As part of our spotlight series where we look at the most innovative companies, we headed over to Level 39 to catch up with Ricky Lee. An early member of the Revolut team, Ricky Lee went on to start a fresh new FinTech: Sync. The platform is going from strength to strength having recently won the prestigious Alibaba Group Global Competition at Hong Kong Fintech Week.
This year the UK celebrates the first year since the industrial revolution that more power has come from renewables than fossil fuels . Summer saw the opening of Scotland’s largest off-shore wind farm whilst the world’s largest offshore wind farm opened in 2018 off the coast of Cumbria. The UK government has implemented a temporary ban on fracking amid safety concerns whilst the profile of district heating systems continues to rise.
Following the recent events we hosted for KOEN (Korea South-East Power Corporation) and KOSPO (Korea Southern Power Co.), we caught up with our speaker: Duncan Law, Policy & Advocacy Manager for Community Energy England.
The tallest building in the City of London should be completed later this year and topped out in May at an impressive 278m. Once completed 22 Bishopsgate will house 12,000 workers, a fresh food market, a ‘wellbeing retreat and curated art walk’, and London’s highest free public viewing gallery. It will also feature the fastest lifts in Europe. As yet, however, there is no nickname, just plain old number 22.
Last week we had the privilege to hold a fun and practical workshop for IB Economics & Business students from the British School of the Netherlands. This was a fantastic session for budding businessmen and traders which focused on the key principles of trading and asset management.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has been a generous host to several of our groups this summer. ICAEW is a professional membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports chartered accountants and students across the world. This institution was formed in 1880 and now boasts 153,000 members across 148 countries.
We caught up with Thao Bui, their Global Student Recruitment Manager for some great insight into the career path of a chartered accountant in ICAEW.