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BIKE HIRE SCHEMES IN LONDON – YES PLEASE BUT !

On a recent weekend trip with friends in Paris, l spent a whole day using the famed velib ( short for free or freedom bikes in French ) bike scheme…

Growing Asian Purchasing Power – Closing London embassies is not the answer

Recently at my family home over a meal, l found myself talking economics with my mum for the first time in living memory when she told me “Did you know…

Drinking bans, football and headlines

The new Mayor’s first move in office was to ban the drinking of alcohol on board London’s tube trains. At first this would seem an attractive move in a culture…

Lost the battle but not the war

It was a sad scene on the night of the 2nd of May, seeing Ken leaving the institution he did so much to give a profile and such energy too….

It’s the Economy, Stupid

There is undoubtedly heightened tension about the state of the economy in London with the credit crunch as a result of sub-prime mortgage market collapse in the US, on the…