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Charlie Whelan

October 30, 2020

Consolidation in school management software accelerates

Over the last couple of years we at Polestar have been speaking with many software providers to the education sector….

Oliver Hoade

October 30, 2020

UK scores first major independent trade deal with Japan

Finally, the UK has signed it first major trade agreement since leaving the EU. The deal has been made between…

Richard Hall

October 30, 2020

Connecting the Agriculture Sector

An ever increasing demand for food, driven by a growing population, constraints in land and climate/environmental change, means the Agriculture…

Mihir Shah

October 30, 2020

Digitalising UK Pharma

As consumers, we have been driven to adapt and change our behaviour for the world of ecommerce. Not just for…

Shaan Bharwani

October 30, 2020

The Digital Banking – a Facade?

Across the globe commercial banks all seem to be singing from the same song sheet. Uttering hopes of a new…

Shaan Bharwani

October 30, 2020

Food Standard Feuds

Earlier this October members of parliament voted on Amendment 16, tabled by Lord Grantchester, which would have required all free…

Oliver Hoade

October 28, 2020

The future of manufacturing jobs

A recent report published by The World Economic Forum, Future of Jobs 2020, delves into the ways in which our increasing…

Oliver Hoade

October 28, 2020

Permanent summer or permanent winter?

The question isn’t as sinister as it may initially sound, but it is one that EU counties – and possibly…

Charlie Whelan

October 27, 2020

Export boost to power UK manufacturing to top of world stage

Polestar works with manufacturers across numerous verticals such as  precision engineers, defence, electronics and building materials. One thing they all…

Charlie Whelan

October 27, 2020

Leave something in a deal for the next man?

So much in life is set up as a battle, Trump vs. Biden, Economy vs. Health, EU vs. UK etc….

Shaan Bharwani

October 23, 2020

Trends in online education

As far as I can cast my mind back, of all areas of society, education has remained one of the…

Chris Roberts

October 22, 2020

#Support Hospitality

Having experienced the mask / no mask dance last week and navigated the bar restaurant floor space like Indiana Jones,…

Mihir Shah

October 22, 2020

Supermarket Deliveroos

Deliveroo has ridden the Covid wave. Whilst lockdown increased the volume of takeaways, an opportunity festered behind the scenes: supermarket…

Charlie Whelan

October 22, 2020

The Rise of the AI-Powered Company in the Post-Crisis World

There is so much talk about AI.  But what are the practical steps you can take to join the AI…

Shaan Bharwani

October 22, 2020

Rise and fall of 3D printing

In today’s world we live in an age of disruption with every week seemingly presenting a cool new technology, platform…

Bhavik Borkhatria

October 22, 2020

Thriving through innovation

It has been over 6 months since Covid-19 was first reported in Europe and with certainty on a viable vaccine,…

Charlie Whelan

October 19, 2020

The amorals of AI vs Human dignity

As a teenager in the 1980’s I grew up on a diet of Terminator, Robocop and of course Michael Knight…

Charlie Whelan

October 2, 2020

Is Chiken Licken right? Probably not

This week I spent a couple of days in London, I got on to an empty train, witnessed an desolate…

Mihir Shah

October 1, 2020

Bricks to clicks to cash

750,000 businesses were forced to shut during lockdown. Cash strapped with bills to pay, but no income, led to the…

Chris Roberts

October 1, 2020

Online sales, the demand for sustainable packaging and ESG awareness

Thanks to Food & Drink companies, particularly those that have had to pivot towards B2C (home deliveries),  there is a…

Chris Roberts

October 1, 2020

Retention and motivation of your workforce…

As a recent study from CV-library shows, 59.7% of professionals aged 25-34  and 44.9% of workers aged 18-24 years old…

Oliver Hoade

October 1, 2020

Cars, cigarettes, and community

‘In the UK, even when trips are only between one and two miles long – 3km – six out of…

Oliver Hoade

October 1, 2020

Ocado’s rise to stock market prominence

Ocado has overtaken Tesco on the stock market – now valued at £21.7bn compared to Tesco’s £21.1bn – making it…

Shaan Bharwani

October 1, 2020

Case for the demise of the dollar

The dollar is often seen as one of the wrecking balls of the financial system and influences many corners of…

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