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.
This year’s results follows a downward trend in popularity for creative subjects both at schools and universities.
The latest announcements also include a “multi-sensory” exhibition inspired by the sea at Oxo Tower Wharf.
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Pip Fazakerly, developer at virtual reality and 3D design firm Framework Creative, about animating virtual spines,
A new campaign and online resources toolkit looks to overhaul the UK’s “homogenous” design industry