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Brits ignorant of social enterprise

Brits ignorant of social enterprise

More than half of Brits are clueless about the fastest growing sector in the UK economy — social enterprise. A study by O2 and Social Enterprise Magazine found many people are confused about the difference between a social enterprise and a charity. Over 50% of those polled wrongly believe social enterprises get most of their [...]

June 15, 2010 | 0 Comments More
O2 sets aside £5m for community projects

O2 sets aside £5m for community projects

Mobile phone operator O2 this week announced a £5 million project offering cash-in-hand grants to young people who plan to make a difference in their local communities. The three year programme, Think Big, will allow 13-25 year olds to apply for a £300 grant to fund projects designed to address local problems as identified by [...]

March 11, 2010 | 0 Comments More
T-Mobile UK and Orange merger creates UK’s largest mobile phone firm

T-Mobile UK and Orange merger creates UK’s largest mobile phone firm

A joint venture between mobile phone giants, T-Mobile UK and Orange, is to create the UK’s largest mobile phone company with more than 28 million customers and annual sales of €9.4 billion (£8.2 billion), the BBC has reported today. The combined company will have a 37% share of the UK mobile market - overtaking market [...]

September 8, 2009 | 0 Comments More
O2 and NatWest team up to bring pre-paid Visa card

O2 and NatWest team up to bring pre-paid Visa card

O2 is to enter the UK’s personal finance market, by forming an alliance with NatWest, by launching a Visa pre-paid cash-card service. The first products from O2 Money, with the backing of NatWest, are two cash cards, designed to give people more control of their money. The cards will be in circulation from next month [...]

July 17, 2009 | 0 Comments More
O2 and Vodafone to share network and cut costs

O2 and Vodafone to share network and cut costs

A deal was announced yesterday between O2 and Vodafone whereby they plan to share a pan-European network that includes Spain, Ireland, Germany, and the United Kingdom over the next 10 years. As part of a cost cutting exercise it means they will be jointly building new sites for base stations within the UK as well [...]

March 24, 2009 | 0 Comments More