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Small business owners slam Hackney rent rises 

15 Mar

Small businesses claimed this week that they were being forced out of Hackney by rent rises, telling the Mayor: “Rent rises are squeezing out businesses.

Another park shock as Hackney again comes up against the power of property dealers 

14 Mar

So inoffensively designed that their mildness overwhelms the otherwise-striking church HACKNEY COUNCIL’S HOUSING POLICY is coming under increasing criticism as developers encroach on the borough’s open spaces, said to comprise more than any other...

Hackney businesses unprepared for new EU data regulations 

9 Mar

Businesses in Hackney are as unprepared as the rest of the country for new EU rules that will change the way customer data is handled, after new research from a leading business organisation found that only a tenth of Britain’s businesses ...

Small businesses fear ruin from prolonged Hackney town centre regeneration 

7 Mar

Independent shop owners have described the controversial regeneration of Hackney Central’s Narrow Way as a “nightmare” that could force them out of business.

Go East, young hipster, Hackney and around is the hotspot the property market is moving to 

1 Mar

WHAT MILLENNIALS SAY about gentrification and what they do are not necessarily connected.

A decade in the making: how the Tesco-Booker £3.7 billion deal revamps retail 

28 Feb

When Tesco made a £3.7 billion swoop for cash-and-carry chain Booker last January it marked perhaps the biggest change in strategy since Jack Cohen set up his Hackney market stall in 1924.

Shoreditch and Hackney hipsters are shrugging off Brexit to buy new homes 

26 Feb

Brexit uncertainty has not dented the sale of new homes in the capitals hipster hotspots, research showed on Monday.

Hackney’s Hipster line leaves London muggers behind as it extends weekend night services 

24 Feb

The link between north and southeast London has been seized on by millennials THE EXTENDED all-night weekend service on the slick railway that links Dalston with parts north and south has been so popular with millennials it has kept crime at bay.

The extraordinary story of how one woman set up a Shoreditch social enterprise by seeking out positivity 

21 Feb

Ruth Rogers reveals how she started a business from zero.

Toad’ll-oo, tickety-boo! Hackney Today will be there for you — still fortnightly, despite press protests 

13 Feb

HACKNEY TODAY, the freesheet that claims a circulation of more than 100,000, is winning its fight for the right to publish fortnightly.

Shoreditch office rents to rise as Tech City grows 

13 Feb

The boom in digital companies spending on digs in Tech City shows no sign of abating, with Shoreditch set to lead the way in the office rental market.

Lots of hope in the Rio report, less in the figures provided by the Dalston cinema bosses and board 

23 Jan

THE RIO CINEMA’S MANY FANS will be hoping the long-awaited second screen is getting the Dalston community organisation into shape.

Fintech firm IntegraFin is London's first float of the year 

22 Jan

Londons first stock market launch of the year was under way on Monday as a financial services firm set up above an Italian restaurant in Shoreditch nearly 20 years ago unveiled an estimated £500 million float.

Docklands commuters get their station back — and soon it will be bigger and better, says TfL 

4 Jan

CUSTOM HOUSE DLR station is to reopen, almost a year since it closed for work to modernise it and link it better to a new line.

These free courses in East London could be the business for you and your great adventure 

8 Dec

GOT A GREAT BUSINESS IDEA or having trouble with your present project? If you need advice, a new help scheme looks like a good deal to help with your entrepreneurial ambitions.

Open up! This door is essential — yet was somehow left out of a Hackney council rental property 

20 Nov

THIS PICTURE SHOWS the door that has cost council taxpayers almost half a million pounds in lost revenue.

What’s it cost to live behind the shop in a faux Georgian terrace in Dalston? Exclusive pix 

12 Nov

Garden frontage for the south-facing ground-floor flats in the terrace THIS IS WHAT HACKNEY council insisted should replace a Georgian terrace in Dalston Lane.

A design tribute in Shoreditch to the lost Hackney firm of Goddard and Gibbs creatives 

8 Nov

Local pride: Goddard and Gibbs, left, and, above, the building today HACKNEYITES WHO moved to the borough before 2006 will occasionally feel a pang of nostalgia when they pass the building shown here in two of its various forms.

A London living wage pledge too far when it comes to a Hackney social enterprise 

20 Oct

SADIQ KHAN has been getting a reputation as the mayor who likes to say No.

As Halloween grips London, a graveyard tour sets out — and Dracula stalks a house in old Homerton 

17 Oct

HASINA ZAMAN and Allistair Anderson are on a mission to demystify death.

NatWest’s closure of Dalston branch leaves cash traders jangling coins in their pocket or going on line 

4 Oct

IN A BLOW TO LOCAL TRADITION, the bank popular with the cash traders of Ridley Road Market and nearby small businesses has closed.

Whatever happened to the burger craze? How Hackney is enjoying a love of vegetarian food 

27 Sep

THE PEOPLE crowding a vegan fair in Hackney, above , show the extraordinary surge in demand for vegetarian food.

Tech City firm Bossa wins super-game backing 

12 Sep

A Shoreditch video games developer has received $10 million (£7.5 million) in backing as it prepares to launch what has been described as Britains answer to Minecraft.

Totally Thames or total distraction from the real issues swamping the East End of London? 

4 Sep

Trinity Buoy Wharf at Leamouth four years ago.

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