Schuh (pronounced “shoe”) is a footwear retailer based in Livingston, Scotland. It has 132 stores in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company is predominantly a branded shoe stockist, selling over 80 brands, including Converse, Vans, UGG, Nike, Adidas as well as its own Schuh label. 1981: opened the first store on Edinburgh’s North Bridge … Read more

Bupa is an international health insurance and healthcare group with over 31 million customers worldwide. Bupa’s origins and global headquarters are in the United Kingdom. Its main countries of operation are Australia, Spain, UK, Chile, Egypt, Poland, New Zealand, Hong Kong SAR, Turkey, Brazil, Ireland, Mexico and USA. It also has a presence across Latin America, the Middle East and … Read more

Wowcher Ltd is the second-largest British e-commerce deal of the day site in the UK and Ireland. The site allows subscribers access to products and services from local merchants. It serves 52 cities around the UK and Ireland. Founded in 2009 by Nicholas Brummitt and bought in 2011 by DMG Media, Wowcher currently has a … Read more

Yodel is a delivery service company in the United Kingdom and is one of the largest couriers along with Royal Mail. It was originally known as the Home Delivery Network, until it acquired the B2B and B2C operations of DHL Express UK and thereafter, rebranded itself as Yodel in May 2010. Home Delivery Network operated … Read more

Wickes is a home improvement retailer and garden centre, based in the United Kingdom with more than 230 stores throughout the country. Its main business is the sale of supplies and materials, for homeowners and the building trade. Wickes was founded by Henry Dunn Wickes, in Michigan, United States in 1854, and in 1972, Wickes … Read more

Waitrose & Partners (formerly Waitrose) is a brand of British supermarkets, founded in 1904 as Waite, Rose & Taylor, later shortened to Waitrose. It was acquired in 1937 by employee-owned retailer John Lewis Partnership, which still sells groceries under the brand. Its head offices are located in Bracknell and Victoria, England. Waitrose & Partners has … Read more

Wayfair Inc. is an American e-commerce company that sells furniture and home goods. Formerly known as CSN Stores, the company was founded in 2002. Their digital platform offers 14 million items from more than 11,000 global suppliers. The online company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Wayfair has offices and warehouses throughout the United States as … Read more

Vision Express is a British company established in 1988 that sells spectacles and contact lenses. The company opened its first store in 1988, at the MetroCentre, Gateshead, quickly followed by several other stores. In October 1993 US Shoe Corp Cincinnati sold seven of its LensCrafters’ superstores in the United Kingdom to Vision Express. In 1995, … Read more

Established in November 2005 as a result of the merger of the former Littlewoods and Shop Direct companies, the retailer was known as Littlewoods Shop Direct Group until a corporate rebranding to Shop Direct Group in May 2008. In 2013, the company rebranded to Shop Direct, dropping the ‘group’ from its name. Shop Direct rebranded themselves to The Very Group in 2020. A business … Read more

Viagogo is a London-based ticket exchange and ticket resale company. It was founded in 2006 by Eric Baker, the co-founder of StubHub. Viagogo is backed by venture capital investment firm Index Ventures as well as Brent Hoberman, the co-founder and former CEO of lastminute.com, and Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild. In February 2020, it acquired … Read more

Virgin Atlantic, a trading name of Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited and Virgin Atlantic International Limited, is a British airline with its head office in Crawley, England. The airline was established in 1984 as British Atlantic Airways, and was originally planned by its co-founders Randolph Fields and Alan Hellary to fly between London and the Falkland … Read more

Virgin Holidays Limited is a company within owned by the Virgin Group that offers holidays worldwide with destinations including the US and Canada, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, the Indian Ocean and the Far East. In addition, the company has an established ski program and a specialist cruise division called “Virgin Holidays Cruises”. The … Read more

Virgin Media, TV, Broadband and mobile phones. Virgin Media is a British telecommunications company that provides telephone, television and internet services in the United Kingdom. Its headquarters are at Green Park in Reading, England. It is owned by Virgin Media O2, a 50:50 joint venture between Liberty Global and Telefónica. Virgin Media owns and operates … Read more

