Daniel Huxtable

Daniel Huxtable of Fightwear Store UK

Blackbelt kicks on with new business

A 20-year-old university student and third dan black belt who has three world titles to his name has launched his own bespoke fightwear apparel business.

Tim Bound

Tim Bound of Transtherm

Around the World in 80 Trades: Transtherm

Tim Bound, sales director of family-owned manufacturing firm Transtherm, tells BQ how the company has seen sales soar since it started exporting and urges other businesses to explore export opportunities...

Dynamo Taxi

(l-r) Andy Wood, John Paterson, John Heath from Dynamo Motor Company with the new Dynamo Taxi.

All-electric taxi to be rolled out across the UK

The innovative all-electric Dynamo Taxi, which has been developed in Coventry, is to be rolled out across the UK following its official launch.

Graham Sleep, Improvement Architecture

MGP consultant Graham Sleep of Improvement Architecture.

Specialist scheme creates over £12m new business for North East manufacturers

Businesses participating in the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP’s) Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) are achieving impressive results, with businesses involved so far reporting a forecasted increase in turnover of over £12.7m, achieving over 20% growth per annum on average.

PSI Global team

Partnering for Innovation: PSI Global & Teesside University

Collaborating with a university on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership can introduce innovation into your business quickly and efficiently. Teesside-based manufacturing company PSI Global tell us more about their experience of working with Teesside University to develop a new virtual testing system...


Darren Campbell with fellow PAS director Jon Williams

Campbell sprints ahead

A sport nutrition drink developed by former Olympic gold medalist Darren Campbell has secured a listing with the Co-op.


Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

TfL to increase DLR capacity

Transport for London has announced that it is looking for a supplier to build a whole new generation of DLR trains as it looks to increase its number of services.

Warwickshire growth

(l-r) Andrew Kitching (Guthrie Douglas), Mark Ryder (Warwickshire County Council), Louise Richardson (Warwickshire County Council), Neil Stevenson (NEJ Stevenson), Janette Pallas (Business Ready).

Manufacturers are ready for business

Two high-end Warwickshire manufacturing companies have secured vital funding to support their plans for expansion through the Business Ready programme.