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.
As the UK’s largest insurer and one of Europe’s leading providers of life and general insurance, Aviva provides 31 million customers worldwide with insurance, savings and investment products. Combining strong life insurance, general insurance and asset management businesses under one global brand, Aviva is committed to serving its customers well. It aims to build a strong, sustainable business that makes a positive contribution to society, for which its people are proud to work.
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.
BASF creates chemistry and has been doing so for more than 150 years. With approximately 112,000 employees, six Verbund sites and 376 additional production sites worldwide, BASF serves customers and partners in almost all countries of the world. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, BASF combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, BASF enables customers in almost every industry to meet current and future needs of society.
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 2016 saw a renewed focus on improvements to customer experience.
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.
As the UK’s leading bed specialist, Dreams is passionate about providing the perfect night’s sleep. The company is committed to providing the highest standard of expert customer service and advice, while offering an extensive selection of high quality products including mattresses, bed frames, divans, bedroom furniture and soft furnishings, most of which are hand-crafted in the UK at the Dreams Bed Factory.
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.
Throughout our 40 year history, Edwardian Hotels London has been at the forefront of innovation in hospitality. With our entrepreneurial spirit, we have become one of Britain’s largest and most successful independent hospitality groups. With the ‘Yes I Can’ Service philosophy, a portfolio of 12 four and five star properties; as well as award winning bars and restaurants; we aim to be your favourite hotel.
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 99 percent of the world’s gross domestic product 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 fast and reliable services for more than 3.9 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 60 depots.
Freeview is the biggest TV platform in the UK offering over 70 subscription-free channels (15 in high definition), recording functionality through Freeview HD recorders and catch-up and on-demand services with Freeview Play. Launched in 2002, Freeview is funded by the Arqiva, BBC, Channel 4, ITV and Sky
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 company 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 75 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.
Heathrow Express is the fastest way to travel between central London and Heathrow Airport. The regular non-stop service takes just 15 minutes and received 96% Overall Satisfaction in the latest National Rail Passenger Survey. On board the modern fleet of fully electric and air conditioned trains customers can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, at seat power and dedicated luggage space.
Howdens Joinery was founded in 1995 in order to serve the needs of small builders undertaking routine joinery and kitchen installation work. Howdens is now the UK’s leading supplier of integrated kitchen and joinery products, all of which are available to the trade all the time from local stock. Howdens’ local depot managers are entrepreneurs with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility for the performance of their own depot.