The corporate team at Penningtons Manches Cooper has advised Oxford University spin-out Orthox Limited on the completion of a further $4.3 million (£3.2 million) to close its $12.5 million (£9.2 million) Series A financing round.
I spent five years as the share tipster at the Daily Telegraph before I joined Charles Stanley, editing its long-running Questor column. I met numerous chief executives of UK listed companies on a daily basis – from FTSE 100 giants to Aim-listed tiddlers – as they attempted to convince me that their companies were the ones that Daily Telegraph readers needed to back.
Major Coup for ThingCo as Markerstudy Selects Insurtech as Telematics Partner Markerstudy switches to solar powered, self-fit, second by second device with eco-credentials In one of the most prestigious motor insurance contracts in the UK, ThingCo, the next generation telematics insurtech, has been selected to partner with AISL, part of the Markerstudy Group, which manages […]
New or Known Customers Confirmed – LexID® for Insurance Launches at Point of Quote for U.K. Insurers Atlanta Group First to Adopt Point of Quote Solution Insurance providers can now identify genuinely ‘new’ from ‘known’ customers at the point of quote and start to build a single customer view to help support communication, pricing and […]
As National Apprenticeship Week (7-13 February) gets underway, new research from Grant Thornton UK LLP shows that the Thames Valley’s mid-market is increasingly making use of apprenticeships as a means of upskilling their people at all levels. With job vacancies and resignations at record highs, Grant Thornton’s latest Business Outlook Tracker* survey shows that there’s […]
Open GI to Deliver Broker Intelligence from LexisNexis Risk Solutions Unprecedented Insights on U.K. Policy History Including NCD, Cancellations and Gaps in Cover London and Worcester: January 2022 – In a move designed to help brokers take advantage of some of the most powerful data available to the insurance market today, Open GI has become […]
Insurers increasingly requiring Personal Guarantees for run off claims February 2022: As the April 2022 renewal season for Solicitors’ Professional Indemnity Insurance fast approaches, insurance brokers will be under pressure to help the Partners/Directors of Solicitors’ firms cut the risk of personal guarantees now being demanded by some insurers as a condition of cover. Purbeck […]
The HMRC Research and Development Tax Scheme was created to encourage business innovation and stimulate the economy, through supporting firms to bring new products and services to market. Yet, due to time constraints, lack of awareness and doubts around eligibility or the legitimacy of the incentive, there are thousands of companies that are not currently taking part in the scheme. Here, Mark Joyner of Research & Development Specialists LTD (RDS) based in the North of England […]
January 2022: Recent studies that have found money can buy happiness[i] appear to have been substantiated in a new survey of the employees of the UK’s small businesses[ii]. As work from home guidance is lifted, people earning over £40k might be lamenting the easing of restrictions. In the study, these higher income earners were most […]