Day: 10 January 2018

7 steps to introducing a flexible worker into your company

Why SMEs should consider key person insurance cover

The death or long-term illness of a key person in any small or medium-sized enterprise is likely to have a serious impact, even if it’s only short term. Any amount of time without a key player can have a considerable impact on the profitability of the business. Most SMEs have ...

7 steps to introducing a flexible worker into your company

7 steps to introducing a flexible worker into your company

A successful flexible working policy can be enormously beneficial for your company, whether your business is large or small. Effective workforce planning will help you achieve cost savings and productivity improvements, ensure adequate out-of-hours coverage and boost staff morale. Done properly, it’s a a win/win situation for your business. If ...

A wild walk with London’s bats

A wild walk with London’s bats

By Joey Tyson It’s just finished lashing it down and a fantastic pink sunset is beginning to seep across the sky above Hampstead Heath. As I traipse soggily through the park, a series of bizarre blips and beeps suddenly erupts into the damp air. Forgetting about my wet feet for moment, ...

Harry Potter fans now have the chance to spend a night at Hogwarts

Harry Potter fans now have the chance to spend a night at Hogwarts

Harry Potter fans now have the chance to spend a night at Hogwarts -- after a luxury apartment dedicated to the much-loved films opened to visitors. Situated in the Scottish Capital -- the birthplace of J.K Rowling's Harry Potter books -- the magical apartment is the brainchild of Hogwarts superfan ...

Aspen Brewing Company Independence Pass Ale

Beer of the Week: Aspen Brewing Company Independence Pass Ale

Established in 2008, Aspen Brewing Company was launch with a goal to produce “world-class beer, downstream from nobody.” Originally located just across the Roaring Fork River from the site of the original Aspen Brewery (founded in 1885, producing one beer to quench the thirst of Aspen’s mining population) Aspen Brewing ...

Press freedom group sent to USA for first time ever amid concern about media climate

Press freedom group sent to USA for first time ever amid concern about media climate

A delegation of global press freedom groups will undertake an unprecedented mission to the United States, reflecting concerns about threats to journalists and heightened anti-press rhetoric. The mission, which follows trips to Ukraine and Turkey, will coincide with the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration and will leverage the first year’s ...

Duddell's London

Restaurant Review: Duddell’s

Although we’re well aware that China is larger than Europe, and the continued exploration of various regional dishes and ingredients is no bad thing – we often forget that Britain’s love of Chinese food is largely rooted in Cantonese cuisine. With a Michelin-starred restaurant in Hong Kong, Duddell’s opened in ...

Canada is about to open its first funicular – and it’s stunning

Canada is about to open its first funicular – and it’s stunning

Canada’s first funicular, officially named ‘the 100 Street Funicular and Frederick G. Todd Lookout’, has now opened as an attraction to members of the public in downtown Edmonton. Designed in its entirety by Dialog Design, this $24 million project has been publicly funded to improve access to Edmonton’s river valley ...

QuotedData’s economic round up – January 2018

QuotedData’s economic round up – January 2018 – is a collation of recent insights on markets and economies taken from the comments made by chairmen and investment managers of investment companies – have a read and make your own minds up. Please remember that nothing in this note is designed to ...

QuotedData investment companies roundup – January 2018

QuotedData investment companies roundup – January 2018 – is our latest roundup of news; price, NAV and discount movements; flows in and out of the sector and report on full year dividends announced over the month of December 2017. Kindly sponsored by Baillie Gifford. January Investment Companies Winners and losers in December Infrastructure ...

5 features a reliable VPN provider should have

5 features a reliable VPN provider should have

Finding a tool to protect your online privacy is not a problem anymore. The number of virtual private network providers rises so fast that now the problem is not in finding any service but in choosing the right one. Especially, if you are running a company and you do not ...

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These are the most reliable airlines in the World

A list of the most reliable airlines in the World has been revealed, with UK carriers largely absent from the list. North American airline GoJet was the most reliable carrier out of a list of 40 global airlines. Air China and Air Asia came out as the two worst airlines, ...

Hookworms share ‘Static Resistance’ and release new tour dates

Hookworms share ‘Static Resistance’ and release new tour dates

To kick off 2018, Hookworms, have shared the new video for ‘Static Resistance’ - the latest track from their forthcoming album, Microshift, due for release on February 2nd 2018. On ‘Static Resistance’, the band have said: “Static Resistance is the oldest track on the album, we wrote and recorded the ...

Virgin Care services rated “Good” by CQC – even though most locations haven’t been inspected

Virgin Care services rated “Good” by CQC – even though most locations haven’t been inspected

https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/trending/jeremy-hunt-must-fix-this-scandal-the-100m-for-virgins-coffers-should-go-to-nhs-patient-care-jonathan-ashworth/19/12/ Virgin Care services have been rated "Good" across the board by the Care Quality Commission - even though most locations haven't been inspected, an exclusive TLE investigation has revealed. The Department of Health and Social Care body gives Virgin Care top ratings for safety, effectiveness, care and responsiveness in its ...

New programme launched to help restaurants increase Vegan options

There is such a thing as a free lunch – if you’re vegan

They say there's no such thing as a free lunch, but this Friday one vegan food company will be handing out tasty plant based treats to Londoners in support of Veganuary. Hungry customers will be able to enjoy one of the new chilled pastries from The Fry Family Food Co. including ...

Film Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Film Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Grief isn’t an emotion that can be easily managed, or simply placed into a box and thrown to the back of the downstairs cupboard. It isn’t an emotion that is fleeting; it lingers, manifesting itself through our actions and often making them appear irrational and suspect. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, ...

Film Review: Darkest Hour

Film Review: Darkest Hour

Where Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk looked at the British Army’s retreat from the European mainland almost exclusively from the perspective of the service men involved, Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour looks at the same events from the perspective of politicians behind it. Opening with Neville Chamberlain’s (Ronald Pickup) resignation as Prime Minister, ...