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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.

More than 2,500 competitors braved the Great River Race course on Saturday in gigs, skiffs, jolly boats, naval whalers, Chinese dragon boats, Hawaiian war canoes and Viking longships to find the UK Traditional Boat Champions.

The victim of a murder in Whitechapel has been identified as a “faith healer” who was stabbed to death at a spiritual centre for treating black magic and demonic possession in East London.

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.

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

Students across Tower Hamlets are collecting their A-level results this morning.

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 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.

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.

Revised plans to develop Bishopsgate Goodsyard have been criticised for showing “little improvement” to the original application, submitted a year ago.

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.

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.

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.

A new report has highlighted three major issues that could seriously affect the growth of Tech City.

On May 7, 1945 – 70 years ago yesterday – Grand Admiral Donitz, in charge of the Third Reich for a week, surrendered at General Eisenhower’s HQ at Reims in France. And people in Hackney and Tower Hamlets began to rejoice straight away rather than waiting for the official day of celebration on the 8th.

With an increasing number of people trying to cope with London’s spiralling housing prices by moving into house shares with strangers, Splittable, a new app has been launched to ensure household expenses are divded equally.

An arts centre is in danger of closing down due to an ongoing row over a money repayment.

A middle-aged man has been banned from using the London Underground after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a female passenger.

A Tech City entrepreneur has harnessed the 3D printing revolution to realise his dream of designing a product in a cost-effective way.

A herd of cows stopped traffic in Tech City to mark the launch of a leading animal health company’s Centre for Digital Innovation at the House of Lords – a crucial venture for the future of farming.

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