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July 20, 2022
FC Battersea is a grassroots football team proudly sponsored by Karshare and New Level Construction. Marsha de Cordova MP is celebrating the success of local grassroots football team FC Battersea with a reception in Parliament. The MP for Battersea is hosting a reception for FC Battersea to celebrate their young players’ outstanding 2021-22 season.
February 18, 2022
Even in the UK, the weather can get quite extreme sometimes and being caught on the roads in the midst of a storm is not an ideal situation. We've highlighted some key tips on getting from A to B safely when the road becomes a riskier place to drive. From general driving tips, to route navigation, have a read to find out how best to prepare for heavy rain and strong winds.
July 20, 2021
In 2014, I was in my 9th year of leading a well-established, 52 year-old and highly successful, private equity backed travel management company. Quite a mouthful. The business managed the travel of most lawyers in the UK, a good proportion of lawyers from the USA, and many other professional service individuals from the insurance and specialist finance sectors. The travel requirements were pretty standard. Business class, chauffeur to and from airport, and a 5* hotel accommodation – the Four Seasons in New York was especially popular. But in 2014 something fundamentally changed.
May 13, 2021
What a start to 2021. With the lockdown announced on the 4th January it was definitely a case for a cautious beginning. On the same day, however, Brian Pinker, 82, became the first person (outside trials) to receive the Oxford–AstraZeneca vaccine. A much-needed boost for everyone, providing an important foundation of certainty and a route for things to get easier.
December 22, 2020
2020 has undoubtedly been a year like no other. For an early stage business like ourselves, it came with a wealth of challenges to tackle alongside opportunities to embrace. No doubt the pandemic has impacted our business, but we have emerged stronger with much to be grateful for and a lot to look forward to in 2021. Here’s a little peak at what we got up to...
October 9, 2020
Throughout the Covid-19 crisis and the ongoing restrictions, changes and worries it has brought, it has sometimes been forgotten that we were already living through a climate emergency. For a brief moment at the height of lockdown the environment enjoyed a little respite, as cars came off the roads in huge numbers and people stopped flying all over the globe. Unfortunately, road traffic is now back to ‘business as usual’ levels, and emissions are creeping up once more. While the pandemic continues to attract the lion’s share of attention, the climate situation remains as urgent as ever.
April 30, 2020
In late March, we launched a business we hadn’t planned, at a time not of our choosing, with no intention of generating a penny in revenue. One month on, the experience has been priceless.
April 23, 2020
On Friday I drove out of London and down an eerily deserted M23 to Brighton. I was on this journey to meet one of the teams we are supporting at the Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project, and my objective was to provide them with their first “donated” car from Karshare. It’s about two hours to Brighton from where I live in south London, but I didn’t realise how much of a trip it would turn out to be.
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