UK ''impact startups'' raise £2bn in 2021

2021-11-29 · UK technology startups addressing one or more of the United Nations'' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have raised £2bn in 2021 so far, up from £1.7bn in 2020. Data released by market ...

Impact technology firms see investment surge as values hit ...

2021-11-29 · More info. Investment in UK impact technology firms jumped to £2 billion in the past year as the sector passed a total valuation of £50 billion, according to new data. Impact tech firms – which use technology to address issues such as climate change and global health – saw funding rise £300 million from 2020, according to data from ...

UK s are only spending £100.00 per month to ...

2021-11-3 · UK s are only spending £100.00 per month to reduce their environmental impact, Co-op finds Published on 03/11/2021 by Fiona Briggs in Data Time, Reports, Retail News, Retailer News Consumers are being urged to eat more vegetables, wear more sustainable clothing and drive electric, cycle or catch the train to help save the planet.

UK tax revenues nosedive by £33bn but pandemic impact …

2021-12-6 · UK tax revenues nosedive by £33bn but pandemic impact less pronounced than previous crises. By: Michiel Willems. Total tax revenues across the UK dropped by £33.4bn last year, according to the ...

The £553m impact of grassroots football in Wales on the ...

2021-11-4 · Grassroots football in Wales has a £553m annual impact on the economy, shows new research. According to an analysis for the Football Association of Wales (FAW), backed by the World Health Organisation and the United Nations, from the Cymru Premier league downwards the games make a £263m direct contribution to the Welsh economy with £206m of calculated …

Impact technology firms see investment surge as values hit ...

2021-11-28 · Email. Investment in UK impact technology firms jumped to £2 billion in the past year as the sector passed a total valuation of £50 billion, according to new data. I …

Impact Assessment

2020-11-10 · Business Impact Target Status -£425m -£368m £43m Qualifying provision, £214m Overview This document looks at the measures in the National Security and Investment Bill and gives an overarching assessment of the impact they will have on business. This Impact Assessment has two parts. Part one looks

UK calls for world to be ''climate resilient'' by 2030 as ...

2021-11-8 · £290 million in new UK funding to be announced, including support for countries in the Asia Pacific to deal with the impact of global warming.

Data: a new direction

2021-9-9 · impact of measures on trust and data sharing, and the indirect benefits of improved data-enabled services, and welcome further evidence and feedback on these issues as we develop policy further. 10. While methodological approaches exist to quantify the impact on trade, we will seek further

Glasgow international students contribute £631m to UK …

2021-10-28 · The University of Glasgow contributes £4.4 billion to the UK economy with £631 million associated with exports from the institution, a new study has revealed. The University of Glasgow''s international students contribute around £631m to the economy through tuition fees and living costs. Photo: iStock.

UK ''impact'' startups raised £2 billion in 2021 | IT PRO

2021-11-29 · UK startups founded to build sustainable solutions to global problems have raised £2 billion of investment in 2021, according to figures from …

Impact Healthcare REIT acquires three care homes for £14 ...

2021-12-23 · Impact Healthcare REIT acquires three care homes for £14.3m. By Laura McGuire Thu 23 December 2021. Source: Shutterstock/Trong Nguyen. Impact Healthcare REIT has acquired three care homes in Scotland and Northern Ireland for a total of £14.3m.

UK commits £3.1 million in aid to minimise the ...

2021-9-10 · UK commits £3.1 million in aid to minimise the humanitarian impact of disasters. The UK has led a push for the international community to …

Hull City record £8m loss in 2020/21 as impact of ...

2021-10-1 · Hull City recorded a loss of £8.15m in 2020/21 according to their accounts, which have been published today. That represents a substantial …

Scams: Cost of impact on wellbeing calculated as £9bn a ...

2021-10-17 · The cost to scam victims'' wellbeing can be calculated at a monetary total of £9.3bn a year, according to the consumer group Which?. That is the equivalent of £2,509 a …

Scams impact on victims'' wellbeing amounts to £9.3bn ...

