Archive for August, 2015

Barclays reports 25% rise in profits

Barclays bank has reported a 25% rise in pre-tax profits to £3.1 billion for the six months to the end of June. Profits last year were £2.55 billion. The bank also set aside a further £850 million to compensate customers – including further claims for mis-sold payment protection insurance. The results come less than a […]

August 27, 2015  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Finance, Business Profits, Business Win, Uncategorized  No Comments

Burger King gets boost in sales from chicken fries

Burger King has credited the return of its “chicken fries” for helping to drive a better than expected rise in second quarter sales. The deep fried chicken strips, first launched in 2005, were taken off the menu in 2012, but were reintroduced after customers demanded their return. “The ongoing guest outcries reached a point where […]

August 7, 2015  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments