Archive for May, 2015

Vodafone grows 4G sales and profits

Mobile phone company Vodafone has reported a rise in quarterly sales for the first time in almost three years on increased demand for 4G services. Profits for 2014 also received a significant boost from the sale of Vodafone’s US Verizon business and comes as the network reported core earnings for the year to 31 March […]

May 25, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Digital Business, Exporting Businesses, Global Business, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

Jim ONeill ex Goldman banker to join Treasury

Jim O’Neill the former Goldman Sachs economist  is to join the UK Treasury. Mr O’Neill coined the term ‘BRICs’- Brazil, Russia, India and China to refer to developing economies. Chancellor George Osborne tweeted that the retiring Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman is to become the Commercial Secretary at the Treasury. Mr Osborne chose Mr O’Neill […]

May 20, 2015  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Win, Growing Economy, New Business Development, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

2015 shortlist for the MacRobert Award engineering prize

Three firms have been shortlisted for the MacRobert Award 2015- the UK’s longest running engineering prize. Artemis, Endomag and Victrex have carved out strong reputations in very different types of technology: wind turbines, cancer diagnostics, and ultra-thin plastics, respectively. Chair of the judging panel Dame Sue Ion said the variety and quality of the list […]

May 15, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Exports, Business Sales, Business Win, Global Businesses, Growing Businesses, New Business Development, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized  No Comments