United Kingdom Business News

United Kingdom Business News – including business, entertainment, finance, health and medical, and technology news from the U.K. (United Kingdom), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

Controversial Artist NEO 10Y ‘Kills’ Donald Trump in Shocking Concept Film

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Controversial music and visual artist NEO 10Y today released a three-part concept film depicting the death of presidential candidate Donald Trump. The six minute documentary style film “NEO 10Y vs. NIHIL: The Kid That Killed Trump (A Concept Film)” shows the story of a drug forlorn Times Square Mickey Mouse impersonator convincing Donald Trump to end his life. (NSFW)

eAgile Announces partnership with Heinlein Plastik to bring its eSeal RFID Solution to Europe

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., and ZURICH, Switzerland, Sept. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announces a partnership with Heinlein Plastik-Technik GmbH to bring RFID smart packaging solutions to the European cap and closure marketplace. eSeal is the first turnkey solution engineered to integrate the benefits of RFID into the billions of caps and closures consumed by the over-the-counter pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmetic and chemical manufacturers.

UltraCap Creates Revolutionary Lightweight Car Battery

LONDON, U.K., Sept. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientists from London-based UltraCap Ltd. are in the final stages of developing a “green” solid state battery for electric vehicles that they claim will be 40 times lighter than current Lithium-Ion batteries. UltraCap founders, Professor Vladimir Krstic and Nico Van Dongen, say their new battery, the UltraCapacitor, will be able to charge within minutes and that, eventually, a pocket-sized version of the battery will bring us one step closer to emission-free transportation.

EPIC’s Wilson Long Selected for Elite Lloyd’s Broker Academy in London

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and LONDON, U.K., Sept. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Wilson Long of the firm’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice is one of only 35 young insurance and risk management professionals from the U.S. and Canada selected to participate in the 2016 Andrew Beazley Broker Academy in London.

EPIC Insurance’s Thompson Mackey Selected for Elite Lloyd’s Broker Academy in London

ATLANTA, Ga. and LONDON, U.K., Sept. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Risk Management Consultant Thompson (Tom) Mackey is one of 35 young insurance and risk management professionals from the U.S. and Canada selected to participate in the 2016 Andrew Beazley Broker Academy in London, England.

New Webcast Network Invites Participation in Inspiring Events

BOSTON, Mass. and CAMBRIDGE, U.K., May 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new Internet service co-created by Growthnet and students from Stanford, Cambridge, the Sorbonne and Tsinghua University, invites participants to witness and even join in “Transformative Moments,” meaning peak events experienced by people as diverse as new mothers, scientific researchers, musicians, the deaf-blind, and famous authors.

Students Partner with NGOs to build Successful Social Enterprises in Developing World

LONDON, U.K., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A cooperative effort between NGOs and students from Cambridge and elsewhere is revolutionizing how Fair Trade social enterprises in the Global South can succeed by efficiently reaching foreign markets. According to Directors Savithri Machiraju and Amy Chang, the Agenda for Sustainable Development, in cooperation with Friends Beyond Borders and the Adelina Foundation, partners with students and local companies in poorer nations.

Does Recent Sharp Drop in Ebola Replikin Count Signal Early End for the Current Outbreak?

LONDON, U.K., Oct. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Replikins Global Surveillance System’s analysis of the Ebola virus show the highest ever peaks in Ebola Gene Replikin Counts in the years 2012 and 2013. Such genomic increases predicted the current worst ever Ebola outbreak. A recent sudden drop in the Replikin Counts may signal an early end to the current outbreak if adequate public health measures are implemented for containment of Ebola virus already in human hosts. (See Figure.)

New Spanish Music Artist Grace Rodson has ‘Samba in her Bones’

LONDON, England, May 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Like a simmering plate of succulent seafood paella, Spain native Grace Rodson is serving a mouth watering concoction of Latin flavors with her debut release ‘Samba in My Bones’ from Global Media Group and JFM Records. Skillfully stirring the flavors of flamenco, Latin, funk, Celtic and yes, samba in her delectable pot seasoned with a pop music base, Rodson sizzles as an engaging new international artist with an enchanting look and sound.

