How this clip restored one man’s dream of being a pilot

Earlier this summer BBC Business spoke to Alex Wickens, who gave up his dream of becoming a commercial pilot when the UK went into lockdown. He set up a business instead, selling clips for face masks. It proved so successful that his flying dream is now back on track and he started at flight school in September. So what happened to him and his business, and who actually invented the crafty clip?

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