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social change - Will Adoasi Vitae London

Why I’m using my social enterprise profit to fight for social justice in sub-Saharan Africa

The world is changing and it’s time that we come together as one and at the forefront of this social change. With the desire to push for social justice, Will Adoasi launched his ethical watch company ‘Vitae London’ in 2015 and uses the profit – made from the sale of its own branded watches – […]

Lucy Hughes - MarinaTex

Share Your Startup Story: MarinaTex – the substitute to single-use plastic bags using ‘fish waste’

The fight against single-use plastic continues well-beyond 2020 and this marine bioplastic design – MarinaTex – wants to exchange plastic in food and drink packages with its own alternative made from fish waste. Created by Lucy Hughes, 24, in 2018 for her final year undergraduate degree project, MarinaTex is the result of over 100 prototype […]

UK Mainstream Media

Why The UK Mainstream Media Is Ready For Diversity

Diversity in the media matters more than ever – The industry cannot possibly claim to be fulfilling its mission to represent the communities it serves when the voices of black people are sidelined. Worse still, a lack of racial diversity can also perpetuate stereotypes and lead to further marginalisation. Much has been discussed in recent […]

The Luxury Student

A Private Members Club Helping Students Get “The Finer Things In Life” – The Luxury Student

Driven by the need to tackle the misconception held by many high-end brands about young people not being able to afford a wealthy lifestyle, 27-year-old Aileen Gilani quit her law degree to turn her lifestyle blog – The Luxury Student – into an online private members club for students “who seek the finer things in […]

Startup Story

Eve Lodge's Barmy Bunting Bespoke Business

Editorial Spotlight – Eve Lodge’s Barmy Bunting Bespoke Business

This week’s editorial spotlight falls on Eve Lodge’s Barmy Bunting bespoke business – Can be spotted on the set of Coronation Street. Eve was only 14 years old when she started her own bunting business, while a student at Horizon Community College. Her passion for bunting led her to enter and win several awards from the ‘I […]

GetAgent

Share Your Start-Up Story – GetAgent

GetAgent uses property sales data – from the likes of Rightmove and Zoopla – to help homeowners choose the right estate agent who can boost the re-sale value of their property. Colby Short, 28, set up this free comparison site to solve the issue of dealing with estate agents by making their performance record more transparent to homeowners. More […]

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social change - Will Adoasi Vitae London

Why I’m using my social enterprise profit to fight for social justice in sub-Saharan Africa

The world is changing and it’s time that we come together as one and at the forefront of this social change. With the desire to push for social justice, Will Adoasi launched his ethical watch company ‘Vitae London’ in 2015 and uses the profit – made from the sale of its own branded watches – […]

The Sharing Economy Global Summit

The Sharing Economy Global Summit 2020

The Sharing Economy Global Summit 2020 is a two-day event of learning, networking and sharing strategies on solving the issues affecting sharing economy startups. Hosted by Lloyd’s of London – the insurance marketplace – the summit brings together sharing economy stakeholders from across the globe to share information and tactics, tested and vetted through real-world […]

Do You Need Cash For Your Business? Apply To The BBC Two Dragons’ Den Series 18

Applications for the BBC Two Dragons’ Den next series – a pitching TV reality show – is now open to founders looking to win cash funding for their investment-ready business ideas. Dragons’ Den is back for its 18th series and you can apply to pitch to a panel of the UK’s most successful venture capitalists […]

HR chatbot

Future Of HR: Will your next manager be a chatbot?

In these challenging times, there’s no doubt in my mind that technological advances in AI are set to propel the HR function into the unknown. Failure to adopt this new technology will be a risk to our competitive advantage. Our world is constantly changing and since the onset of the industrial revolution, our working lives […]

Education

Doing My ‘bit to increase access to Maths and Computer Science education’ in Nigeria

Tolulope Ogunremi is a 21-year-old Computer Science and Mathematics graduate and she is ‘passionate about adequate education for all’, which led her to set up two not-for-profit organisations – Coders of Colour, supports more young people from underrepresented backgrounds into tech, and Project Hezi, which tackles education inequality in Nigeria. “I am passionate about adequate education […]

Lucy Hughes - MarinaTex

Share Your Startup Story: MarinaTex – the substitute to single-use plastic bags using ‘fish waste’

The fight against single-use plastic continues well-beyond 2020 and this marine bioplastic design – MarinaTex – wants to exchange plastic in food and drink packages with its own alternative made from fish waste. Created by Lucy Hughes, 24, in 2018 for her final year undergraduate degree project, MarinaTex is the result of over 100 prototype […]