The Small Business Service is launching a finance division to promote venture capital use, after budget measures to boost equity finance for small companies. SBS chief executive David Irwin has set a target to raise £1bn by 2004 to aid SMEs. ‘I can announce today that £57m has already been raised from the private sector … to create a total fund to date of £77m,’ he says.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s blockbuster science fiction film, Glazier Design has created a set of eight stamps that contain secret messages for fans.
Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.
Kempinski, which was founded in Berlin in 1897, is Europe’s oldest five-star hotel group, and has been given a new visual identity by Paris-based studio Work in Progress.
Founded in 1907, the Scouts was set up as an organisation to help young people develop life skills and now, it has a UK membership of 450,000 children and 115,000