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Support manufacturing and scaling as well as start-ups or you’ll lose the ability to innovate, warns Saïd Business School academic

Saїd Business School, University of Oxford As the Government makes £15 million available to establish new University Enterprise Zones across the country, an Oxford academic has warned that too great a focus on short-term innovation could damage its long-term ability to innovate and grow. New policies are needed to encourage …

Dolphin Lifts Lid On New App

Dolphin Lifts Midlands Ltd. based in West Bromwich, has launched a new app allowing customers to view its wide range of independent living products and contact the team with a guaranteed 24 hour response time. The app, simply entitled ‘Dolphin Lifts Midlands Ltd’, also allows users to send a message …

The Phoenix Who’s Still Rising: After 90 years and a Major Fire, the Man Behind Britain’s First Farm Shop is Still Going Strong

In the year that Charles Hinchliffe was born, King George V was on the throne, archaeologist Howard Carter unsealed the burial chamber of Tutankhamun, Stanley Baldwin became prime minister and Dorothy L Sayers published her first Lord Peter Wimsey book. That was 90 years ago. Now, when most people his …

Build your own suburban business hub

UK business owner calls for more emphasis on business hubs outside of London As the economy climbs towards recovery, the driving force behind UK Plc –  Britain’s SMEs – are finally looking at growth plans for the first time in five years. Beatrice Bartlay, Founder and Managing Director of specialist staffing …