April’s monthly round up.

Is your induction creating employees who love you? Are your meetings effective? Did you know you could soon fly overseas using Biojet Fuel? We have rounded up some fascinating stories from April to help you understand what’s occurring in both the energy sector and the business landscape as a whole.

Business angel against the sky with copy space

Angel investing remains the largest source of capital for early stage companies in the UK and has continued to grow year-on-year over the last six years.

read more at Real Business

Great little article which sets out the six areas you should be concentrating on when creating an induction for your new employees. This will get them off on the right foot to have a successful career with your company.

read more at Opus Energy

We moan about the number of meetings, but do we really make sure we get the best out of them? This article gives you simple ideas about how to make sure everyone leaves the meeting on the same page.

read more at Harvard Business Review

 …… And one amazing story

We won’t hold our breath for this one – but sounds very sci-fi! Paris-based start-up Glowee has developed a light-producing technology that uses the genetic coding of glow-in-the-dark bacteria found in squid, meaning it needs no power to run.

read more at Business Green

…And one about sustainability

It was fascinating to read that airlines have already tested biojet fuels to use flying domestic and international routes
read more at The Guardian