ERP Without Betting The Farm

A True ERP solution without ‘Betting the Farm’ and ditching your window fabrication software It’s a dilemma we see in successful growing businesses:- Your business has grown and needs integrated systems – one set of data from prospect to invoice You need Joined up systems that don’t rely on constantly re-keying the same information (or what you hope is the same !) Spreadsheets and separate pieces of software that don’t…

Independent Report On The Economic Effects Of Brexit

This independent report commissioned by Woodford Investment Management LLP on the effects of Brexit is insightful. Woodford is one of the UK’s most successful investment mangers and has returned significant gains for investors over the years so this view of the economic landscape is worth a read. In summary the conclusion is short term instability but on the whole the macro economic environment in the UK should be neutral or…

Epwin plans dividend increase on the back of solid 2015 results

Epwin plc has announced a rise in the dividend off the back of a second year of profit growth. Jon Bednall, Chief Executive, said: “We have made good progress with our core strategy of focusing on operational improvements, leveraging our capital assets and targeting acquisitions to broaden our product portfolio and capabilities.¬† Shareholder returns in our near two years since becoming a public company have been ahead of expectations at…

Kris Matthews Joins MBA

MBA Associates are very pleased to announce that Kris Matthews has joined the business as an IT consultant. Kris has many years of direct hands on (keyboard and factory!) experience of window industry specific software having worked for both First Degree Systems and Halo in the past. Kris brings experience at senior level of both leading the IT function within manufacturing businesses and supporting system company customers to use and…

Safestyle Returns solid numbers with year end £16.5M cash on hand

25 January 2016 ¬†Safestyle UK plc ¬†(“Safestyle” or the “Company”) ¬†Year End Trading Update ¬†Safestyle UK plc (AIM: SFE), the leading UK-focused retailer and manufacturer of PVCu windows and doors for the homeowner replacement market, is pleased to provide a trading update for the year ended 31 December 2015. ¬†The Company has continued to trade well, with revenue for the year increasing 9.5% to approximately ¬£148.9 million (2014: ¬£136.0 million).…

SIG Trading Update – times are hard

14 January 2016 SIG plc (“SIG” or “the Group”) ¬†Trading Update ¬† SIG plc, a leading distributor of specialist building products in Europe, with strong positions in its core markets of insulation & energy management, interior fit out and roofing products, today issues a Trading Update for the twelve months ended 31 December 2015. ¬† 2015 Group sales from continuing operations were c.¬£2,565m, an increase of 3.6% in constant currency…

Epwin acquires Stormking

RNS Number : 6361K Epwin Group PLC 04 January 2016 Epwin Group Plc (“Epwin” or the “Company” or the “Group”) ¬†Acquisition of Stormking Plastics Limited and Trading Update ¬†Epwin Group Plc (AIM: EPWN), the vertically integrated manufacturer of extrusions, mouldings and fabricated low maintenance building products, supplying the Repair, Maintenance and Improvement (“RMI”), new build and social housing sectors, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the entire issued share…