Shakespeare’s economic legacy for the UK- pt 2

Following Business Win’s post yesterday Shakespeare’s economic legacy for the UK we continue our review of how the Bard is increasing the UK’s economy: The area known as Shakespeare’s England (which takes in the towns of Stratford, Royal Leamington Spa, Kenilworth and Warwick) received 9.94 million tourists in 2014, according to the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, […]

September 21, 2016  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Communications, Business Exports, Business Growth, Business Win, Global Business, Growing Business, Growing Sales, Uncategorized, Winning Business  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

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

Kingfisher to build 200 more Screwfix stores

DIY retailer Kingfisher- which owns Screwfix, says it would build another 200 stores in the UK. Kingfisher currently has 412 Screwfix UK stores, which supply tools, plumbing and electrical equipment. As part of previously announced restructuring plans, the company said it was on track to close about 60 B&Q stores by the end of its […]

September 27, 2015  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Building Businesses, Business Growth, Business Win, Growing Business, Uncategorized  No Comments

Apple posts record third quarter on iPhone sales

Apple has reported another jump in profits as demand for iPhones soared. The technology giant sold 47.5 million iPhones in the quarter to 27 June, up 35% on a year ago, with Mac computer sales up 9% to 4.8 million. Profits rose 38% to £6.87 billion, while revenue was up 33% to £32 billion. The […]

July 28, 2015  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Global Business, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Business  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

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

UK inflation rate falls to zero in February

That scurge of the UK economy- inflation, has been reduced to zero per cent. UK inflation rate fell to 0% in February, the lowest since records began, official figures show. Lower prices for food and computer goods helped to cut the rate from 0.3% in January, official figures show. February’s figure is the lowest rate […]

April 3, 2015  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Sales, Business Win, Growing Business, Growing Economy, Uncategorized  No Comments

Dyson invests £1 billion in UK engineers

James Dyson is to invest £1 billion in research and development in the UK to produce hi-tech exports. The firm has committed £1 billion to develop 100 new products over four years. “Export is vital for Britain to create wealth,” said founder and chairman James Dyson. “In order to export you have to have high […]

November 21, 2014  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Development, Business Exports, Business Jobs, Business Sales, Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Global Business, Growing Business, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments