13 November 2014
Companies from across the new “Sharing Economy” are set to work together in their industry’s collective interest by forming the UK Sharing Coalition – UKShareCo – a representative body to highlight the increasing importance of this fast-growing sector to UK GDP.
22 January 2014
First of all a belated Happy New Year! We all start the year thinking what will it hold for us and what joys the first month of the year will bring. We were no different here at RentMyItems!
31 October 2013
We are delighted to be one of the companies featured in this article by Tech City News. It makes us feel good inside to have been mentioned! We’re sure it does for onefinestay, Echo, Movebubble and FarmDrop too.
30 October 2013
We thought we would share with you a copy of our latest Press Release, sent this week to the Hire & Rental trade....
08 October 2013
I am delighted to join the RentMyItems team to help further the expansion and development of the company as well as support the broader Collaborative Consumption industry.
The importance of this industry cannot be underestimated. In modern society, sharing is being reinvented through technology, and social networking is allowing the exchanging of assets on a scale never seen before. It is certainly clear that we are moving forward to old market principles of trust and a focus on building communities. Within this context businesses like RentMyItems are filling a gap.
05 August 2013
We have recently formed a “coalition” with 5 other businesses working within The Sharing Economy to form The Savvy Earner – “your guide to making money from your spare stuff”.
29 May 2013
Global Sharing Day is nearly upon us. It’s this Sunday (2nd June) and this year’s focus is on something we all love....FOOD! The People Who Share have worked tirelessly to bring this event to us all and with the focus on food they have partnered with The Eden Project to promote The Big Lunch.
01 May 2013
Kempf’s is a simple mandate borne out of good, old-fashioned common sense. After all, how many of us own a tent that we use no more than a couple of days over the summer? How many of us have a slow-cooker that we’ve only ever used once or twice, but we hold on to ‘just in case’? How many of us make a journey in the car with four empty passenger seats? And on the flip side, how many of us have loft space in our homes that is only ever half-full?
It seems obvious that the solution to all this wastage is sharing, but what Hervé doesn’t impart through his little nugget of wisdom, is how one can share better. We take a look at the options...
01 October 2012
Can there be any more sporting excitement this year? Yes the weather’s not been great, yes the economy is in a bleak state...and Kate Middleton’s privacy has been breached. However all is not lost, at least for sports fans, as the UK (and Europe) has delivered across multiple sports. BBC Sports Personality Of The Year Awards may have to run longer than 2 hours this year.
16 July 2012
If neither the football matches of the Euro 2012, nor the endless cycling of the Tour de France, nor Wimbledon have inspired you to take up a sport and get in shape, probably the imminent Olympics will!