Rolls-Royce SMR

Rolling-out nuclear power in the north: Iconic engine-maker heading group to create mini reactors...

ROLLS-ROYCE is heading a consortium planning to build 16 small nuclear power stations in the UK — and create 6,000 regional jobs. Up to 80...
CHERRISK in numbers

Focus on goals, communication and a human touch have stood insurance group in good...

CHERRISK, located in Budapest, and its insurance partner, the UNIQA Group,  headquartered in Vienna, have made a splash in the insurance sector with their...
Tyne Bridge, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

North of England goes into reverse: ‘14 years of growth may be lost to...

REGIONS in the North of England could lose up to 14 years of growth in the wake of the pandemic, a study warns. The North...
Tablet showing graphs, technology, fintech

Fintech funding key to keeping SMEs strong after end of loans

ONE OF Europe’s largest business lenders says the fintech industry must be strengthened to support SMEs after the Bounce Back Loan scheme closes at...
Jelly Drops

Sweet taste of success as Jelly Drops give UK elderly a necessary hydration hit

LONDON start-up Jelly Drops is helping to boost proper hydration among elderly people and those living with dementia. These groups have been among the hardest-hit...
Rishi Sunak, UK Chancellor

Mixed but generally positive responses to Sunak’s news of revised support package

By HAL WILLIAMS THE UK government’s new package of measures to support businesses through to March 2021 has met with differing responses from the business...
ClinSpec Diagnostics cancer lab test

Early cancer-detection tech secures £2.4m funding boost

TECH to improve the early detection of cancer has received a significant boost with a funding deal to support further development. Glasgow-based ClinSpec Diagnostics Limited...
Arm processor

Job-loss fears as UK’s Arm Holdings is sold to Nvidia

JAPAN’S Softbank is selling the UK’s Arm Holdings, whose technology powers most smartphones, to American chip company Nvidia. The California-headquartered firm, known for its gaming...
shop door, open sign

A nation of shopkeepers? Entrepreneurs, more like!

ENTREPRENEURIAL Britain is a two-day initiative planned for 2021 and designed “to reignite the entrepreneurial spirit” of UK towns and cities. The outbreak of Covid-19...
Business taxes

Big ideas to nurture little UK businesses

IT’S SMALL Business Advice Week, a time for SMEs to consult with advisers about the best direction for their business journey. The British Business Bank...