Archives for UK Business News

One Welsh Company was flying high after the Paris Air Show ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท โœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ

The Paris Air Show 2019 was a resounding success with one company, Tritech Group, securing more than ยฃ5 million worth of new deals during the Welsh Government trade mission, Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates has announced. Six companies from Wales were on the Welsh Government stand at The Paris Air show which ran from 17-21 June 2019: Compact Orbital Gears (Rhayader) Denis Ferranti Group (Bangor) Faun Trackway (Llangefni) Tritech Group (Wrexham) Qioptiq (St Asaph) Winslow Adaptics (Brecon) Between them, the businesses also engaged in conversations that could lead to potential orders worth a combined total of
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West Midlands business sees a return to growth ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ๐Ÿ’ผ๐Ÿ“ฐ

The latest Natwest West Midlands purchasing manager’s index found output was strengthened by a faster rise in new orders, which also led firms to raise employment for the first time since last July. Reduced political uncertainty and plans for increased investment encouraged greater optimism for the year ahead, with confidence reaching its highest level since April 2017. Stronger demand growth also led firms to set higher output charges, with the rate of inflation quickening to an eight-month high amid a sharper rise in overall input costs. โ€” Read more on www.expressandstar.com/news/business/2020/02/10/west-midlands-business-sees-a-return-to-growth/
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London business confidence soars to highest in UK following election ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ๐Ÿ’ผ ๐Ÿ“ฐ

London business confidence soars to highest in UK following election โ€” Read on www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.cityam.com/london-business-confidence-soars-to-highest-in-uk-following-election/amp/
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UK Business Networks & Networking Groups ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ’ผ ๐Ÿค

Business networks and networking groups in the UK: Explore our list of UK business networks that exist around the UK offering access for business leaders and entrepreneurs to meet, network, build relationships, gain support, knowledge and advice and do business… ” style=”max-width: 100%; display: block !important”> As a business owner or Entrepreneur one of most valuable resources you can possess is an extensive and well-qualified support network. You may be looking to network with investors for funding and advice / experience from prior startups. It may be that you are looking for a group where you can network and find other entrepreneurs with supply,
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Allstate sees potential for Ireland as global business hub | ๐Ÿ’ผ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ ๐Ÿ“ฐ

Ireland is becoming the โ€˜back officeโ€™ for Allstate Sales Group (ASG) with the introduction of software development and CAD support centres in Waterford and Sligo where the American company is expanding. Up to 200 people over the next three years will be employed in the Irish centres, with over ten recruited so far and โ€œmultiple interviewsโ€ taking place, says president of ASG, Anthony Tepedino. For more on this story or other Business News: โ€” Read on www.google.co.uk/amp/s/amp.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/business/allstate-sees-potential-for-ireland-as-global-business-hub-981116.html
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‘No surprise’ for Scottish business as UK economy stagnates | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ๐Ÿ’ผ๐Ÿ“ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

SCOTTISH business leaders have said they are not surprised that the UK economy stagnated in the last quarter of 2019, with manufacturing contracting for the third quarter in a row and the service sector slowing around the General Election period. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said yesterdayโ€™s figures also showed the economy grew by 1.4% in 2019, marginally higher than the 1.3% recorded in 2018. Manufacturing output fell by 1.1% after some car factories paused work in November in case Britain left the European Union without a deal on October 31. Find more on this article or other Business
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HS2: Government to give high-speed rail line the go-ahead – ๐Ÿ“ฐ ๐Ÿš†๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

The government is set to approve the controversial High Speed 2 (HS2) rail project, the BBC has learned. An announcement on the route linking London to Birmingham, and then on to Manchester and Leeds, is expected by the prime minister on Tuesday.  Supporters of the plan say it will improve transport times, create jobs and rebalance the UK’s economy. But the rising cost of the project and accusations of mismanagement have provoked anger from critics. HS2 – which is due to be completed by 2040 – is already over budget and behind schedule. Find more on this article and other
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Welsh business confidence is on the up according to the South Wales Argus ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ’ผ ๐Ÿ“ฐ

Business confidence in Wales rose five points during January to 13 per cent on the back of growing optimism over firmsโ€™ business prospects, according to the latest Business Barometer from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. Companies in Wales report higher confidence in their business prospects at 14 per cent and higher economic optimism at 12 per cent. This gives an overall confidence of 13 per cent. However, businessesโ€™ hiring intentions showed that a net balance of less than one in 20 (four per cent) businesses in the region expect to hire more staff during the next year, down five points on
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Join Brazilian Legend Roberto Carlos for El Clasico this March โšฝ๏ธ ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

Want to join #Introbiz with Brazilian WorldCup winner footballer Roberto Carlos Real Madrid vs Barcelona at the Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid, Spain on Sunday 1st March.. Limited tickets are available see further information here.. Introbiz Host Event At Real Madrid #IntrobizGlobalNetworking #Football
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Special flights put in for Welsh Fans attending Euro 2020 match โšฝ๏ธ โœˆ๏ธ ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ

