London’s Canary Wharf prepares for return of workers

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Canary Wharf has drawn up detailed plans to bring bankers, accountants and lawyers back to the financial district as the coronavirus pandemic eases, from introducing one-way routes to daily deep cleaning, limiting lift capacity and removing soft furnishings. The London estate, home to the European headquarters of Barclays, Citigroup and HSBC and many other businesses, is issuing new guidance to tenants this week after the government unveiled its back-to-work rules. Many companies are preparing to bring more staff back to its office towers after weeks working from home. Signs will tell workers they should not pass on escalators, while heavy…

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Investigations editor among those laid off at Quartz

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John KeefeJohn Keefe, the investigations editor at Quartz, was among the editorial staffers laid off by the financial news site on Thursday.On Twitter, Keefe wrote: “I’m looking for a new adventure — in journalism, news products, machine learning, truth seeking, team building, data for good, editing, or coding.” Keefe previously led the Quartz Artificial Intelligence Studio.Keefe came to Quartz from public radio station WNYC, where he was news director and the senior editor for data news. He’s the author of “Family Projects for Smart Objects” and teaches about prototyping, machine learning, and bots at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of…

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