Utility Warehouse (branded as UW) is a multiservice provider based in London, England. It is a brand name of its parent company, Telecom Plus. It currently handles over 650,000 customer accounts with the help of over 45,000 independent distributors. Utility Warehouse (UW) supplies customers with landline telephony, mobile telephony, broadband, gas, and electricity. The Utility Warehouse brand is the primary engine of … Read more

TUI AG (short for “Touristik Union International”), also known as TUI Group, is a German multinational travel and tourism company headquartered in Hanover, Germany. It is the largest leisure, travel and tourism company in the world. The origins of the company lie in the industrial and transportation company Preussag AG, which was originally formed as … Read more

Vax UK Ltd is a brand that manufactures electrical goods and cleaning products in the floor-care and air treatment sectors, and which has its headquarters in the United Kingdom. The brand is owned by a company called TTI Co. Ltd Group, which is based in Hong Kong. Vax UK Ltd has its main headquarters and … Read more

There are more than 25.8 million licences in place and we aim to offer a good service to all our customers. When there is a problem, we rely on feedback from our customers to try to put things right as quickly as possible and improve our services. Ensuring our complaints process addresses the concerns of … Read more

Trainline was established in 1997 by the Virgin Group, and online ticket sales began in 1999. It was operated under contract by Capgemini. Stagecoach later purchased a 49% shareholding. In February 2004 Trainline merged with Qjump, its main competitor. Stagecoach sold out, with Virgin having an 86% shareholding in the merged company with National Express … Read more

Thames Water Utilities Ltd, known as Thames Water, is a large private utility company responsible for the public water supply and wastewater treatment in most of Greater London, Luton, the Thames Valley, Surrey, Gloucestershire, North Wiltshire, far west Kent, and some other parts of England; it has a considerable local monopoly. Thames Water is the … Read more

Thomas Cook Group plc was a British global travel group which was listed on the London Stock Exchange from its formation on 19 June 2007 by the merger of Thomas Cook AG (itself the successor to Thomas Cook & Son) and MyTravel Group until 23 September 2019 when it went into compulsory liquidation. The group … Read more

In 2014 Iceland announced a sub-brand, Food Warehouse, a larger wholesale-type store which sells the same items as other Iceland stores, but in bulk. As of 2021 there are 140 Food Warehouse stores. Iceland Foods Ltd (trading as Iceland) is a British supermarket chain headquartered in Deeside, Wales. It has an emphasis on the sale … Read more

Toolstation is a multi-channel retailer of tools and building materials. It has more than 500 branches in the UK, 65 in the Netherlands and 23 in France. It was bought by Travis Perkins in 2014. The managing director is James Mackenzie. Toolstation was formed in February 2003 by Mark Goddard-Watts, one of the founding family … Read more

Customer care services in the United Kingdom are contracted out to O2 Communications Ltd in Bury, Greater Manchester. Device technical support services are contracted out to LucidCX, based in Bristol. Device repair services are contracted to A Novo UK Ltd.

Swiftcover Van insurance is a product of online insurer ‘Swiftcover’, a company owned by Axa. Axa trades in the United Kingdom as Axa UK, with subsidiaries including Axa Insurance, Axa Wealth and Axa Health. Axa PPP Healthcare was created when Axa bought Guardian Royal Exchange (GRE), though it subsequently sold the other parts of GRE … Read more

Tesco Clubcard (commonly referred and branded as Clubcard) is the loyalty card of British supermarket chain Tesco. The Clubcard scheme operates in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and several other countries. As of 2017 it has over 17 million users in the United Kingdom alone. When shopping at Tesco or using … Read more

Swiftcover car insurance is a product of online insurer ‘Swiftcover’, a company owned by Axa. Axa trades in the United Kingdom as Axa UK, with subsidiaries including Axa Insurance, Axa Wealth and Axa Health. Axa PPP Healthcare was created when Axa bought Guardian Royal Exchange (GRE), though it subsequently sold the other parts of GRE … Read more

Swiftcover breakdown cover is a product of online insurer ‘Swiftcover’, a company owned by Axa. Axa trades in the United Kingdom as Axa UK, with subsidiaries including Axa Insurance, Axa Wealth and Axa Health. Axa PPP Healthcare was created when Axa bought Guardian Royal Exchange (GRE), though it subsequently sold the other parts of GRE … Read more

