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Micro Focus – from takeover target to FTSE 100 newcomer

Almost exactly five years ago the UK software group Micro Focus was on the verge of being taken over. Valued at just over £500m the company was being wooed by a clutch of private equity firms. But “market volatility” killed the talks. Since then Micro Focus’s fortunes have changed dramatically. This year it joined the […]

December 8, 2016   Posted in: Building Businesses, Business Communications, Business Development, Business Exports, Business Finance, Business Growth, Business Jobs, Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Services, Business Survival, Business Win, Connected Business, Flying Businesses, Growing Business, Growing Economy, Growing Jobs, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Uncategorized  No Comments

Adele has been named as Britain’s richest ever female musician

Adele named as UK’s richest female musician ever as fortune hits £85m A list of the top 50 music millionaires in the UK and Ireland puts the singer’s £85m fortune in 30th place – an increase of £35m compared to last year. The only female singer with a bigger fortune on the list – which […]

November 1, 2016   Posted in: Business Communications, Business Growth, Business Jobs, Business Profits, Business Win, Flying Businesses, Growing Business, Uncategorized  No Comments

What can Formula 1 teach business leaders?

It took Mika Hakkinen seven years on the Formula 1 circuit to win his first Grand Prix. But he desperately wanted to be champion and he knew that he was close. “We’re talking about the difference of one tenth of a second between me and Michael Schumacher,” he tells me. “I knew I wasn’t far […]

May 4, 2016  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Business Win, Flying Businesses, Global Business, Professional Services, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

Rolls Royce wins record £6 billion engine order

Rolls Royce has won an order from Emirates to supply engines for its super jumbo fleet. Rolls Royce has received its largest order to date, worth £6.1 billion, to supply engines for 50 Emirates A380 planes. It will be the first time the engineering giant has made engines for the Gulf carrier’s super-jumbo fleet. The […]

April 17, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Exports, Business Sales, Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Flying Businesses, Global Business, Growing Sales, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

Boeing’s sales take off to record highs

Boeing’s sales in the last quarter of 2012 reached a record £14 billion, the US plane manufacturer has said.Its backlog of plane orders also hit an all-time high of £260 billion as the company began delivering the first of its new flagship Dreamliner 787 jets. The firm made net income of £652 million, down 30% […]

March 1, 2013  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Sales, Business Win, Flying Businesses, Global Business, Growing Business, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized  No Comments

Heathrow had busiest year on record in 2012

Heathrow has said that it handled 70 million passengers in 2012-  the highest number on record, as the crowded airport saw bigger and fuller planes.Passengers numbers rose 0.9% from 2011, with 3.2% growth in its staple North Atlantic business, and traffic to the Far East and Brazil boosted by new routes. December was also a […]

January 29, 2013  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Exports, Business Growth, Business Win, Flying Businesses, Growing Business, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

Glasgow Airport reports busiest November for four years

Glasgow Airport has reported its busiest November for four years- boosted by strong growth in both domestic and international passengers traffic.Almost 500,000 passengers travelled through Glasgow during the month, up by 5.3% on the same period last year. International growth was in part driven by Emirates’ recent introduction of a double daily service to Dubai. […]

December 17, 2012  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Win, Flying Businesses, Growing Business, Growing Sales, Uncategorized  No Comments

Gatwick Airport increases it’s profits and passengers

Gatwick Airport has announced that it has increased it’s  half yearly profits of £172 million and also a growth in passenger numbers.Profits increased by 4.8% over the same April to September period in 2011. Gatwick was sold in 2009 after the Competition Commission ruled BAA must also sell Stansted and either Glasgow or Edinburgh airports. […]

December 7, 2012  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Win, Flying Businesses, Growing Business, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Uncategorized  No Comments

Easyjet flies high with record profits

Easyjet has made a record profit after a rise in passenger numbers who altered their holidays around the Olympics.The firm said pre-tax profits rose 28% to £317 million for the year to 30 September, despite an extra £182 million in fuel costs. Shares were 6.5% higher by mid morning on the news. The group said […]

December 3, 2012  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Win, Flying Businesses, Global Business, Growing Business, Growing Profits, Online Profits Growth, Uncategorized  No Comments

Airbus owner EADS flies record deliveries

European aerospace company EADS has reported higher annual profits after delivering a record number of its Airbus aircraft to customers.The firm said reported net income of £836 million ( 1.03 billion euros, $1.36 billion ) for 2011, up 87% from a year earlier. EADS delivered a record 534 commercial aircraft during the year. Announcing its […]

May 30, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Exports, Business Growth, Business Sales, Business Win, Flying Businesses, Global Business, Growing Business, Growing Sales, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized  No Comments