Presentation of our first Commonwealth beehive!

We couldn’t find a better way to welcome the Commonwealth countries in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games than presenting our first Commonwealth beehive made and designed by the pupils at Lourdes Secondary School in Glasgow! What do you think about it? As an accredited partner of the Green Legacy 2014 Commonwealth Games, we manage a project […]

Plan Bee featured in magazines

We are delighted to see that Plan Bee have been featured in different magazines this month! Young Company Finance Scotland highlights Plan Bee as being the first investment in Scotland to combine equity crowdfunding with angel syndicate investment and public capital. Holyrood Magazine features Plan Bee as well in its Environmental section and emphasises that […]

Plan Bee at the SETN Annual Conference

Recently Jenni attended the Scottish Environmental Technology Network‘s 8th Annual Environmental & Clean Technology Conference (SETN) and met Fergus Ewing, the minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism. The conference aims to bring together the cream of Scottish innovators and facilitators, creating market, collaboration and investment opportunities. Having attended the conference in previous years, Plan Bee […]

3 Missions

Plan Bee have been short-listed for the Nectar Small Business Awards in the “Contribution to the Community” category! Watch this video (3 missions) to see our contributions to the planet and the community, as well as our help to organisations who want to make positive natural impacts in their local environment. Please vote for Plan […]

Plan Bee Scoop “Small Business of the Year” Award at BusinessGreen Leaders Awards

Lanarkshire based eco-innovation business Plan Bee was named Small Business of the Year at the Business Green Leaders Awards in London on Wednesday evening. Now in their fourth year, the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards are the UK’s most prestigious awards for the growing green economy and celebrate the leading businesses, executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and campaigners from […]

Plan Bee Shortlisted for Nectar Small Business Awards!

Today we were delighted to discover that we have been shortlisted for the Nectar Small Business Awards in the “Contribution to the Community” category! Nectar Business is the UK’s leading loyalty programme for small business owners  and have been “giving back” to businesses since 2005. The awards provide a fantastic opportunity to raise the profile […]

KiKi Joins Team Plan Bee!

Last week we welcomed KiKi into Team Plan Bee. She is joining us as a Marketing Intern from the University of Glasgow where she is currently studying for an undergraduate degree in Music. KiKi will be assisting Philippe in various marketing activities and helping Plan Bee expand into the Chinese market through social media channels. […]

Plan Bee Picks Up Prestigious PwC Prize!

We have scooped a prestigious Scottish Private Business award from global commercial enterprise giants PwC and have been voted by the jury committee to go forward to the UK final in September 2014 in London. “We’re delighted to pick up this accolade from one of the world’s commercial business powerhouses. If PwC don’t know about […]

We’ve crossed the £100K mark!

We’ve crossed the £100K mark! We’re delighted to announce that we’ve raised £100,860 of £60,000 target (168% funded). Thank you so much for supporting this great cause! If you haven’t invested in Plan Bee yet or want to give an extra to your first investment, you still have a chance to support us on our crowdfunding platform Crowdcube […]

Watch your wallet grow

At the end of the week, what’s left in your wallet / purse?  Ten pounds, twenty pounds? What will that get you today? Maybe a couple of coffees? A little bit of lunch? Maybe a couple of drinks at the end of the day with some colleagues? What about investing that ten or twenty pounds […]