Month: August 2013

Establishment of Asset Management Company

Norwegian has decided to establish a fully owned asset management company.  The asset management company will be incorporated under the laws of Ireland and will have USD as its functional currency. Ireland is the largest aviation finance cluster in Europe which makes the country a natural location given Norwegian’s global expansion and large aircraft orders. …

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Where’s the bear?

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Liverpool Philharmonic Children’s Choirs and In Harmony Liverpool featuring West Everton Children’s Orchestra travel down to London this weekend perform together at the world-famous BBC Proms at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 1st September. Liverpool Philharmonic’s Family Matinee: The Big Proms Bear Hunt is based on Michael Rosen’s much-loved …

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FBCC welcomes new corporate member Altonova

Altonova are a global trailblazer in agile top-performance training and coaching. We are passionate about delivering new agile and lean systemic skills people need in today’s fast changing environments. We believe in integrating business, science and artistic thinking. Our approach is rooted in agile and lean philosophies as well as Eija Mäkirintala’s research work. Altonova possess …

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Capita Conferences Announce National Third Sector Commissioning Conference

A One Day National Conference Third Sector Commissioning Tuesday 26th November 2013 – Central London Capita Conference’s well established Third Sector Commissioning Conference brings together sector leaders from local government, justice, public health and the third sector community to provide you with expert advice on facilitating partnership working to commission and deliver effective public services …

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Capita Conferences Announce National Student Retention in Higher Education Conference

One-day National Conference Student Retention in Higher EducationWednesday 6th November 2013 – Central London Chaired by: Stephanie Marshall, Deputy Chief Executive, Higher Education Academy Capita’s Student Retention in Higher Education Conference comes at a crucial time with record numbers of students abandoning university courses last year as the higher education drop-out rate increased by 13 …

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Video content guide launched by industry leader

Leading video content marketing agency ReelContent has launched a new ebook detailing what video marketing means for businesses today. Entitled “The Future is Video: 53 game-changing content marketing stats”, the ebook discusses the impact of increasing mobile adoption on video marketing, and goes on to expose 53 compelling statistics which show why video cannot be …

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Tobacco smugglers sentenced

Three men involved in tobacco smuggling and money laundering have been sentenced after 800kg of tobacco and £90,000 in cash were seized in Staines. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) officers arrested Dean Butt at his home in Tithe Lane, Wraysbury, near Staines, in May 2012 on suspicion of being involved in tobacco smuggling. As he …

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‘Social Media through the Customer Journey’ Report Launched by NewsReach

Leading international content marketing agency NewsReach has released a new white paper which aims to highlight key ways in which businesses can maximise the effectiveness of social media. The report, entitled  Social Media through the Customer Journey, is available as a free download on the NewsReach website and gives a thorough explanation of the importance of using social media …

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How to benefit from the recent Facebook changes

This Tuesday Facebook made it allowed to run campaigns directly on the timelines and use comments and likes in competitions. Many companies have already trie timeline competitions  function. What Facebook has not done is to optimize for extracting data from likes and comments. It has become easier to create campaings with the recents changes, says Erik …

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UK vitamins market led by Holland & Barrett with a 14% value share

The UK vitamins market continued to grow by 4% in current value terms to reach £738 million in 2012. Cautious consumer spending, lower consumption and a lack of significant new product development prevented the category from growing at a faster pace. The struggle to gain momentum bears witness to challenging trading conditions for companies targeting …

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Cadesign Base A/S announced as BIMobject® Business Partner

Stefan Larsson, CEO of BIMobject AB, and Lars Jürgensen, CEO of Cadesign Base A/S, today signed a cooperation agreement comprising Cadesign Base A/S as a BIMobject® Business Partner in Aarhus, Denmark. Cadesign Base A/S posesses an extensive network within the IT- and engineering industry. Their experience of BIM is originally grown from creating high-end 2D/3D …

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Tickets now on sale for Bury Sports Awards night

Bury’s annual celebration of local sporting achievement takes place on Friday 13 September at Radcliffe Civic Suite. Tickets are now on sale for the Bury Sports Awards 2012/13, and the evening willinclude guest speakers, presentation of the awards, entertainment and a four0course meal. The awards are organised by Bury Sport and Physical Activity Service in …

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The Clothes Club Raffle

Some great brands have kindly supported us with the raffle prizes. The main prize is a Tokyo bike which is not only worth £500 but it’s a one off by an artist: Alex Daw. If you’re lucky and win the bike you’ll just need to come and collect it in person or pay for the …

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UK weight management market led by Unilever with a 26% value share

The UK weight management market continued to experience a slight decline in 2012, recording total value sales of £126 million. The credibility of the category amongst consumers remained low following the health problems users experienced with GlaxoSmithKline’s diet pill Alli. Generally speaking, the category suffers from a credibility problem because of the general consumer perception …

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Packed agenda for township forum

Whitefield and Unsworth residents are invited to the next meeting of the local township forum on Tuesday 10 September. The meeting will include an update on the current position regarding Whitefield House, in response to a request made at the last forum meeting in July. The council’s foster care team will be there to give …

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Output management market led by Adobe Systems, Hewlett-Packard, and IBM

The output management software market has been forecast to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.89% through 2016, driven by the need to improve efficiency and reduce the overall cost of document delivery, and the increasing demand for software-as-a-service based solutions. Enterprise output management (EOM) is an information technology practice that deals …

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ARLA FOODS TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN ITS COOPERATIVE STATUS IN THE UK

The Arla Foods amba Board of Directors, and the board of Milk Partnership Limited, Arla Foods Milk Partnership’s (AFMP) investment company of which all AFMP farmers are members, have announced the proposal for the roadmap to co-ownership. This could see a further 1,600 British dairy farmers become co-owners of Arla Foods amba, one of Europe’s …

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UK hair care market led by Procter & Gamble

The UK hair care industry experienced healthy current value growth of 5% in 2012, above the 3% inflation rate. The category benefited from the ongoing trend of UK consumers increasingly colouring, styling and generally taking care of their hair at home This trend has been driven by tighter budgets but also the widening availability of …

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