UK Companies

Evercore’s European revenues rise on back of senior hires

Independent US advisory firm Evercore says senior additions to its European ranks have contributed to rising revenues in the region. Evercore Partners International, the group’s European investment banking business, filed its accounts for 2016 with the UK’s Companies House yesterday. They showed revenues of £133.9m, a rise of 12% on 2015, and profit available for division among members of £37m, ...

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Divisa Capital UK Fiscal 2017 Revenues More Than Double to £4.7m

Divisa Capital UK has just filed its annual returns for its fiscal 2017 with the UK Companies House. The company is reporting that last year was a significant milestone. The results are encompassing the company’s financials just before the launch its new retail arm led by Iskandar Najjar, Equiti.com. Turnover increased by 112 percent to £4.67 million ( $6.26 million), ...

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Harvey Nash Group PLC steady as Brexit effect reverses

IT recruitment and staffing group Harvey Nash PLC () says Brexit concerns are boosting demand from financial services companies due to potential changes to compliance and regulation measures. It marks a reverse from last year when the whole sector was knocked by the referendum result. WATCH: Harvey Nash ‘leaner, more focused and streamlined’ ahead of further growth ...

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Hamper company in Bourne is shortlisted for national honour

Published: 11:19 Thursday 28 September 2017 A luxury hamper company in Bourne is in the running for a prestigious award. Hay Hampers, of Roman Bank, has been named as one of the finalists in the Amazon Growing Business Awards’ family-owned business of the year category. The award recognises high class family-owned UK companies that show continued exceptional growth. Managing director ...

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Bill Jamieson: Ethical decisions in the investment world

For many starting out on the stock market for the first time, it is not enough that they choose “good” investments, but that the investments they choose should do good. In recent years there has been growing interest in unit and investment trusts offering portfolios of shares focused on companies considered to be “sustainable”, “socially responsible” and “ethical”. But what ...

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US and UK Companies Lagging in GDPR Compliance Efforts; Brexit Not Derailing UK GDPR Plans

“The findings from both the US and UK surveys are in line with what we’re hearing from our clients about the increased complexity of privacy management and the critical role of technology investments for complying with GDPR and for establishing an accountability program that is easy to implement and manage,” said Chris Babel, CEO of TrustArc. “Regardless of their location, ...

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Livelihoods of 4,200 local workers are on the line if Belfast’s biggest employer Bombardier is hit with punishing US taxes

THOUSANDS of Bombardier workers were hoping for the best last night after learning every job could be axed. Belfast’s biggest employer could be hit with punishing US taxes forcing it to quit Northern Ireland. AFP or licensors Bombardier is Belfast’s biggest employer The livelihoods of 4,200 local staff, and scores of client companies, are on the line if the threatened ...

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Most Influential List 2017: Here’s the list from H to K

FAROOQ HAKIM BT regional director, North East Farooq represents the local face of BT – which supports around 12,600 jobs in the North East – and is responsible for the large scale business transformations which has seen hundreds of millions of pounds invested across the region in technologies such as superfast broadband and 4G. BT is also creating 165 apprentice ...

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Deputy high commissioner calls for greater collaboration between UK and Indian life sciences firms – IndiaGB News – INDIA UK NEWS | ANGLO INDIA NEWS | BRITISH INDIA NEWS | INDIA EXPORTS NEWS | UK EXPORTS NEWS

Britain’s deputy high commissioner in Ahmedabad has called on UK and Indian companies in the life sciences sector to come together and take advantage of the “fantastic opportunities” now available. Speaking at the National Food and Pharma Summit 2017 in Ahmedabad last month, Geoff Wain highlighted the importance of the industry to Britain’s economy and the available opportunities for doing ...

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