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An award-winning Shoreditch digital agency which was recognised as a business that welcomes diversity through its awards partnership celebrating Scotland’s thriving LGBT community is championing underrepresented communities in the workplace.

After reports showing that more than £12billion of food is thrown away globally every year, a new app is tackling the issue one community at a time.

With the spotlight on funding for businesses in the tech world, one company wants to make it easier for start-ups to get cash offered by the government.

A global platform for aging and senior care hosted its first intergenerational hackathon last week to try and improve how older people are provided for in the travel industry.

Demystifying the process of growing companies securing funding from investors and lenders is the aim of the first event of its kind in the UK.

A bestselling book about a homeless man’s heartwarming relationship with his cat is set to make it onto the silver screen.

Four fire engines and 20 firefighters are currently attending a fire at a block of flats on Southgate Road in Dalston.

A weekend in Plymouth is a chance to reconnect with the sea and a perfect antidote to the rat race of London life. Dating back to the Bronze Age, it is the site where the Pilgrim Fathers departed from in 1620 and boasts a strong naval history, which means there is also plenty to see and learn.

New figures show, in the face of growing youth unemployment, vacancies for digital jobs is set to widen in the next year.

Live: Islington students get A-level results

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Students across the borough are collecting their A-level results this morning (Thurs).

A man has been arrested following an attack on a 63-year-old at Finsbury Park station, which sparked a hunt for a suspect by armed police.

With cinema screenings, wine and cheese nights, yoga sessions in the office and increased working from home, one business is trying to show how flexible working is the future of the corporate world.

The chief executive of a digital money transfer service, which has been recognised by the United Nations as one of the most comprehensive and best value transfer companies in the UK, has spoken about how technology is streamlining the money transfer sector.

A writer has spoken of her delight in being shortlisted for a prestigious new award which recognises the wide scope of unpublished novellas.

A leading tech boss has called for more action to get girls interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects at school and for Tech City to become more multicultural.

Described as an ‘eHarmony’ for jobs, a new company that aims to match young people up to potential employers is making waves in the recruitment industry.

A leading peer to peer (P2P) lender has predicted that the industry will account for a third of all business borrowing in the next five years.

Inconspicuously signposted and located, BunBunBun is a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it affair on a street already littered with Vietnamese canteens.

A heroic Islington sailor who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for helping to save his ship from an attacking U-boat in the First World War will be commemorated 100 years after his death.

Bosses are calling for more diversity in the workplace in light of new figures showing one in four companies employ no women at senior management board level.

New partnerships between a digital skills platform, a London property company and Tech City bosses will mean that young people are to have even more opportunities to get involved in tech.

The recently opened Kona restaurant at Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences offers a sophisticated dining experience in wonderfully opulent but serene surroundings.

A vulnerable young man is “traumatised” after he was left on a train for five hours, during rush hour, by staff from his day care centre, after an off site trip.

One of the newest faces in Spanish cooking, Omar Allibhoy is creating a buzz with his new offering, Tapas Revolution.

A new peer-to-peer app has launched which aims to alleviate the stress of those in need of a helping hand for everyday tasks, or those looking for flexible work.

From hosting roundtable discussions with politicians, speaking at key events and taking international delegates on tours of East London’s tech scene, no day is the same for Tech City UK CEO, Gerard Grech, who describes his role as a “fascinating rollercoaster.”

Staff at London Metropolitan University are taking part in a one-day strike today (June 4) in a row over job cuts.

Police have launched an appeal to find a 13-year-old Hackney boy.

Councillors in Hackney and Islington say they would welcome any investment into Tech City as government plans to transform the Old Street roundabout remain a mystery.

Start-ups were advised to be confident and know their worth when doing business with bigger companies at a conference about how they could effectively collaborate with larger corporates.

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