07 Oct 22:45

London-based luxury food brand Marshall and Brown wins Great Taste Award

A London-based business has been awarded a coveted one-star Great Taste Award for a product from its luxury food brand, Marshall and Brown. The brand won the acclaimed award for its ‘The Jerk House’ Caribbean Hot Mustard Sauce. Marshall and Brown personifies class and premiumisation and luxury auth...
07 Oct 18:45

Luxury Self-catering accommodation gifts nights to Key Workers

Bethnal&Bec Luxury Rural Retreats in Hertfordshire have decided to thank Key Workers by 'gifting' nights at hugely discounted rates to any nights they are unable to fill. The first night gifted is October 12th 2020, and was advertised vis their social media page on Instagram (12.1k followers). Afte...
07 Oct 14:00

Automotive brands leading the way

As the nation reflects on over six months of forced business closures and near financial ruin, the automotive industry is one of many that continues to provide a crucial service. Unfortunately, it has come as no surprise that family-run, independent businesses have been some of the worst affected. A...
07 Oct 11:45

Take a sneak peek inside Chandler’s Ford’s very first kids coding dojo!

On Saturday 19th September, Code Ninjas Chandler's Ford celebrated its grand opening. The brand-new coding centre, located at The Mall on Winchester Road, opened its doors to a crowd of excited young ninjas. Owner, George Siatos, was determined to make it a day to remember for Chandler’s Ford’s firs...
07 Oct 11:00

Mental Health Day - tackling loneliness for your loved ones

Lockdown has had an impact on everybody this year, but it’s been particularly tough on the elderly residents in our communities. Whilst they’ve been shielding to protect their physical health, the implications of spending longer periods indoors, without seeing familiar faces, will have undoubtedly a...
07 Oct 10:45

Limerick mum starts languages business to fulfil local demand and support home education

With lockdown restrictions likely to tighten and relax over the coming months in Ireland, it is a stark reality that large numbers of people are unsure of what the future holds for them, with many still unable to go back to work. These uncertain times are also seen by many as an opportunity to la...
07 Oct 09:00

Hertfordshire businessman wins Great Taste Award for Jamaican luxury food brand

A Hertfordshire-based businessman has been awarded a one-star Great Taste Award for a product from his luxury food brand, Marshall and Brown. The brand won the acclaimed award for its ‘The Jerk House’ Caribbean Hot Mustard Sauce. Marshall and Brown personifies class premiumisation and luxury auth...
07 Oct 08:15

EcoAct launches first ever open-source carbon calculation to overcome remote working emissions gap

LONDON, 7th October 2020 – International climate change consultancy EcoAct alongside major corporates today published an open source methodology for companies that need to calculate the impacts of an increasing number of employees working from home on corporate carbon emissions. The paper, written...
06 Oct 17:15

Italian student following in grandmother's footsteps wins bursary award

An international student has begun her studies at the University of Leeds, following in the footsteps of her grandmother. Flaminia Fichera’s grandmother, Anna, was a paediatrician and a huge influence for the Italian student to complete a degree in Medicine & Surgery. On top of that, after witnessin...
06 Oct 15:45

Homesellers near UK’s largest green spaces ask for huge premiums

We’ve seen lots of reports over the past few months of home buyers looking to move out of city centres, into larger homes with gardens, and room for an office. But, this isn’t the whole story. A recent poll by Ipsos Mori found that living close to green spaces had become more important to 49% of r...
06 Oct 15:30

Dedicated entrepreneurship champion, Matt Smith, joins National Enterprise Network Board

Home of enterprise support, National Enterprise Network (NEN) has further bolstered its Board of Directors with the appointment of committed entrepreneurship champion, Matt Smith, Centre For Entrepreneurs’ (CFE) Directory of Policy and Research. The CFE think tank was designed and launched by Matt...
06 Oct 13:00

Increase productivity and reduce stress with houseplants

Did you know that introducing houseplants into your home can reduce stress, increase productivity, boost creativity, and purify your air? As temporary home offices start to feel a little more permanent, it’s more important than ever before to make your work-from-home space feel inviting. In fact, i...
06 Oct 12:45

Education Franchise Celebrates National Awards Success

As businesses face an unprecedented challenge this year due to Covid-19, national education franchise, Lingotot, is delighted to have their hard work recognised across a number of business awards. When schools closed on 20th March, the education business pivoted overnight to teach youngsters aged...
06 Oct 12:30

Five-year-old super swimmer tackles the open water

Sam and Kate Wood, from Great Rollright, have brought their two children, Charlie and Tessa, up to have no fear of the water. When Charlie first started swimming with Water Babies, back in May 2015 - when he was just eight weeks old - little were they to know that their son would one day have the co...
06 Oct 11:45

15th Annual Festival Of Christmas Trees Goes Virtual

The 15th annual Scunthorpe Festival of Christmas Trees, organised by the Rotary Club of Scunthorpe, will still go ahead this year, albeit in a different format due to restrictions created by the Covid-19 pandemic. Businesses and organisations from across North Lincolnshire and beyond are invited to...
06 Oct 11:30

Forum of Private Business welcomes additional late payment powers being given to Small Business Commissioner

Business support organisation, the Forum of Private Business, has welcomed the announcement from the Business Secretary that additional powers are being given to the Small Business Commissioner to address the issue of late payment of invoices to small businesses. Late payment, principally by large...
05 Oct 17:45

Support over 100 UK independent small businesses this Christmas by shopping sustainably

The Covid-19 pandemic has had numerous disastrous consequences, and for small businesses up and down the UK, it has been a period of turmoil and uncertainty. With many people understandably reluctant to visit shops in person, and given that online shopping has become more popular and necessary tha...
05 Oct 15:15

Former Saba Studio Business acquired by BestatDigital

Brighton, UK – 2nd October 2020 – The former Saba Studio business, previously part of Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., has been acquired by BestatDigital Ltd., a privately owned digital learning and communications company. As part of the transaction, the former Saba Studio team of approximately 60 employ...