Businesses across the UK who are making efforts to get back to business are facing a new uphill struggle – employees claiming stress and anxiety or are simply requesting outright to be furloughed for another 3 months. Workers who were furloughed back in April are being gradually invited back to work, although some are being […]
Posted on 1st June 2020 in Coronavirus.
At the latest government Covid-19 press briefing, the heath secretary Matt Hancock was forced to deal with a barrage of questions concerning Dominic Cummings. Mr Hancock focused on falling infections rates, deaths and a possible Covid-19 treatment but was forced to deal with a series of questions either directly or indirectly related to Dominic Cummings. Mr […]
Posted on 27th May 2020 in Coronavirus.
Private equity and venture capital fundraising hit €109 billion, up 6% in 2019, and the highest total over a decade, according to new data from Invest Europe. In parallel, the total equity amount invested in European companies increased 10% year-on-year to €94 billion in 2019, the highest level on investment ever recorded. Invest Europe, the […]
Posted on 18th May 2020 .
In the first application for Hikrobot in the UK, global fashion brand, Superdry, is leveraging the flexibility of intelligent mini-robot carriers to transform order picking and put-away at its UK hub – just part of a phased roll-out of goods-to-person robotics that will boost productivity across its international network of multi-channel fulfilment centres. Superdry is […]
Posted on 18th May 2020 in scaleupspotlight.
In the first edition of the High-Growth in London report, published back by Beauhurst in March of 2019, they noted the extent to which ‘London-based companies dominate the UKs high-growth scene’. Back then, 30% of ambitious UK companies had grown in the Capital, and had collectively secured 54% of all UK equity fundraising since 2011. […]
Posted on 18th May 2020 in Scale Up.
After a lifetime working in the conference and exhibition sector the Covid 19 pandemic made a big impact on Mark James’s business. Social distancing rules effectively put a hold on events worldwide. Rather than sit back and wait for the crisis to end, Mark started thinking what the world of work would look like once […]
Posted on 12th May 2020 in Coronavirus.
Responding to the Prime Minister’s COVID-19 update yesterday, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Cherry said: “Tackling this virus and ending the threat to public health remain absolutely paramount. But it is also necessary for thought to be given to the future of work and business. “It is clear from the Prime Minister’s […]
Posted on 12th May 2020 in Coronavirus.
At today’s government Covid-19 press briefing, the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab warned of a cybersecurity threat to the UK. At the briefing, he said: “There will always be some who try to exploit a crisis for their own criminal and hostile ends. “We know that cybercriminals and other malicious groups are targeting individuals, businesses and […]
Posted on 5th May 2020 in Coronavirus.
By Jo Dalton, www.jdand.co We have all been forced into a massive reset. The new world of work is very different, and it will remain that way. So, whether you’re beginning to feel your current role lacks the edge that once drove you, or your job is at risk and you need to find something new, […]
Posted on 30th April 2020 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
GlobalWebIndex’s latest report into COVID-19 consumer research has shown that many consumers are planning (very) slow returns to public places. Their report provides a global picture of how countries are handling the pandemic, as some hope to enter the recovery phase. The research was conducted in 17 countries between April 22 – 27, among a total of […]
Posted on 30th April 2020 in Coronavirus.
Data gathered by Learnbonds.com indicates that online retail giant Amazon had 4.06 billion unique visitors in March. According to the data, this figure was more compared to combined visitors for the other five leading online stores. The data shows that eBay, Apple, Walmart, Rakuten, Samsung.com, and Apple.com had cumulative visitors of 3.85 billion. eBay registered […]
Posted on 29th April 2020 .
From healthy snacks for dogs, to sustainable swimwear and an empowerment platform for the next generation of women of colour, young entrepreneurs are continuing to thrive, innovate and achieve massive success in the entrepreneurial world. Their spirit, range of ideas and self-determination inspire us and thousands of promising young entrepreneurs up and down the country. […]