by James Veale
A new form of transport that has been advancing over the last 20 years; electric micro-mobility is made up of electric bikes, scooters and skateboards. This article will focus on the development of electric bikes and scooters as suitable methods of transport for modern workers.
What is electric micro-mobility?
Electric bikes (commonly known as e-bikes) come in all shapes and sizes, with a range of specialised features. There are options such as folding bikes for rail commuters, and road bikes that can go over 75 miles between charges for those who...
UK Economy Grows 0.5% in Q1 2019 Amid Brexit Delay
The UK economy experienced an unprecedented boost to the start of the year, with GDP increasing by 0.5% during Quarter 1 2019. While this is certainly a drop from the more substantial growth reported this time last year, it is actually more positive than many would have believed. In fact, the National Institute of Economic and Social Research forecast predicted a 0.4% growth. The economy performed much better than it had in the latter part of 2018, with just a 0.2% GDP growth in Quarter 4 2018, and actually did better than the Eurozone on the whole, where average growth was reported at...
Why do Places Like Silicon Valley Fuel Tech Companies like Uber, Apple, and eBay?
San Francisco’s Silicon Valley is renowned as the technology hotspot of the universe, but what exactly is it about this otherwise unremarkable region of California that makes it such a driver of tech success?
There are really two reasons why Silicon Valley is so prepared to nurture technological talent:
1. Its Location
While we can’t attribute all of Silicon Valley’s success to its pleasant, oceanfront location that allows tech-geeks to gaze out over the Pacific as they mull over million dollar ideas, we can’t overlook the fact that the...