As the frenzy of flag waving which swept Britain during the London 2012 Olympiad dissipates the penny counting starts for its much vaunted economic legacy. TM talks to Stephen Blatchford, CEO of prosthetics manufacturer Chas A Blatchford & Sons about how the summer of sport helped put a new spring in its step.
Lifting our arms is so much part of human second nature that many of us could not imagine what the world would be like if we couldn’t perform that most basic of tasks. But for one little girl in America that nightmare was a daily reality until 3D printing transformed her life for the better.
PZ Cussons, the maker of Imperial Leather soap, said profit before tax fell to £48.5m in the 12 months to 31 May 2012, down from £108.1m the year before.
The £135m refinancing deal, funded by Barclays, HSBC, and Royal Bank of Scotland shows PZ Cussons is still very much afloat in difficult economic conditions.
The Institute of Digital Healthcare in WMG, University of Warwick, is launching a new flexible Masters in Digital Healthcare to help future professionals learn about, develop and implement digital healthcare innovations to respond to the challenges facing modern healthcare.