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People & Jobs

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Job Gains / Losses

GainLossDateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
10029 Aug 2014£5m Kidderminster factory - 100 New Jobs - Company GrowthAmtek Auto Group is to build a new £5 million factory in Kidderminster creating 100 new jobs. The foundry plant will manufacture aluminium components, and work to convert the vacant buildings at the site will start later this summer, with production due to start by the end of 2014. Amtek has 65 centres around the world and is headquartered in India. Laurence Hurley, chief operating officer for Amtek International
Amtek Investments (Uk) Limited
£-0.0m42
28 Aug 2014£3.7m Grant Secured - Major Housebuilding Programme - Employment Opportunities ExpectedHousing association Spire Homes has secured a £3.7m grant to build 180 new homes in Rutland and Northamptonshire. The development is expected to create employment opportunities at the £24m turnover company. Spire Homes has approximately 100 employees.
Spire Homes (LG) Limited
£24m£7m943
2531 Aug 2014£2.5m Investment - New 25 jobs - Business growthScunthorpe based TSC Foods is to invest £2.5m within the next 12 months to increase its production activity. The increase in production will lead to 25 new jobs. The firm currently employs 375 staff with a turnover of £44.22m
TSC Foods Group Limited
£44m£3m3751
28 Aug 2014£150m Expansion - £9m Terminal Upgrade - New Jobs ExpectedBristol Airport is planning to open an extended terminal building by summer 2015 following a £8.6m upgrade, as part of a wider £150m expansion programme. The investment programme will allow the £65m turnover company to handle 10 million passengers a year at the airport. New jobs are expected.
Bristol Airport Limited
£65m£26m2152
28 Aug 2014£150,000 Investment - Opening Wine Bar - Creating JobsSalut Wines is opening a wine bar and merchants in Manchester, in a £150,000 investment. The company, established by Jon and Sara Saunby, has secured a loan from Business Finance Solutions. The new premises will open in August 2014, creating employment opportunities.
Salut Wines
1
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People & Jobs

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Management Moves

GainLossDateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
128 Aug 2014Recruiting Staff - IT and Communications RolesAlloa-headquartered Police Scotland is recruiting IT and communications staff. It is seeking an intranet manager, two communications officers and a corporate communications officer.
Police Scotland
1
128 Aug 2014Management Moves - Business growthLondon based DTZ has recruited a new Facilities Manager for its Newcastle office. David Benwell will be responsible for facilities management services to DTZ's managed properties throughout the North East. The firm currently employs 4720 staff with a turnover of £341.28m
Dtz Holdings Plc
£341m4,7201
229 Aug 2014Further Job Losses - £124,000 Funding SecuredBury Hospice is to receive £124,000 from the NHS to fund a number of services. The hospice is replacing three clinical manager posts with one nursing manager and is making some complementary therapy, nursing, catering and fundraising roles redundant. Services are being reduced.
Bury Hospice
£3m542
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People & Jobs

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Outsourcing

GainLossDateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
28 Aug 2014Outsourced website management - Increased sales - Business performance.Manchester based sports supplement retailer, Bodybuilding Warehouse has seen a 143% increase in converted clicks and a 38% reduction in average cost per click on its website by outsourcing to Space 48. The firm is aiming to hit £1m sales per month with international expansion into Ireland, France and Germany.
Bodybuilding Warehouse
1
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Headquarters & Premises

