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Registration Open For Third Annual Student Challenge

October 12, 2017

Portfolios with Purpose ("PwP") announced that registration is open for its third annual Portfolios with Purpose Student Challenge Fantasy Stock Competition (“Student Challenge”). The deadline to register is October 29th, and the challenge begins on October 30th.

Altus Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire TSX-V Listed Legend Gold Corp

October 11, 2017

Altus Strategies Plc (AIM: ALS), the Africa focused exploration project generator, announces that it has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (“LoI”) with Legend Gold Corp. (“Legend”) (TSX-V: LGN).

The Armchair Trader publishes new guide to trading Bitcoin

October 11, 2017

The Armchair Trader, the information and education portal for self-directed investors and active traders, has published a new guide covering the fast-growing market for bitcoin trading and investing. The guide's publication comes as more private investors pour into the market for crypto currencies.

James Dunn and Danny DeVito

Celebrity Photographer with Terminal Skin Disease on a Mission

October 10, 2017

A 24 year old from Merseyside, with a terminal skin condition is collecting celebrity photographs as part of a national fundraising campaign to fund research into a cure for the disease.

Second acquisition for Rosette Merchant Bank in H2 2017

October 09, 2017

Rosette Merchant Bank has quickly followed its August acquisition of an M&S portfolio by acquiring the Debenhams department store in Swansea Wales.   

Forty per cent of women with breast cancer live in Asia

October 04, 2017

BIG expands its breast cancer research network in East Asia, joining efforts in international collaboration to advance breast cancer research and help more women and men affected by the disease.

Craig Reeves, CEO, Prestige Funds

Appointment of Dr Phil Hobbs boosts technical expertise supporting Prestige Funds' lending strategy

October 02, 2017

Dr Hobbs is a recognised national expert in the field of biogas engineering and will be advising projects supported by Prestige.

Ignition Law short-listed for Financial Times award

October 02, 2017

Ignition is breaking new ground with its entrepreneurial approach.

Programme launched for world's leading natural capital event

September 28, 2017

The programme for the third World Forum on Natural Capital, taking place in Edinburgh in a few weeks’ time, has been launched today. The speakers once again include high-level representatives from a broad spectrum of government, business and civil society and will bring together hundreds of decision-makers from across the globe. 

The Big Mac Index is a survey done by the Economist magazine that is used to measure the purchasing power parity (PPP) between nations, using the price of a Big Mac as a benchmark.

This month, nearly 20,000 students will leave for their Erasmus semester: what do they need to know before they pack their bags?

September 26, 2017

According to the European Commission, more than five million European students have benefitted from the Erasmus program since its launch 30 years ago.

Finding accommodation during their semester abroad is one of the greatest concerns for Erasmus students, an issue that is solved by Spotahome, a real estate startup, thanks to their unique platform. 

This infographic highlights key information and figures to help Erasmus students manage their expectations of their new host country including rates of youth unemployment, cost of living and how they spend their free time. 

Revolutionary personal luggage platform joins Estonian delegation in Singapore and Malaysia

September 19, 2017

Shipitwise, the Estonian-based startup which is changing the way the world manages it luggage, is visiting Malaysia and Singapore this week as part of an Estonian delegation organised by Enterprise Estonia.

Eurekahedge hedge fund data now available through IRHalo

September 14, 2017

Subscribers to Eurekahedge’s fund data are now able to incorporate that data into their investor relations activities using IRHalo.

Roy Budd Phantom of the Opera Premiere @ the London Coliseum

The World Premiere of Roy Budd’s Masterpiece PHANTOM OF THE OPERA London Coliseum 8th October

September 12, 2017

LONDON, 12 September 2017: Legendary “Get Carter” composer, Roy Budd is to have his lost score for Rupert Julian’s silent classic film, The Phantom of the Opera, premiered at the London Coliseum, 24 years after his untimely death in 1993. On October 8th 2017, Budd’s masterpiece score will be performed by the 77 piece Docklands Sinfonia Orchestra, conducted by Spencer Down, alongside a screening of the silent film in a world premiere event.

Filming inside the conservation room at Windsor Castle ®
EXHIBITION ON SCREEN
(David Bickerstaff)

CANALETTO & THE ART OF VENICE, In cinemas worldwide from 26 September 2017

August 29, 2017

A new film shot in ultra HD 4K, based on the much anticipated exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace. 

Directed by David Bickerstaff, Co-written by David Bickerstaff and Phil Grabsky

Exploring the future of travel with social robots

Air New Zealand and CommBank explore the future of travel with social robots

August 22, 2017

AUCKLAND, 22 August 2017: Air New Zealand customers at Sydney Airport will get to experience the role robots may play in future travel journeys this week.

