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Toyota to invest £240m in UK plant

Toyota is to invest £240m in upgrading its UK factory that makes the Auris and Avensis models. Toyota says its plant investment is “a huge part of preparing for the long-term future” The Japanese carmaker’s investment in the Burnaston plant near Derby will allow production of vehicles using its new global manufacturing system. The factory […]

May 6, 2017   Posted in: Business Exports, Business Sales, Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Global Business, Growing Business, Growing Sales, Technological Businesses, Winning Business  No Comments

Jaguar Land Rover and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars have both reported a rise in annual sales

Jaguar Land Rover and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars have both reported a rise in annual sales. Rolls-Royce delivered 4,011 cars to customers in 2016, a 6% increase on the previous year and its second highest sales record in its 113-year history. Jaguar Land-Rover (JLR) sold a record 583,312 cars last year, a 20% increase on last […]

March 10, 2017   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Sales, Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Global Businesses, Growing Businesses, Growing Jobs, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Technological Businesses  No Comments

UK superyacht industry sales rise to highest since 2008

Sales in the UK’s superyacht industry have reached their highest level since the 2008 financial crisis. A report from British Marine, which represents the leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry, said superyacht revenues for the year to April 2016 had reached £605 million. Revenues for the whole sector rose 1.6% to £3.01 billion, the […]

February 15, 2017   Posted in: Business Sales, Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Global Businesses, Growing Businesses, Technological Businesses  No Comments

World tourism rises faster than trade for fourth year

The UN World Tourism Organisation says tourism spending has outpaced global trade for the fourth year in a row. The US followed by China are the world’s most popular destinations, followed by France and Spain. According to the UNWTO’s figures, released earlier this month, international tourism grew by 4% in 2015 generating $966 billion. In […]

October 31, 2016  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Exports, Business Jobs, Business Survival, Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Finance Business, Global Business, Uncategorized  No Comments

UK shares continue to recover ground as Carphone profits jump

UK shares have continued to regain some of the ground lost in the wake of the Brexit vote as Dixon Carphone’s profiits jumped by 17 pc. After rising 2.6% on Tuesday, the FTSE 100 share index opened up 1.6% at 6,240.31. The more UK focused FTSE 250 index rose 1.6% in early trade. On Tuesday […]

June 29, 2016  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Exports, Business Growth, Business Profits, Business Win, Digital Business, Exporting Businesses, Growing Businesses, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized  No Comments

Fever-Tree says global demand has boosted profits

Fever-Tree has said global demand for its premium mixer drinks has boosted profits in an “exceptional year” for the business. Pre tax profits hit £16.8 million in the year ending 31 December 2015, up from £2.5 million. Revenue was up 71% to £59.3 million, up from £34.7 million in 2014. Charles Rolls, the firm’s executive […]

June 16, 2016  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Global Business, Growing Business, Growing Sales, Uncategorized  No Comments

Google’s CEO says UK is an ecommerce leader

The UK is the world leader in ecommerce according to the former Google boss Eric Schmidt. Now executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, Mr Schmidt said there was no reason why a hundred billion pound tech start up could not be launched in Britain. He said UK entrepreneurs tended to sell up earlier than […]

February 23, 2016  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Building Businesses, Business Development, Business Growth, Business Win, Ecommerce Business, Exporting Businesses, Google, Growing Business, Growing Sales, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

Commonwealth dream looms in Brexit campaign

Many Brexit champions suggest a Commonwealth is perfectly possible as an EU alternative. Eurosceptics campaigning for the UK to leave the European Union are keen to dismiss the idea that the move would leave the country economically isolated and bereft of trade alliances. They point out that the UK’s links with the 53 nation Commonwealth, […]

December 22, 2015  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Development, Business Exports, Business Growth, Business Survival, Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Global Business, Global Businesses, Growing Economy, Uncategorized, Winning Businesses  No Comments

Bridgend wins for £181m new Ford engine project

Ford’s Bridgend plant will build the company’s new generation of petrol engines in a deal worth £181 million. The investment is backed by nearly £15 million from the Welsh government with production due to start in late 2018. Economy Minister Edwina Hart said the deal would “safeguard more than 750 skilled Welsh jobs for many […]

November 11, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Exports, Business Growth, Business Jobs, Business Sales, Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Global Businesses, Growing Business, Growing Jobs, Growing Sales, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized  No Comments

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