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Office Premises

GainLossDateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
28 Aug 2014£14m Studio Expansion - New Jobs ExpectedNorthern Ireland Screen Commission is doubling production space at the Titanic Studios in Belfast in a £14m expansion which is expected to create employment opportunities. A further 100,000 square foot of facilities will be created by developer Titanic Quarter Ltd.
Northern Ireland Screen Commission
£16m261
131 Aug 2014Office closure - 70 Job lossesLondon based national bank Barclays, is to close its office in Cardiff with 70 job losses. Alternative roles could be available, and relocation to other parts of the business may also be possible. The bank currently employ 143,700 staff with a turnover of £34,485m
Barclays PLC
£34,485m143,700989
101 Sep 2014New jobs - New premises - Business expansionEast Lancashire based Recruitment Consultancy Cummins Mellor has opened a new office in London and recruited 5 new members of staff. The firm has offices in Accrington and 2 in London.
Cummins Mellor Recruitment Agency
1
129 Aug 2014New headquarters - New partnership - Business growthA new chain of Netto supermarkets is set to have its headquarters in Wakefield, and is to launch 15 new stores across the UK with Sainsburys. The new stores will have their distribution centre in Scunthorpe. The firm currently employs 2700 staff with a turnover of £723.97m
Netto Foodstores Limited
£724m£22m2,700193
101 Sep 2014Creating 100 Jobs - New Base in Plymouth - Business DiversificationPlumbing company Kings of Sherborne is planning to establish an operation in Plymouth, Devon, and expand its base in Sherborne, Dorset, creating 100 jobs over two years. The company intends to expand into new areas throughout Devon and Cornwall, and increase its commercial and industrial work.
H King & Sons Limited
1
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Headquarters & Premises

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Industrial Premises

GainLossDateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
129 Aug 2014£5m Kidderminster factory - 100 New Jobs - Company GrowthAmtek Auto Group is to build a new £5 million factory in Kidderminster creating 100 new jobs. The foundry plant will manufacture aluminium components, and work to convert the vacant buildings at the site will start later this summer, with production due to start by the end of 2014. Amtek has 65 centres around the world and is headquartered in India. Laurence Hurley, chief operating officer for Amtek International
Amtek Investments (Uk) Limited
£-0.0m42
128 Aug 2014£14m Studio Expansion - New Jobs ExpectedNorthern Ireland Screen Commission is doubling production space at the Titanic Studios in Belfast in a £14m expansion which is expected to create employment opportunities. A further 100,000 square foot of facilities will be created by developer Titanic Quarter Ltd.
Northern Ireland Screen Commission
£16m261
28 Aug 2014New £5m Hub - Business growthBanbury, Oxfordshire based chicken factory Faccenda Foods, which supplies Asda and Nandos is adding a new £5 million hub to its main plant in Brackley. Faccenda Foods is the 2nd largest poultry production company in the UK, processing two million chickens a week and with a turnover of more than £400 million a year.
Faccenda Foods Limited
1
129 Aug 2014Growth Funding Secured - International Expansion - Recruitment PlansLondonderry etailer Baketball Direct has secured funding to increase its warehouse space and break into new export markets. The company, which exports to 90 countries, plans to hire more staff as part of the expansion.
Basketball Direct Ltd
1
101 Sep 2014Business Expansion - New Factory Planned - 10 New JobsHBS Foods Ltd, which produces nut-based food products, is to create a new food processing factory in Netherton, West Midlands, after outgrowing its current premises in Dudley. The expansion will create 10 new jobs.
HBS Foods Limited
1
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Headquarters & Premises

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Retail Premises

GainLossDateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
128 Aug 2014£150,000 Investment - Opening Wine Bar - Creating JobsSalut Wines is opening a wine bar and merchants in Manchester, in a £150,000 investment. The company, established by Jon and Sara Saunby, has secured a loan from Business Finance Solutions. The new premises will open in August 2014, creating employment opportunities.
Salut Wines
1
01 Sep 2014To Expand National Presence - £6m InvestmentIndependent furniture retailer the Furniture Village has secured £6m to expand across the country. The company intends to open new stores and revamp its current portfolio. The expansion will create new jobs. The business has 40 stores across the UK, 760 employees and revenues of £200m per annum.
Furniture Village Group Limited
6602
128 Aug 2014Opening Peterborough Store - 100 New JobsMore than 1,200 people have applied for up to 100 jobs at a soon-to-open Waitrose supermarket in Peterborough. The new store, which is currently under construction, will replace an existing Waitrose store in Peterborough.
Waitrose Ltd
£5,416m£264m43,000241
128 Aug 2014Opening New Store - Creating Employment OpportunitiesRetailers Marks and Spencer and Next, are opening new stores at Wheatley Retail Park in Doncaster, creating more than 60 new jobs. Marks & Spencer Simply Food is taking a 12,502 square foot unit at Wheatley Retail Park.
Marks And Spencer P.L.C.
£10,027m£756m57,518710
128 Aug 2014Opening New Store - Creating Employment OpportunitiesRetailers Next and Marks and Spencer are opening new stores at Wheatley Retail Park in Doncaster, creating more than 60 new jobs. Next, which already has a smaller unit at Wheatley is to upsize into a 23,518 square foot unit.
Next PLC
£3,563m£695m50,000500
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Headquarters & Premises

