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EcoStyle’s ‘Green’ Message Helps Scoops Double Award for Luton Graduate

Simon Hall of EcoStyle who is based at Basepoint Luton is leading the way when it comes to spreading the message about climate change and renewable energy. The young entrepreneur recently scooped two prestigious Business awards at the recent Federation of Small Businesses Awards Evening, held at Luton Hoo. Simon beat off competition from hundreds of companies across the region to make the finals and took top honours in two of the ten categories: the Business Innovation Award 2010 sponsored by University of Bedfordshire’s Knowledge Hub and the Environmental Responsibility Award 2010, sponsored by Lloyds TSB Commercial. Educating the world about renewable energy is such a passion of Simon’s that he has been determined to find innovative ways to get his message across. Utilising his Product Design degree he came up with the idea of developing demonstration model wind turbines and solar panels to try and educate students and adults alike, about renewable energy. Simon’s aim is to encourage everyone to help the planet by using energy from sustainable sources.

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Business start-ups prosper with six month free office rent

Start-up companies could inject an additional £120bn into the economy in the next 10 years, according to a recent report published by the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS), therefore, supporting start-up businesses is vital to the economy. Last year, Basepoint Business Centres Ltd offered six month’s free office rental to start-up companies, in an attempt to support entrepreneurs and SMEs. The promotion proved to be intrinsic to a number of new, start-up companies across the south of England and the Midlands.

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