Rail firms are asking people to avoid traveling during the heatwave

Rail passengers are being warned to only travel if absolutely necessary in the record-breaking hot temperatures forecast for early next week. The rail industry is especially advising avoiding travel from the middle of the day onwards when the hottest temperatures occur. The warning comes as there are likely to be cancellations and delays on the … Read more

London Alert: Avoid the ‘American’ Candy Stores in London – They’re a scam, apparently

One of the weird things that have popped up in London during / post-pandemic is a proliferation of ‘American’ Candy stores, mostly concentrated on Oxford street. Like, more than thirty on one street. Well, it turns out that there is a reason for it. And it’s not good. One, it appears to be an elaborate … Read more

London Alert: Passengers told to avoid Tube on Monday during a 24-hour RMT strike

London Underground is advising people not to travel on Monday because of a strike by thousands of workers in a dispute over jobs and pensions. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) will walk out for 24 hours, crippling Tube services across the capital. Transport for London (TfL) said some train services will … Read more

‘Avoid Tube’ warning as strike could close South London stations

Transport for London today (5 June) advised people to avoid traveling on the Tube network tomorrow and before 8am on Tuesday 7 June. It said a strike by members of the RMT union – over the loss of 600 jobs – would cause “severe disruption” with a limited number of stations open and reduced hours … Read more

Banks Need to Avoid Risks of a Big Bang Transition When They Digitise

by Fintech News Hong Kong May 18, 2022 The latest research by the International Data Corporation (IDC) and Thought Machine, a cloud native core banking technology firm, revealed that 40% of banks in the Asia Pacific will make significant changes to their current core banking systems in the next three years. The “A Clear Path … Read more