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Wharf firm announces jobs boost

By Rob Virtue on March 25, 2009 11:51 AM |


Canary Wharf company EA Consulting Group has announced plans for a recruitment drive.

The firm is looking to increase numbers by 40 per cent, bringing in over 100 managment consultants and banking delivery professionals following an increase in business.


HSBC is to inform 1,200 UK staff they face the threat of redundancy in the next 12 months.

Many of the cuts will hit back office staff in locations such as Leamington Spa and Newport, but the bank confirmed under 100 would be based at its Canada Square headquarters in Canary Wharf.

What We're Watching

By John Hill on March 25, 2009 10:35 AM |


How To Lose Friends And Alienate People (12)
Slapstick media comedy


"A light adaptation of Toby Young's New Yorker memoir, with more than a whiff of formula"

ff-mar26-squashmatch12.jpgThere were no more shocks in the first round of the ISS Canary Wharf Classic last night, but there were some marathon games.

Limehouse resident Peter Barker was involved in the longest match in the six-year history of the tournament as he beat Daryl Selby in four sets.


Several lights on Canary Wharf's glittering skyline will blink out for an hour on Saturday (March 28).

Wharf tenants are among the organisations getting involved with the World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour, which will see 2,398 cities in 83 countries switch off their lights at 8.30pm local time.


Film festival visitors will be able to watch events such as the Queen's coronation in 3D next month.

Cineworld West India Quay will show footage such as Elvis Presley concerts as part of the East End Film Festival from April 23 to 30.

ff-mar19-Skinner.jpgHarlequins first team squad take a break from pursuing the game's big prizes when they coach teams in the City Scrum tournament tomorrow.

Quins players will coach 15 teams, including several from Canary Wharf, in the touch rugby tournament with skipper Will Skinner will coaching Credit Suisse.


So you've come up with an idea that's going to change the world?

But how do you protect it so that it doesn't end up lining someone else's pockets? According to intellectual property lawyer Michael Gardner, the first thing you have to do is shut up about it.


Oz And James Drink To Britain
Oz Clarke and James May

Pavilion Books, £19.99

"It is the confused offspring of Dorling Kindersley and a teenager's be-doodled chemistry work book."


Just a quick tip. Looking for a bite to eat on the Wharf this lunchtime and an excuse to spend twice as much time in the sun? You could do a lot worse than head to Oi Bagel in Cabot Place East which is running a buy-one-get-one-free offer on all bagels. The disadvantage of course is you end up with twice as many bagels as you really need for lunch. Better make time for the gym later.

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