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The first Certified B Corporation UK Digital Banking app smashes crowdfunding target within an hour of going live

UK impact banking app Novus, has successfully achieved 100% of its £900,000 crowdfunding target within minutes of launching its crowdfunding campaign – which has now gone live and is over… The post The first Certified B Corporation UK Digital Banking app smashes crowdfunding target within an hour of going live appeared first on London Business…

Women in business: Metro Bank reveals how the pandemic has made the loan process more accessible for women

The Government wants to increase the number of female entrepreneurs in the UK by 50 percent by 2030 – the equivalent to nearly 600,000 businesses led by women. This target… The post Women in business: Metro Bank reveals how the pandemic has made the loan process more accessible for women appeared first on London Business…

Small business owners confident for 2022, with record investment planned

Two-thirds of small business leaders (63%) feel lonely in their role, which could prevent their company from reaching its full potential. Of 1,046 business leaders surveyed by Starling Bank, seven… The post Small business owners confident for 2022, with record investment planned appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

ESG not a priority for investors, despite COP26 efforts

UK investors are failing to prioritise sustainable and ESG investments, despite COP26 and Government action to tackle climate change, new research  from  HYCM  has found. The trading broker commissioned an independent survey of 857 UK-based… The post ESG not a priority for investors, despite COP26 efforts appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

A quarter (23%) of Brits expected to invest in next 12 months

Nearly two thirds (65%) of UK adults believe that maintaining a certain amount in savings for an emergency fund is the most worthwhile financial behaviour, according to new research from Marcus… The post A quarter (23%) of Brits expected to invest in next 12 months appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Mayor invests £11.5m to help young Londoners into high-quality careers

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is today launching four Careers Hubs across the capital to give young Londoners a head start in finding great jobs and planning their futures.… The post Mayor invests £11.5m to help young Londoners into high-quality careers appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Hospitality sectors need for extra investment to engage candidates

New data from online talent sourcing specialist, Talent.com, shows that recruiters in the hospitality sector are having to invest more and refocus budgets to find the best talent amidst a… The post Hospitality sectors need for extra investment to engage candidates appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Over 60% of investors borrow money to fund highly volatile cryptocurrency purchases

In a recent study by KIS Finance, it was revealed that over two thirds of cryptocurrency investors borrowed money to make their purchase, rather than using income and/or savings. Overall,… The post Over 60% of investors borrow money to fund highly volatile cryptocurrency purchases appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Europe’s fastest growing business acquires Swipecar for €30m

Cazoo who are Europe’s leading online car retailer, which makes buying and selling a car as simple and seamless as ordering any other product online, today announced that it has… The post Europe’s fastest growing business acquires Swipecar for €30m appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Emirates expands cargo capacity with $1bn investment in new freighter aircraft and aircraft conversions

Emirates SkyCargo, a leader in the global airfreight industry, today announced that it will induct two new Boeing 777Fs into its fleet in 2022 and also convert four of the… The post Emirates expands cargo capacity with $1bn investment in new freighter aircraft and aircraft conversions appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

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