UK Small businesses report boost in innovation

Small businesses in the UK are seeing their biggest boost in innovation since 2010, according to the government’s department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The new report found 53% of small and medium enterprises more innovative-led between 2012 – 2014 compared to 45% in the previous two years. ‘Innovation’ has been described by the report as introduction […]

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Connected cities: UK businesses pitch to Singapore and Malaysia

UK businesses looking to expand into South East Asia are on a connected cities mission to Singapore and Malaysia today. The 5 day trade mission will see 10 of the best UK companies present their tech ideas to private firms, government and investors. Organised by Innovate UK and UK Trade and Investment, the firms will be pitching […]


51Degrees granted EU patent for its device detection technology

A mobile web analytics specialist 51Degrees has been granted an EU patent for its device detection technology. Founded in 2009, 51Degrees uses its software to help developers create responsive mobile websites to maximise customer’s web experience. The EU patent covers 51Degrees’ method of extracting device information from web traffic, native apps and mobile networks such as physical device screen […]

Top Fifty Most Inspirational Women

Top Fifty Most Inspirational Women In European Tech Revealed

Inspiring Fifty has revealed its top fifty most inspirational women in European technology for 2016. The highlighted top fifty female leaders were chosen from across the sector – including influencers, entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics and policy makers. Inspiring Fifty is a not-for-profit organisation, identifying and showcasing women in leadership positions within the technology sector. This year’s […]

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Government plans to make the tax system easy to use for small companies

Government has today published plans to make the tax system easy to use for small businesses.  The Office for Tax Simplification believes the current tax system is unequal and vows to overhaul it to make it work better for smaller businesses. The turnaround is backed by a recent online survey showing micro-businesses, with less than 10 employees, […]

Share your thoughts about the upcoming EU Referendum

Millennials – Share your thoughts about the upcoming EU Referendum

Millennials -Share your thoughts with us about the upcoming EU Referendum on 23rd June.  We would like to know what you all think about David Cameron’s EU deal. We carried out a Twitter poll recently to get an idea of how the millennial generation might vote regarding Brexit – The result shows that 67% would […]


New crowdfunding platform for Start-ups in East Anglia – BlossomZone

A new crowdfunding platform has been launched to help new startups and existing businesses based in the East Anglian area to access funds. BlossomZone will be the first crowdfunding platform committed to helping businesses in all stages, based in the Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Suffolk area to raise funds. The crowdfunding site will offer businesses the opportunity to raise […]

Crowdfunding - Do's and Don'ts

Crowdfunding – Do’s and Don’ts

With the crowdfunding market growth currently sitting at £4.4bn in 2015 alone, according to research by innovation charity Nesta – Now is a good time to know the do’s and don’ts. Some of the general myths about crowdfunding are along the lines of: “Someone is going to steal my idea” or “All I have to do is list my business and […]