Recent research reveals that a normal British household spends 264 hours a year doing washing. So what's the alternative? Zipjet hopes that you would want to pay someone else to do it.
The startup is thinking big: It's announced a 3-month pilot partnership with Persil (Unilever) picking up, washing, and delivering clothes back to customers.
Co-founder of Zipjet, Lorenzo Franzi, joined the team to discuss the plan...
It's a week since the British people voted to leave the European Union - a decision that sent shudders through global markets. Economic shocks have come thick and fast, and it’s not over yet. Robert Van Egghen has been taking stock of what has happened so far.
Growth is expected to slow to 4.1% this year, according to the latest ICAEW Economic Forecast for Q2. Stephen Ibbotson, Director of Business at the ICAEW, who are a leading organisation for chartered accountants in the UK, joined to looks at the numbers and discuss the implications it will have.
The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) has teamed up with Royal Mail to create an initiative called CommonwealthFirst, which aims to support SME trade to the Commonwealth. Oliver Everett, CEO of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council, talked about the initiative and what it offers.
According to research by business banking market research and analysis firm, East & Partners, four-fifths of Britain's major companies have taken steps to hedge against the risk that a vote to leave the European Union will knock more than 10% off the value of sterling. In contrast, 83% of small and medium-sized firms think sterling will be unharmed by a vote for Brexit. Simon Kleine is the Head of Client Services at East & Partners, and he discussed the findings.
The latest survey on the availability of external finance to the nation's small and medium sized businesses has just been released. Share Radio's Mark Johnson spoke to Shiona Davies, Director at BDRC Continental, about what the survey told us.