• A shared sector commitment to arm thousands of schoolchildren with essential money skills has been launched, with one City institution leading the way. Sixteen of Britain’s leading savings and investment firms have given their backing to KickStart Money, a collaborative project investing...

  • THE March sale of an iconic notch on the City’s skyline helped boost British Land’s underlying profits to £390 million – a 7.4% rise. The acquisition of the Cheesegrater – or the Leadenhall Building to give it...

  • A TEAM of designers and tech experts from Atkins and Schréder has won the first design competition in a campaign to highlight the potential for smart technologies in the Square Mile. The ‘A Smarter City’ competition, hosted by The City Centre,...

  • One of the Square Mile’s major insurance firms is doing all it can to ensure the sun shines a little brighter on the City. It is no secret that London is in the throws of an air quality crisis, and senior political figures have...

  • City accountancy firm Wilson Wright has been announced as a finalist in the Tolley’s Taxation Awards – one of the UK’s most prestigious tax honours. The firm, based at Holborn Circus, has been shortlisted for the Best Single Office Practice,...

  • Deutsche Bank has given London a major boost by entering into talks to open a new HQ in the City. Developer Land Securities is reported to be in exclusive discussions with the German giant over a pre-let at its planned Moorfields development. In a...

  • The triggering of Article 50 must bring “real answers” to widespread uncertainty. That is the verdict of London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) chief executive Colin Stanbridge as local business leaders react to Theresa May’s letter to the EU last Wednesday. “Given...

  • A recent City émigré has turned to alcohol... but not in the way usually associated with the gruelling stresses of the Square Mile. No, instead Polish born Przemek de Skuba has focused his efforts on fulfilling a long-term dream of distilling his own vodka...

  • A bank with a Square Mile HQ added an extra dash of ‘Magic’ to Pancake Day last week, pledging two years of financial backing to a charity that helps feed some of the most underprivileged children in the country. Bank of America Merrill...

  • London remains – and will continue to remain – one of the most influential cities for talent, location and costs, according to Colliers International’s new Cities of Influence report. Despite predictions that many firms would lose faith in the Capital due to political...