Business enterprise - Mynewsdesk Mynewsdesk news feed directly from the source Business enterprise - Mynewsdesk 128 23 15 UK Water Saving Plumbing Products Market growing rapidly Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:30:00 +0100 The UK water saving plumbing products market is estimated at £164 million at Manufacturers Selling Prices (MSP) in 2013, according to a new report by AMA Research. AMA Research Explosive growth in the UK LED Lighting market Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:54:50 +0100 In 2013, the UK LED lighting market was estimated to be worth £330 million at manufacturers’ selling prices (MSP) according to a brand new report by AMA Research. This incorporates all finished, mains-operated LED lighting products, domestic and non-domestic used within construction and building. AMA Research Event Equipment Hire market to grow by 23% over the next 5 years Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:44:41 +0100 The UK market for event equipment hire is estimated to be worth some £560m in 2013, according to a new report by AMA Research. Good weather in 2013, particularly over the key months of the year, benefited the events sector and consequently the event hire sector. AMA Research Online distribution of garden products set to double by 2018 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:29:54 +0100 In contrast to the overall garden products market, online gardening sales have experienced substantial levels of growth in recent years and the internet is by far the fastest growing distribution channel for garden products. In its newly published report on this sector, AMA Research estimates that the Internet garden products distribution market is now worth over £300m at retail prices. AMA Research Electrical Contracting Market Returns to Growth Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:14:10 +0100 The electrical contractors market was estimated to be valued at around £18.2bn in 2013, having seen moderate levels of growth since 2011, according to a report published last month by AMA Research. Growth rates are forecast to improve from 2014 onwards, although the market will remain competitive with profit margins under continued pressure. AMA Research Nordic retailers prepare for Natural Products Scandinavia in Malmö this weekend Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0100 Natural Products Scandinavia – the Nordic region’s only dedicated trade show for the natural health, nutrition, beauty, skin care, and self-care market – opens at 10am at MalmöMässan, Malmö, Sweden, on Sunday 26 October. Natural Products Scandinavia / Nordic Organic Food Fair Natural Products Scandinavia announces this year’s Innovation Awards entries Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:11:56 +0100 Now just five days away, Natural Products Scandinavia is set to welcome thousands of natural and organic products buyers and retailers when doors open for its third edition at MalmöMässan in Malmö, Sweden, on Sunday and Monday, 26-27 October (this weekend). Natural Products Scandinavia / Nordic Organic Food Fair New branding for Best of Britain & Ireland reflects plans for growth Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:13:24 +0100 Best of Britain & Ireland, the leading event for the domestic tourism and venues industry, taking place on 11-12 March 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham, has revealed a bold new brand and visual identity following its recent purchase by event organiser Diversified Communications UK. Diversified Communications UK Uppsala University welcomes donation for studies in Japan Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:00:00 +0100 Mitsubishi Corporation, a Japanese company, has donated SEK 357 000 to Uppsala University´s student exchange programme with Japan. Uppsala universitet Virgin Trains upgrades onboard and station wi-fi Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:34:06 +0100 Virgin Trains passengers will see wi-fi speeds up to four times faster while travelling at 125mph thanks to an overhaul of onboard technology. A separate programme will also see superfast broadband with speeds of between 80MBPS and 100MBPS installed at all 17 stations Virgin Trains manages by summer 2015. Virgin Trains Outdoor Market set to move back to Market Place Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:24:32 +0100 East Staffordshire Borough Council has today announced plans to relocate the outdoor market in Burton Town Centre from Station Street to the Market Place. East Staffordshire Borough Council Companies in East Staffordshire Urged to Act Fast or Miss Out Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:48:40 +0100 Businesses in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership area joining a leadership, coaching and mentoring scheme could get the programme for no cost – if they sign up quickly. East Staffordshire Borough Council Christmas card donation website turns cost of cards into presents for children's charity Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:52:00 +0100, in partnership with The Honeypot Children’s Charity, are offering a donation system where consumers calculate how much they would have spent on cards and postage, and make a one-off donation which pays for a vulnerable child's Christmas present instead. Ltd. Organic industry leaders confirmed for Nordic Organic Food Fair 2014 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:35:58 +0100 Nordic Organic Food Fair, taking place in Malmö, Sweden, on 26-27 October, will feature sessions from IFOAM EU, KRAV Sweden, EkoMatCentrum, Fazer Food Services, Soil Association Certification, and Rolf-Axel Nordström, founder of Ängavallen. Natural Products Scandinavia / Nordic Organic Food Fair CBRE sells Project Leopard on Behalf of Glanmore Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:21:07 +0100 CBRE Bouyant Market for Data Centre Construction in the UK Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:00:00 +0100 The market for data centre construction is estimated to be valued at around £1.1bn in 2013, following two years of exceptionally high level growth. This is according to AMA Research, which published a report on the market in the last quarter. AMA Research Pop-up shops to take over local station Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:05:20 +0100 Community businesses in Warwickshire are invited to join the increasingly popular ‘Station’s Pop-up shop’ initiative, the brainchild of Nicola Griffiths, Pop-Up Business Manager at Virgin Trains. The event will take place at Rugby station from Friday 24 October until Monday 27 October. Virgin Trains Natural Products Scandinavia announces its full theatre line-up for 2014 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:30:00 +0100 With less than two weeks until doors open, Natural Products Scandinavia 2014, taking place in Malmӧ, Sweden, on 26-27 October, has unveiled its full Nordic Self-Care Education Programme. The free seminar programme, available to all visitors and exhibitors over two days, will address current topics facing the natural products industry. Natural Products Scandinavia / Nordic Organic Food Fair Youth Publisher relocates to Scottish Highlands Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:04:00 +0100 New jobs created in the Highlands when youth publisher Bombadil Publishing relocates to Dornie in the Scottish Highlands. Michael Russell MSP for Argyll & Bute: “I am glad to see a young people’s publisher with an interesting new business model moving into Scotland and I am sure that the Highlands will benefit greatly from such new creative jobs”. Bombadil Publishing 'Campaign To Donate What Christmas Cards Cost' and reduce carbon by planting trees Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:02:00 +0100 A new take on sending Christmas cards for 2014 is on offer – planting trees instead of sending Christmas cards., in partnership with the charity Trees for Cities, have built a donation facility where consumers can calculate how much they would have spent on cards and postage, and make a one-off donation instead. Ltd.