• Google Acquires Fitbit: A Spy On Your Wrist?

    Cam McAdam Google has finally completed the acquisition of Fitbit for £1.5bn, a deal first announced in November 2019. This deal was finalised after a 4-month investigation by the European Commission, over concerns about the lack of privacy for the Fitbit users’ data. But what does this mean? Could...
  • What Are The Benefits And Risks Of Accepting Bitcoin Payments For Entrepreneurs?

    This article is brought to you by Tomer and Alon Marketing and Publicity In this digital era, the method of making payments has been changed. We are now introduced to plenty of digital payment platforms that allow us to make payments easily. Nowadays, entrepreneurs and corporations have started accepting...
  • Heathrow’s New Runway: Environmental Exploitation Or An Economic Engine?

    Boris Johnson’s promise to lie in front of the bulldozers has been held up at customs as the government seems to be checking into a project with huge consequences. So, should Heathrow lay concrete for its new runway? Is it an antidote to our economic stagnation or an erosion of our environmental...
  • 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...