As a leading manufacturer of catering stainless steel furniture and equipment, Teknomek provides stainless steel trolleys designed for the catering sector. The clearing trolleys are available in a wide range of sizes and shelf configurations for loads of up to 200kg.
The BC0010/ BC0020/ BC0030 range is made from 304 grade stainless steel and comes in 2, 3 or 4 tier versions. The trolley is mounted on 4 swivel castors (two of which are braked) – all trolleys are fitted with bump protection as standard. Read more
Nordic Travel is offering its ‘Ultimate Highland Experience’ for those looking to endeavour in an incredible self drive tour in Iceland.
During the ‘Ultimate Highland Experience’, guest will explore the ‘real’ Iceland, moving from one spectacular location to another, over a total span of 15 days (14 nights). Read more
A survey conducted by B&Q and Screwfix shows that a third of UK homeowners struggle to find local tradesmen and seventy percent worry about getting ripped off by rogue tradesmen – in response, the UK home improvement retailers launched JobSorted.com.
JobSorted.com is a dedicated online tradesmen directory where homeowners can find local, trustworthy tradesmen in their area. The site displays over 200,000 tradesmen and offers live feedback from homeowners where a rating will be given as to how well the job was carried out. Read more
A new business research report entitled, ‘The Link Between Strategic Alignment and Staff Productivity’, shows that many companies are not effectively executing against strategy, with 80 percent recognising that they are not doing their best to communicate strategy through their organisation. The report then goes on to identify three critical areas for determining failure or success in this area – Alignment & Collaboration, Performance & Productivity and Growth & Talent.
The report, commissioned by SuccessFactors, the leading provider of cloud-based Business Execution (BizX) software solutions, and Accenture, explores strategic business alignment and performance management, highlighting characteristics of the Next Economy, and the link between alignment and staff productivity. Read more
The Icelandic tour provider Nordic Travel is now offering self drive tours in Iceland, proving ideal for a getaway holiday this summer. The company can make all of the necessary arrangements for a self drive holiday including car rental, accommodation, and comprehensive route descriptions.
Self drive holidays in Iceland allow visitors to experience the country at their own pace, whilst at the same time catering to their own specifications and desires. Read more
The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Finland’s Pohjola Bank plc have signed an agreement for a loan programme, totalling EUR 50 million, earmarked for improving energy efficiency and wastewater treatment in the housing sector and industrial buildings.
Pohjola Bank will open a credit facility for housing companies, SMEs and large corporations in Finland. Subloans will, for instance, finance improvements in the treatment of wastewater from public-use facilities, improved fertiliser and manure handling or building renovation with the purpose of improving buildings’ energy efficiency.
“This loan programme is an example of how NIB in cooperation with an intermediary bank can reach out to smaller-scale projects improving direct impact on the environment. Better waste management and energy efficiency will positively affect both the environment and the standard of living,” says Johnny Åkerholm, NIB President and CEO. Read more
ABUJA, NIGERIA — (News.Randburg – June 16th, 2011) – Nigeria’s revolutionary new Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) has been a decade in the making and sets out to make Nigeria’s oil and gas sector fairer, safer and more beneficial for everyone involved. The country’s Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, has been a passionate supporter of the bill.
Despite setbacks and ongoing debate, Mrs. Madueke still believes the bill can (and should) become law. In the Aret Adams Foundation Memorial Lecture this year, she explained why. Read more
Hotel Relais is a consortium of 4 and 5 star hotels in the most beautiful locations of Tuscany, ranging from the dynamic and exciting nightlife of Forte dei Marmi in Versilia, to the more secluded and rugged Maremma Region, or the colorful Chianti Valdorcia countrysides, as well as the famous art cities of Siena and Florence.
“We have published the latest special offers by our hotels” said a spokesperson illustrating the luxury travel blog, and the concept behind the consortium: the presentation continued with a detailed description of the Hotel Relais approach and the special offers for 2011: Read more
The Asbru Health Village in Iceland has recently seen an influx of visitors from Nordic countries including Norway and the Faroe Islands. Visitors from these countries come to Iceland as health tourists in order to enjoy treatment at the Icelandic Health Hotel.
The Icelandic Health Hotel offers 2 week treatments where guests can relax and receive guidelines on how to abolish bad habits and start a new life. The hotel is known for its excellent detox treatment which in turn keeps guests coming back. Read more
Synsam er i sluttfasen for overtakelse av syv optikerforretninger og har nylig overtatt fem butikker på Østlandet. Kjøpene gir Synsam 73 millioner kroner i økt årlig omsetning og bringer kjeden nærmere målet om 30 prosent markedsandel i Norge.
De syv siste av transaksjonene gjennomføres før sommeren.
- Vi er svært tilfreds med kjøpene. Forretningene innfrir den kvaliteten vi skal ha, og medarbeiderne har den høye kompetansen vi skal ha ved alle våre butikker, sier administrerende direktør Johan Baklund i Synsam Norge.
Synsam er Norges og Nordens ledende optikerkjede med over 80 butikker i Norge, og 360 i Norden. Kjedens mål er å være best på brillemote og ledende i å hjelpe kundene å ta vare på synet sitt.
De syv frittstående butikkene på vestlandet som kjeden nå kjøper, representerer 50 millioner kroner i årlig omsetning, mens de forrige fem på Østlandet, omsetter for 23 millioner kroner årlig.
- Vi har bransjens raskeste tilvekst av nye butikker og har produkter og tjenester av beste kvalitet. Disse oppkjøpene kommer i tillegg til forbedringer i selve driften. Vi er ganske enkelt blitt både mer effektive og yter bedre service til kundene. Vi styrker faghandelen gjennom effektiv kjededrift, sier Baklund.
I 2010 oppnådde Synsam Norge en EBITDA-margin på 13,5 prosent – før omstillingskostnader. 20 prosent i årets fem første måneder.. Optikerkjeden som er Nordens største, har en markedsandel på 15 prosent i Norge, og 25 prosent totalt i Norden. Read more