UK Mail’s forced move to new premises has had a disastrous short-term impact on the business with full-year profit now expected to be half that achieved last year, the company warned today. Due to the advance of HS2, UK Mail moved to what should be an almost fully-automated new hub in Ryton, Coventry from its previous home in Birmingham, which was purchased by the DfT. The operator had hoped the switch would see it increase the proportion of parcels it […]
The collapse of British Steel stopped Prestons of Potto making a profit last year, but its owner said the Northallerton company was now back in the black.
With UK banks under constant fire for failing to lend to British businesses, it is refreshing to talk to a banker who is positively eager to work with UK operators. Graham Winslet is sales director of BNP Paribas Rental Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas, one of the strongest banks in the world (rated AA by Standard & Poor’s). He is responsible for growing the CV contract hire business, which currently owns around 15,000 CVs in France and the UK.