It’s a well-known fact that consumers around the world will pay a hefty premium for British branded goods – but what are the products with the biggest appeal? Real Business did some digging and came up with this list of the most popular British products worldwide by annual export value.
With the vote on whether the UK should leave the EU just over three months away, Tech City UK CEO Gerard Grech and StartUp Britain co-founder Michael Hayman have highlighted how important Britain’s relationship with Europe is for digital businesses – but differed on how well it is currently doing.
Having previously worked together in marketing roles at Microsoft, husband and wife team Noam Sagi and Michal Cohen-Sagi are now combining their business expertise and a dedication to wellbeing to create a luxury wellness brand.
As premium economy becomes a more popular option for business travel, and technology makes onboard WiFi a reality, flying has undoubtedly become more efficient and no longer has to mean a lost day of work.
Shavekit co-founders Tom Walker and Tom Harrow were already veteran entrepreneurs when they founded the innovative subscription-based platform for men's toiletries which has been named one of the Everline Future 50 2016.
Disruptive digital property company Settled was founded in 2014 by siblings Gemma and Paul Young. They wanted to pool their experience in technology and property to create a truly 21st century platform for buying and selling homes, which has won a spot in our Everline Future 50 2016.
Rubies in the Rubble founder Jenny Dawson was inspired to start a sustainable food business after a visit to New Covent Garden fruit and vegetable market alerted her to the amount of food thrown away for being the wrong shape or size. Her company has been chosen as one of 2016’s Everline Future 50.
Named as one of the 2016 Everline Future 50, game-changing payment platform and linked card Revolut has attracted 100,000 active users in less than a year by offering users a way to spend or transfer money into 23 currencies without having to pay commission charges.
Engineer Paddy Coleman’s disruptive operations company QStory is shaking up how UK call centres manage some 1.5m staff members. The firm, predominantly based in Guildford, Surrey, with a satellite operational site in South Africa, has recently been named as one of the Everline Future 50.
The company helps homebuyers and homeowners hire qualified professionals. In addition to providing customers to its member pros, Plentific also helps business owners enhance their online presence on both Plentific.com and partner websites. Founded by former investment bankers Cem Savas and Emre Kazan in 2013, the startup is one of the most innovative.
With the average UK SME owner waiting 72 days before the invoices they send out are settled, innovative fintech player Ormsby Street, one of the Everline Future 50 2016, provides a unique service for small firm bosses seeking to limit their exposure to the cash flow issues caused by late payment.
Trained as an architect, Anthony Impey originally founded his company Optimity in 2003 as a telecoms and IT reseller. But since moving into supplying telecoms in 2013, this pioneering tech player has shaken up the broadband market and made it onto the list of the Everline Future 50 2016.