Borrow A Boat, the ‘Airbnb’ of boats, smashes crowdfund, raising over £3million

Borrow A Boat, the UK’s leading boat rental and yacht charter marketplace, has today closed their most successful crowdfunding round to date, raising £3,017,030 from 670 investors. The raise brings the business’ lifetime crowdfunding total to over £7.8 million. Founded in 2017, Borrow A Boat has access to over 45,000 boat rentals and yacht […]

Heathrow airport told to reduce passenger charge

Heathrow has been told to cut passenger charges for airlines each year until 2026 by the Civil Aviation Authority. The regulator said the reduction in charges reflected the recent rebound in passenger numbers, but would still allow the airport to invest. But Heathrow, which wanted the charges raised, said the move would undermine the […]

1,500 Post Office workers at Crown branches to strike on 11 July

About 1,500 Post Office workers are to stage a further one-day strike in a dispute over pay, adding to a wave of national industrial action causing disruption in the UK this summer. Britain’s 114 Crown Post Offices, its larger branches often located on high streets, are to close on Monday 11 July – the third […]

British SMEs struggling with ‘a hat-trick of hurt’

Britain’s army of more than a million small and medium-sized businesses are stockpiling raw materials and ordering components six months ahead to overcome supply shortages that prevent them from meeting customer demands. With construction costs reaching fresh record highs and import prices surging following a fall in the pound, businesses reported that much of their […]

Huge surge in graduates who owe six-figure student loan debt

The number of graduates owing more than £100,000 in student loans has gone up by more than 3,000 per cent in a single year. High interest rates and flat wages are thought to have contributed to the rising debt, with 6,531 British graduates now having six-figure balances. This is an increase of 3,166 per […]

Getting to Know You: Kevin Sylla, Co-Founder of HydraThermal Energy, LLC

Kevin Sylla was born in the Jamaica section of the borough of Queens in New York City, New York. As a young man, he completed the Petroleum Land Management program at Texas Christian University, as well as the Energy Land Management program and Finance program at Denver University. During his extensive career, Kevin Sylla has […]

Microsoft Dynamics ERP: What You Need To Know

The software suite from Microsoft Dynamics ERP is composed of enterprise resource planning software and customer relationship management software that emphasize agility and flexibility. Whether you handle finance, planning, production, sales, or any other aspect of your business, it can take care of it all. Also, you can control your entire supply chain, inventory, and […]

5 Online Brands That Can Elevate Your Small Business

For smaller enterprises, the digital world holds significant opportunities. From customer engagement and cost-effective advertising to fast printing and marketing, choosing the right digital tools can make all the difference. We look at five online brands that can help to elevate your small business. Google Ads Even small businesses can capitalise on marketing via […]

Three Quarters of UK Businesses say that clunky corporate events need to be better managed by AI-powered technology

Three quarters (75 per cent) of CEOs and business decision makers feel that AI-enabled technology is needed to improve the events industry, according to research from EventsX. Virtual events provider EventsX, via Censuswide, commissioned a poll of 500 CEOs and business decision makers around how technology can help further the events industry following the isolation of […]