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Bright idea to combat flying foes

By HAL WILLIAMS WAGENINGEN University in the Netherlands has found a hi-tech means of virus-prevention. And no, this has nothing to do with Covid. The virus...

Devil’s own job to settle Nike’s ‘Satan Shoes’ lawsuit

NIKE IS suing a Brooklyn art collective over a limited edition of "Satan Shoes" containing biblical references, esoteric symbols – and a drop of...

AI and machine learning bolster pharma data-analysis

A SPECIALIST in social intelligence for the pharmaceutical industry has developed a systematic way of measuring patients’ experience of taking medicines. Glasgow-based Talking Medicines was...
Man with disability working in factory

Johnson must deliver ‘transformative’ strategy to help disabled people in UK

BUSINESS leaders have called on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to deliver on his promise of a transformative National Strategy for Disabled People. In an...

Great apes benefit from guerrilla tactics from online community

REDDIT’s at it again. Fresh from boosting the share price of game retailer GameStop, the WallStreetBets community has gone wild, “adopting” 3,500 wild gorillas...

No beer, no problem! Programme that beats poor habits is blooming

A MOVEMENT to change the world’s relationship with alcohol, One Year No Beer, saw its biggest intake last year. Which is odd, because if ever...
Business taxes

Key announcements from Spring Budget that affect entrepreneurs

By SARAH BALCHIN WITH all the speculation around changes to personal tax in the run up to the Spring Budget, in the end, very little...

Embracing the ‘Mama Bear Moment’: Gender-equality is moving on apace

On International Women’s Day, TEODORA GAVRILUT looks at how things are changing – mostly for the better AGAINST the backdrop of 2020’s challenges, there has...

British business leaders have their say about the Budget

YESTERDAY’S Budget announcement by Chancellor Rishi Sunak has opened the floodgates: comment is flooding in to BV. Here we list some of the most recent...

Sunak’s Budget brings relief to many – with a few misgivings

By HAL WILLIAMS THE BRITISH chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced the 2021 Budget, with pledges to help recovery from the Covid pandemic. The support package for...

Out of this world: Space tourism touchpaper is lit

By HAL WILLIAMS A BV REPORT on space tourism seemed like a glimpse of a more distant future when it was published in Summer, 2018,...

Lloyds Bank profits nosedived in 2020 … but less than expected

LLOYDS Bank has announced a 70 percent slump in annual profits. CEO Antonio Horta-Osorio said the pandemic had had a profound effect on the bank’s...