Category Archives: United Kingdom

Press Releases & News from United Kingdom distributed via EuropaWire

COVID-19: preserving people’s health is as important as reviving the economy – researchers

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 13-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — An international team of researchers from the University of Cambridge, the University of Bern, BRAC University and the National Heart Foundation in Bangladesh have found that strategies for the safe reopening of low … Read the full press release

New fully integrated telecommunications operator in Australia now formed: Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited (VHA) and TPG Telecom Limited (TPG) merger completed

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 13-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational telecommunications company Vodafone Group Plc has announced that the merger between Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited (VHA) and TPG Telecom Limited (TPG) have now been completed. The newly formed entity will … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank to address growing popularity of subscription services with new feature in its mobile banking app

Subscriptions to popular services including streaming services have quadrupled during the UK lockdown New Lloyds Bank feature makes managing subscriptions easier for customers The service is currently being piloted and will be available soon to customers across the UK (PRESS … Read the full press release

BAE Systems’ new facility in Warton to rely on Industry 4.0 factory to advance manufacturing on UK’s next generation combat aircraft system Tempest

A new intelligent, smart factory is set to increase productivity and revolutionise combat aircraft production in the UK. (PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 13-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company BAE Systems has announced that it collaborated with … Read the full press release

UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory: adoption of current and near-term quantum technologies could result in decisive step-change for UK’s emerging AI capabilities

Embracing quantum technology now could lead to the enhanced pace, precision and pre-emption of decision making by military commanders (PRESS RELEASE)LONDON, 10-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory has announced the release of a research paper on … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce 1H 2020: historic shock in civil aviation due to COVID-19 which will take several years to recover

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Holdings plc (LEI: 213800EC7997ZBLZJH69) has announced its trading update on the first half 2020. According to the company’s CEO Warren East the COVID-19 pandemic has created a historic shock in civil aviation … Read the full press release

bp to supply 300,000 tonnes per year of pipeline gas re-gasified from LNG in Guangdong for Chinese ENN Group

Integrating international gas value chains to create lower carbon energy solutions for China (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company bp has announced that it has signed a gas supply agreement with ENN Group (ENN), … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered adds extensive network across Asia, Africa, and the Middle East to the IBOS international banking network

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational banking and financial services group Standard Chartered has announced it has joined the international banking network IBOS Association (IBOS). IBOS members, some of the world’s largest banks, collaborate to serve each … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: EPSRC funded project SAFER Nepal to mitigate seismic risk and enhance community resilience in Nepal

(PRESS RELEASE) BRISTOL, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Red brick research university the University of Bristol has announced that a multidisciplinary team behind The SAFER Nepal Project has been working with local partners to improve the seismic safety and resilience of … Read the full press release

Atos opens HPC, AI & Quantum Life Sciences Centre of Excellence at Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire, UK

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ PARIS, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital transformation leader Atos has announced it will launch global HPC, AI & Quantum Life Sciences Centre of Excellence in agreement with Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire, UK. The Centre will provide … Read the full press release

Award-winning box Sky Q gets smarter with new features to be rolled out in the coming weeks

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s leading media and entertainment company Sky, part of Comcast group, has announced it will roll out new smart features to its award-winning box Sky Q, the biggest change since its launch. The … Read the full press release

BMT presents Humans and Autonomy, Strategies for the Maritime Workforce at the IMarEST’s 2020 Annual Conference

(PRESS RELEASE) TEDDINGTON, UK, 6-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading international design, engineering, science and risk management consultancy, BMT takes part in the two-week long virtual conference IMarEST’s (Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology). BMT’s Head of Training Services, Phaedra … Read the full press release

Lloyd’s Register strengthens position as key consultant to the Swedish Transport Administration

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 2-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The global engineering consultancy, Lloyd’s Register announced today a new framework agreement with Trafikverket, the Swedish Transport Administration. The over 2.5 million EUR (28 million Swedish Krona) worth contract will deliver third party … Read the full press release

Neptune Energy selects Fugro to survey subsea structures at the Cygnus gas field in the UK

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 1-Jul-2020— /EuropaWire/ — International independent E&P company, Neptune Energy awards a subsea inspection contract to Fugro. The leading geo-data specialist will employ state-of-the-art remote monitoring technology to survey subsea structures at the Cygnus gas field in the … Read the full press release