UK marriage visa process: High Court judgment on income threshold for partners and spouses affecting settlement applications made after 5 July 2013

LONDON, U.K., July 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UKmarriageVisa, a full service immigration consultancy specializing in UK fiancee, unmarried partner and spouse visas, today announced that the latest High Court judgment on the UK Border Agency (UKBA) financial requirement for partners and spouses of British citizens and legal permanent residents is affecting UK settlement visa applications made after 5 July 2013.

UK Spouse Visa Process: UK Border Agency (UKBA) Changes Affecting Settlement Applications

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MarriageVisaHelp, a global visa consultancy specializing in family immigration, today announced that two important changes have recently been made by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) which will affect those applying for a UK spouse visa, UK fiancee visa, UK unmarried (de facto) partner visa and other family visas under the settlement category.

U.K. Marriage Visa Process: UKBA Immigration Backlog Causes Significant Delays

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marriage Visa Help, a global immigration consultancy specializing exclusively in family immigration with an emphasis on fiancee, partner and marriage visas, today announced that postal U.K. marriage visa applications made inside the U.K. can take up to 8 – 10 months to be processed by the UK Border Agency.

ADF Triage-Examiner Key Component in Successful NPIA e-Forensics Pilot Program

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ADF Solutions announced today that Triage-Examiner(R), a forensic triage tool, was utilized by all five of the East Midlands police forces participating in the highly successful e-Forensics pilot program conducted by the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) in the U.K. The aim of the six-month pilot was to speed up the process for all forces by providing one standardized approach to the examination of computers and mobile devices.

U.K. Government Recent Changes to Immigration Policy Affecting Family Applications

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marriagevisahelp.com, a global immigration consultancy specialising exclusively in family immigration, today announced that recent changes to U.K. immigration rules affect fiancee, partner and marriage visa applications made under the settlement category after 9th July 2012.

The New English Language Test for Partners of British Citizens and Permanent Residents

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marriage Visa Help, a leading global immigration consultancy firm specializing in fiancee, partner and marriage visas for the UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand reminds that effective today all UK settlement visa applicants are required to pass a mandatory English language test prior to submitting the application to the British Embassy, Consulate or High Commission.

Eagles Platinum Songwriter Jack Tempchin to Make U.K. Debut

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jack Tempchin, a pioneering co-architect of the Southern California Sound, a classic country-rock movement popularized in the 1970s by The Eagles, will play his Diamond platinum hits live for three nights in the United Kingdom on April 28th, 29th and 30th, 2010, Night River Records announced today.

Eularis Updates Reports That Help Pharmaceutical Companies Do More for Real Growth Than Simply Downsizing

LONDON, U.K. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The pharmaceutical industry is facing unprecedented challenges on many fronts – a slew of patient expiries, a lack of blockbusters in the pipeline to replace the patent expiries, decreasing growth in many major markets, generic competition, constantly changing regulatory and competitive environment rendering old tools for analysis obsolete, increased pressure on CEOs to deliver shareholder growth resulting in budget cuts, downsizing, and less than optimal results.

Fintage House Appoints Maria Forte Music Services to Work with Fintage Music in UK

LEIDEN, Netherlands (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Niels Teves, Co-CEO of Netherlands-based asset administration company Fintage House, has announced the appointment of Marte Forte Music Services Ltd to work alongside the company’s Fintage Music division in the UK. Maria Forte has worked in the music industry for three decades, beginning at Virgin Music (Publishers) in the late 1970s and from there held various high calibre roles within a variety of organizations.

Announcing the Top 50 Blogs and Bloggers in Fashion

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Denimology, The Purseblog and Hypebeast have been named as the three most influential fashion blogs. This is according to Konector’s latest report, the Top 50 Fashion Blogs and Bloggers, which is designed for fashion companies who are using, or thinking of using, blogs and social networks to promote their brands.

KICTeam Becomes a Local International Company – Offering Products for All Industries

AUBURN, Maine and LONDON, UK (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KICTeam is pleased to announce its successful expansion in both Europe and Asia. KIC Products UK, which operated as an independent exclusive European distributor, is now KICTeam Europe Limited and is a wholly owned subsidiary of KICTeam, Inc. located in Auburn, ME. KICTeam Asian/Pacific has also plans to establish offices in key locations in 2009 to facilitate the growth in this area of the world.

