- Borough Market establishes trader support fund
Jun 09, 2017
London, UK, June 9 2017 – Borough Market has established a trader support fund to help those individuals and businesses who have suffered losses as a result of its temporary closure. The fund will be set up in partnership with United St. Saviours and Better Bankside, and will provide financial assistance to members of the community who are dependent on the market.The market has remained closed since the attacks of 3rd June, while the police...
- Londoners quickest in country to get back into dating after a break-up
May 30, 2017
It’s “work hard, play hard” as capital daters put career firstLondon, 30 May 2017: Londoners are the first back into the dating scene after a break-up and the least likely to recommend that newly single friends “take their time” before returning to dating. This is according to the latest research commissioned by premium online dating platform EliteSingles*. One in ten Londoners (10%) want to be dating within a week of the end of long-term relationship,...
- British consumers do not trust what their banks say online
May 08, 2017
Convenience of digital banking undermined by trust issuesLONDON – May 8, 2017 – A new study shows 62 percent of UK adults would prefer to do their banking online than in a physical branch. However, only 23 percent currently trust the information they receive online from banks, with in-person banking remaining the most trusted source of information for 58 percent of UK adults. Commissioned by Lithium Technologies, the study of 2,000 UK adults uncovers a...
- British public continues to embrace digital fitness technology, as the nation strives for greater well-being
Apr 21, 2017
30% of Brits claim fitness technology is key fitness driver finds survey from TCS, London Marathon’s Official Technology PartnerAs the Official Technology Partner for the Virgin Money London Marathon for the second year, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), has launched the results of its second “Digital Fitness Survey.” The survey reveals how digital technology continues to be key in boosting the health and well-being for the general British public. TCS surveyed over...
- Immigration Industry Association and Morneau Shepell form alliance to launch expat assistance program
Mar 23, 2017
A long-term partnership focusing on the welfare, guidance and support of expats and migrants around the worldTORONTO, March 23, 2017 – Morneau Shepell, a leading provider of employee and family assistance programs, and the Immigration Industry Association (IIA), announced today the launch of an expat assistance program that provides welfare, guidance and support services to expats, migrants and people considering migrating. The strategic alliance between the two organizations builds on the IIA’s commitment to ensuring...
- Eradicate the risk of retailer insolvency with LoveFromMe, the personal and tangible way to gift money
Mar 02, 2017
Avoid the risk that your gift voucher becomes worthless if a retailer goes into insolvencyA radical new way to gift money, free from the risk of retailer insolvency, has been launched in the UK. LoveFromMe is a personalised gift card scheme which can be redeemed anywhere in the World that accepts MasterCard.Thish De Zoysa, Co-founder and Director, LoveFromMe, stated: “We all buy gift cards – for Christmas or at other times during the year as...
- Samsonite works with Vodafone to develop its innovative luggage tracking solution Track&Go™
Feb 28, 2017
Discover the concept case during MWC in Barcelona!Missing or permanently lost luggage is the nightmare of every traveller. Samsonite has been creating innovative travel solutions for over 100 years and also wants to help mediate the problem of lost luggage. Therefore our innovation team is closely following all developments on smart luggage and the technologies available in the market. An important step in this process is to work with leading technology companies. That’s why Samsonite...
- IDscan’s Visage receives US Patent to conquer fraudsters’ ability to create fake IDs
Feb 20, 2017
February 20th, 2017: Documents, names and signatures can all be relatively easily forged but there is one thing an identity fraudster can’t easily change and that is their face. The most recent acquisition by GBG, IDscan, has been granted a US Patent for Visage, a unique way of verifying the facial component of a passport or ID card. It does this by checking against a databank of faces acquired from proven fake, forged or altered...
- Creditfix reveals top 20 postcodes with the highest percentage of people living in debt
Jan 17, 2017
The UK's largest personal insolvency practice, Creditfix, has revealed the top 20 postcodes with the highest percentage of people living in debt and currently undertaking an IVA/PTD. Individuals living in Motherwell, Kilmarnock and Glasgow top the list, closely followed by South East London and Plymouth.According to new nationwide data from Creditfix, the top 20 postcode areas across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland identify where there is the highest proportion of adults on an Individual...
- 2016 club closures explained: Londoners and Bristolians prefer house parties to nightclubs thanks to latest music streaming tech
Dec 02, 2016
Music streaming and sharing tech has made house parties more fun, according to latest research from JAM Wi-Fi Home AudioWe Brits have always been party animals and what with winter party season almost upon us, with Christmas party invites and ‘save the dates’ already dropping into our inboxes and social media feeds, JAM Wi-Fi Home Audio conducted the definitive survey of British Party Habits in 2016.JAM Wi-Fi Home Audio survey of 1,036 20-35-year-old Brits revealed...
- Christmas Gift Inspiration for beauty & spa lovers from HoMedics
Nov 30, 2016
Christmas is round the corner! It’s time to get the tinsel out, the Christmas playlist on and get shopping for your loved ones. Whether you’re looking for a stocking filler, a gift for your family or a Secret Santa surprise, HoMedics has got you covered. As a leader in at-home wellbeing and salon grade beauty devices, Homedics has all you need for the beauty and spa lover in your life.If your loved one is really...
- Average UK consumer abandons £200 of gifts online between Black Friday and January
Nov 24, 2016
Study finds three quarters of UK consumers will leave a website if it is too slow London, UK, 24, November 2016: The average UK consumer will abandon shopping carts with £200 worth of goods between Black Friday and January. This is the finding of an independent study commissioned by Cogeco Peer 1 which also has found that nearly three quarters of UK consumers will leave a website if it is too slow. Online shoppers report...
- New to the Swiss Alps: "From Verbier With Love"
Nov 23, 2016
Licence to ski and secret agent lifestyle experiences launch in Verbier Verbier, Switzerland. November 23, 2016: New to Verbier this year are the exciting spy and licence to ski experiences from Above & Beyond titled “From Verbier With Love”.Thrill-seeking individuals and spy movie fans can now make their dreams a reality by living a secret agent lifestyle on their ski holiday in Verbier.Individual experiences are available for those wishing to dip their toes into the...
- Real life is not enough: New Purple survey reveals how majority of people are online when out in bars and restaurants
Nov 21, 2016
November 21, 2016: Intelligent spaces company Purple surveyed over 1,000 people about how they use WiFi in bars and restaurants. The results show that, for the majority, using WiFi is an essential part of their social experiences. If it’s available, over half (55%) say they sometimes use it, while 4 in 10 always log in. So why are we going online when we’re out for drinks and food? Purple’s survey reveals all:Top 7 Reasons for...
- Southwark Council Brings Digital Courtroom Technology To The London Family Court
Oct 26, 2016
With the aim of modernising court services, the London Borough of Southwark has successfully introduced paper-free Digital Courtroom (www.digitalcourtrooms.co.uk) technology to the London Family Court. The process, conducted in partnership with South London Legal Partnership, has gone from pilot to ‘go live’ in just over 6 weeks with the first cases already heard.The Digital Courtroom Solution is a complete software and service package, which provides all the necessary tools required to digitize the UK court...