Ambulance man’s bright idea wins beer mat business prize

A light-bulb lit up when NEAS's John Sharkey was asked to come up with a new business idea which could be written on the back of a beer mat. John, who works in NEAS's Tees Vehicle Workshop, is currently studying for a Foundation Degree in Business Management at Teesside University. His business idea was to produce a 240volt plug that lights up when a fuse has blown, letting the owner know that they don't have to replace the appliance - just the fuse. John, whose wife is NEAS paramedic ...