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Business concerns 2022

Rising inflation is top concern of small businesses for 2022

Research by lender iwoca has unearthed some concerns for business in 2022 WITH rising inflation predicted by the Bank of England and the threat of...
Big Issue Invest — social investment

Big Issue Invest puts £40m into social enterprises

BIG ISSUE Invest (BII) has launched its 2020-2021 Impact Report. The social investment arm of The Big Issue supported 184 social enterprises across the UK...
Christmas Tree Plantation

Claus for concern: UK hit by shortage of tree sellers

A shortage of Christmas tree-sellers is more serious than it sounds, warns Alan Thomas, UK CEO at Simply Business. One in five small businesses expects...
AiDash earth observation

AI and satellite tech set to aid climate-change and diversity

AN INTELLIGENT sustainability management system (ISMS) could soon be helping companies to achieve sustainability and biodiversity goals. California-based provider of satellite and AI-powered operations, AiDash,...
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...
Tamer Group, logistics, warehousing

Entrepreneurship, zest for growth, and a major milestone approaching

Tamer Group has prospered by sticking to its principles and adapting to changing market environments… HEADQUARTERED in Jeddah, Tamer Group offers a full end-to-end service,...
Wright Spirit

The sky’s no longer the limit for zero-emission vehicles

EVs are no longer earthbound, as COP26 has just found out. BV’s Richard Thomas reports on the emergence of the electric passenger plane… US-BASED sustainable...
Euro bank notes

Cash still king, says author of COP26 report

AT COP26, Boris Johnson is asking world leaders to “take action on coal, cars, cash and trees” — but a new whitepaper says that...
London, Canary Wharf, Night

Starting a business? It’s about location, location, and location

NATIONAL performance indicators for 28 European countries, including GDP, unemployment rate, and practicality have revealed the best places to start a business. The UK’s strong...
Driving For Change bus

London buses bringing aid to the capital’s homeless

Change Please has repurposed two London buses to support people sleeping rough on the capital’s streets. The initiative — Driving for Change — backed by...