Category Archives: United Kingdom

Press Releases & News from United Kingdom distributed via EuropaWire

AIB Brexit Sentiment Index for Q3 2018: 63% of Irish SMEs believed Brexit would have a negative impact on their business

22% of businesses who had plans to invest in or expand their business have postponed/cancelled those plans, with 20% reviewing their plans (ROI) 7% of ROI SMEs have postponed bank borrowing for capital investment, while 18% say their working capital … Read the full press release

TV and radio presenter Gaby Roslin supports Samaritans’ Small Talk Saves Lives campaign

EWELL, UK, 13-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TV and radio presenter Gaby Roslin is all aboard Samaritans’ Small Talk Saves Lives campaign, letting commuters know they have all the experience they need to save a life. The campaign, launched by Samaritans in partnership with Network Rail, British … Read the full press release

Amey Consulting lands multi-million pound contract to shape the future of roads across the North West

OXFORD, 13-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A multi-million pound contract to shape the future of roads across the North West has been awarded to Amey Consulting. The Design Services contract for motorways and major A-roads in Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire and … Read the full press release

SCC acquires significant stake in communication and collaboration solutions provider, avsnet

LONDON, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SCC has acquired a significant stake in communication and collaboration solutions provider, avsnet, underlining its ongoing intent to be a significant player in the visual communications and collaboration space. Sitting within the SCC group, this move … Read the full press release

Rio Tinto completes lease and sale of wharf and land in Kitimat, British Columbia to LNG Canada

LONDON, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rio Tinto has completed the lease and sale of a wharf and land in Kitimat, British Columbia, to LNG Canada for a consideration of $576 million. LNG Canada, a joint venture comprising Shell, PETRONAS, PetroChina, Mitsubishi … Read the full press release

EE to feature football legends Robert Pirès, David Trezeguet, Cafu and Michael Essien in The EE Wembley Cup 2018

International football legends Robert Pirès, David Trezeguet, Cafu and Michael Essien join stars of YouTube’s most talked about teams for The EE Wembley Cup 2018 The legends join the new American Football-inspired Draft stage with the format also now including Fast and Furious 30 minutes matches, Man Down Time and Sin … Read the full press release

EE: nine 5G trial sites are now live across East London

EE makes nine 5G sites live covering busiest parts of East London Latest 5G trial focused on learnings around site strengthening, power limitations and planning permission LONDON, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EE, the UK’s number one mobile network and part of … Read the full press release

Survey: global investors are more likely to invest in both the EU and the UK after Brexit

78% of investors expect increased investment in Europe over next five years Europe’s perceived stability and commitment to sustainability declines BRUSSELS, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s attractiveness as an investment destination is on the rise compared to 2017, as the … Read the full press release

Cobots and RPA Gain Centerstage in Automotive Robotics Space; Labor Issues Prevail as a Key Challenge

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Robotics in the automotive industry has been acclaimed as the impetus behind driving optimization and rethinking of production and process through innovative measures. Prospect of artificial intelligence is promising, with the ability to … Read the full press release

Earlham Institute joins the DNA sequencing project, Darwin Tree of Life Project (DTOL)

SWINDON, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Earlham Institute (EI) will be part of the epic DNA sequencing project which aims to decipher the genetic code of 66,000 species in the UK, led by the Wellcome Sanger Institute, as part of a … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca enters into an agreement with Covis Pharma to sell its rights to Alvesco, Omnaris and Zetonna

CAMBRIDGE, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca has entered into an agreement with Covis Pharma B.V. (Covis Pharma) to sell its rights to the medicines Alvesco (ciclesonide), used for the treatment of persistent asthma, and Omnaris and Zetonna (ciclesonide), used for the treatment of nasal symptoms associated with … Read the full press release

InMotion Ventures announces its investment in world’s most advanced electric motorcycle, Arc Vector

Arc has pioneered Vector, the most efficient, safest and most fulfilling electric motorcycle experience yet Vector will be revealed in Milan on 6 November Vector comes with ground breaking haptic ride-wear and connected HUD helmet LONDON, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Marks & Spencer launches new eco-shopping bag that helps prevent waste and reduce poverty in developing countries

Partnership with Plastic Bank prevents plastic pollution and reduces poverty in developing countries  LONDON, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched a new eco-shopping bag that helps prevent waste and reduce poverty among people living in Haiti and … Read the full press release

IVECO presented with “Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019” award for its Stralis NP 460 at Ecomondo 2018

The Stralis NP 460 reaffirms its European leadership by winning the award for “Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019” in the Tractor category. The prize was awarded at Ecomondo 2018, an international expo dedicated to all circular economy industry sectors. … Read the full press release

New Holland Agriculture wins three awards in the Technical Innovation Contest organized by FederUnacoma

