MONEY, TOP STORY

Outrage at ‘tidal wave’ of tax set to hit Hackney firms

7 Mar , 2010  

Local trade groups have expressed anger at a looming “tidal wave” of tax that is set to hit businesses in April.

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First winner of The Apprentice brings his business to Hackney

26 Mar , 2009  

The first winner of The Apprentice is bringing his business to Hackney to help aspiring young entrepreneurs.

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Lingerie is a thriving business in Hackney

19 Mar , 2009  

Some women binge on chocolates. Others watch hours of chick flicks. But in North Hackney, women are beating the credit-crunch blues by stocking up on brand name bras.

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Building work begins in Woodberry Downs

18 Mar , 2009  

Building work on the Woodberry Downs scheme, one of the largest regeneration projects in London has started.

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Hackney council appoints company to run pension scheme

18 Mar , 2009  

FX Concepts have been appointed to run a specialist £150m (€162m) active currency programme for Hackney Council’s local government pension scheme.

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First-time buyers boost Hackney housing market

12 Mar , 2009  

A flood of first-time buyers onto the market is helping house sales in Hackney buck national trends, say estate agents.

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Hackney bookies tell Diane Abbott to back off their business

12 Mar , 2009  

Betting shop owners have reacted with fury after local MP Diane Abbott accused them of “preying on vulnerable people.”

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Business guru’s top five tips to survive the recession

11 Mar , 2009  

BBC presenter and former Barclays advisor René Carayol, 41, exclusively reveals his top five tips for Hackney businesses looking to beat the recession.

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