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...

“We are the rock stars of the team!”

Rob Smedley

“We are the rock stars of the team!”

Business leaders gave Rob Smedley a very warm welcome at Teesside University this morning, as he took them through an honest and insightful appraisal of Formula 1 as a business operation.

Annabel Hibbert (Engineering Higher Apprentice) and Tom Zalewski (Advanced Technical Apprentice) at Rolls-Royces’s Apprenticeship Academy, Derby.

Annabel Hibbert (Engineering Higher Apprentice) and Tom Zalewski (Advanced Technical Apprentice) at Rolls-Royces’s Apprenticeship Academy, Derby.

Rolls-Royce joins the 5% Club

Rolls-Royce is the latest company to join the 5% Club, a group of businesses committed to upskilling their new recruits.

Fulcrum

Fulcrum

Another strong performance by Fulcrum

Fulcrum, the UK’s leading independent multi-utility infrastructure and services provider, has reported strong performance over the past year, which has included growing its ownership and management of utility infrastructure.

Michael O'Hara

Michael O'Hara

Digging deep

MGF supplies the support systems that allow construction companies to dig their excavations. Founder Michael O’Hara shares the secrets of his 35-year success with Maria McGeoghan.

John Begley

Elemental Cars founder John Begley

Life in the fast lane

Elemental Cars is fast making a name for itself on both the track and the road. Mike Hughes compares cars with founder John Begley and loses – quite badly.

Peter Westerman

Peter Westerman of Westerman's International

A global Britain beckons

At 80 years old, entrepreneur Peter Westerman has been full-circle in terms of Britain’s involvement with the EU. He tells BQ why it’s now more important than ever for British businesses to seize overseas opportunities.