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

Website Design Cheltenham helps Floortex win Queens Award for Innovation

Website Design Cheltenham is delighted to have helped one of our clients- Floortex to win a Queens Award for Innovation. On the Queen’s birthday- Tuesday 21st April Floortex were named as winners of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success. Floortex received their Award for International Trade as a […]

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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

Panasonic reports profits back in the black

Panasonic has reported a net profit of £421 million for the October-December period, compared with a £131 million loss a year earlier.Panasonic, which kept its forecast for a full-year loss unchanged, said a weak yen had improved business conditions. The Japanese currency has dipped more than 15% against the US dollar since November last year. […]

March 12, 2013  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Win, Digital Business, Global Business, Growing Profits, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized  No Comments

Honda drives bigger profits

Honda has reported an increase in third quarter profits as US sales recover. Honda’s profits £538 million in the last quarter of 2012, up from £317 million a year earlier. The firm said profits had also been boosted by a continued recovery from the floods in Thailand in 2011. However, it cut its full-year profit […]

March 6, 2013  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Exports, Business Profits, Business Win, Global Business, Growing Profits, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized  No Comments

Greene King brews strong rise in sales and profits

The brewer, pubs and catering business Greene King has said that its focus on offering “value for money” helped it to report a strong rise in sales.In the half-year to 14 October its like-for-like sales-  which strip out the impact of new openings rose 4.3%. Pre tax profits at the company, which owns the Loch […]

December 12, 2012  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Growing Businesses, Growing Profits, 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

Cisco profit jumps 18% amid higher sales and cost cuts

Profits at Cisco, the world’s largest maker of networking equipment have jumped- helped by increased sales and cost cutting measures.Net profit rose 18% to $2.1 billion (£1.3 billion) in the three months to 27 October 2012, compared to last year. Cisco said that it was seeing “signs of improvement” in the US market, but warned […]

November 30, 2012  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Win, Global Business, Growing Profits, Online Profits Growth, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized  No Comments