Company Investment

Out of the Zone: EU assisted Enterprise Zones

The regeneration of the Queen Elizabeth Docks in Hull needs a further government financial incentive to get going - the ECA can help
Posted on 7 Mar 2012 by

EU assisted Enterprise Zones offer lots of benefits, but lack of clarity on the delivery mechanisms and whether or not 100% capital allowances will qualify for state aid means there are few signs of business investment yet. Will Stirling asks if Enterprise Zones can work for manufacturers.

In the A…

Morrisons fishes for 200 new jobs with new seafood factory

Fishing boat
Posted on 5 Mar 2012 by

Supermarket chain Morrisons announced plans to launch its own seafood processing business today.

The company has acquired an empty factory in Grimsby and is equipping it for seafood production by the end of 2012 in a move that will see it produce 10,000 tonnes of seafood every year.

The move represe…

PepsiCo to invest £14.4m in Quaker Oats site

Posted on 29 Feb 2012 by Tim Brown

PepsiCo is investing £14.4m to increase the capacity of its Quaker Oats site at Cupar, Scotland, and increase its headcount by 30.

The investment, which builds on last year’s investment spend of £8.5m, makes a total of £51m that parent company PepsiCo has spent at the Quaker site over the past d…