01 May 13:17

Jenson SEIS Fund 2019-20 Invest in Cocoon Card Ltd

Jenson Funding Partners are delighted to advise they have completed an investment in Cocoon, a Fintech platform that enables businesses to rapidly grow by giving them the capability to provide their own finance to consumers that are typically turned away from mainstream point-of-sale finance lenders...
30 Apr 15:45

One in ten want to start a business because of the coronavirus crisis

Embargoed: Not for release until 00:01 1st May 2020 UK startup competition The Pitch has conducted independent research into entrepreneurship during Covid-19. Out of 2,000 UK adults surveyed, 11% said they wanted to start a business because of the crisis. https://thepitch.uk/ Around one-fifth...
30 Apr 15:35

Market-leading Paytech Solution hits ‘Bank-in-a-Day’ Set-up Target

Leading UK fintech payments processor, Paymentology, has hit its target of being able to set up an all-embracing payments platform in just 24 hours. This enables card programmes to be established and operating in a timeframe considered impossible just 12 months ago. Covering all aspects of the i...
30 Apr 13:15

What impact will COVID-19 have on your divorce financial order

The COVID-19 pandemic is having an affect on everybody in the country. The pandemic will have financial implications to most people. Businesses large and small are under threat. The stock market is tumbling, house sales on hold and people are losing their jobs. How will it affect people going thro...
30 Apr 12:30

IHG and Caffè Nero deliver communications advice for UK’s independent marketing agency sector

• Presentations hosted by virtual marketing agency, Pimento • 450 delegates have attended six hour-long presentations • Speakers included Karin Sheppard - SVP & Managing Director Europe at IHG (InterContinental Hotels and Will Stratton-Morris Chief Executive Officer Caffè Nero UK. Pimento, the...
30 Apr 12:15

Young Croydon guitar student appears on international TV programme showcasing junior musicians

A Croydon Guitar Tuition student has been selected to appear on YouTube TV show, Kids Around the World, which showcases children from across the globe playing musical instruments during lockdown. Young guitar student, Arjun Nair, appears on episode two of the programme, alongside children from va...
30 Apr 11:46

CareGiven - New not-for-profit campaign launches to provide urgently needed PPE to the front line

Launching on April 30th, CareGiven is a not for profit fundraising organisation aimed at getting as many PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) masks to the front line NHS and key workers as soon as possible to help them in the fight against COVID-19. Members of the public can buy a range of unique...
30 Apr 11:20

Global FinTech launches digital money education programme in readiness for Covid-19 lockdown exit

London, April 28th, 2020: Paysend, a global FinTech based in UK, has started an educational program to help customers improve their knowledge about money in the digital world through a series of articles, blogs and videos based on a behaviour change model that has been created with a group of expert...
30 Apr 10:15

Captain Tom Moore T-Shirts Launched with 100% Profits Going to Toms walk for the NHS

Artist Rebecca Osborne has teamed up with T-shirt retailer, KPN Merchandise, to produce a specially designed t-shirt honouring Captain Tom Moore, the 100-year-old war veteran that raised over £28 million for the NHS by walking 100 lengths of his garden. The t-shirts are available from www.capeles...
29 Apr 17:00

The Signature Works secures substantial order of scrubs for frontline medical staff.

Bangor based clothing supplier The Signature Works has moved outside of its normal product range to secure a large delivery of scrubs for the health service in Northern Ireland after receiving an urgent request for supplies due to coronavirus. The deal was supported by Danske Bank. The Signature Wo...
29 Apr 16:00

Is online English teaching the new Global Gig?

“H-E-L-L-O! Let’s learn the days of the week together! Today is T-H-U-R-S-D-AY”. If you are saying this, you are likely one of thousands of English speakers earning a crust during this pandemic. With hourly rates of up to £40, this gig is becoming popular. The worldwide demand for learning the En...
29 Apr 12:20

Selfie Salon’s home makeover challenge, shines hope on the isolated suffering from mental health difficulties.

The online ‘dedicate your home own grooming to charity’ movement Selfie Salon has partnered with MIND. The initiative is encouraging people, being forced to style their own hair, and manage their own grooming care from home, to donate the money they would otherwise have spent to a worthy charity...
28 Apr 22:09

Revenue analytics platform Kluster raises $1m investment round, led by Newable and SuperSeed

London, 28 April 2020 Kluster announces $1m investment from VCs Newable and SuperSeed, alongside Cognism CEO James Isilay. The announcement comes in the same week GoCardless signed up as their latest enterprise client. Two years since their AI platform went live, Kluster have raised funds to capi...
28 Apr 20:48

Market Leading payments processor, Paymentology, processes its millionth transaction through its recently launched innovative AI rules engine.

Paymentology is an Issuer side payments processor specialising in provision of fast, scalable and dedicated processing for banks and card issuers around the globe. Whilst the company includes some of the top challengers around the world in its portfolio, including Revolut, Standard Chartered's new b...
28 Apr 17:51

Female Tribes Network (FTNetwork) Launches – A Ground-Breaking New Social Media Platform By Women For Women

Thursday 7th May sees the launch of Female Tribes Network (FTNetwork), a new social network that connects, inspires, and empowers incredible women around the world. Working in partnership with Wunderman Thompson and the Women's Global Index study - in-depth research into women that has also been...
28 Apr 17:00

Capeless Heroes T-Shirts Launched with 100% Profits Going to the NHS

Artist Rebecca Osborne has teamed up with T-shirt retailer, KPN Merchandise, to produce a specially designed collection of t-shirts called #CapelessHeroes to help raise vital funds for the NHS. The collection includes a range of designs depicting our modern day heroes – one being a special versio...
28 Apr 13:30

Fourth Business Monitor survey shows ongoing impact of the coronavirus

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce’s fourth Business Monitor survey shows business confidence remains low. The survey was conducted between Friday 17th April and Thursday 23rd April and captured the views of 108 businesses. The figures for customer demand remain deeply negative, with m...
28 Apr 12:00

The Covid Arms in association with Crowdfunder, Guinness World Records, Beavertown... Present… The Big Comedy Pub Quiz at the The Covid Arms

For one night only on 1st May at 8pm become part of an official Guinness World Records title attempt by staying in and sitting on your arse Break a Guinness World Records title for the Most visitors to a virtual pub, support your local pubs and donate to The National Emergencies Trust Coronavirus...