16 Feb 16:24

Flexibility is key as small businesses boom

Director Maz Mahmoudi founded the consultancy five years ago with the vision to offer a seamless service across commercial and residential interiors and graphic design. The company has since grown in size and evolved to encompass new services including website design, videography and now, event plan...
16 Feb 12:01

PRESS RELEASE: What can we do with 8m tons of ocean plastics?

Rising levels of ocean plastics have been in the press all weekend – an estimated 8 million tons of plastic are dumped in the ocean each year and those levels are increasing. What, practically, can we do about it? Riz Boardshorts are working with the Marine Conservation Society, the recycling indust...
13 Feb 13:48

FED UP DAD LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE CAMPING HOLIDAYS FOR SINGLE PARENT FAMILIES

After searching hundreds of travel websites, a single father from Dorset has launched an exclusive camping holiday business targeting single parents and their children. Campmates is a fantastic new experience offering low cost and sociable Camping Holidays for single parents and their offspring. Se...
11 Feb 12:21

The Art of Online and Offline Networking for Business

Offline Networking Your network is everything; business is often conducted via personal connections and recommendations (Social Capital.) Ensure you utilise your social capital, reconnect with old friends, talk to family and even look to be introduced to someone new every day. Use your growing n...
10 Feb 20:22

Business Leaders inspire kids on the GDPA programme

Iconic Personalities will be sharing their personal and professional journeys with young people who are on the GDPA Programme. Panel Daniel Langton -Microsoft Griselda Togobo -Forward Ladies Lee-j Walker The Business Desk Paul Schofield The Cabinet Office Chaired by Sharon Jandu, Trustee of GDPA...
10 Feb 08:30

ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE? APPARENTLY NOT, AS BRITS EXPECT CAREFULLY CHOSEN PRESENTS

• Worst gifts for her: tickets to watch his favourite football team (29%), gym membership (16%) and cheap perfume (15%) top her ‘no go’ list • Worst gifts for him: a box set of his partners favourite TV series (20%), a self-help book (17%) and tracking device (16%) take the top spots on his nightma...
09 Feb 15:59

Innovative Carbon Reduction system helps Sainsburys lower CO2 in Inner London

UK CLEAN TECH COMPANY –PERPETUAL VEHICLE 2 GRID SYSTEMS HELP SAINSBURYS DROP CO2 EMISSIONS FROM CLICK & COLLECT IN CENTRAL LONDON WITH INNOVATIVE FUEL AND CARBON REDUCTION SYSTEM. PERPETUAL V2G (VEHICLE TO GRID) SYSTEMS FITTED TO TRIAL VEHICLES CARRYING OUT INNER CITY GROCERY CLICK & COLLECT SERVIC...
06 Feb 12:00

BRADFORD CITY SPONSORS SEE SALES UP 20% FOLLOWING CHELSEA WIN

Autoelectro, the shirt rear sponsors of Bradford City Football Club is proving that football club sponsorship really pays following the Bantums surprise win over Chelsea in the Fourth Round of the FA Cup. With national sales enquiries up 20% since the 24 February win it’s not only the club who stand...
03 Feb 08:21

Could this be the next Great British Brand? Julie Deane is giving it her vote!

Sally Page is delighted to have been chosen by Julie Deane as a female entrepreneur to watch in 2015. Julie is working with the Government’s 'Business is Great' initiative to encourage more women to start businesses and her top female entrepreneurs to watch is the focus of the campaign. It was readi...
02 Feb 14:41

New Digital Marketing Book to Benefit Small Business Owners

The first of its kind – an easy to follow guide on online advertising aimed at the busy ‘solopreneur’ Heather Robinson is a digital marketing specialist helping small and medium sized businesses since 2005. In her latest publication ‘Essential Online Advertising: Spend Wisely, Get Results’, Heathe...
30 Jan 07:56

End of an Era brings New Light to Northern Art

England is set to benefit from a new collection of contemporary Northern artworks thanks to Yorkshire-based charity, New Light, and a generous donation from Service to the Arts in Leeds. SAL was looking for a worthy beneficiary for the £9,000 left in its funds after it decided to close. Having con...
29 Jan 11:51

Home made pet food scoops international awards

With much discussion about Britain’s lack of manufacturing being done at home and being outsourced abroad, as well as the shortage of ”truly British products”, it is a rarity to find a British company who has found success within the UK and abroad. Pooch & Mutt, the UK’s leading premium health f...
29 Jan 11:15

The Office Pantry want you eating better.

Working in London, Charles & Giles were hungry in the office. Come 3 o’clock, they routinely had the hunger grumbles and all there was to abate them was the vending machine. With the prospect of more vending machine food, these two foodies set out to eat better. They were amazed at the contrast...
29 Jan 10:20

Professional portraits that give your media profile viral appeal.

John Cassidy produces headshots, professional portraits that work as visual business cards. “I aim to convey the psychological cues like approachability, and confidence that make viewers want to relate to you,” says Cassidy. The Headshot Guy’s business has expanded and is now being franchised, wit...
28 Jan 23:02

Dinner Party on the Tube...the new way of entertaining!

Established in early 2013 by Olivia Sibony and Siddarth VijayaKumar, Grub Club is a one-stop shop for informed foodies, looking to experience unique dining adventures. Part dining table at home and part experimental kitchen, each Grub Club event brings like-minded people and places together – enhanc...
28 Jan 17:53

MUFFINS GIVE SMALL BUSINESSES A BIG VOICE

Journolink, the disruptive on line Small Business PR platform, is relying on a variant to the old adage that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, by testing whether the same inducement will get to the column inches of the journalists. On 30 January they are hosting an event at the G...
28 Jan 17:12

100, 99, 98.....WHAT IF NICK CLEGG WAS NOT SO WELL MEDIA TRAINED

Remember the last election, and Nick Clegg's performance in the leaders' television debates that swung the vote in favour of the coalition? According the Peter Ibbetson, director of a discreet media coaching business that works with high flying executives, "There is clear evidence that...
28 Jan 08:22

Teens Rock during National Apprenticeship Week

Rocking Ur Teens CIC in association with intelligent information specialists Thomson Reuters are pleased to announce their inaugural Rocking Ur Teens Conference on 12 March 2015 at Thomson Reuters Canary Wharf HQ. "We aim to create a global community of teens that make change happen." says Co-Foun...