Entrepreneurial senior citizens helped the number of small and medium UK gyms grow by 37 per cent in the last three years, according to new research from Barclays. The number of over-65s opening their own health and fitness clubs has risen by a quarter since 2012. Female entrepreneurs also played a big role in the […]Read more "Pensioners drive boom in new gyms"
An app to help vision impaired people navigate the London Underground with their smartphones is being trialled at Euston station. The concept is an initiative of the Royal London Society for Blind People (RLSB) Youth Forum.Read more "New app to help the vision-impaired navigate the Underground being tested at Euston"
French bakery and café chain PAUL will introduce the National Living Wage early, by increasing its starting pay rate to workers to £7.20 per hour from 1 November. Team members at PAUL will be entitled to earn up to £8.90 per hour, and supervisors £9.60 per hour. Jean Michel Orieux, CEO of PAUL UK, said: […]Read more "PAUL bakery to introduce National Living Wage ahead of requirements"
Colleagues from the banking and financial services company will compete against each other in a challenge to raise money for the mental health charity. In addition to running the branch of the charity shop on Kentish Town Road for the day, staff will be donating clothes and brick-a-brac to the shop. A bake sale and […]Read more "Societe Generale staff to raise money for mental health at Mind in Kentish Town"
Former Haverstock School and Camden School for Girls pupil Arbnor Beciri was last week awarded the top prize of ‘trainee of the year’ by the City Business Traineeship programme. The initiative, funded by the City of London Corporation, gives high-performing state school students from the inner-city boroughs surrounding the Square Mile the chance to understand […]Read more "Chalk Farm teenager named Square Mile scheme’s trainee of the year"