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Educational Premises

GainLossDateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
28 Aug 2014New contract - Bradford College - Business growthHertfordshire based building contractor, BAM Construct has been appointed to build a £10m advanced technologies centre for Bradford College. BAM is aiming for an Excellent rating through sustainability scheme BREEAM, with features to include solar panels, a bio-diverse roof and super-efficient plant. The firm currently employs 2233 staff with a turnover of £839.50m
Bam Construct UK Limited
£840m£9m2,2331
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Headquarters & Premises

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Public Service Premises

GainLossDateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
28 Aug 2014£150m Expansion - £9m Terminal Upgrade - New Jobs ExpectedBristol Airport is planning to open an extended terminal building by summer 2015 following a £8.6m upgrade, as part of a wider £150m expansion programme. The investment programme will allow the £65m turnover company to handle 10 million passengers a year at the airport. New jobs are expected.
Bristol Airport Limited
£65m£26m2152
128 Aug 2014Picture House To Close - 7 Job LossesThe Picture House, a community-run cinema in Campbeltown, Scotland, is to close in August 2014 with the loss of seven jobs, because of the need for substantial improvement.
The Picture House, Campbeltown, Ltd
1
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Headquarters & Premises

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Leisure Premises

GainLossDateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
101 Sep 2014£150,000 Bar Refurbishment - 15 New JobsStonegate Pub Company is re-opening the Slug and Lettuce bar in Brentwood, Essex, following a £150,000 refurbishment. Fifteen new jobs are being created. Costa Coffee has also established a base on the premises.
Stonegate Pub Company
£484m£22m10,5772
02 Sep 2014£11m Investment - Creating 120 Jobs - Positive Business OutlookWolverhampton City Council is investing £11 million to renovate its three Wolverhampton Venues - Civic Hall, Wulfun Hall and Grand Theatre. Around 120 jobs will come as part of the work.
Wolverhampton City Council
1
102 Sep 2014Pub Takeover - Rapid Business Growth - Potential New JobsJarrow Brewery is set to take over The Borough Arms, said to be the oldest pub in Gateshead. The pub will be very much ale-focused and will be reopened following refurbishment, creating new jobs. Jarrow Brewery has quickly grown to include two brewery sites and several pubs.
Jarrow Brewery Limited
1
128 Aug 2014Opening Restaurant in Motherwell - 50 New JobsAmerican fast-food chain KFC has been given the ­go-ahead to build a drive through restaurant in the centre of Motherwell which is expected to open in 2015. KFC is investing £1.3million in the development at Motherwell Shopping Centre which will also create 50 new jobs.
Kentucky Fried Chicken (Great Britain) Limited
£423m£43m25722
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Headquarters & Premises

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Call Centres

GainLossDateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
128 Aug 2014100 New jobs - New premises - Business growthLondon based insurance business Union Insurance is to create more than 100 new jobs in Yorkshire after investing £1.4m to launch its first operation outside London. The firm has a site in Wakefield which will be used as a call centre. The firm currently employs 122 staff with a turnover of £6.93m
Union Income Benefit Holdings Limited
£7m£3m1222
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Growth

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Employee Growth

   DateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
28 Aug 2014Workforce Expansion - Turnover Up 34% to £11m - 56% Employee Growth - 290 UK LocationsPhysio World Limited is engaged in the provision of physiotherapy services and the sale of associated orthotic equipment.
Physio World Limited
£11m£2m213290
29 Aug 2014Turnover Up 84% to £10.3m - 170% Employee Growth - High Growth CompanyQa Business School Limited is a provider of education services to UK and overseas students.
Qa Business School Limited
£10m£-0.4m811
29 Aug 2014Turnover Up 34% to £13.3m - 21% Employee Growth - Strong Business PerformanceCroma Security Solutions Group Plc is a group engaged in the provision of manned guarding and asset protection (Croma Vigilant), CCTV security, fire alarm system (Croma security Systems), identity management.
Croma Security Solutions Group Plc
£13m£0.1m3932
29 Aug 2014Turnover Up 31.3% to £14.3m - 30% Employee Growth - Postive Business PerformancePartners Capital Llp is engaged in the provision of access to world-class investment opportunities on favourable terms, typically reserved for institutional investors, by aggregating their collective pool of capital alongside other leading professional service firms.
Partners Capital Llp
£15m£7m521
28 Aug 2014Turnover Up 24% to £115.7m - 33% Employee Growth - 10 UK LocationsRK Harrison is a group engaged in insurance broking, operates as a retail and a wholesale insurance broker, and a reinsurance broker, with the majority of its clients based in the United Kingdom and North America.
R K Harrison Holdings Ltd
£115m£23m7005
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Growth