Swiftcover home insurance is a product of online insurer ‘Swiftcover’, a company owned by Axa. Axa trades in the United Kingdom as Axa UK, with subsidiaries including Axa Insurance, Axa Wealth and Axa Health. Axa PPP Healthcare was created when Axa bought Guardian Royal Exchange (GRE), though it subsequently sold the other parts of GRE … Read more

SSE plc (formerly Scottish and Southern Energy plc) is a multinational energy company headquartered in Perth, Scotland. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. SSE operates in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Scottish and Southern Energy was formed in September 1998, following a merger between Scottish Hydro-Electric and Southern Electric. In August 2000, Scottish … Read more

SSE plc (formerly Scottish and Southern Energy plc) is a multinational energy company headquartered in Perth, Scotland. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. SSE operates in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Scottish and Southern Energy was formed in September 1998, following a merger between Scottish Hydro-Electric and Southern Electric. In August 2000, Scottish … Read more

SSE plc (formerly Scottish and Southern Energy plc) is a multinational energy company headquartered in Perth, Scotland. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. SSE operates in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Scottish and Southern Energy was formed in September 1998, following a merger between Scottish Hydro-Electric and Southern Electric. In August 2000, Scottish … Read more

SSE plc (formerly Scottish and Southern Energy plc) is a multinational energy company headquartered in Perth, Scotland. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. SSE operates in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Scottish and Southern Energy was formed in September 1998, following a merger between Scottish Hydro-Electric and Southern Electric. In August 2000, Scottish … Read more

Spire Healthcare plc is the second largest provider of private healthcare in the United Kingdom. In 2021 it generated about 30% of its revenues from contracts with the NHS. The company alleged in 2013 that a block contract agreed between Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Clinical Commissioning Groups in Blackpool, and Fylde … Read more

Specsavers Optical Group Ltd is a British multinational optical retail chain, which operates mainly in the UK, Ireland, Australasia and the Nordic countries. The chain offers optician services for eyesight testing and sells glasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses. It also sells hearing aids. In the United Kingdom in 2012, it had the largest single market … Read more

Sky is the UK’s largest pay-TV broadcaster with 12.7 million customers as of the end of 2019 and its digital satellite TV platform was the UK’s most popular digital TV service until it was overtaken by Freeview in April 2007. Sky’s flagship product is Sky Q and its flagship channels are Sky One and Sky Atlantic. Sky Q On 18 November 2015, Sky … Read more

Scottish Power is a vertically integrated energy company based in Glasgow, Scotland. It is a subsidiary of Spanish utility firm Iberdrola. ScottishPower is the distribution network operator for Central and Southern Scotland, Merseyside, North Wales and parts of Cheshire and Shropshire. It is also the transmission owner for the south of Scotland. The company also supplies electricity and gas to homes and businesses around the United Kingdom and generates power for supply to the grid.

SPAR, originally DESPAR, is a Dutch multinational franchise that manages independently owned and operated food retail stores. It was founded in the Netherlands in 1932, by Adriaan van Well, and now consists of more than 13,320 stores in 48 countries. The company’s name is an acronym of the slogan “Door Eendrachtig Samenwerken Profiteren Allen Regelmatig”, … Read more

Screwfix is the United Kingdom’s largest multi-channel retailer of trade tools, accessories and hardware products. Founded in 1979 as the Woodscrew Supply Company, the company was acquired in July 1999 by Kingfisher plc, which also owns B&Q Based in Yeovil, Somerset, Screwfix started life as the Woodscrew Supply Company in 1979. The company’s first mail … Read more

Southall Travel is a privately owned UK-based travel agency located in the Municipal Borough of Southall. The company is part of Southall Travel Group and operates both physical locations and online booking. The company has made both the list of Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and Sunday Times Top Track 250. Southall Travel were the … Read more

Spark Energy is an electricity and gas supplier in the United Kingdom, established in 2007 and headquartered in Selkirk, Scottish Borders. Its operating company Spark Energy Supply Ltd entered administration in November 2018, and industry regulator Ofgem appointed OVO Energy to take over Spark Energy’s 290,000 customer accounts; OVO continues to run Spark as a … Read more

Saga is a British company focused on serving the needs of those aged 50 and over. It has 2.7 million customers. The business was founded by Sidney De Haan in 1951 and was passed to his son Roger De Haan who took over in 1984 after his father’s retirement. Saga was acquired by staff (20%) backed by the private equity firm Charterhouse … Read more