Vueling Airlines, part of International Airlines Group (IAG), has announced special flights from Cardiff to Rome-Fiumicino, so fans will be able to fly from their national airport to support the Wales football team at the UEFA EURO 2020 match against Italy, which kicks off at Romeโ€™s Olympic Stadium on 21st June. The airline has released an outbound flight from Cardiff Airport to Rome-Fiumicino Airport, departing at 13:05 on 20th June and returning at 14:30 on 22nd June. The flights will be operated by an Airbus A320, which can hold up to 186 passengers each way. Spencer Birns, Chief Commercial Officer
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Baker Ing โ€“ The Global Debt Matrix ๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ’ถ ๐Ÿ’ต ๐Ÿ’ท ๐Ÿ’ด

If you need some debt recovered overseas, take a look at the unique Global Debt Recovery available from Baker Ing โ€“ Home of the Global Debt Matrix โ€” Read more on bakering.global/
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Things to do in London – #ThingstodoinLondon ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ”๐Ÿป๐Ÿฅ‚๐ŸฅŠโ›ธ๐ŸŽญ๐ŸŽช๐ŸŽŸ๐ŸŽซ๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽฐ๐Ÿšค๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ—ฝ๐ŸŽ ๐ŸŽข๐ŸŽก๐ŸŸ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Things To Do In London, Eating out in London, days out in London, nightlife in London, restaurants in London, shopping in London, site seeing in London. So many great things to do in London. โ€” Read more on thingstodoinlondon.co.uk/
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PREMFLIX: The Premier League’s plans to develop Netflix-style streaming service โšฝ๏ธ ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“บ๐Ÿ“ฐ

By Nick Harris for The Mail on Sunday 22:33 08 Feb 2020, updated 22:51 08 Feb 2020 ๏ฟผ Netflix-like streaming service from the Premier League could be on its way  โ€ข The league’s new CEO Richard Masters’ plans could revolutionise live football โ€ข It could benefit clubs through increased revenue and fans via lower prices  The Premier League is working on plans to launch a Netflix-style digital streaming channel, selling live games direct to fans, new CEO Richard Masters has revealed. Trials of a new ‘Over The Top’ (OTT) service that cuts out traditional broadcasters could start as early as
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Tech sector grows six times faster than other businesses ๐Ÿ–ฅ๐Ÿ“ฑ๐Ÿ’ป

Tech sector grows six times faster than other businesses, says government... News 6 FEB 2020   Digital companies contributed ยฃ149bn to the economy in 2018 as UK cements position as a leading tech superpower COMMENT Lift-off: Britain's tech sector has grown six times faster than rest of economy Timothy Adler The digital sector has grown nearly six times faster than growth across the rest of the economy, says the government. Britainโ€™s thriving digital sector contributed ยฃ149bn to the UK economy in 2018 โ€“ up 7.9 per cent on 2017. This was up 7.9 per cent on 2017, meaning growth in
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The High Street of the future ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿข๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿ•

The high street of the future  | Jan 23rd, 2020  At O2, we have a keen interest in the future of the high street. And as a high street retailer, one of the things thatโ€™s front of mind for us is how we can rise to the challenge of changing retail environments. As we all know, those challenges are very real. Hardly a day seems to go by without news of another famous name disappearing. Or yet another set of figures published showing the seemingly inexorable rise of spend online. Yet, as we discussed at the 2019 O2 Blue Door conference,
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Interesting Article on Influencer Marketing ๐Ÿ–ฅ ๐Ÿ’ผ๐Ÿ“ฑ

Adam Williams, CEO of Takumi Itโ€™s easy to forget how recent a phenomenon influencer marketing is โ€“ Instagram isnโ€™t even 10 years old yet! As such, the techniques and rules that govern it have had to grow quickly โ€“ and theyโ€™re still evolving. Over the last three years, however, influencer marketing has gone from strength to strength, thanks largely to greater regulation and the efforts of brands to create more impactful, authentic campaigns. But as we progress deeper into the new year, what does the future have in store for influencer marketing and what is the potential for businesses considering
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Pension Insurance Corporation is taking over the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund for ยฃ1.6B ๐Ÿ’ผ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  One of the UKโ€™s leading specialist pension insurers is signing a ยฃ 1.6 billion deal to take on pension funding obligations from the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF). Sky News understands that Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) will announce Monday that it is transforming an existing financial arrangement with the scheme into a buy-in โ€“ guaranteeing the pensions of around 14,000 members. It is the latest in a series of agreements entered into by the trustees of the merchant navy pension scheme, established in 1937 to provide retirement and death benefits to shipping company officers. MNOPF signed its first
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Be a Part of El Classico โ€” March 2020, in Spain โšฝ๏ธ ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

