ParentPay is an online platform that allows parents to pay online for school activities, lunches, after school clubs, and more. They have helped over 2 million parents pay school bills safely and quickly since their launch. Linda heads down to meet Chief Executive Clint Wilson, to find out how the business works and what's next for them.
This week, Linda Lewis speaks to the founder of Jardine of London, Mary Jardine. Mary is a former model agency boss who is on a quest to produce her own luxury handbag company, creating and designing products in Britain that she aims to rival other luxury handbags on the market.
BillHub is a fin tech company that provides a platform for sending, spending and managing household bills between housemates. Bill payers can also take photos of their bills using a mobile phone and upload them to the hub. Founder James Harrison meets Linda Lewis and explains how the company aims to provide a product for the ‘generation rent’. BillHub, he says, aim to be transparent, safe and secure product for all.
JustLoans Group is an alternative lender aiming to disrupt business banking. Founded by serial entrepreneur John Davies who's been involved in the lending industry for over thirty years since 198, the company only lends to SMEs and they've developed a fintech platform which gives initial lending decisions in ten minutes. Linda Lewis finds out why their CEO is on a mission to disrupting business banking.
Linda Lewis speaks to YOPA property founder Dan Attia and his small team. The team aim to help buyers sell and buy their homes. For a fixed fee of £780 they'll organise a valuation, market someone's property, do photos and floorplan and get it listed on online portals. Through their forward-thinking ethos they aim to save thousands of pounds for their customers.
Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging is a highly successful British technology firm which developed the world's first MRI scanner for injured or ill horses. The company has won two Queen's Awards for Enterprise and International Trade. It is now developing a revolutionary scanner to help vets diagnose and treat cats and dogs. Linda Lewis went to meet them.
Jos Belgrave, Nick Bolas, Steve Roberts, Jane Boswell
Linda Lewis talks to CEO Peter Woodd, Kevin Baumber and the rest of the team at Case Station about their fast-growing business making personalised phone and iPad covers, and finds out how their special design technology works.
Linda Lewis visited Elemental Cars and spoke to the team behind the RP1, a brand new road and track sports car, as well as finding out more about the company's crowdfunding - but not before going for a spin in the car!
John Begley, Jeremy Curnow, Guy Colborne, David Pittard, Ian Hall, Peter Kent