2021-10-18 · The impact of scams on victim wellbeing costs £9.3bn a year – at a personal cost of £2,509 each – Which? research has found. Which?''s latest research – conducted with consultancy Simetrica-Jacobs – found that being a scam victim is associated with lower life satisfaction compared to being threatened or targeted by thieves.

Football Has £470m Impact On Northern Ireland | …

2021-12-6 · The impact of football on everyday life here has been analysed via a Social Return on Investment Model (SROI) for Northern Ireland developed through UEFA''s GROW programme. The UEFA research, supported by the Irish Football Association, found Northern Ireland''s 70,000 registered football players and 18,000 football volunteers have made a £77 ...

Sustainable Impact Capital | Net zero | Barclays

2021-12-22 · Our Sustainable Impact Capital Programme, led by Barclays'' Principal Investment team, will invest £175m over the next five years in the equity of fast-growing, innovative and environmentally-focused early-stage companies, whose values are aligned with those of Barclays and which target the goals and timelines of the Paris Agreement.

News | The College has a £282.5 million economic impact ...

2021-12-17 · The key findings show that for every £1 invested in the College, there is a benefit to society of £4.60. The overall impact of the College is worth £282.5 million in added income in the region, equivalent to 1% of Sheffield City Region''s Gross Regional Product.

Impact Research

2021-12-22 · Established in 2010, Impact is a full-service Market Research Agency, who offers innovative quantitative and qualitative market research solutions. They have grown both in size and work with a range of clients such as Coca Cola, …

Impact of scams on wellbeing costs £9bn a year, says …

2021-10-18 · Impact of scams on wellbeing costs £9bn a year, says Which? Victims of fraud report higher levels of anxiety and lower levels of happiness after being scammed Kate Ng

Covid impact plunges NG Bailey to £10m operating loss ...

2021-10-28 · Covid impact plunges NG Bailey to £10m operating loss. Redundancy costs and salary top ups for up to 1,000 furloughed staff swung …

Universal credit

2021-12-23 · Universal credit - the impact of cutting the £20-a-week. The planned cut to Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit in October: 140 constituencies would see more than one in four of all families (with or without children) affected, including 36 Conservative seats.

UK impact startups raise £2 billion to solve the world''s ...

2021-11-29 · Impact startups in the UK have raised £2 billion in investment in 2021, up from £1.7 billion last year. Impact investment is up 127% in the UK since 2018. Together these companies are worth £50 ...

Highest Point Festival reveals economic impact estimated ...

2021-11-10 · Highest Point Festival has today released figures showing its economic impact in the Lancashire region is estimated to be £4.68 million, after 35,000 people came together to celebrate the annual music event this September. The new stats shared by the team behind Lancashire''s biggest open-air mus ...

UK ''impact'' startups gain £2bn firepower in 2021, driven ...

2021-11-29 · Impact startups in the UK - defined as those founded to actively build solutions to the United Nations'' Sustainable Development Goals - have raked in £2bn Impact startups in the UK - defined as ...

New £10m allocation for impact investing | Esmée …

As an asset owner, how we invest is an important way for us to leverage our impact. Using learning we have gained from our long history of social investment and research by the Impact Investing Institute, we''re excited by the potential of impact investing as another tool we can use to effect broader change.. We want to use this new £10m allocation to experiment with impact …

UK social impact investment market swells to a record £6.4 ...

2021-10-14 · Social impact investing in the UK has increased by almost eight-fold over nine years from £833 million in 2011 to £6.4 billion in 2020, according to new figures released by Big Society Capital, the UK''s leading social impact investor.

Great Ormond Street: Mother of former patient wins …

2021-12-4 · Great Ormond Street: Mother of former patient wins £3.5m house in draw to raise money for hospital''s charity. Heekyoung Jin said she decided to enter the contest for the property in Wimbledon ...

Sustainable UK start-ups raise record £2.3 billion

2021-11-29 · The UK has hosted 164 impact finance rounds this year, compared with 58 in Sweden, 75 in France, 99 in Germany and 476 in the US. However, the UK trailed some its northern European rivals in terms of total investments, with German impact start-ups at £2.4 billion while businesses in Sweden attracted £3.3 billion, after the Swedish battery maker …