J Sainsbury plc, trading as Sainsbury’s, is the second-largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom, with a 16.0% share of the supermarket sector. Founded in 1869 by John James Sainsbury with a shop in Drury Lane, London, the company became the largest retailer of groceries in 1922. In 1995, Tesco overtook Sainsbury’s to become … Read more

Santander UK plc is a British bank, wholly owned by the Spanish Santander Group. Santander UK plc manages its affairs autonomously, with its own local management team, responsible solely for its performance. Santander UK is one of the leading personal financial services companies in the United Kingdom, and one of the largest providers of mortgages and savings in the … Read more

Saga is a British company focused on serving the needs of those aged 50 and over. It has 2.7 million customers. The business was founded by Sidney De Haan in 1951 and was passed to his son Roger De Haan who took over in 1984 after his father’s retirement. Saga was acquired by staff (20%) backed by the private equity firm Charterhouse … Read more

Royal Mail Group plc is a British multinational postal service and courier company, originally established in 1516 as a department of the English government. The company’s subsidiary Royal Mail Group Limited operates the brands Royal Mail (letters) and Parcelforce Worldwide (parcels). GLS Group, an international logistics company, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Mail Group. … Read more

Riverford is an organic farm and UK-wide organic vegetable box delivery company founded by Guy Singh-Watson in Buckfastleigh, Devon, England, but with sister farms in three locations around the country Riverford Farm was taken over by the Watson family in the 1950s and followed the normal pattern for British farms until the mid-1980s when Guy … Read more

Saga is a British company focused on serving the needs of those aged 50 and over. It has 2.7 million customers. The business was founded by Sidney De Haan in 1951 and was passed to his son Roger De Haan who took over in 1984 after his father’s retirement. Saga was acquired by staff (20%) backed by the private equity firm Charterhouse … Read more

Ryanair is an Irish ultra-low-cost carrier founded in 1984. It is headquartered in Swords, Dublin, with its primary operational bases at Dublin and London Stansted airports. It forms the largest part of the Ryanair Holdings family of airlines and has Ryanair UK, Buzz, and Malta Air as sister airlines. In 2016, Ryanair was the largest … Read more

Randox Health also known as Randox Laboratories or Randox Toxicology/Randox Food Diagnostics or simply Randox, is an international health and toxicology company in the in vitro diagnostics industry headquartered in the UK. The world’s first biochip array technology developer, the company develops diagnostic solutions for hospitals, clinical, research and molecular labs, food testing, forensic toxicology, … Read more

Post Office Junior ISA is managed by Post office Ltd. Post Office Ltd is a retail post office company in the United Kingdom that provides a wide range of products including postage stamps and banking to the public through its nationwide network of post office branches. The company is owned by UK Government Investments. The … Read more

Post Office Travel Insurance is managed by Post office Ltd. Post Office Ltd is a retail post office company in the United Kingdom that provides a wide range of products including postage stamps and banking to the public through its nationwide network of post office branches. The company is owned by UK Government Investments. The … Read more

Premier Inn is a British hotel chain and the UK’s largest hotel brand, with more than 72,000 rooms and 800 hotels. It operates hotels in a variety of locations including city centres, suburbs and airports competing with the likes of Travelodge and Ibis hotels. The company was established by Whitbread as Travel Inn in 1987, to compete with Travelodge. Whitbread bought Premier Lodge in 2004 and … Read more

Premier Inn is a British hotel chain and the UK’s largest hotel brand, with more than 72,000 rooms and 800 hotels. It operates hotels in a variety of locations including city centres, suburbs and airports competing with the likes of Travelodge and Ibis hotels. The company was established by Whitbread as Travel Inn in 1987, to compete with Travelodge. Whitbread bought Premier Lodge in 2004 and … Read more

QVC UK is a television shopping channel broadcast from the United Kingdom to the United Kingdom and Ireland. It was formed in 1993 when QVC, Inc. agreed to a deal with Sky TV to create a UK version of the US channel. “QVC – The Shopping Channel” was first broadcast in the UK on 1 … Read more

