UK more aware of recyclables
Sometimes bad news can bring good news. The increased amount of environmental-related stories in the media, most of them terrifying updates on our suffering planet, seems to be having a positive effect on the public. In the past few years, the number of online searches for information related to recycling has been growing consistently. Since […]
Why Private Equity loves pets
Recent weeks have seen a flurry of activity from Private Equity firms in the pet supply industry. London-based firm Cinven last week bought the Hungarian manufacturer Partner in Pet Food for an undisclosed sum, while earlier this month US firm L. Catterton sold premium pet food manufacturer Ainsworth Pet Nutrition for $2 billion, making an […]
Ready, set go: Where is UK in the digital race?
In a world increasingly driven by technology, people have got used to the prompt improvements in how they search for data, completing online shopping and managing their bank accounts online. However, the UK’s public sector is currently playing catch up in order to drive digital efficiencies. At the recent ‘future of digital government’ event keynote […]
HealthTech: a public health and investor’s dream, or regulatory nightmare?
Ten years on from the launch of the iPhone, the rise of the smartphone is the most significant technological development in a generation. Today the average iPhone is unlocked 80 times per day, with the average user spending 145 minutes interacting with their device, generating reams of personal data that has propelled a handful of […]