LesGaiCineMad in Madrid – Last Minute Hotel Deals at LateRooms.com

MANCHESTER, U.K. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to LateRooms.com, film fans only have a few weeks to wait until Madrid becomes the center of the cinematic world, as it will be hosting the 2009 edition of LesGaiCineMad during November. Now in its 13th year, the showcase is set to take place between October 29th and November 8th and the fact that the number 13 is considered to be unlucky by some people has not impacted on the organizers’ enthusiasm for the event.

Personal Messages Sent into Space at the Speed of Light

LONDON, U.K. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SentForever are letting people transmit free messages into deep space through their Web site to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the moon landings. When transmitted, these messages travel at the speed of light, which is 670 million miles per hour. After just 8 minutes the messages pass by the sun and 5 1/2 hours later pass Pluto. In just 14 hours the messages overtake the Voyager 1 probe, which is the most distant man-made object from Earth.

MEDIA ALERT – Eularis to Hold Pharmaceutical Marketing ROI MasterClass in London

LONDON, U.K., May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Andree Bates, President of the Pharmaceutical analytics company Eularis, will be delivering a MasterClass on how to tell if you are making the wrong marketing decision. The Pharmaceutical Industry is under significant pressure to consider its costs very carefully. Since marketing budgets often represent a major portion of a company’s cost base, they can easily become the target of budget cuts. The pressure to measure marketing return and effectiveness has never been stronger.

Day of the Dead Memorials Sent into Space

LONDON, U.K., Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deep space transmission company SentForever will transmit website memorials into deep space on 2nd November 2008 as part of the Day of the Dead Festival in honour of loved ones who have died. This special deep space transmission will consist of a number of website memorials that are hosted by MuchLoved, a charitable trust that helps people create personalised memorials for loved ones who have passed on.

ISO27001 Experts Can Help Companies Meet Stringent Californian Information Security Legislation with Comprehensive Toolkit

ELY, England, Oct. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent UK security experts IT Governance, the world’s leading specialist publisher of books and tools for ISO27001/27002 implementation, have adapted their best-selling information security toolkit so that it will work specifically for the California SB-1386 compliance regulation. The toolkit helps organisations apply recognised best practice to protect themselves from the consequences of a data breach.

ComplyXL Delivers Compliance Solution for Multiple Spreadsheet Repositories Whilst Allowing Centralized Group Compliance

LONDON, U.K. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lyquidity Solutions, providers of enterprise spreadsheet controls, announce the latest version of ComplyXL, which provides tighter control for multiple, segregated spreadsheet repositories as well as instant notification of spreadsheet changes.

Eularis Releases First-Ever Study on ROI of Pre-Launch Named Patient Programmes

NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K., Sept. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eularis today announced the release of a first-ever study on the ROI of named patient programmes (NPP), also known as compassionate use programs. The paper, ‘Implementing a pre-launch named patient programme – evidence of increased market share,’ provides pharmaceutical companies with insight and mathematical justification into the cash market share and revenue impact of pre-launch NPPs on brands, while outlining the benefits and challenges that they create.

New Report Examines Pharmaceutical Sales Force Effectiveness

LONDON UK, and TOKYO Japan, July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the ever-increasing pressure to ensure maximum return on investment, sales force effectiveness is becoming a high priority in the global pharmaceutical industry. Reports have shown that while sales forces represent the largest spend in pharma sales and marketing, return on this investment has declined sharply in recent years.

Eularis Releases Update of Its Comprehensive Report on Maximizing the Bottom Line in Pharmaceutical Marketing

LONDON, UK and TOKYO Japan, June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eularis is announcing the release of an update to its report, Ensuring Profitable Return-on-Investment (ROI) in Pharmaceutical Marketing: Using Analytics and Metrics to Improve the Bottom Line. Originally offered in February 2007, the comprehensive report has been revised to provide pharmaceutical marketers with a competitive edge and the latest research information.

McKinney Rogers Appoints Sir Robert Fry as Non-Executive Director

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International business performance consultancy, McKinney Rogers, whose American operation is headquartered in New York City, announced today the appointment of Sir Robert Fry KCB CBE as a non-executive director.

Radio Waves Allow People to Communicate with the Deceased

LONDON, U.K., April 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Specialist communications company SentForever Limited is offering an unusual alternative to the traditional greetings card by using radio waves rather than paper to convey messages of love, celebration and remembrance.