Post Office International Money Transfer is managed by Post office Ltd. Post Office Ltd is a retail post office company in the United Kingdom that provides a wide range of products including postage stamps and banking to the public through its nationwide network of post office branches. The company is owned by UK Government Investments. … Read more

Post Office broadband is managed by Post office Ltd. Post Office Ltd is a retail post office company in the United Kingdom that provides a wide range of products including postage stamps and banking to the public through its nationwide network of post office branches. The company is owned by UK Government Investments. The Post … Read more

Post Office Car Insurance is managed by Post office Ltd. Post Office Ltd is a retail post office company in the United Kingdom that provides a wide range of products including postage stamps and banking to the public through its nationwide network of post office branches. The company is owned by UK Government Investments. The … Read more

Parcelforce Worldwide is a courier and logistics service in the United Kingdom. Parcelforce Worldwide is a trading name of the Royal Mail and is organised within the UK Parcels, International and Letters division of the group. The company delivers to destinations worldwide, using an international partner network. Its European delivery partner, General Logistics Systems (GLS), … Read more

P&O Ferries is a British shipping company that operates ferries from the United Kingdom to Ireland and Continental Europe (France, Belgium and the Netherlands). It was formed following the purchase of P&O by DP World. P&O originally established ferry services in the United Kingdom in the late 1960s in the North Sea and the English … Read more

Plusnet plc is a British quad play internet service provider (ISP); providing broadband, landline, IPTV and Mobile services. The company was founded in 1997 in Sheffield, England, and became a public limited company (plc) in July 2004 when it was floated on the Alternative Investment Market. On 30 January 2007, Plusnet was acquired by BT Group, but it continues to operate as a separate business. By December … Read more

PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an American multinational financial technology company operating an online payments system in the majority of countries that support online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods such as checks and money orders. The company operates as a payment processor for online vendors, auction sites and many … Read more

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  Telephone: 0300 222 0000 From outside the UK: +44 (0)300 222 0000 Textphone: 18001 0300 222 0222 Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm Saturday, Sunday and UK bank holidays, 9am to 5:30pm Her Majesty’s Passport Office PO Box 767 Southport PR8 9PW If you need a passport urgently Call the Passport Adviceline if either: … Read more

Octopus Energy is a United Kingdom based retail electricity and gas supplier specialising in sustainable energy. It was established in 2015 as a subsidiary of Octopus Group, a British asset management company. As of February 2021 the company had over 2 million domestic and business customers, as well as providing software services to other energy suppliers. Octopus Energy … Read more

Ocado is a British online supermarket that describes itself as ‘the world’s largest dedicated online grocery retailer’. In contrast to its main competitors, the company has no chain of stores and does all home deliveries from its warehouses. Ocado’s products include own-brand groceries from the Marks and Spencer supermarket chain as well as their own … Read more

One Stop shops are owned by Tesco One Stop, which includes some of the smallest shops (smaller than a Tesco Express), was (until 2018, when the first Jack’s store opened) the only Tesco shop format in the UK that did not include the word Tesco in its name. The brand, along with the original shops, … Read more

OVO Energy is an energy supply company based in Bristol. It was founded by Stephen Fitzpatrick and began trading energy in September 2009, buying and selling electricity and gas to supply domestic properties throughout the UK. By June 2017 OVO had 680,000 customers, an increase of 10,000 over the previous year, representing a 2.5% domestic market share.[1] In November … Read more

Official Rapid Tests is a website and brand operated by Harley Medic International Harley Medic Group describes their services as: When travelling abroad there are multiple technical problems that travellers can face. These being attaining, visas, getting medicals for visas and legalising/attesting documents for use overseas. Therefore, Harley Medic International helps you complete all three … Read more

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, trading as Norwegian, is a Norwegian low-cost airline and Norway’s largest airline. It is the fourth largest low-cost carrier in Europe behind Wizz Air, easyJet and Ryanair, the second-largest airline in Scandinavia, and the ninth-largest airline in Europe in terms of passenger numbers. It offers a high-frequency domestic flight schedule within … Read more

Nisa Retail Limited is a brand and groceries wholesaler operating in the United Kingdom. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Co-operative Group Limited. It was formerly a mutual organisation owned by its members and operating “…like a co-operative, using the collective buying power of the large group of members to negotiate deals with suppliers”. … Read more

