant delight that is scrubbing the bathroom of a household ...

New airline watchdog given greater powers

New airline watchdog given greater powers

Frustrated fliers will have a new source of redress, as the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have announced plans for a new aviation ombudsman with greater powers to keep airlines in check. Passengers who seek compensation for delays, lost luggage and mistreatment will be able to call upon the watchdog to ...

Chamberlain’s of London: Review

Chamberlain’s of London: Review

  By Jack Peat, Editor of The London Economic Oh how I miss spontaneous, local, seasonal food. For nights on end I bellow “where art thou market-based cuisine” across the rooftops of London, my desperate whimpers reverberating against the constant stream of wagons bringing food from afar. A city founded ...

Why wills are the way forward for modern families

Why wills are the way forward for modern families

By Elaine Roche, partner, JMW Solicitors (www.jmw.co.uk) Parents have a lot to consider when starting a family; from birthing plans to primary school choices, university funds and everything in between. One consideration that is often overlooked is the creation of a will, yet this is arguably one of the most ...