The ethical brand company “making sure that nobody has a bad coffee at work ever again”

It’s tempting to write that growing businesses should ‘wake up and smell the coffee’ when it comes to fully realising the link between ethical and sustainable policies and booming sales. Tempting because sourcing and supplying ethical brews to businesses around the UK has been the bedrock that will see an increase of turnover of 35 per cent this year to £900,000 by Cheltenham-based the Office Coffee Company.

More than 3,000 medium-sized businesses exporting due to UKTI support

Despite making up just 0.5 per cent of UK businesses, medium-sized businesses (MSBs) account for a fifth of employment and 25 per cent of UK turnover. In 2013 it was believed that a disturbing gap in export finance was shackling the international ambitions of MSBs and could damage the UK economy’s long-term prospects. This pattern seems to have shifted.