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Turnover Growth

   DateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
28 Aug 2014Workforce Expansion - Turnover Up 34% to £11m - 56% Employee Growth - 290 UK LocationsPhysio World Limited is engaged in the provision of physiotherapy services and the sale of associated orthotic equipment.
Physio World Limited
£11m£2m213290
27 Aug 2014Workforce Expansion - Turnover Up 18.2% to £2m - Business PerformanceFulham Football Club Foundation is a leading community sport charity that uses the power of sport to deliver a variety of inspiring education, health, disability, social inclusion and football programmes.
Fulham Football Club Foundation
£2m891
29 Aug 2014Workforce Expansion - Turnover Grows 38.9% to £10.4m - 95 EmployeesDbg One Limited is engaged in the provision of a broad range of data-based marketing communication services, across multiple channels, to the marketing communications industry.
Dbg One Limited
£10m£0.4m952
28 Aug 2014Workforce Expansion - 39 Vacancies - Turnover Up 23% to £118m - Positive Business OutlookWorld Brands Duty Free Limited are the UK's leading travel retailer and offers the ultimate airport shopping experience.
World Brands Duty Free Limited
£118m£8m833
29 Aug 2014Workforce Expansion - 17 Vacancies - Turnover Increase 28% to £12.2mdotDigital Group PLC is engaged in providing intuitive software as a service and managed services to digital marketing professionals.
dotDigital Group PLC
£12m£4m1542
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New Business Wins & Company Awards

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Contracts, Orders

   DateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
28 Aug 2014£14m Titanic Studios Expansion - New Jobs ExpectedDeveloper Titanic Quarter is expanding the Titanic Studios in Belfast in a £14m investment which is expected to create job opportunities. The expansion will provide two new film studios comprising 43,000 sq ft of space, 23,000 sq ft of film production workshops, and office space. Titanic Quarter has a turnover of £5.1m.
Titanic Quarter Limited
£5m£-9.9m161
01 Sep 2014Sales Increased To £320,000 - Targeting £1m Turnover - Staff RecruitmentAlphaDrive Engineering Services, which supplies and repairs bearings, industrial gearboxes, motors and power transmissions, has increased its sales to £320,000 after securing new contracts. It intends to increase turnover to £1m by 2018 and has increased staff numbers to eight. The Willenhall, West Midlands-based company recently recruited two apprentices.
Alphadrive Engineering Services Limited
5
28 Aug 2014New £800k MoD contract - 400 Vehicle covers - Business growthSuart Canvas, a Warrington firm which specialises in industrial coverings, has won a £800,000 order to supply the Ministry of Defence with 400 covers for armoured vehicles returning from Afghanistan. The company, which has 45 staff, was asked to come up with covers for 10 different types of vehicle that weighed less than 30kg and could be applied by two people.
Stuart Canvas Limited
1
02 Sep 2014New contracts - Worth £13m - Business growthNewcastle based Shepherd Engineering Services has won a double deal worth £13m. The firm will provide full mechanical and electrical services as part of the £200m transformation of Newcastle?s historic Stephenson Quarter and for the Leisure Centre in County Durham which forms part of a £40m investment.
Shepherd Engineering Services Ltd
£193m£6m9076
29 Aug 2014New Product Prototype - Manufacturing Partnership - New JobsFreedom Campervans, the Yorkshire-based campervan conversion firm also known as Kiravans, has developed a prototype swivelling bench seat, to be manufactured commercially by PCT Metalmex. The company has taken on new staff to deal with expected orders, including 3 new engineering apprentices. PCT Metalmex is also expanding, with sales expected to exceed GBP 5m and its workforce now reaching 74 people.
PCT Holdings Limited
£5m£0.1m741
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Mergers & Acquisitions

