Latest figures from Beauhurst on the business impact of the COVID-19 pandemic reveals that London is home to the highest proportion of potentially positively impacted companies. In their latest report, a positively impacted company is defined by Beauhurst as a company that can potentially grow its operations as a result of these circumstances. Their data illustrates that […]
More than 367 companies have so far responded to the call for medical grade Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), which only went out from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) last week. And it emerged today (Friday April 17) that 13 firms, including plastics and aerospace companies who have never made PPE gear before, have now […]
A new app helping Welsh traders reach consumers in the fight back against the coronavirus has been launched. By creating a digital shop window, iTown enables consumers using the app to see what products are on offer locally in businesses such as corner shops, butchers, fruit and veg outlets, bakers, and food takeaways. Free to […]
Since the 25th March, award-winning, luxury, Welsh wash brand, The GoodWash Company, have donated more than 3800 emergency wash packages and soap to all NHS trusts in Wales, food banks and even King’s College Hospital in London. The packs, which contain a variety of travel size shampoo and soap bars have been sent with the […]
By Professor Dylan Jones-Evans Professor of entrepreneurship and founder of the Wales Start-up Awards, Dylan Jones-Evans has today written an open letter to Welsh Government asking when measures will be put in place that have any relevance to start-ups. He writes that ‘I have been contacted by new firms from all over Wales who have asked, […]
Welsh Government has announced financial support to assist Cardiff Airport in facing the early impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, while calling on the UK Government to urgently change its policy towards providing further financial help for regional airports.
Posted on 6th April 2020 in Regional News.
As global communities respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increasing emphasis on public health strategies, like social distancing measures, to slow the rate of transmission. Google have recently announced that in Google Maps, they are using aggregated, anonymised data showing how busy certain types of places are—helping identify when a local business tends […]
Five London bus workers have died after contracting coronavirus. Commentating on the tragic news that five London bus workers have now died of the coronavirus Unite regional secretary, Peter Kavanagh said that “Unite has been working continuously with Transport for London (TfL) and the operators to ensure the safety of drivers and others in the […]
Matt Smith is the Director at The Centre for Entrepreneurs, an organisation set-up to promote the role of entrepreneurs in creating economic growth and social well-being. In this first part of an interview, he helps us try to understand what is going on with the UK entrepreneurial scene. He talks about why a UK entrepreneurial […]
Average house prices in British seaside towns increase by 25 per cent in the past decade – £382 a month. Sandbanks in Poole is Britain’s most expensive seaside town for the second year.
Posted on 26th May 2017 in Regional News.
The NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards has today confirmed entrepreneur, Oli Barrett MBE as awards host for 10 events across the UK that make up the 2017 Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2017 programme.
Posted on 8th May 2017 in Regional News.
Value of UK hair and beauty industry grew by 13 per cent between 2011 and 2016 and nearly a third of the UK’s hair and beauty businesses operate in the South East.
Posted on 19th April 2017 in Regional News.