Business enterprise - Mynewsdesk Mynewsdesk news feed directly from the source Business enterprise - Mynewsdesk 128 23 15 Social media footprint now used in financial transactions Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:40:25 +0100 Until recently you had to use a computer to wire money to your friend for that beer and cinema ticket he paid for. Those days are forever gone with the easy to use Payfriendz smartphone app. To prevent money laundering from becoming a major hassle, Payfriendz has teamed up with Veridu and will be using the company’s social identification platform to vet the identity of users. Press Invitation: The Nordic region’s biggest forestry fair – in the heart of the forest nation of Sweden Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:07:52 +0100 You are welcome to apply for accreditation for SkogsElmia 4–6 June, the Nordic region’s biggest forestry fair in the heart of Sweden. SkogsElmia offers a unique breadth of forestry products and services. For many international companies the fair is also the gateway into the Nordic market. Elmia AB Virgin Trains brews new coffee deal with the Nero Roasting Company Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:17:54 +0100 Virgin Trains has today announced a new coffee brand for its on-board offering. Aroma by the Nero Roasting Company has been created by the roaster behind Caffè Nero and will be available across Virgin Trains' fleet of Pendolino and Voyager trains. Virgin Trains Over 500 years late… Richard III’s lost commemorative coin, 3D printed Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:28:48 +0000 London based start-up 3D print technology to right a 530-year wrong by printing commemorative coins for his reburial. They feature his forensically reconstructed face. Natural & Organic Products Europe: Natural Living Exhibitor Show Highlights 2015 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:20:41 +0000 With all exhibition space now sold out, this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show will be its biggest yet. Taking place next month, on 19-20 April, at the new venue of London ExCeL, it will feature over 600 exhibitors showcasing thousands of natural and organic brands. Natural & Organic Products Europe Natural & Organic Products Europe: Health & Nutrition Exhibitor Show Highlights 2015 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:29:14 +0000 With all exhibition space now sold out, this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show will be its biggest yet. Taking place next month, on 19-20 April, at the new venue of London ExCeL, it will feature over 600 exhibitors showcasing thousands of natural and organic brands. Natural & Organic Products Europe Social logins boost businesses Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:27:00 +0000 When it comes to onboarding customers to new apps, online stores and online community based services, nothing beats logging in with social media. However, despite social login becoming the preferred option for users, thousands of online businesses aren’t offering it, and according to an entrepreneur with deep insight into onboarding mechanisms, they’re missing out on a huge amount of business. Swedish restaurant chain opens the 100th restaurant in Istanbul Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:00:00 +0000 March 25th is a memorable date for O’Learys when the Swedish restaurant chain officially opens its 100th restaurant in Istanbul, Turkey. It all began 1988 with a sportsbar in Gothenburg. The concept has since then grown in Scandinavia, Europe, Middle East and Asia. The 100th restaurant opens in the area of Atasehir, Istanbul. O´Learys Russell Bedford appoints Best Audit LLC as full member firm in Azerbaijan Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:20:31 +0000 Baku CPA firm is granted upgraded affiliation status Russell Bedford International ​Stronger management commitment needed to ensure resilient organizations Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:01:00 +0000 A new report by the Business Continuity Institute, supported by certification body NQA, has shown that 6 out of 10 organizations adopt ISO 22301, the international standard for business continuity management. Organizations with strong top management commitment to standardising business continuity practice are four times more likely to adopt ISO 22301 than those who do not. Business Continuity Institute Natural & Organic Products Europe 2015 attracts who’s who of the natural beauty sector Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:41:45 +0000 Now just weeks away, Natural Beauty & Spa at Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show will feature dynamic new content from some of the leading lights of the natural and organic beauty sector. Natural & Organic Products Europe BoBI 2015: Best of Britain & Ireland reports successful event Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:24:30 +0000 Boasting a fresh new look for 2015, Best of Britain & Ireland – the UK’s biggest annual event for the domestic tourism, travel and venue sectors, has been hailed a big success. Diversified Communications UK Budget comment: more support for regions could boost business investment Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:39:14 +0000 IT and equipment manufacturers and suppliers to benefit as more businesses could qualify for enhanced capital allowances. BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions Budget comment: no clarity on future size of Annual Investment Allowance Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:39:05 +0000 BNP Paribas says that businesses need to place major orders for investments in capital equipment by the summer, as eligibility for the current Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) of £500,000 will depend on equipment being on site and ready for use by 31 December. Acting now will allow for lead times of several months on large and complex orders such as customised machinery. BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions ​British entrepreneurs invited on space mission Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:38:49 +0000 Entrepreneurs in the UK’s space industry are being given the chance to win a place on a trade mission to the USA thanks to the UK’s innovation experts, Innovate UK. Innovate UK Swedish Franchise nominates O’Learys to Franchise Chain of the Year 2015 ​​ Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:00:00 +0000 ​O'Learys has been nominated for the award Franchise Chain of the Year 2015 by the member association Swedish Franchise. The prize will be awarded at Frannygalan Saturday, March 28. O'Learys has won the award twice before, in 2005 and 2009. O´Learys Mobile credit card machines for small business Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:27:01 +0000 The sleek, secure and simple iZettle was designed for small and mobile businesses that would benefit from having the facility to take credit and debit card payments without the contract length, high initial purchase costs and long application forms. iZettle has helped to empower businesses with no contract, no commitment, no hidden or monthly fee facilities with their Chip and PIN device. Spiderweb Online Marketing is Causing a Marketplace Revolution Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:56:47 +0000 Let’s face it, the public notary industry can hardly be considered the breeding ground for even moderate change, let alone revolution. Keltic Clothing SMEs must act in a few weeks to maximise tax relief on major capital investments Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:42:01 +0000 ​SMEs have just a few weeks left to plan major investments in machinery and equipment before tax relief on capital investments is cut to a fraction of its current level, warns BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, one of the biggest providers of lease and hire purchase finance in the UK. BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions No Easy Way To Implement Mansion Tax Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:26:57 +0000 Implementation of a Mansion Tax would be fraught with difficulties, property agents CBRE say in an authoritative report released today. The report also argues that designing and implementing an entirely new tax would be time consuming and complex. CBRE