Archive for November, 2014

Dyson invests £1 billion in UK engineers

James Dyson is to invest £1 billion in research and development in the UK to produce hi-tech exports. The firm has committed £1 billion to develop 100 new products over four years. “Export is vital for Britain to create wealth,” said founder and chairman James Dyson. “In order to export you have to have high […]

November 21, 2014  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Development, Business Exports, Business Jobs, Business Sales, Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Global Business, Growing Business, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

Rugby world cup worth £1 billion to UK economy

Next year’s Rugby World Cup will add £982 million to the UK economy-  says a report commissioned by the tournament’s organising committee. The research, by accountancy firm EY predicts that the tournament will attract a total of 466,000 visitors who will spend as much as £869 million. The 2015 Rugby World Cup will be hosted […]

November 17, 2014  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Sales, Business Win, Global Business, Growing Business, Growing Sales, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

Napoleons hat sold for £1.53 million

A South Korean collector has paid £1.53 million at auction for a hat worn by French Emperor Napoleon. The two pointed hat-  a style widely worn by military officers at the time, was apparently donned by Napoleon during the Battle of Marengo in 1800. The Battle of Marengo was fought on 14 June 1800 between […]

November 15, 2014  Tags: ,   Posted in: Business Win, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

Aldi creating 35000 new UK jobs

Aldi is to create 35,000 new jobs in Britain as it almost doubles the total number of stores over the next eight years. The German discount supermarket aims to have 1,000 stores by 2022 and will open 54 this year and 60 to 65 next year. Aldi confirmed plans, first announced in September- to invest […]

November 8, 2014  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Building Businesses, Business Growth, Business Jobs, Business Sales, Business Win, Global Business, Growing Business, Uncategorized  No Comments

ANZ bank announces record annual profit

One of Australia’s biggest banks ANZ, has announced a record full year net profit of £4 billion- up 15% from a year earlier. In the statement the lender also said its cash profit rose 10% to £3.91 billion during the same period- the cash profit number is the bank’s preferred measure of performance and came […]

November 1, 2014  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Finance, Business Growth, Business Jobs, Business Win, Finance Business, Uncategorized  No Comments