Author Archives: Silicon Roundabout

‘With demand for care doubling and care homes under intense scrutiny, Rachael Crook, CEO of Lifted, addresses the care revolution required to meet the gap.


I was 24 when my life changed forever. It was the Saturday before Christmas, and my mum, 56 at the time, was diagnosed with early onset dementia. In truth, I’d known something was off for a while, but that doesn’t …

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The Changing Dynamics of Brand-Consumer Relations | Paula Quazi, Co- Founder of Smol


At smol we are driven and inspired by an ethos of revolution; bringing our eco-friendly laundry capsules and dishwash tablets to consumers who have barely seen innovation within these household cleaning sectors for decades.

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Don’t be KO’d! Ongoing developments in the return to the workplace. Jonathan Newman and Cathryn Bean of Simmons & Simmons LLP explain!


It’s that time of year again – the start of a new term, students returning to schools and universities. But 2020 is not an ordinary year and – mid-COVID – it hasn’t just been students experiencing mixed emotions about a …

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Ever wondered how safe your rental deposit is should your Serviced Office provider become insolvent? Mark Lavers of Marriott Harrison explains!


As everyone knows, it is common for landlords to take a rent deposit from their tenants to protect the landlord against the tenant not paying the rent or defaulting under its repairing/decorating/reinstatement obligations at the end of its lease.

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To identify skin cancers early, reduce the dependence on dermatology resources and number of hospital patients is a critical breakthrough. Neil Daly, CEO of Skin Analytics, explains.


At Skin Analytics, we are driven by our mission to help more people survive skin cancer. We are doing this by using innovative AI to enable globally sustainable skin cancer pathways that deliver better patient outcomes. We have a vision …

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Bruntwood SciTech’s Exec Chair, Chris Oglesby explores what science and technology businesses need from their workspace!


The UK has long held an international reputation for it’s science and technology sector. More recently the UK Government has further recognised the need to and the importance of increasing investment in this area as outlined in its Industrial Strategy. …

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Zero to HERO – A Short Story of Timing, Tenacity & Teamwork | Alistair Crane, CEO of HERO


There are always reasons why you feel like you aren’t at the right life stage to start your own business: too young – not enough experience, embedded in an existing career – too much to lose if you fail and …

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“You think Flexible work is becoming a thing as a result of Covid? Wait until you see what is happening to wages…” We catch up with Peter Briffett, CEO and Co Founder of Wagestream!


Wagestream was conceived on one simple premise – if you could let workers decide and control when they get paid their earned wages; could you put them in a much stronger financial position by preventing them getting into debt between …

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‘The Books That Inspire Me’ Elizabeth Clark, CEO and Co Founder of Dream Agility


Photo c/o Jamen Percy High Growth Handbook (scaling startups from 10 – 1000 people). By Elad Gil. Loved this book, particularly liked the bit on Product Development Management and Product Marketing. Most of us have been hiring the wrong types …

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We catch up with Daniel Hegarty, Founder of Habito, following the $35m Series C Round!


1. Would you describe Covid 19 as a catastrophe or an opportunity? It’s fair to say it’s been a bit of both! At Habito, we were fortunate that we already had a business that was 100% online. It’s how we …

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