Blackberry revival boosted by sales increase

Blackberry has reported revenues of £377 million for the three months to November – 12% higher than the previous quarter. It was the struggling smartphone maker’s first quarter on quarter increase for more than two years. The better than expected results give the Canadian company some hope that its turnaround plan is working. Revenue was […]

January 18, 2016  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Communications, Business Sales, Business Services, Business Survival, Business Win, Connected Business, Digital Business, Global Business, Growing Business, Growing Sales, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Business  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

Banksy’s Dismaland gave Weston-super-Mare a £20 million boost

Over the past five weeks, more than 150,000 people have visited the Dismaland theme park in a derelict Weston-super-Mare seafront lido, which had been shut since 2000 and reopened in a blaze of publicity on 20 August. The temporary art show in Weston-super-Mare has sold 4,000 tickets a day online, plus 500 more to people […]

October 22, 2015  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Sales, Business Services, Business Win, Growing Jobs, Growing Sales, New Business Development, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

Lidl to pay recommended living wage

Lidl has said it will become the first UK supermarket to implement the minimum wage as recommended by the Living Wage Foundation. Lidl UK employees will earn a minimum of £8.20 an hour across England, Scotland and Wales, and £9.35 an hour in London, the supermarket said. The Foundation will announce a change in its […]

October 7, 2015  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Jobs, Business Sales, Business Win, Growing Business, Growing Jobs, Uncategorized  No Comments

Williams accelerates it’s revenues

The Williams Formula 1 Grand Prix team has reported a sharp rise in revenues. Overall revenues for the team’s holding company rose by £19.1 million to £63.2 million for the six months to 30 June. Losses before interest, taxation and other costs were £1.4 million – considerably better than the £19.6 million loss reported in […]

September 14, 2015  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Sales, Business Win, Global Business, Growing Business, Growing Sales, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Business  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

Nationwide’s profits double to £1 billion

The Nationwide building society has reported a 54% rise in annual pre tax profit to £1.04 billion. The Nationawide has also regained its position as the UK’s second largest mortgage lender-  the building society reported a profits of £677 million last year. Nationwide also announced its chief executive, Graham Beale, would retire next year after […]

June 2, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Finance, Business Sales, Business Win, Ecommerce Business, Finance Business, 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

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 […]

April 24, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Exports, Business Growth, Business Sales, Business Win, Ecommerce Business, Exporting Businesses, Global Business, Growing Business, Growing Sales, Online Business Growth, Online Marketing, Online Profits Growth, Online Sales Growth, Search Engine Optimisation, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Business, Winning Websites  No Comments

London Stock Exchange has best quarter for two years

The London Stock Exchange’s FTSE 100 managed to record its best quarterly performance for two years. However the three months run ended on a downbeat note as investors seized the opportunity to cash in some of their profits. Overall the FTSE 100 finished the day down 118.39 points at 6773.04., with worries about the lack […]

March 31, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Services, Business Win, Global Businesses, Growing Business, Growing Economy, Share Floatation, Uncategorized, Winning Businesses  No Comments