๐Ÿ’ฅThis is experience of lifetime๐Ÿ’ฅ Want to join Introbiz and Legend Getaway Experience, with Brazilian WorldCup winning footballer Roberto Carlos at Real Madrid vs Barcelona football Game at the El Clasico in Bernabeu Stadium on Sunday 1st March 2020…. What you get: ๐Ÿ’ฅ See Real Madrid vs Barcelona live in luxury vip box in Bernabeu Stadium. ๐Ÿ’ฅ Meet Roberto Carlos spend personal time with him. ๐Ÿ’ฅ Enjoy having lunch with Footballer Roberto Carlos. ๐Ÿ’ฅ Receive Complementary Food and Drinks watching the game. ๐Ÿ’ฅ Network with Entrepreneurs Corporate Companies and Business Owners. ๐Ÿ’ฅ Stay in fabulous 5* hotel. ๐Ÿ’ฅ Receive photos
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Two big steps forward for the South Wales regeneration scheme ๐Ÿ— ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ

A ยฃ135m South Wales regeneration scheme took two big steps forward last week. A preferred bidder was announced for the Swansea Central Phase One hotel site. They are the nationally renowned premium hotel operator, Cairn Group, which is in discussions with a number of international hotel brands for the site. And the design of the schemeโ€™s landmark bridge was unveiled. It is a playful and spectacular gold-coloured interpretation of a striking swan figure. It was designed by respected Swansea artist Marc Rees in collaboration with contemporary architect, ACME. Swansea Central Phase One is being developed by Swansea Council as a
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Naked Cleaning Boss shows that she can do whatever she expects her staff to do ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ’ผ ๐Ÿงน

The boss of a naked cleaning company hit back at critics who said she wouldn’t do the job herself by polishing in her underwear for clients. The Boss started her business after quitting a ยฃ16.50-an-hour role because she realised her new business would make her more cash.  Nikki Belton, 33, will be stripping down from her office wear to lingerie to scrub the houses of five customers after trolls on social media claimed she wouldnโ€™t do the job she was expecting others to take on.     The Naked Cleaning Company offers domestic cleaning services from lingerie, topless to fully naked cleaners
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Port Talbot is Britainโ€™s Property Hot Spot ๐Ÿ  ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ

Portalbot Britain's Property Hot Spot... It may be best known for its giant smoking steelworks but Port Talbot proved to be Britain's property hot spot last year, figures show. The industrial town saw average house prices rise by 7.5% during 2019 - almost five times the national average. Cheap seafront houses and removing the Severn bridge tolls helped fuel the rise, according to estate agents. Four Welsh towns made the top 10 while Aberdeen, Witney in Oxfordshire, and Woking in Surrey saw the biggest falls. For 70 years the sprawling steelworks - among the largest in Europe - has dominated
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ยฃ46m rail road depot opens in Wigan ๐Ÿš† ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

  A โ€œmuch neededโ€ state-of-the-art railroad depot that cost ยฃ 46 million was opened in Wigan. The existing freight train yard in Springs Branch, Ince was transformed by Network Rail to provide a huge base for the Northern trains to be stored overnight. It is hoped that this will help the ailing operator, who will go publicly in March, to manage its fleet more effectively and improve the reliability of its services. The depot, funded by the Department of Transportation (DfT), was created as part of the Great North Rail Project, an industry effort to improve train travel for customers
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50,000 trees to be planted in England to help fight climate change ๐ŸŒฒ โ˜€๏ธ

More than 50,000 trees are to be planted in urban areas of England as 13 projects have been given the go ahead. The government’s Urban Tree Challenge Fund will see each scheme receive a share from a ยฃ10m pot. Recipients include projects in Cornwall, London, Manchester and the north-east of England. Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers said the trees would help fight climate change and connect urban-dwellers with nature. The announcement comes days after Ms Villiers was tackled by critics who said many more news trees were needed than those proposed .
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Visit the Marketing Wales Website ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ–ฅ

Marketing Wales is a Welsh Marketing Agency providing Web Marketing Wales Services that include Marketing Consultancy, Marketing Training & Marketing Services, especially Digital Marketing Consultancy, Digital Marketing Training & Digital Marketing Services. The Marketing Wales Website and Wales Blogs is run by Sales & Marketing & Business Growth Consultant Mike Armstrong and his Sales & Marketing Consultancy Business MA Consultancy, part of the MA Group of Businesses. The Marketing Wales website also manages the WelshBiz Blog – an award winning welsh business news blog, with connected WelshBiz and other geographical and niche Social Media Accounts. For more; about UK Entrepreneur
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Best UK Business Blogs ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ’ผ ๐Ÿ“”

https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_business_blogs/     Best UK Business Blogs And Websites To Follow In 2020 and Beyond… The best UK Business Blogs List containing the top 5 UK Business Blogs, the top 10 UK Business Blogs, the top 15 UK Business Blogs, the top 20 UK Business Blogs & the top 25 UK Business Blogs. The Best UK Business Blogs list includes the Best UK Business Blogs from thousands of UK Business blogs in the feed spot index which is compiled using search and social metrics. Feed Spot carefully selected these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower
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