Canary Wharf

Financial chaos and cancelled flights could be disastrous effects of no deal Brexit

A ‘no deal’ Brexit, which is looking more and more likely, has been described as ‘falling off a cliff edge’ and would have devastating implications …

Great Britain

Korea's KB Securities under offer for Credit Suisse’s Canary Wharf HQ

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Credit Suisse

Inside the 44th-floor penthouses with eye-to-eye views of Canary Wharf

Two fabulous penthouses with vast terraces and commanding views of the capital’s landmark buildings have been unveiled at Baltimore Tower in …

Property (UK)

Greenpeace activists scale Barclays Canary Wharf headquarters and hang huge 'oil droplets'

Protesters from Greenpeace have scaled Barclays headquarters in Canary Wharf in a protest over the bank’s oil investments.<p>A group of campaigners from …

UK News

FCA tells banks to prepare for hard Brexit

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Rain clouds pass over Canary Wharf financial financial district in London<p>LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's banks and insurers must …

Hard Brexit

Volunteer

Become a Tri Maker on Wednesday 5th September at the Accenture Mixed Team Challenge Canary Wharf 2018<p>Would you like to contribute to the success of …

Triathlons

9 Ways For Corporates To Benefit From Working With Startups

There are only two options for corporates today, argues Gary Stewart.<p>“We have to disrupt or we will be disrupted,” says the director of Wayra UK, the accelerator of global telecoms company Telefónica.<p>Like many corporates founded in a different era, Telefónica’s competitors are no longer other …

Startups

Canary Wharf Group secures £30m Metro Bank loan for new floating Arts Club

The owner of Canary Wharf plans to start construction on a new private members club from the owners of Mayfair’s Arts Club after securing a £30m loan …

Property (UK)

Canary Wharf

British Triathlon and official partner Accenture have teamed up to launch an exciting new team event series for the 2018 season; the Accenture Mixed …

Triathlons

UK fund manager River and Mercantile slashes provision for FCA probe

LONDON (Reuters) - British fund manager River and Mercantile Asset Management (RIV.L) cut its provision for an investigation by Britain’s markets watchdog to 109,000 pounds from a previous one million, it said on Friday.<p>FILE PHOTO: A maintenance worker cleans the entrance area of the headquarters …

Financial Conduct Authority

Half of EU business leaders cut UK investment over Brexit - survey

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Britain’s looming departure from the European Union has led nearly half of big companies from the rest of the bloc to cut investment in the country, a poll of 800 executives released two years after the Brexit referendum found.<p>The Canary Wharf financial district is reflected …

Free Trade

Philip Logan appointed General Manager at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

AccorHotels Pacific COO, Simon McGrath (right) welcomes Sofitel Sydney Wentworth’s new General Manager, Philip Logan.<p><b>Philip returns to Australia from</b> …

Australia

Pop-Up Padel comes to Canary Wharf for the second year running

Canary Wharf might be best known for its busy commuters and corporate buildings, but for the next three weeks workers and visitors will be descending …

Business (UK)

Saudi Arabia to pump petrodollars into tourism

RED SEA PROJECT<p>Saudi Arabia to pump petrodollars into tourism<p>The Red Sea Project will be a standalone company lead by a former director of London’s …

Business (South Africa)

Canary Wharf group says it’s had no accidents in over three years of construction

The group responsible for developing Canary Wharf says they have reached a milestone of over three years without a significant incident in its …

Property (UK)

Canary Wharf Group Commits to 'Making Sustainability Real' With 2030 Vision

Submitted by: Canary Wharf Group<p>Date:05.25.2018 - 04:00am<p>Report Details:<p>About This Report: Click Here<p>2017 Sustainability Report: Click Here

Sustainability

Sail Royal Greenwich

From 4 to 8 July 2018, this dramatic gathering provides the opportunity to take an old-fashioned cruise down the Thames in a tall ship. Expect an …

Sailing

London underground drivers to hold two days of strike in June - union

LONDON (Reuters) - London commuters will face major disruption next month after the train divers’ union said on Monday it would stage two 24-hour strikes on the underground rail line which serves the Canary Wharf financial district.<p>Giant electronic billboards display adverts for crypto currency …

UK News

UK court dismisses charges against Barclays — but could reinstate them

Separately four former Barclays bankers face charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office over the same matter<p>21 May 2018 - 12:51 Lawrence White<p>A …

Business (South Africa)

Herbert Smith Freehills to move nearly 500 to Canary Wharf

New office will encourage agile working and ‘move away’ from traditional office-based working, firm says.

Law (UK)

British watchdog puts Financial.org on investor alert list

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s financial markets watchdog said on Thursday it had put UK-registered firm Financial.org on an investor alert list, warning investors from dealings with the company.<p>FILE PHOTO: The logo of the new Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seen at the agency's headquarters in …

UK News

HSF follows Clifford Chance and Skadden with Canary Wharf move

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has announced it will be relocating nearly 500 staff from its current Finsbury Square and Exchange House sites to a new …

Law (UK)

Herbert Smith Freehills to transfer almost 500 staff to new Canary Wharf base

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) will move almost 500 London staff to a new office in Canary Wharf later this year.<p>The move will see around 495 members …

Law (UK)

Bank of England's Broadbent apologises for 'menopausal' remark

LONDON (Reuters) - Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent apologised on Wednesday for describing Britain’s economy as going through a “menopausal” phrase, a comment that was roundly criticised.<p>“I’m sorry for my poor choice of language in an interview with the Telegraph yesterday and regret …

UK News

Property of the Week: Isle House in the Docklands is a detached period home with gardens and rivers views – but you can walk to work

Anyone house hunting around Canary Wharf won’t find many, well, houses. Residences within walking distance of the financial district tend to be …

Lifestyle (UK)

Britain's growth figures "clearly disappointing", says PM May's spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s GDP figures are clearly disappointing but the government is not complacent and is investing billions in infrastructure and the economy, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said on Friday.<p>FILE PHOTO: People cast long shadows in the winter sunlight as they walk accross …

Business

Investor immunity to cryptocurrency 'disease' is growing, says Barclays

LONDON (Reuters) - The investment mania for cryptocurrencies is like an infectious disease whose transmission rate may be declining, Barclays said on Tuesday, concluding their combined market capitalization has probably already peaked.<p>FILE PHOTO: A Barclays bank building is seen at Canary Wharf in …

Business

Canary Wharf: life in the shadow of the towers | Jane Martinson

Its skyscrapers are now a dramatic, established part of London’s skyline. But 30 years ago, when the author was growing up there, Canary Wharf was a wasteland. She tracks the shifts and asks: was it worth it?<p>The house I lived in, growing up on London’s Isle of Dogs, was beside a huge gate and high …

Opinion (UK)

DLR facing severe delays between Bank and Canary Wharf after signal failure

More bad news for users of the DLR.<p>Earlier today, a four-day strike was confirmed for later this month and this afternoon, the line was part …

England

Best of Three Debate - Stars of the PSA Offer Their Thoughts After Canary Wharf Classic - Professional Squash Association

The debate as to whether the Professional Squash Association should use a best-of-three games scoring format for more of their tournaments has made …

Squash