New Holland Agriculture has won three awards in the Technical Innovation Contest at the 2018 edition of EIMA International, a bi-annual international agricultural machinery exhibition held in Bologna, Italy from November 7 to 11, 2018 LONDON, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — New … Read the full press release

Food Waste Recycling Machine Sales to Reach 10,890 units in 2018 on the Back of Growing Investments in Sustainable Solutions

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR’s recent study on food waste recycling machine market foresees a promising growth, driven by proactive initiatives for fostering environmental sustainability. An amalgamation of pivotal aspects, ranging from launch of legislation around food waste … Read the full press release

SMEs Accounted for Nearly 60% Share of SAP Cloud Platform Services Market in 2017, Finds New Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Increasing number of solutions in the entire cloud ecosystem has resulted in creation of a complex cloud environment. Shifting toward cloud platforms being a major focus, cloud customers are facing challenges in managing applications, … Read the full press release

China’s Dominance of Pneumatic Rollers Production and Demand Continues, Finds Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading market research firm that focuses on niche market intelligence across various domains, has announced the launch of a new research study which offers incisive insights on global trends influencing the pneumatic … Read the full press release

NTT Communications Corporation recognized as Best Operator at the World Communication Awards 2018 in London

TOKYO, Japan, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the information and communications technology (ICT) solutions business within the NTT Group (TYO: 9432), announced today that it was recognized as Best Operator at the World Communication Awards 2018, during a ceremony … Read the full press release

NTT will participate in the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Barcelona, November 4 -8

NTT shares insights on Business Intelligence & Analytics, Customer Experience, Digital Innovation, and Cyber Security & Compliance. LONDON, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NTT , represented by NTT Communications, NTT DATA, and NTT Security will participate in the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, taking place November 4 … Read the full press release

Science and Technology Facilities Council sponsors an inspirational trip to CERN for STEM Inspiration Award winners

SWINDON, 02-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The outstanding efforts of individuals and organisations up and down the UK to inspire young people to study STEM subjects will be celebrated at the STEM Inspiration Awards at the House of Lords today, 1 November … Read the full press release

STFC funds breast cancer detection research

SWINDON, 02-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A collaboration of researchers from the UK is pursuing a technique to detect breast cancer more quickly, thanks to funding from STFC and partners. The consortium, led by De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) and the University … Read the full press release

BP upgrades U.S. onshore oil and gas portfolio with the completion of $10.5 billion acquisition of BHP assets

BP’s Lower 48 business changes name to BPX Energy, marking new era of growth HOUSTON, TX, USA, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP has completed the $10.5 billion acquisition of BHP’s U.S. unconventional assets in a landmark deal that will significantly upgrade … Read the full press release

easyJet extends ground handling operations partnership with DHL to include two more UK airports

DHL will be responsible for managing the ground handling for approximately 700 flights per week from Bristol and 500 from Manchester. One year on from taking over ground handling operations at London Gatwick, easyJet extends partnership with DHL to include … Read the full press release

OEMs Hold 90% Share of Automotive Switches Sales Channel, Finds Fact.MR

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ – Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks niche markets across 150 countries globally, has launched a new research report that delivers in-depth analysis on the global trends influencing the automotive switches market. The … Read the full press release

Redstor defies Brexit uncertainties by expanding into mainland Europe

READING, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Redstor, a leading UK-headquartered cloud data management SaaS company, is targeting mainland Europe as part of aggressive growth plans to treble business by 2020. Paul Evans, Redstor co-founder and chief executive, is refusing to allow … Read the full press release

The University of Cambridge is a partner in EU-funded initiative to develop quantum technologies across Europe

The University of Cambridge is a partner in the €1 billion Quantum Flagship, an EU-funded initiative to develop quantum technologies across Europe.  CAMBRIDGE, 31-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Quantum Flagship, which is being officially launched today in Vienna, is one of … Read the full press release

RenewableUK publishes “Offshore Wind Cable Manufacturing and Installation Forecast 2018-2028” report

LONDON, 31-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — RenewableUK has published a report highlighting opportunities for UK companies to secure multi-million pound contracts in the fast-growing global market for manufacturing and installing offshore wind cables. The report is being published ahead of RenewableUK’s Cables … Read the full press release

Bentley launches the world’s first super-fast, reliable and secure in-car WiFi system

Bentley creates luxury automotive office and entertainment space Groundbreaking system provides Bentley customers with the world’s first super-fast in-car WiFi connection Unparalleled high-speed connectivity is future-proof with multiple simultaneous services Bentley partners with global communications company, Viasat, to deliver new … Read the full press release

Vodafone announces the appointment of Leanne Wood as Chief Human Resources Officer

LONDON, 31-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone today announced the appointment of Leanne Wood as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective 1 April 2019. Leanne will join the Executive Committee from that date and report to Vodafone Group Chief Executive Nick Read. She … Read the full press release