Virtuo promises to disrupt car rental market with UK launch

Pictured: Karim Kaddoura (co-founder) and Michael Alton (General Manager UK & Ireland) of car rental start-up Virtuo If you've ever hired a car at the airport, you know what a huge pain in the backside it is. You get off your plane feeling tired, have to find the right car rental…

Want to put your business ahead of the competition? There’s an app for that

If you run or manage a business, you can’t help but notice that competition gets more fierce with every passing year. It is being seen in each sector and across all sizes of business, from the Walmarts and Microsofts of this world to sole traders working in every sector from web design to window cleaning.…

The top 5 unique apps to try in 2018

Whether you have just bought a brand new, high-end phone from your trusted phone company or you have been using a budget smartphone for a long time now, there is no reason for you not to explore the best, most useful, and most interesting mobile applications on the market today. You might just stumble across…

10 free apps and tools to help you run your small business successfully

Image credit: tayloright.com Running a small business in this day and age is no easy feat. Not only are you competing against other businesses and huge corporations that operate on a global scale, you are often doing so on a fraction of the budget they have to spend.  Another problem…

Open banking – what will it mean for me?

Open banking will inevitably mean greater competition and new types of aggregation services where you can manage your money more effectively in one place. But it also signals the end of high street banking as we know it, predicts Chris Price Just as telecommunications were opened up when third parties were allowed access to BT’s…

Hotels.com introduces mobile key service for its customers

If you're the kind of person who can never find that little bit of plastic they give you to open the hotel room door, or worse still the key on the huge fob which you have to hand in because it's so large, then you may appreciate the latest innovation from accommodation app, Hotels.com. Using…

Protect your home from damaging leaks with ‘Leakbot’

Pictured above is Leakbot. Not only will it protect your home from damaging leaks, it's also got a nice smiley face! Insurance company Legal & General has teamed up with HomeServe to offer 'LeakBot' – a smart connected water leak detector, developed by HomeServe Labs. Launching this summer, select Legal &…

Hilton introduces Digital Key service in UK hotels

Gone are the days of having a huge room key that you had to leave behind the reception desk when you went out of the hotel. In fact, gone are the days of having a key or any kind of room entry card at all! Just introduced by Hilton across a handful of its hotels…