Schroders strengthens its private assets and real estate offerings with the acquisition of majority stake in Pamfleet

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 1-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational asset management company, Schroders has reached an agreement to acquire majority stake in a value-add real estate investment manager, Pamfleet. Pamfleet, with offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore, currently has … Read the full press release

bp takes next strategic step in its reinvention

bp divests its global petrochemicals business to INEOS for a total consideration of $5 billion (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company, bp announces its next strategic step in further strengthening its balance sheet and delivers … Read the full press release

Loughborough University announced virtually the winners of the Arts and Design Degree Show prizes

(PRESS RELEASE) LEICESTERSHIRE, 26-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University, the fifth best university in the UK in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020, has announced that a number of outstanding students from the School of Design and … Read the full press release

SGS selected to review and verify Belmond’s enhanced cleaning protocols

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 26-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, SGS announces global partnership with leading luxury travel company Belmond. The collaboration will reinforce Belmond’s commitment to safeguard the health and wellbeing of its guests … Read the full press release

DerbySoft Expands Metasearch Coverage for Hotels Around the World

(PRESS RELEASE) DALLAS, Texas, U.S.A., 24-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DerbySoft, the leader in high-performance digital marketing and distribution services for the hotel industry, today announced the launch of DSCP, a new solution for hotels and agencies to reach missing or … Read the full press release

Savills survey reveals physical office space remains a necessity but is set to change

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 24-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — International real estate advisor Savills has undertaken a survey which explores how people have responded to working from home and what the future impacts on office space might be. The survey reveals that … Read the full press release

Co-op Health: Brits aged 55 and over more likely to move offline as retailers open across the UK

Brits aged 55 and over are least likely to continue using online services as often as they have during lockdown Study shows that 70% of UK adults prefer conducting their daily activities in person Despite this, health services such as … Read the full press release

Cloud-based geospatial analytics firm Satelytics gets backing from bp ventures

The firm’s technology has the potential to be part of bp’s aim to install methane measurement at all major oil and gas processing sites by 2023 (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company bp has … Read the full press release

bp Stats Review 2020: Net zero can be achieved by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company bp has announced it has released its 69th annual edition of the bp Statistical Review of World Energy, also known as bp Stats Review. In this year’s edition … Read the full press release

Palette Life Sciences Announces European Distribution Expansion for Deflux® and Solesta® for More Than Twenty Countries Through Five Leading Distributors and Direct Sales Effort

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN / SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., USA, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Palette Life Sciences, a fully integrated global life sciences company dedicated to improving patient outcomes, today announced global distribution expansion for two of Palette’s products, Deflux and … Read the full press release

BAE Systems supports UK’s economic recovery by getting people back to work and creating new jobs

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, BAE Systems goes on with its plans of recruiting a record number of apprentices, despite the Covid-19 pandemic. In February, more than 9,000 people across the … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca: two trials show long-term efficacy and tolerability of Calquence (acalabrutinib) in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

ACE-CL-001 trial showed an overall response rate of 97% with a sustained safety profile for previously untreated patients after more than four years In pivotal ASCEND trial, 82% of patients with relapsed or refractory disease treated with Calquence remained progression … Read the full press release

Amey launches Bounceback Innovation Challenge to find solutions to ensure people remain safe and productive amid COVID-19 pandemic

(PRESS RELEASE) OXFORD, 11-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading supplier of consulting and infrastructure support services, Amey puts its innovation capability into use by launching the Bounceback Innovation Challenge to develop solutions that will help the industry better cope with the … Read the full press release

Unilever streamlines its Group legal structure under a single parent company, Unilever PLC

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ ROTTERDAM, 11-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British-Dutch multinational consumer goods company Unilever announces plans to combine its current dual-headed legal structure under a single parent company, Unilever PLC. This move will create a simpler company with greater strategic … Read the full press release

Former Duff & Phelps EMEA Leader Yann Magnan joins 73 Strings as Co-founder and CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 9-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Yann Magnan, who was earlier EMEA head of Duff & Phelps has joined 73 Strings as Co-founder and CEO. The firm which was mostly focused on developing products so far, will now deploy … Read the full press release

Concern for the oceans drives consumers to ‘vote with their forks’ for sustainable seafood

One in three fear their favourite fish will be off the menu by 2040 (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 8-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — High levels of concern for our oceans are driving a new wave of consumer activism, research for the Marine … Read the full press release