The Scottish Government has agreed investment worth £105 million to boost the number of affordable homes in Scotland – through Allia’s Charitable Bond programme. It has been working with Allia for 8 successful years – and now £105 million has been secured for the social housing sector.
State-of-the-art lab for developing and testing innovative products that address environmental and social challenges
Allia Future Business Centre today announces the relaunch of the Innovation Lab at its centre in Peterborough.
How do you capture the essence of your organisation – and communicate it in less than two minutes? A concise ‘elevator pitch’ can be harder than it seems. It might be straight forward if the business has a simple goal with one audience and one product line – but to articulate an ethos behind an organisation that helps others create positive impact, in different ways, in different locations, with multiple audiences is far trickier.
While the UK is fortunate to have access to the NHS, we all know that the system is currently under enormous strain, with a huge over demand for its services. London-based startup Appt think that preventative healthcare could be part of the solution.
Focus on locally-sourced, freshly made food for the local business community
Allia Future Business Centre Peterborough is pleased to welcome Origin8 as its new catering partner, to run the café on the top floor of the centre, based on London Road, at the Peterborough United football stadium.
Founded back in 2011, Disability Horizons is an online lifestyle publication that aims to give disabled people a voice, with a strong community of regular readers reaching over 500,000 people every year. Volunteers publish articles on topics that matter to them such as relationships, travel or employment to help create an inclusive community for disabled people.
The age old saying, ‘new year, new you’ rings true as entrepreneurs are more likely to start a business in January more than any other month. With increased numbers expected to register their new business ideas in the new year, entrepreneurs continue to make ‘building a business’ their new year’s resolution.
Do you run a local business and need some help in marketing or accounting? Do you need some help to get your business to grow? Allia Future Business Centre in London Fields is running its ‘Grow Your Business’ programme, and is looking for applicants in Hackney and Newham.
With 62% of customers wanting companies to take a stand on issues they are passionate about, businesses are becoming more purpose-driven than ever. Procurement is a great way for businesses to create positive change, by simply including the likes of social enterprises into the supply chain.
Globally, we produce 2.12 billion tons of waste each year. It is then sent to landfill, where it produces toxins and gases which contribute to global warming and damage our environment. But what if waste could be recycled and used again instead?