Eularis Exposes Hidden Barriers to Patient Adherence with New Pharmaceutical Industry Report

NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K., March 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Costing the global pharmaceutical industry an estimated $30 billion per year and causing an estimated 125,000 deaths per year in the United States, patient non-adherence is a looming issue in the healthcare industry. Eularis has responded to this problem with a new report, available today, titled, ‘Ensuring Profitable Patient Adherence Programs.’

MEDIA ALERT: Eularis to Address Marketing Return at Measuring Marketing ROI in Pharma Conference in London

NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Andree Bates, president of the pharmaceutical analytics company Eularis, will be delivering a presentation on meeting the challenges of measuring ROI within the changing dynamics of the pharma industry.

MEDIA ALERT: Eularis to Address Marketing Return at Pharmaceutical Marketing Society Half-day Conference: ROI or RIP?

NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K. – Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Andree Bates, president of the pharmaceutical analytics company Eularis, will be delivering a presentation on marketing return at the Pharmaceutical Marketing Society Half-day Conference: ROI or RIP. At 2:30 p.m. on Monday 26 November 2007, Dr. Bates will deliver a presentation titled, ‘What Can Be Measured?’

Artist Protests ‘Iraq War Apathy’ with Prince Harry Statue – Sculptor Daniel Edwards to Unveil Latest Political Spectacle in London

NEW YORK and LONDON, England – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prince Harry is the symbolic hero of a monument encouraging empathy for the Iraq War in the latest work by controversial New York sculptor, Daniel Edwards. The statue featuring Prince Harry will be unveiled at London’s Trafalgar Hotel October 11th during the Bridge Art Fair, courtesy of Capla Kesting Fine Art of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Prince Harry ‘Dead’ in Iraq War Memorial – The ‘Brave At Heart’ Honored with Royal Tribute in London

LONDON, England – Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A war-mutilated Prince Harry is the symbolic fallen hero in a memorial honoring those willing but unable to serve in the occupied Iraq conflict. Harry, the youthful brother to Britain’s future king, was poised to be the most celebrated soldier of the Coalition forces, but due to the ‘specific threats to kill or kidnap him,’ he was kept home. However, Prince Harry will be remembered for his intended tour of duty in a memorial to be unveiled at the Trafalgar Hotel October 11th courtesy of Bridge Art Fair.

Eularis Announces New Corporate Name and Expanded Product Offerings

NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K. – Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Campbell Belman, an established pharmaceutical analytics company, today introduces its new name: Eularis. This announcement reflects the significant growth the Company has achieved across its full range of pharmaceutical analytics products, which have helped tailor the advertising and marketing programs of its global top-tier clients.

Globalization of Online Record Company Continues With Launch of BETA Records UK

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and LONDON, England – Sept. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BETA Records, the online record company, officially launched BETA Records UK on September 1, opening a London office and a portal for music lovers and artists of every style. Following the success of BETA Records in the USA, Germany and Mexico, company founders Chris Honetschlaeger and Georg van Handel are moving forward.

Unique Software Gives Parents Control over Children’s Online Chat Time and Reduces Confrontation

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. – July 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Visionsoft, a U.K.-based software company announces the launch of a new software product that allows parents to control their child’s online chat time – Mom Says No(TM). Mom Says No allows parents to easily control Internet and online chat activity including MSN; parents can set start and end times without unnecessary confrontation.

Auditing Software Keeps Businesses out of Trouble and Prevents Waste

BRADFORD, U.K. – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Visionsoft, a U.K.-based software company, offers customers a professional, affordable and effective option for auditing PCs through its industry standard audit tool – Visual Audit X3 software. According to global software studies, twenty-seven percent of all software used in U.K. businesses is pirated or illegal and in the U.S. – 21 percent.

A-Team Group Adds James E. Hartley, New VP of Research

LONDON, U.K. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A-Team Group, specialists in market research, strategic consulting and publishing in financial information technology, has hired James E. Hartley as Vice President of Research. In this role, Mr. Hartley is charged with developing research products on behalf of A-Team Group.

Management Dynamics Expands European Operations to Meet Growing Demand

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ and LONDON, UK – April 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand solutions for global transportation and supply chain management, today announced the official opening of its London office, expanding Management Dynamics’ European presence and building upon its U.S. successes.