• The State of the UK Economy During Lockdown and Beyond

    In April, the UK economy shrunk by a record 20.4% due to lockdown, causing irreversible damage for many families and businesses. Over the whole of lockdown, statistics also show that the economy is expected to have slumped by a quarter due to widespread contractions across the economy. Most noticeably,...
  • Enactus Nottingham: The Benefits of Business

    Enactus Nottingham is a not-for-profit student-led organisation within our university which works to change peoples lives through the power of business by setting up social enterprises aiming to deliver both social and envrionemntal good. Enactus Nottingham recently saw huge success by becoming Enactus National champions, allowing them to progress...
  • Will Coronavirus Stifle Innovation?

    We humans are always looking to develop, to improve, to innovate. Perhaps it’s in our genes. After all, Darwinian survival of the fittest instincts have left us with the never-ending feeling of dissatisfaction. So, as a species we can’t be really be blamed for always pushing ourselves to do...
  • Unisalad: An interview with owner Rebecca De Beukelaer

    After the launch of the new UniSalad app in January, Impact sat down with University of Nottingham alumnus and creator of the Nottingham buy/sell Facebook page, Rebecca De Beukelaer, to reflect upon the process and the future of her business. How have you found the process over the past...
  • The Story of a Student Entrepreneur

    Impact Features talks to Mitchell Fasanya, a UoN student who has an unconventional pastime: running two businesses… “The average response when people discover I have set up and run multiple companies before the legal drinking age is “wow, that’s amazing”. This normally precedes the questions about what I do....
  • Student entrepreneurs share success at Nottingham Entrepreneur Conference

    The Nottingham Entrepreneurs held their latest conference on Thursday 26th November at the Business School on Jubilee Campus, with speakers including co-founder of Green and Black’s chocolate, Josephine Fairley. The event began with a networking session, which gave approximately 200 students the opportunity to interact with the event’s sponsors, including EY, Enterprise,...
  • GlaxoSmithKline: Drugged Up On China’s Culture of Corruption?

    It has not been a good couple of years for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on the publicity front. 2012 began with GSK paying a hefty fine in Argentina for ‘experimenting with human beings’ during vaccine trials which allegedly led to the death of 14 babies. Another settlement in July broke the...