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Former ELP partner Deep Roy starts finance + fashionable insolvency boutique law firm Equilex

Former Economic Laws Practice (ELP) partner Deep Roy, whom we had reported to have resigned in March, has started up a boutique firm under the name Equilex, in the finance and sexy flavour-of-the-month insolvency space. “I had this in my mind ever since I was planning to move on,” he said about the firm, which he started on 1 May in a temporary office ... Read More »

Madison education research firm gets 7M grant to expand early literacy

Education Analytics, a Madison-based nonprofit focused on education research, has been awarded a $7.73 million grant from the U.S. Dept. of Education to expand an early literacy program in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs in in Wisconsin, Alabama and South Carolina. The SPARK Early Literacy program is a research-based, kindergarten-through-second-grade early reading intervention developed by the Milwaukee-based Boys & Girls Clubs ... Read More »

Benefits fraudster steals £50,000 Porsche from finance firm

A BENEFIT fraudster with a taste for the high life stole a £50,000 Porsche from a car finance firm. Glamorous Tania Stultz, 30, was claiming benefits when she paid a £14,000 deposit on the 4×4 Porsche Cayenne. ALAMY The fraudster was convicted at Croydon Crown Court The mum-of-three had previously been handed a suspended sentence for a four-year £21,000 benefit ... Read More »

Tech firm Smartron collaborates with University of Southern California for research on education through technology

A partnership has been established between the Indian tech firm Smartron and University of Southern California for research on education by using wearables and machine learning technologies. The partnership with USC’s Centre for Human Applied Reasoning and the Internet of Things (CHARIOT) will focus on understanding the influence on learning when smartphones and sensors are used. About tBand Smartron’s ‘tBand’ ... Read More »

EE mobile firm fined £2.7m for overcharging customers

Mobile operator EE has been fined £2.7m by the telecoms regulator, Ofcom, for overcharging tens of thousands of customers. The watchdog found that the UK’s biggest mobile network broke a billing rule on two occasions. Users who called its 150 customer services number while roaming within the EU were incorrectly charged as if they had called the US. That meant ... Read More »