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Mergers, Acquisitions & Flotations

   DateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
27 Aug 2014£6.6bn Acquisition - International Expansion - 18,000 SitesUS-headquartered Burger King is to acquire Canadian chain Tim Hortons, in a £6.6bn transaction that will create the world's third biggest fast food group with combined sales of £13.8bn and 18,000 sites.
Burger King (United Kingdom) Limited
£9m345
30 Aug 2014Merges with Dixons - £3.7bn deal - Business developmentLondon based national mobile phone company, Carphone Warehouse, has merged with Dixons. The 3.7bn merger has been completed with a new website and logo. The merge has created 7 new stores with a further 23 planed before the end of the year. Carphone warehouse has a turnover of £10.7m
Carphone Warehouse Group Public Limited Company
£11m£3m31
29 Aug 2014Acquires Brand Addition - Deal worth £24m - Business expansionLondon based H.I.G. Capital has acquired Brand Addition from 4imprint for £24m. Brand Additions supplies promotional merchandise as part of an outsourcing arrangement. H.I.G currently employs 15 staff with a turnover of £7.66m
H.I.G. Capital International Advisors, Llp
£8m£2m151
02 Sep 2014Acquired by Walgreens - £9bn deal - Business developmentNottingham based national retailer and pharmacy, Alliance Boots has been acquired by US retailer Walgreens for £9bn. The firm will be called Walgreen Boots Alliance and is planning a cost cutting exercise to save £594m by 2017.
Alliance Boots Holdings Limited
£-321.0m53,7891,500
28 Aug 2014Acquired by Topland - £75m Deal - Business changeYorkshire based Hallmark Hotels has been sold by Palatine Private Equity and Bridgepoint Development Capital to investment firm Topland for £75m. The company has over 700 rooms, employs 600 staff and recorded turnover of £20.2m in the year to December 2013.
Hallmark Hotels Group Limited
6002
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Budgets & Expenditure

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IT

   DateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
01 Sep 2014Major IT Investment - New Intranet - Efficiency SavingsNottingham Trams has invested in a new intranet, improving staff communications and creating efficiency savings. The intranet was developed by web specialist Digital Mix and agency Ideafuel Creative. Nottingham Trams has a turnover of £13m.
Nottingham Trams Limited
£13m£3m1831
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Companies Receiving Investment

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Private Equity / Bank Funding

   DateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
01 Sep 2014£64m Investment - New waste plant - Business growthEdinburgh based UK Green Investment Bank is investing £64m into a new energy from waste plant in Derby. The project will see 250 people recruited to work on the construction and 34 new permanent roles to operate it.
UK Green Investment Bank Plc
£2m232
28 Aug 2014£3.7m Grant Secured - Major Housebuilding Programme - Employment Opportunities ExpectedHousing association Spire Homes has secured a £3.7m grant to build 180 new homes in Rutland and Northamptonshire. The development is expected to create employment opportunities at the £24m turnover company. Spire Homes has approximately 100 employees.
Spire Homes (LG) Limited
£24m£7m943
02 Sep 2014£28m Funding - Business Growth - £15.18m TurnoverCableCom Networking provides fully managed internet services to high occupation residences, and data networking services.
CABLECOM NETWORKING LIMITED
£15m£2m681
31 Aug 2014£2.5m Investment - New 25 jobs - Business growthScunthorpe based TSC Foods is to invest £2.5m within the next 12 months to increase its production activity. The increase in production will lead to 25 new jobs. The firm currently employs 375 staff with a turnover of £44.22m
TSC Foods Group Limited
£44m£3m3751
28 Aug 2014£150,000 Investment - Opening Wine Bar - Creating JobsSalut Wines is opening a wine bar and merchants in Manchester, in a £150,000 investment. The company, established by Jon and Sara Saunby, has secured a loan from Business Finance Solutions. The new premises will open in August 2014, creating employment opportunities.
Salut Wines
1
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Performance & Profits