Next plc (styled as next) is a British multinational clothing, footwear and home products retailer, which has its headquarters in Enderby, England. It has around 700 stores, of which circa 500 are in the United Kingdom, and circa 200 across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Next is the largest clothing retailer by sales in … Read more

The National House Building Council, usually known as the NHBC, states its primary purpose as raising the construction standards of new homes in the United Kingdom (UK) and providing consumer protection for homebuyers through its 10-year Buildmark warranty. Established in 1936, NHBC is the UK’s largest provider of new home warranties. According to NHBC’s website, … Read more

Netflix, Inc. is an American over-the-top content platform and production company headquartered in Los Gatos, California. Netflix was founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California. The company’s primary business is a subscription-based streaming service offering online streaming from a library of films and television series, including those produced in-house. … Read more

Nationwide Building Society is a British mutual financial institution, the seventh-largest cooperative financial institution and the largest building society in the world with over 15 million members. Its headquarters are in Swindon, England. Nationwide is the result of over a hundred mergers, the most notable of which are its merger with Anglia Building Society in 1987 and Portman Building Society in 2007. It is now … Read more

National Express Group is a British multinational public transport company headquartered in Birmingham, England. It operates bus, coach, train and tram services in the United Kingdom, Ireland (National Express operates Eurolines in conjunction with Bus Éireann), United States, Canada, Spain, Portugal, Malta, Germany, Bahrain, and Morocco and long-distance coach services across Europe.  

Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc, trading as Morrisons, is the fourth largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom and is headquartered in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. As of February 2021, Morrisons employed 110,000 employees and served around 11 million customers each week. The financial results have been as follows: 52/3 weeks to Turnover (£’m) Profit/(loss) … Read more

New Look is a British global fashion retailer with a chain of high street shops. It was founded in 1969. The chain sells womenswear, menswear, and clothing for teens. New Look was founded by Tom Singh in Taunton, Somerset, in 1969. Since then the company has expanded and previously operated across a chain of over … Read more

M&S Food is a brand of Marks & Spencer. M&S launched a convenience format, branded Simply Food in 2001, with the first stores opening in Twickenham and Surbiton. The stores predominantly sell food, however, some larger stores also stock a small selection of general merchandise. A number of these are run under franchise agreements: SSP … Read more

Marks and Spencer Group plc (commonly abbreviated to M&S and colloquially known as Marks’s or Marks & Sparks) is a major British multinational retailer with headquarters in London, England, that specialises in selling clothing, home products and food products, mostly of its own label. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a … Read more

McDonald’s is an American fast-food company, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States. They rechristened their business as a hamburger stand, and later turned the company into a franchise, with the Golden Arches logo being introduced in 1953 at a location in Phoenix, Arizona. … Read more

Their ‘Tumblr’ account has lots of good contact numbers https://metparking-blog.tumblr.com/ Other noted addresses: Lloyd Baker St, London WC1X 9AA Registered Address: Cannon Place, 78 Cannon Street, London EC4N 6AFL Their clients are those companies or individuals who contract with them to manage their parking facilities and, in some cases, enforce their parking regulations. However, they … Read more

Londis is a chain of convenience shop franchises operating in the United Kingdom. The stores form a symbol group and are all owned on a franchise basis. As of December 2014, the company had an estimated net worth of £79 million. Since May 2015, the company has been owned by Booker Group, which purchased Londis … Read more

A hackney or hackney carriage (also called a cab, black cab, hack or London taxi) is a carriage or car for hire. A hackney of a more expensive or high class was called a remise. In the United Kingdom, the name hackney carriage today refers to a taxicab licensed by the Public Carriage Office, local … Read more

The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a rapid transit system serving Greater London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom. The Underground has its origins in the Metropolitan Railway, the world’s first underground passenger railway. Opened … Read more

LV= offers services directly to consumers, as well as through IFAs and insurance brokers, and through strategic partnerships with organisations such as ASDA, Nationwide Building Society and some trades unions. At the start of 2015, LV= was ranked in a survey called the UK Institute of Customer Service Satisfaction Index (UKCSI) as the best insurance business in the UK for customer satisfaction … Read more

