Finance Announcements

Broom Boats broadens its skills base

Broom Boats has been building boats on Norfolk’s River Yare for roughly 120 years; it was a pioneer in aft-cabin craft and has maintained its market-leading niche position for decades. Remarkably, Broom still does everything in-house, with its own joinery, engineering, electrical, fabrication, upholstery and… Read more »

Buckley London’s glittering future

There’s jewellery made from precious metals and set with precious stones. Then there’s costume jewellery. But the latter is not a simple imitation of real jewellery using cheaper materials - but the fast-growing, fashion-conscious, trend-setting sector of the global jewellery market. And at its forefront is… Read more »

Traineeships: Halfords’ great win/win

To find out more about employing trainees, fill in our enquiry form. Learn about traineeships at greatbusiness.gov.uk/traineeships or call the National Apprenticeship Service on 08000 150 600 Halfords launched its first pilot traineeship programme in 2014 in Oxford, Reading, High Wycombe, Liverpool and Manchester. Eighteen of its first 29 trainees… Read more »

The beauty of a healthy export business

DCS Group began by selling and distributing health, beauty and household brands. It has become the market leader; it’s the official UK sales and distribution company for multinationals such as P&G, Gillette, Unilever and Colgate. But it has also transformed and grown into a manufacturer and brand-owner with a global reach.… Read more »