KIGU, a company that makes animal onesies favoured by everyone from the cast of Made in Chelsea to Lily Allen, has been voted Britain’s brightest small business by business network Smarta. Kigu founder Tom Cohn was awarded a novelty cheque for the very real £10,000 cash prize at the awards, run with O2. BBC Dragon and judge Theo Paphitis said: “I hear their dragon costumes are one of their best sellers.”
■ THE Brewery in the City was the venue for the Futures and Options Association’s (FOA) 10th annual Power Trading Dinner. The dinner is an opportunity for firms, brokers and exchanges in the industry, including Alex McDonald and David Clark (pictured left to right above), the chief executive and chairman respectively of the London Energy Brokers’ Association, to indulge in some power networking. The new chair of FOA’s Committee, Stephen Harris, is pictured above giving the keynote speech.