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Lab49 - Featured Employer of the Month

Lab49 UK Limited is a rapidly growing technology consulting firm that builds advanced solutions for the financial services industry. Clients include many of the world’s largest investment banks, hedge funds and exchanges.

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Shock & Awe - The Greatest Fireworks Show on Earth

Very rarely has the description "Fireworks Spectacular" been so aptly used. Here's a video of the Oban Fireworks Display of 2011. A display which should have lasted 30 minutes ends up lasting just 50 seconds, and we're not treated to a single firework fizzling out, this is £6,000 worth of explosives being simultaneously deployed.

Dwarf Tossing - The Rules

Dwarf-tossing is outlawed in France and in several US states. A United Nations human rights committee ruled that the 'sport' is contrary to human dignity.

London's Biggest Trading Floors

Hot on the heels of the announcement that JPMorgan has spurned Canary Wharf and has chosen the 'Square Mile' for its new European HQ (St Alphage House in London Wall), most of the interest centres around the fact that, of the 1 million square feet that makes up the new building, there will be four giant trading floors of some 72,000 square feet each.

Stress For Bankers As 'Massage Parlour' Busted

The New York Post reports that a 'chic' art gallery close to New York's financial district has been busted by Manhattan Vice Squad and the owner has been charged with doubling the gallery up as a brothel which provided one-stop sex for lunch-hour banker 'lotharios' and other clients.

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