Over the past three years, social enterprise Desolenator has been on a quest to produce a solution to the world’s drinking water crisis, which has resulted in the development of a solar-powered device that has the ability to purify water of contamination.
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Friday is upon us, and what better way to get the weekend started then by catching up on the hottest SME articles of the week? In our top ten, expect to make an amazing networking discovery courtesy of John Bercow, and find out why sex has caused problems in the business world.
Adam Levene is a seasoned mobile technology executive, having delivered on building apps for the likes of RBS and the FIFA World Cup. But now, he’s given up his role in a corporate firm for a startup of his own creation – Hero, which is out to bring a WhatsApp-like approach to customer service.
By not supporting British women who want to start a business, the UK is missing out on a £10.1bn economic boost, according to research from Facebook. As such, it's teamed with the Federation of Small Businesses and British Chambers of Commerce to bring females into enterprise.
When it comes to lifestyles of the rich and famous, interior designer and architect Mathilde Allibe is well placed to know exactly what’s required, using her prized “expensive taste” to meet the opulent needs of clients who include royals, billionaires and celebrities, as revealed in our latest Business Class profile.
50 British businesses have united as part of the Smarter Working Initiative, with MediaCom and RED Driving School among firms that want companies across the country to give flexible working a test run on Monday 25 July 2016.
Virgin Media Business plans to snatch a Guinness World Record in June as part of its £1m enterprise challenge, VOOM 2016, with an aim of securing the title of longest pitch marathon – a fixture Real Business is set to be a part of.
3nder – the app for people looking for threesomes – has come under legal fire from Tinder, which claims the names of the services will confuse consumers, but the former’s founder has hit back and refuses to be dominated by the online dating giant.
Octopus Ventures has a led an $8m investment in Stratajet, a private jet booking platform launched by a former fighter pilot, with contributions from existing investors Playfair Capital and JamJar Investments – the latter of which was created by the founders of Innocent Drinks.
As we get towards the end of our 30 Digital Champions countdown, we’ve sunk our teeth into Smoke BBQ – a growing restaurant chain bringing the taste of authentic Texan cuisine to northern England.
It’s Friday, which means it’s time for our ten most popular stories of the week. Expect to hear about the best-paying football clubs, the Queen’s speech, the entrepreneur-cum-pro boxer, and why having two phones about your person is a no-no.
Albion Care Communities (ACC), a newly launched developer of luxury care homes, will create a £10m venue that comes complete with first class facilities including a cinema room and hairdressing salon for its first project.