Self-employment is a viable career path, despite ONS recent report

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> Recently, the BBC presented a segment within their BBC Breakfast broadcast, discussing self-employment statistics. Pulling reference from the Office of National Statistics (ONS), the BBC shed light on the fall in those registered as self-employed. Discussing self-employment in more detail, BBC reporter Ben Bland says “Being self-employed […]

CatX raises $2.7 million to bring more alternative capital into the insurance sector

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> CatX, a platform designed to facilitate the flow of alternative capital into the insurance sector, has successfully raised $2.7 million in seed funding. Its backers include top Silicon Valley venture capital firms and angel investors from leading proprietary trading firms and hedge funds. The funding round marks […]

Fitness tech start-up secures new £5 million to help improve peoples’ lives through running in latest investment round

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> The team behind runna, the world’s #1 rated personalised running coaching app that launched in 2021, has closed its latest venture capital round having raised £5 million. After early backing from ultra-athlete and double-world record holder Joshua Patterson, Runna (RunBuddy at the time) raised an initial £485,000 […]

Sustainable Scottish chocolatier enjoys sweet success with new premises following support from Business Gateway 

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> A luxury chocolate brand that started in its owner’s home kitchen has successfully expanded into new premises after receiving advice and support from Business Gateway.  Based in Forfar, Angus, Chocolatia handcrafts and sells a range of artisan chocolates made from the finest, sustainable ingredients. The business makes […]

Rishi Sunak hopes to unveils £30bn of UK investment creating upto 12,000 jobs

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> Rishi Sunak will trumpet £29.5 billion of new investment commitments in Britain as global chief executives and investors gather today at a government investment summit at Hampton Court Palace. The government said the announcements, spanning renewable energy, technology, life sciences and infrastructure, would help to create more […]

New government approach needed to tackle UK energy resilience and security

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> Energy specialists from The University of Manchester have called on the government to develop a joined-up cross-departmental strategy to strengthen the UK’s energy resilience and security. In a joint article published by the University’s policy engagement unit Policy@Manchester, Professor Maria Sharmina and Timothy Capper highlight the role […]