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London tech companies attract over £1 billion since Brexit vote

Brexit, shmexit: over the past five years, London fintech companies have received more investment than any other sub-sector. Is it too early to expect clear skies ahead?

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London’s exorbitant cost for office space: How much does it cost to put down your laptop?

Office space in London is more expensive than ever – the space required to put down your laptop is costing you as much as £207 per year alone according to Instant Offices.


Why London is the worst place to grow a business

"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." Famed writer Samuel Johnson's famous quote may hold true in most respects, but for business survival, it might be time to look beyond the M25


“London is open for business”

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, on the capital's post-Brexit business landscape.


The London house price debate – Tackling the symptom, not the cause

Leigh Stewart, an expert contributor for online property broker, Tranio.com, explains why property prices in London will only continue to increase.|Leigh Stewart, an expert contributor for online property broker, Tranio.com, explains why property prices in London will only continue to increase.


Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester lead entrepreneurial cities list

The UK's largest regional cities are nearly twice more likely than London to have produced an entrepreneur over the past 24 months.


London nowhere on UK's top 'Gigabit Cities' list

Think tank warns that the capital's poor broadband infrastructure could hinder its competitiveness, as London trails behind cities like York, Coventry and Edinburgh.


Soaring rents driving start-ups out of London after one year

After one year of trading in London, entrepreneurs’ attitudes towards doing business in the city changes dramatically for the worse.


Two-thirds of entrepreneurs to be driven out of London by spiralling costs

Sharp rises in both housing prices and operating costs could spell trouble for ‘Silicon Roundabout’ as tech start-ups especially affected.


London technology scene still needs more risk capital, says deputy mayor Kit Malthouse

Despite the rapid growth of London's start-up technology scene, the deputy mayor of London still believes that more venture capital support is needed for the city to truly realise its potential.


Russ Shaw’s Tech London Advocates founded with Saul Klein and Sherry Coutu

Technology heavyweights including Sherry Coutu, Saul Klein and Julie Meyer are coming together to form Tech London Advocates with the aim of strengthening London's tech and digital business hub.


London leads European IPOs

Initial public offerings (IPOs) in Europe suffered another difficult quarter in the last three months of 2011 as London continued to lead continental activity, new statistics show.