UK Companies

Ssekandi Urges Ugandans Abroad To Invest Back Home

Ssekandi said Uganda’s vision 2020 of wealth creation for all by 2020 can easily be achieved if all Ugandans contribute towards it. UK CONVENTION | INVESTMENT Vice-President Edward Ssekandi has urged Ugandans in the Diaspora to take advantage of the conducive environment in Uganda to invest back home. Ssekandi told Ugandans to make use of their connections to link with ...

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Telford firm to host exports campaign truck

The 32 tonne Exporting is GREAT campaign truck will be at SP’s Bastion House HQ in Hortonwood, Telford on Tuesday, September 26, bringing a range of advice on how Shropshire businesses can export their products and services to overseas customers. The truck provides a flexible workspace including a Skype room connecting to a network of overseas advisors who can talk ...

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Scottish SMEs secure contracts with NHS Scotland

Six Scottish small and medium-sized enterprises have successfully won new contracts with NHS Scotland to help drive treatment and patient innovation in dermatology, diabetes and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The new collaboration is to encourage business innovation in Scotland. It will deliver £1.35 million of collaborative funding from Scottish Enterprise and the Scottish Government’s innovation and healthcare teams to support companies ...

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Awesome and Cloth Cat Sign Deal for ‘Stomp School’

Jeff Norton, founder of Awesome Media & Entertainment, and Jon Rennie, MD of Cloth Cat Animation, pose with copies of Norton’s book, ‘Stomp School,’ which the companies have agreed to co-develop as a series. LONDON — London-based Awesome Media & Entertainment, the company founded by Canadian-born creator, author and screenwriter Jeff Norton, and award-winning Welsh studio Cloth Cat Animation are ...

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International Trade Secretary announces increasing financial support for UK businesses to trade with South Africa and Mozambique

(MENAFN Editorial) LONDON, United Kingdom, September 18, 2017/APO/ — International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox , announced increases in financial trade support for UK businesses to trade with South Africa as he flew out to South Africa and Mozambique to discuss strengthening trade relations (Sunday 17 September). The visit will help to further develop the good bilateral trade relationships with ...

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Going Global – Reactions (subscription)

Reactions (subscription) Going GlobalReactions (subscription)UK companies with a premium listing of shares are required to comply with governance standards contained in the UK corporate governance code. The requirement to do so is enshrined in the concept of “comply or explain”, as set out in the UK Listing Rules.

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UK pension inertia explained – Director magazine

Workers are taking a passive approach to their pensions and missing out on matched contributions from employers for three principle reasons, according to new research An overwhelming majority of UK companies are experiencing pension inertia among their workforces, according to a new report. A study of over 100 organisations by LifeSight, Willis Towers Watson has found that 97 per cent ...

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Zaoui brothers’ advisory firm posts £1.3m UK loss

The London-based advisory firm set up by top bankers and brothers Michael and Yoël Zaoui has posted a loss of more than £1m in its UK business. Mayfair-based Zaoui & Co Ltd generated revenues of £3.7m in 2016, according to accounts filed with the UK’s Companies House and dated September 15. That figure was down sharply from £17.3m in 2015. ...

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What to expect when you’re exporting

Launched in 2012, family run pet food brand Canagan exports its products to more than 35 countries in European, Asian and Middle Eastern markets with a turnover of over£21.5 million this year and just 20 members of staff. CEO Eddie Milbourne offers his advice to other business owners on ‘what to expect when you’re exporting’. Scaling up your business to export ...

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Government innovation grants stimulates economic growth

Innovation grants from the government have created an extra 150,000 jobs and stimulated growth worth £43bn turnover for the UK companies involved, according to the latest research.. The study by Enterprise Research Centre (ERC) looked into research and development grants over a 13-year period and tracked the impact of grants totalling £8bn, which went to nearly 15,000 firms. This figure ...

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