ABTA is the UK’s largest travel association representing around 1,200 travel agents and tour operators that sell £32 billion of holidays and other travel arrangements each year. ABTA’s purpose is to support and promote a thriving and sustainable travel and tourism industry. The ABTA brand stands for support, protection and expertise. These qualities are core, as they help ensure that ABTA Members’ customers travel with confidence.
Amec Foster Wheeler is a global player in energy and related markets, with a proud 150-year heritage of delivery. The result is a 40,000-strong team offering engineering, project management, operations and construction services, project delivery and specialised power equipment services in more than 55 countries.
Arco is the UK’s leading safety company, distributing quality products and delivering training and expert advice to help keep people safe at work. Founded in 1884, with a heritage spanning four generations, Arco integrates traditional family values with pioneering innovation to offer a world-class range of more than 170,000 quality assured products.
Aviva provides around 31 million customers worldwide with insurance, savings and investment products. It is the UK’s largest insurer and one of Europe’s leading providers of life and general insurance.Aviva combines strong life insurance, general insurance and asset management businesses under one global brand. It is committed to serving its customers well in order to build a stronger, sustainable business, which makes a positive contribution to society, and for which its people are proud to work.
Autoglass® is a leading consumer and business automotive brand, providing vehicle glass repairs and replacements to over one million motorists every year. With the widest reaching auto glazing network in the UK, Autoglass® has more than 1,200 mobile technicians. Autoglass® is part of Belron® Group, operating in 34 countries and serving over 11 million motorists worldwide. It operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in its two home markets of the UK and the US. With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 130,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.
BBC Children in Need is the most loved and recognised children’s charity in the UK. All year round it is dedicated to bringing about positive change for disadvantaged children and young people in every corner of the UK. Its vision is that every child has a safe, happy and secure childhood with the chance to reach their potential. The charity is currently funding over 2,400 projects and in the last year alone, helped change the lives of 480,000 children and young people.
Throughout its 95-year history, British Airways has been at the forefront of innovation in aviation. Its pioneering spirit has led to numerous industry and world firsts; the first commercial scheduled service, the first commercial jet and supersonic services as well as the first fully flat beds on its aircraft. British Airways has committed to putting the customer at the heart of everything it does and 2015 saw a renewed focus on improvements to customer experience.
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is the UK’s number one heart charity. For more than 50 years it’s funded pioneering research that has saved thousands of lives and transformed the landscape of heart disease. Its vision is a world where people do not die prematurely or suffer from heart and circulatory disease. Since 1961, the number of heart and circulatory disease related deaths in the UK has fallen by more than half.
BT is one of the world’s leading providers of communications services, serving customers in more than 170 countries. It supplies networked IT services to government departments and multinational companies, and is the UK’s largest communications provider to consumers and businesses. BT has five lines of business: BT Consumer, BT Business, BT Global Services, Openreach and BT Wholesale.
Coca-Cola is the world’s largest soft drinks company and leading drinks brand. Since 1886, Coca-Cola has become one of the most popular and universally recognised brands. Following the success of the global launch of Coca-Cola’s One-Brand marketing strategy, 2016 UK highlights include: the launch of Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, the partnership between Diet Coke and Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie and sponsorship of the UEFA European Football Championships.
As an international tyre manufacturer and leading automotive supplier, Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. The corporation sets the future in motion with its five strong divisions – Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tyre and ContiTech.
Manufactured for more than 80 years, Dulux paint has an enviable and established reputation for quality, whilst offering the tools and services that make it easy for consumers to decorate. The brand is instantly recognisable thanks to its iconic Dulux mascot, the Old English Sheepdog, that made his debut in a TV advert in 1961. In recent years the brand’s remit has expanded to offering not just high quality paint but also inspiration, support and reassurance throughout the decorating process.
EE is the largest, most advanced digital communications company in Britain – providing customers with everything from phones and tablets to fibre broadband and digital TV. It pioneered the UK’s first superfast 4G mobile service and offers the UK’s biggest and fastest mobile network.
FedEx Express invented express distribution and is the industry’s global leader, providing rapid, reliable, time-definite delivery to more than 220 countries and territories, connecting markets that comprise more than 90 per cent of the world’s GDP within one to three business days. Unmatched air route authorities and transportation infrastructure, combined with leading-edge information technologies, make FedEx Express the world’s largest express transportation company, providing services for more than 3.6 million shipments each business day. FedEx UK provides road distribution and logistics services for the UK, delivering in excess of 200,000 shipments every day from 62 depots.
Garmin products are world renowned for their accuracy, durability, build quality and attractive design. For more than 25 years Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless devices designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin products are as diverse as activity trackers, sports watches, outdoor handhelds, marine equipment, aviation, cycling computers, satellite navigation (sat nav), dash cams and action cameras, all made to enhance customers’ lives. Garmin has more than 11,400 associates worldwide in over 50 locations.
One of the world’s first super-premium ice creams, Häagen-Dazs was introduced in 1961 by Reuben Mattus, whose vision was to make the best ice cream in the world using only the finest ingredients. In doing so, he pioneered a new luxury category in the ice cream sector. The brand has remained true to its founder’s principles and is so proud of its original vanilla ice cream that the recipe has not changed in over 50 years.
On 10th January 1910, an 18 year-old boy called JC Hall stepped off a train in Kansas with nothing to his name but two shoeboxes full of picture postcards, big dreams and entrepreneurial spirit. He quickly sold the cards, taking orders for many more, and Hallmark Cards was born. More than 100 years and billions of good wishes later, Hallmark continues to thrive and remains the world’s largest supplier of greeting cards.
The world’s leading Australian wine brand and the number one selling wine in the UK, Hardys was established in Australia in 1853 by Thomas Hardy. From humble beginnings, it has grown to a position where it is enjoyed in more than 100 countries and is into the fifth generation of the Hardy family. Represented by William (Bill) Hardy who, in 2015, was named 2015 South Australian Legend of the Vine by Wine Communicators in Australia. This longevity of a proud tradition in winemaking is at the heart of Hardys’ success, with the brand having won more than 7,000 wine awards to date.
Heathrow is the UK’s gateway to the world. Each year, over 74 million passengers choose Heathrow as a springboard for travel and adventure, spending time with friends and family – or forging international business links. Heathrow helps more passengers with their journeys than any other airport in Europe. Along the way, they enjoy some of the best airport facilities, services and shopping in the world.