Sam Broadhead, Acting CEO, Rosette Merchant Bank

Rosette Merchant Bank has successfully completed the acquisition of a portfolio of UK Marks & Spencer stores on behalf of a leading Qatari Financial Institution

August 03, 2017

Rosette, a London based Sharia compliant merchant bank specialising in real estate, led the acquisition of the five property portfolio for a consideration in excess of £50 million.

Erle Kristin Wagle, Manager, BW Fleet Management AS and CBS Blue MBA graduate

Changing shipping industry is asking more of its MBA candidates

July 28, 2017

Technical specialists have to broaden their skill set to cope with a changing industry, says Copenhagen Business School

The Armchair Trader launches guide for new CFD traders

July 26, 2017

The Armchair Trader, one of the leading independent news and education sites for UK and European traders and investors, is very pleased to announce the launch of its free guide to trading Contracts for Difference, or CFDs.

Travelport integration takes Shipitwise to the next level

July 25, 2017

After 18 months of dedicated work, Shipitwise has completed its integration with Travelport, one of the three biggest GDS systems in the world. More than 68,000 travel companies are using Travelport as their primary source for offering services to clients worldwide.

Fund governance - the role of the independent fund director

July 11, 2017

Increasing emphasis is being placed on the presence of fully independent directors on the boards of investment funds by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and the US Securities and Exchanges Commission. This means that investment managers must pay more attention to who is appointed to the boards of their funds.


FSNForum report on Market Liquidity suggests a supra-political European Capital Markets Union (CMU), supported by a strong UK pro-growth agenda, could be in the best interests of Britain and EU, against the threat of New York

June 27, 2017

The Financial Services Negotiation Forum (“the FSNForum”) today issued a report focusing on British financial market liquidity as a leading currency for negotiation.

Prestige Capital Management expands AIFM Malta operations

June 27, 2017

New hire marks increasing importance of PCM as operations hub for Prestige cross-border funds range.

Thornbridge provides FCA umbrella services to Mysqua.re Investment Management Limited

June 14, 2017

Thornbridge Investment Management LLP (Thornbridge) is pleased to announce the provision of FCA umbrella services for mysqua.re Investment Management Limited (mysqua.re). mysqua.re is now an appointed representative of Thornbridge.

Ole Bjørn Kraft is CCO of GMT Shipping Group and a current participant in the CBS Blue MBA

Shipping industry needs to look at higher education to keep up with changing global environment

June 14, 2017

COPENHAGEN, 14 June 2017: The shipping industry has for long been a traditional industry. However, in an intensely competitive and fast-changing global environment shipping needs to start moving beyond traditional leadership development models, according to industry experts.

36 Filming at Studio Nicoli Carrara -® David Bickerstaff

Michelangelo - Love and Death released in cinemas across United Kingdom from 13 June

June 12, 2017

The concluding film in Season Four of EXHIBITION ON SCREEN will explore the life and work of renowned sculptor, painter, architect and poet Michelangelo.

Kerod & Associates launches US operations

June 12, 2017

LONDON, 12 June 2017: Kerod & Associates, a specialized legal translation service, has launched US operations in addition to those already operating in London. The company’s US operations will be based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and will be headed by Alexander Alexandrov, a geologist-turned-linguist with over 20 years of translation experience.

What does the British and Irish Lions rugby team teach us about team work?

June 09, 2017

The British and Irish Lions rugby team, currently touring New Zealand, is a fascinating study in modern high performance teamwork. The stakes are high, the odds stacked against them, and they are addressing a question that almost all team leaders would love to know the answer to: How do you bring a disparate group of people together and in the shortest time possible, gel them into a team that can compete at the peak of their profession against the best in the world?

Thornbridge provides FCA umbrella services to Platypus Partners Limited

June 08, 2017

Thornbridge Investment Management LLP (Thornbridge) is pleased to announce the provision of FCA umbrella services for Platypus Partners Limited. Platypus Partners Limited is now an appointed representative of Thornbridge.

IRHALO launches research services division to address demand for hedge funds industry insight

June 07, 2017

LONDON, 07 June 2017: IRHalo, the investor relations platform for fund managers, part of Trimaldi’s suite of communications solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of its new research services division. The new arm of the IRHalo platform draws on over 20 years of fund industry research experience, and is designed to help service providers and fund managers get the answers to some of the more pressing market issues currently dogging the industry.

Futurehealth Brighton GP is leading an Inside Out ‘People’s Art’ Project to celebrate and defend the NHS

May 10, 2017

A Brighton GP organises a street exhibition of portraits to increase awareness of the large scale privatisation of the NHS which will have drastic repercussions on health and social services over the next few years.  The current system of a publicly owned NHS is in the process of changing and once services are privatised it will be very difficult to bring them back into public ownership.