Disruptors

Metaverse, woman, globe

Is your business metaverse-ready..?

By PETER GOULD The long awaited New Normal brings with it challenges and changes that are having immediate and profound effects on business. Many industries were...
Self driving Uber prototype in San Francisco

Uber über alles? Ride-hailing firm damaged by leaked files

By HEATHER LEAH SMITH DISTURBING details have surfaced surrounding ride-hailing service Uber’s chaotic global expansion period. Uber was founded in the US in 2009; within three...
UK Parliament

Feeless crypto trades in Houses of Parliament

FEELESS cryptocurrency Nano was used for the first-ever crypto transactions at the Houses of Parliament. An official event took place at the Centre of FinTech...
Glass globe, mossy stones, sunlight

Slip into something ethical, like plastic-free workwear

ECO-FRIENDLY uniforms are the next step in the bid to cut plastic use. The plastics issue is high on the global agenda. The UK introduced...
plastic packaging, retail sustainability

Retail industry must commit to sustainability: report

THE RETAIL industry must work harder and faster to deliver on climate change commitments, a report warns. Survey management consultancy Boston Consulting Group (BCG), in...
Pallet LOOP recycled pallets

UK firms jumping into LOOP to cut construction waste

UK COMPANIES are signing the Pallet LOOP’s charter to explore how a circular-economy pallet scheme could benefit business, the environment, and the construction industry. Every...
Pallet Loop: reusable pallets to eliminate waste

Construction industry shows evidence of a refined pallet

THE UK’s first pallet-reuse scheme aims to shake-up the movement of building materials. The Pallet LOOP — claiming circular economy and carbon-zero benefits — is...
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...
Buzz Lightyear

‘Commission-free’ investment platform expected in Q3 2021

FINTECH start-up Lightyear is offering Europe’s first commission-free investment platform. Set to start rolling out in Q3 2021, Lightyear marries multi-currency accounts with unlimited access...
Archer Aviation air taxi

Blade Runner, move over: flying taxis are on the way

A UNITED States airline is buying flying electric taxis to ferry passengers to airports — a futuristic plan that it hopes to implement within...