Recent business and finance press releases & news

ALGO Technologies unveils fastest ever exchange/MTF matching engine

Latency verified by CorvilNet ™ measurement tools at 15-30 times faster than the current fastest exchange/MTF platforms

Tax to be placed on misuse of English language

The United Kingdom Home Office has proposed a new ‘English Language Tax’ aimed at tourists and foreign workers, with the intention of raising £4.5 billion during the scheme’s first 12 months.

South Wales Chamber of Commerce welcomes Virgin Atlantic

Graham Morgan, Director of the South Wales Chamber, said: “It is great news that a company of such global status and prestige, Virgin Atlantic, are going to open a call centre in Swansea.

Advent Software Announces Acquisition of Goya AS

Acquisition Offers Unmatched Solution for Fund Distribution and Fund Management in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Accelerates Growth of Advent’s International Business...

London property sales up amid strong demand from Asian buyers

Leading London-based estate agent Fraser & Co. has sold more than 160 new homes from some of the UK’s largest developers in January, thanks to massive interest from Far Eastern buyers.

Buzz Technologies Inc BZTG Board of Directors have agreed to a name change

Buzz Technologies Inc BZTG Board of Directors have agreed to a name change to The Heffernan Group, there will be changes made to the cusip and stock ticker in the near future and shareholders will be kept aware of those changes.

Hospice phone bill down by 80% thanks to Support Telecom

St Luke’s Hospice in Basildon has seen a 80% saving in its phone bill by working with Support Telecom, a charity partner programme set up by local entrepreneur Mike Allison to reduce charities’ phone bills.

Tamper-Evident Shrinkbander for Food and Dairy Tubs is Flexible, Compact

Norwalk, CT. PDC International Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of tamper-evident packaging and labeling machinery, has introduced the F-160 Evolution Shrinkbander, a flexible system for applying shrinkbands around the lids of tapered and straight-wall tubs. Fully mechanical, these systems do not use vacuum, pneumatics or spinning knives.

London estate agent boosts sales 500 per cent, from Asia market

Central London-based estate agency Fraser & Co. has applied a recession busting strategy that’s really paid off with their market-leading international sales division achieving record levels over the past nine months – soaring to over 350+ units sold across Asia, the Far East and the UK markets.

United Capital Financial Advisers partners with Capital Planning Group to expand its national network of wealth management firms

Newport Beach, CA- United Capital FInancial Advisers, LLC, a national network of financial advisory firms, announced that on October 9, 2009, the Capital Planning Group, a 10-year-old financial planning firm based in Fort Lauderdale and Miami Florida, was officially welcomed into the nationwide United Capital partnership.