Press Releases

office* 2015 opens at London’s Olympia next week

Oct 09, 2015 16:05 BST office* With the final preparations now well underway, this year’s office* show – kicking off at 9am on Tuesday 13 October at Olympia Central, London – looks set for another record turnout.

Demystifying Cyber: Same Old Wolf in New Sheep's Clothing

Oct 09, 2015 15:56 BST The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK The Swedish Chamber of Commerce proudly presents this autumn’s In the Spotlight, where we are looking to “demystify" cyber.

“The show just gets better every year” – lunch! 2015 wows food-to-go sector

Oct 09, 2015 13:35 BST lunch! Food-to-go buyers from across the UK demonstrated their appetite for lunch! last month, with the multi-award winning trade event for the food-to-go sector enjoying another successful edition.

Over 1 million cigarettes seized across Manchester

Oct 09, 2015 11:19 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of suspected illegal tobacco and alcohol in Manchester and Bolton uncovered over one million cigarettes and over 74 litres of alcohol, all believed to be illicit.

UKITA member TDM Wyre Academy celebrates apprentices success

Oct 08, 2015 14:57 BST UK IT Association Apprentices from TDM Wyre Academy have been honoured at a graduation ceremony, attended by family, friends, employers, trainers and assessors. The apprentices, employed at a range of organisations around Worcestershire and the Midlands, have completed their apprenticeships across a wide range of IT disciplines, including Information Systems, Software Development, Web Design, and IT Support.

The chain of events that led to two 23 year old uni dropouts running a million pound company.

Oct 08, 2015 09:30 BST Social Chain “I’m dropping out” are three words that evoke panic, worry and even shame to many parents who have just waved off their precious bundles of hope to continue on their academic journey. This was certainly the case for the parents of 22 year old Dominic McGregor and 23 year old Steve Bartlett, who received that fateful call in 2013.

office* previews its exhibitor show highlights for 2015

Oct 07, 2015 14:47 BST office* The following is a preview of some of the new innovations – including office equipment and supplies, business services, corporate gifts, training, recruitment, business travel, event management, activities, corporate hospitality, hotel’s and venues – being showcased at office* 2015.

Oct 07, 2015 09:56 BST AXA PPP healthcare Two thirds of SME business owners are optimistic about the growth of their business over the next five years. In addition, nearly two thirds (62 per cent) say that they are thriving as a result of owning their own business, according to a recent survey by AXA PPP healthcare.

Tobacco smugglers fall foul of HMRC in smuggling attempt

Oct 06, 2015 14:55 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Four men who smuggled 2.7 million cigarettes and over 774kg of tobacco into the UK, most of them hidden in a cover load of frozen chickens, have been sentenced.

Kick in the teeth for absconding VAT fraudster

Oct 06, 2015 11:58 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) ​A Northampton businessman, who admitted falsifying records for a bogus dental supplies business to steal more than £40,000 in VAT, but then absconded before he was sentenced, has been jailed for 26 months.