Friday, 27 May 2016

How to Navigate The Tube

One of the most essential and convenient parts of being a Londoner is using the underground system, known as the Tube. It can be a little overwhelming, especially if you've not lived in a city before, so we've put together a few helpful tips.

1. Get an Oyster Card or a Contactless bank card (credit or debit both work)
Without a doubt, the Tube will be your primary mode of transportation. The Oyster card / contactless bank card is the most efficient and budget-conscious way to use the Tube. The rates are cheaper than buying visitor tickets, it's quick and efficient and it'll work on the London bus system as well.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

UK Construction Market Update - April

The CBI economic forecast for May expects the UK economy to grow but at a slower rate through 2016 and 2017, saying global economic risks, including uncertainty ahead of the EU referendum, are starting to weigh on investment plans. Building have surveyed 1,300 professionals and found 63% believe remaining in the EU would be the best outcome for the construction sector. Just 21% thought leaving would be better and 16% are undecided.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

A Guide to Central London Markets

Markets... London's got plenty of them! For once, we're not talking about the construction market... we've moved on to more... "enjoyable" research! From foodie havens to little known vintage collectors stalls, we've rounded up a few of Central London's best markets.