Wearable-tech

The future of retail looks Amazoning!

Are Amazon about to change the face of retail forever? The online giant has already revolutionised the way we buy things. They are the biggest name in online shopping and have been for some time. They pioneered next day delivery services like Prime and now even have a service where you can get same-day delivery…

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Knowledge Transfer: A true partnership

What exactly is a Knowledge Transfer Partnership, and how can it benefit your business? Dr Lorna Everall, head of postgraduate research support at Coventry University, explains to Insider Media. Many of you will have heard the phrase “knowledge transfer”, particularly within academic circles, and perhaps have wondered “what exactly does it mean?”.  More to the point,…

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Kickstarter & crowdfunding: a pathway to success

We’ve all had that eureka moment. That instance where you think “wouldn’t it be great if…” A lot of the time, the main stumbling block standing between your amazing idea and it becoming a reality is finance. It costs money to make a fully functioning, indoor, drink-delivery drone to save you queuing at the bar…

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Going solo: student freelancing & self-employment

A recent survey of 1,002 graduates by PolicyBee suggests students feel they do not receive enough information about freelancing and starting their own business from their university. The results, illustrated in the handy infographic (click here for enlarged version), suggests that while 80%* of graduates said they have considered becoming self-employed, only 12% felt they were given enough information by to consider it…