Lidl Stiftung & Co. KG (pronounced LID-əl) is a German international discount retailer chain that operates over 12,000 stores across Europe and the United States. Headquartered in Neckarsulm, Baden-Württemberg, the company belongs to the Schwarz Group, which also operates the hypermarket chain Kaufland. Lidl is the chief competitor of a similar German discount chain Aldi … Read more

Not to be confused with Lloyd’s of London, Lloyd’s List, Lloyds Bank International, Lloyd’s Register, or Lloyd Banks. Lloyds Bank plc is a British retail and commercial bank with branches across England and Wales. It has traditionally been considered one of the “Big Four” clearing banks. Lloyds Bank is the largest retail bank in Britain, and has an extensive network of branches and ATMs in England and Wales (as well … Read more

Klarna Bank AB, commonly referred to as Klarna, is a Swedish fintech company that provides online financial services such as payments for online storefronts and direct payments along with post-purchase payments. The company has more than 3,500 employees, most of them working at the headquarters in Stockholm and Berlin. In 2019, the company handled about … Read more

John Lewis & Partners (formerly and commonly known as John Lewis) is a brand of high-end department stores operating throughout Great Britain, with concessions also located in the Republic of Ireland and Australia. The brand sells general merchandise as part of the employee-owned mutual organisation known as the John Lewis Partnership, the largest co-operative in … Read more

Littlewoods was a retail and football betting company founded in Liverpool, England, by John Moores in 1923. By the 1980s, it had grown to become the largest private company in Europe but subsequently declined in the face of increased competition from rivals and the Internet. The original company – employing 4,000 people – was wound … Read more

IQM MEDICAL LTD IS REGISTERED IN ENGLAND AND WALES UNDER COMPANY NUMBER 10173012. IQ Doctor is a fully legal registered British online pharmacy. We are authorised by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to sell medicines online. We are registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) as an Internet pharmacy. REGISTERED COMPANY ADDRESS: … Read more

JD Sports Fashion plc, more commonly known as JD Sports or JD, is a British sports fashion retail company based in Bury, Greater Manchester, England with shops throughout the United Kingdom, Europe, the United States, Asia, New Zealand and Australia. The letters JD in JD Sports stand for the initials of the founders of the … Read more

Jet2holidays is a British package holiday provider and tour operator. It was formed in 2007 as a subsidiary of Dart Group PLC (now renamed Jet2 PLC), and a sister to Jet2.com, the third-largest scheduled airline in the UK. As of 2018, Jet2holidays is the second-largest tour operator in the United Kingdom, by ATOL licenses granted. … Read more

Jet2Villas is a subsidiary of Jet2holidays Jet2holidays is a British package holiday provider and tour operator. It was formed in 2007 as a subsidiary of Dart Group PLC (now renamed Jet2 PLC), and a sister to Jet2.com, the third-largest scheduled airline in the UK. As of 2018, Jet2holidays is the second-largest tour operator in the … Read more

JD Williams & Company Ltd – was founded by James David Williams in 1859 when he started in business operating three mobile shops. It is the oldest brand within the parent company N Brown Group plc (LSE: BWNG) is an online retailer headquartered in Manchester, England. N Brown offers a range of products, predominantly clothing, footwear and homewares … Read more

IKEA is a Swedish-origin Dutch (Netherlands)-headquartered multinational conglomerate that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances and home accessories, among other goods and home services. Founded in Sweden in 1943 by 17-year-old Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA has been the world’s largest furniture retailer since 2008. The brand used by the group is an acronym that consists … Read more

HSBC Holdings plc is a British multinational investment bank and financial services holding company. It is the second-largest bank in Europe, with total assets of US$2.984 trillion (as of December 2020). HSBC traces its origin to a hong in British Hong Kong and its present form was established in London by the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation to act as a new group holding company in 1991; its name derives from that company’s initials. … Read more

Iceland Foods Ltd (trading as Iceland) is a British supermarket chain headquartered in Deeside, Wales. It has an emphasis on the sale of frozen foods, including prepared meals and vegetables. They also sell non-frozen grocery items such as produce, meat, dairy, and dry goods. The company has an approximate 2.2% share of the UK food … Read more

iD Mobile is a British mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) operating as iD Mobile Limited, using the Three network. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dixons Carphone, and its services were launched on 12 May 2015. Until April 2018, service was also provided in the Republic of Ireland, again using the Three network. iD … Read more

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