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Business Performance

   DateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
01 Sep 2014Sales Increased To £320,000 - Targeting £1m Turnover - Staff RecruitmentAlphaDrive Engineering Services, which supplies and repairs bearings, industrial gearboxes, motors and power transmissions, has increased its sales to £320,000 after securing new contracts. It intends to increase turnover to £1m by 2018 and has increased staff numbers to eight. The Willenhall, West Midlands-based company recently recruited two apprentices.
Alphadrive Engineering Services Limited
5
01 Sep 2014Placed Into Administration - 170 Jobs LostPasta Reale, a West Sussex pasta maker, has been placed into administration and 169 staff members have been made redundant. Joint administrators from BDO LLP are seeking a purchaser for the facilities and assets of the company, which has a turnover of £39m.
Pasta Reale Limited
£39m£-3.7m2374
28 Aug 2014Outsourced website management - Increased sales - Business performance.Manchester based sports supplement retailer, Bodybuilding Warehouse has seen a 143% increase in converted clicks and a 38% reduction in average cost per click on its website by outsourcing to Space 48. The firm is aiming to hit £1m sales per month with international expansion into Ireland, France and Germany.
Bodybuilding Warehouse
1
28 Aug 2014Increase in bookings of 150% - Business performanceYork based business specialising in private jet and helicopter charters, Flymenow has increased bookings in June 2014 by 150%. In 2014 FlyMeNow has booked 140% more flights compared to last year, clocking up, on average, more than 150 flying hours each month.
Flymenow Limited
2
29 Aug 2014GBP 5m Shopping Centre Expansion - New Colchester JobsQuadrant Estates, the London-based property developer, is planning a GBP 5m upgrade of a Colchester retail centre. The plans will add a Costa Coffee and three new stores, space for one-off events such as farmers markets or Christmas tree sales, and will also introduce a one way loop system for motorists will help alleviate congestion. New jobs are expected.
Quadrant Estates Limited
2
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Performance & Profits

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Products and Services

   DateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
29 Aug 2014Further Job Losses - £124,000 Funding SecuredBury Hospice is to receive £124,000 from the NHS to fund a number of services. The hospice is replacing three clinical manager posts with one nursing manager and is making some complementary therapy, nursing, catering and fundraising roles redundant. Services are being reduced.
Bury Hospice
£3m542
29 Aug 2014Business Expansion - Recruiting 12 StaffWardle Transport is recruiting 12 more staff, including drivers and engineering fitters, as it prepares to expand. The company currently has 76 drivers operating across its Staffordshire network. It is planning three more routes to improve its service to passengers.
Wardle Transport
1
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Hot Topic

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International

   DateHeadlineSummaryOrganisationTurnoverProfitEmployeesLocations
27 Aug 2014£6.6bn Acquisition - International Expansion - 18,000 SitesUS-headquartered Burger King is to acquire Canadian chain Tim Hortons, in a £6.6bn transaction that will create the world's third biggest fast food group with combined sales of £13.8bn and 18,000 sites.
Burger King (United Kingdom) Limited
£9m345
28 Aug 2014Outsourced website management - Increased sales - Business performance.Manchester based sports supplement retailer, Bodybuilding Warehouse has seen a 143% increase in converted clicks and a 38% reduction in average cost per click on its website by outsourcing to Space 48. The firm is aiming to hit £1m sales per month with international expansion into Ireland, France and Germany.
Bodybuilding Warehouse
1
01 Sep 2014Opening Europe's Largest Toy Store - Global ExpansionHamleys is opening a 72,600 sq ft store in Moscow in 2014 as it expands globally. The store will be the largest toy store in Europe. Hamleys operates 30 shops outside the UK, across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The company has a turnover of £31.3m.
Hamleys Of London Limited
£31m£3m27615
29 Aug 2014Growth Funding Secured - International Expansion - Recruitment PlansLondonderry etailer Baketball Direct has secured funding to increase its warehouse space and break into new export markets. The company, which exports to 90 countries, plans to hire more staff as part of the expansion.
Basketball Direct Ltd
1
29 Aug 2014Export Growth - 40% Increase in Turnover - Potential New JobsBradford-headquarterd 2CV City, which restores Citroen 2CV cars and exports them back to France, has increased its turnover by 40% in the last three to four years. The seven-strong company is experiencing strong demand which is expected to create further employment opportunities.
2CV City
1
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