Blue Sky

Carpenter, woodwork, saw, apprenticeship

SMEs hamstrung by Apprenticeship Levy limitations

AS THE UK celebrates National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) 2022, the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) urges levy-paying recruitment firms and SMEs to make...
Future Asset Classroom

Young investors battle to win Scots schools contest

Future Asset shortlists Scottish candidates for the next generation of female investors SCHOOLGIRLS from across Scotland are battling for recognition as the country’s most...
Eliot House, Harvard University

Drop-outs made good: Harvard is still the alma-mater to have

NEW research reveals that three drop-outs from Harvard University are now worth a combined $300bn plus. Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz all dropped...
Impact 12 members

Universities team-up to launch investment fund

TWELVE leading UK universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, have joined forces to create an investment fund. The 10-year, multi-million-pound Impact 12 fund will support social...
two mallards in flight over water

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...
Limited-edition Nike Air Max 97s trainers: Satan Shoes

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...
Birmingham UK skyline

Five major business wins to celebrate in West Midlands

A STRING of international companies moving to the West Midlands has put the region top of the UK’s overseas investment chart — for five...
Thames Estuary, Kate Willard

Thames Estuary plan for green development and jobs in south-east UK

THE UK government is backing the Thames Estuary as Britain’s biggest growth opportunity. With the claimed potential to create 1.5m jobs and add value of...
King's College London

King’s Business School co-ordinates study for embattled entrepreneurs

KING’S Business School in London is calling on entrepreneurs worldwide to participate in a study to help business owners survive the COVID-19 crisis. With livelihoods...
Shrimp

Shrimps, time bombs — and need for study of wartime economies

By William Roman PICK a word starting with “C”… no, not coronavirus; not yet, anyway. The C here stands for crustaceans. The humble shrimp, for instance....