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Some of the leading business people in the Canary Wharf district have signed up to a charity initiative to change the lives of east Londoners - and you could join them.

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Canary Wharf Group has announced Societe Generale has agreed a deal to move into offices at Heron Quays West.

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The development of the Docklands as a hub for new businesses, attracting entrepreneurs and creating high-skilled jobs is under threat.

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A competition to find technology for sustainable cities of the future has been launched by Canary Wharf Group.

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Canary Wharf Group has defended its resistance to Transport for London's current proposals for the new east to west Cycle Superhighway 2.

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Detailed plans for Canary Wharf Group's latest tower have been submitted, with French bank Societe Generale reported to be considering it for its headquarters.

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Business travellers to serviced apartments at an Isle of Dogs development will receive 1Gig broadband.

Marlin Apartments signed a deal with Hyperoptic to operate the high-speed internet connection in its Canary Wharf building as well as others in Southwark and the City.

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The London Mayor has stepped in over a planning strategy for on the Isle of Dogs amid concerns tall buildings could ruin the capital's skyline.

Boris Johnson has announced he is working with Tower Hamlets on its current masterplan for South Quay, which he said also needs to be speeded up.

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A team of tech entrepreneurs have won a £100,000 investment in an initiative from John Lewis.

Localz specialises in micro-location technology and beat hundreds of applicants for the prize, with the finals held at One Canada Square's start-up space Level39 last week.

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Tower Hamlets Council has hit out over a lack of consultation on the proposal for an Ikea at Greenwich, saying it will have a huge impact on traffic north of the River Thames.

The furniture store was approved for Bugsbys Way at the peninsula earlier this year.

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Workers within Canary Wharf Group will now be guaranteed the London Living Wage.

The firm becomes the first UK property and construction company to sign up to the scheme, which promises to give staff minimum hourly earnings of £8.80.

Argos prepares to scrap catalogues at Newham stores

By Rob Virtue on September 14, 2014 9:11 AM |

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Argos stores in Newham are getting a digital makeover, which will involve doing away with an iconic piece of equipment.

Amazon's 15 storey Shoreditch office to open in 2017

By Rob Virtue on September 12, 2014 11:23 AM |

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Amazon is to open a new corporate office in east London by 2017. The internet giant will be leaving its Slough base with many staff heading for Shoreditch's Principal Place.

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London City has been revealed as most welcoming to overseas visitors in a poll of the capital's top five airports.

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Business consultants EY this week launched a data privacy tech startup challenge at Level39, Canary Wharf's technology accelerator.

The competition will seeks answers to the implications of the EU's "right to be forgotten" data privacy proposals.

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