The Queen's Awards Magazine 2016

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Babcock LGE Process babcock lgE Process, part of the ftsE 100 babcock international group, is honoured to receive the Queen’s award for Enterprise in international trade, in recognition of its outstanding growth in overseas sales over the last three years. With a global, market-leading presence, Babcock’s liquid gas engineering capability has grown impressively – a fact proudly underpinned by its double success with it also receiving a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in ‘Innovation’. With an integrated business philosophy that focuses on Engineering, Procurement and Project Management, Babcock has positioned itself as the company to work with for specialised systems for the processing, handling and storage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas on new build liquefied gas ships.

Using its first class capabilities and extensive experience, Babcock will continue to push the business onto the next level and to carry on exporting its expertise and patented technology to ship owners across the world. Neale Campbell, Programme Director,

Focusing its export strategy on developing close relationships with customers, Babcock’s approach involves UK-based activities supported by engineers based at customers’ shipyards. The rapid growth of the business has allowed Babcock to continue to support a UK-wide supply

commented: “Thanks to our progressive export strategy we have rapidly grown our business in overseas markets over the past three years. Our exporting success is all about our team, and the drive and dedication it has shown to position Babcock as world leader in the international trade of LPG technology.” First class capabilities and extensive experience

chain and to increase its workforce in Scotland from 40 to 120 in four years – with active recruiting still underway. With all the company’s sales exported, Babcock has recorded triple figure percentage growth in overseas sales with a major presence in the South Korean market and plans to grow market share in China and Japan by continuing to build relationships with the world’s largest shipyards, including Hyundai and Daewoo in South Korea, Jiangnan in China and Namura in Japan.

BABCOCK LGE PROCESS Babcock International Group PLC, Young House, 42 Discovery Terrace, Heriot-Watt University Research Park, Edinburgh EH14 4AP Tel: +44 (0)1313178787

Team driven exporting success

British Corner Shop

bureau uk is delighted to have receivedthe Queen’s award for Enterprise in international trade for outstanding growth in overseas sales over the last three years. Bureau UK Recruitment Ltd

british corner shop, an online supermarket specialising in supplying british brands via e-commerce platforms to the expat community the world over, delivers b2c retail and b2b wholesale/bulk sales services focusing on customer service and competitive shipping. The company delivers to 138

This was in recognition of achieving a 329% increase in overseas sales over the period, with international clients now representing 75% of Bureau’s client base. Working with a small core team, the company has successfully focused on being a niche sector provider working across several continents. Established in 2010, Bureau UK Recruitment Ltd assists private and public sector organisations source the highest calibre of talent for permanent and temporary appointments within the Oil and Gas, Inspection & Certification, Industrial,

countries and, whilst retaining a strong customer base in Europe (especially Italy, Spain and Germany), the past few


years have seen incredible growth within the US and China. These markets not only

have well-established and growing expat communities, but domestic markets with a taste for British brands – a perfect combination for British Corner Shop.

David Blanchard, MD of Bureau UK

Renewable, Telecoms, Water and Utilities and Infrastructure markets globally. In 2014 Bureau UK decided to increase our international offering due to the higher activity in global projects. In the last 24 months they have recruited across 24 countries within Asia Pacific, USA, the Middle East and Europe. David Blanchard, Managing Director of Bureau UK added; “I am extremely proud of this achievement; it comes as a result of six years of hard work. We have been lucky enough to have been involved with some of the biggest companies in the world working on some fantastic projects and this has given us a real insight into the working practices in different countries.”

Peter Howarth (left) British Corner Shop’s Technical Director withManaging Director, Mark Callaghan

Of the over 5 million British expats, British Corner Shop estimates it has achieved approximately 3% - 4%market penetration with over 150,000 customers. With the platforms in place and tremendous recent growth, the company is poised to double that within two years. BRITISH CORNER SHOP B7/B8 Backfield FarmBusiness Park, Iron Acton, Bristol BS379XD Tel: +44 (0)1454228870 h British Corner Shop I @BritishFoodBCS p British Corner Shop P BritishCornerShopBCS y +BritishcornershopCoUk o britishfoodbcs v britishcornershop

BUREAU UK RECRUITMENT LTD Suite R, Shirethorn House, 37/43 Prospect Street, Hull HU2 8PX

Tel: +44 (0)1482 581158 Fax: +44 (0)1482 581188 h BureauUK Recruitment I @bureauuk p daveblanchard

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