You really could become a Stocks and Shares ISA millionaire

first_img Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Becoming a Stocks and Shares ISA millionaire is possible. It might take years, decades even, but a regular investment plan combined with the tax-free wrapper an ISA provides could build a million-pound portfolio.Everything that goes into an ISA, including dividends and capital gains from investments, is entirely free of tax, so long as the annual contribution limit (currently £20,000) is not breached. An ISA investor can reinvest any proceeds in their entirety, boosting the growth of the portfolio.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…There are many strategies for building wealth inside a Stocks and Shares ISA. The choice depends on the amount of risk an investor is willing to bear, and their level of investing confidence. Premium picksOne option is to invest in multiple big, mature, dividend-paying companies. The FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 indexes are where an income investor should be looking for companies with broad economic moats and that have consistently paid dividends over the years.Shares in AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, British American Tobacco, and Unilever have traditionally fit the bill as reliable payers of chunky dividends. Regularly investing over time will build up the number of shares owned, and the total dividends paid. Reinvesting the dividends increases the share count and total dividends even further.Add in some share price appreciation along the way, and a £1m ISA portfolio becomes closer to reality.Mid-table successAnother, potentially riskier, option is to look at well-run mid- and small-cap companies that pay dividends. Here the plan is to pick up dividends along the way, but also benefit from higher rates of share price growth, or perhaps a takeover.The FTSE SmallCap Index and lower end of the FTSE 250 are good places to look for suitable companies. Smaller companies that are growing their revenues at a good pace, and have low levels of debt and plenty of cash, are good targets.Like with the bigger companies strategy, regular contributions and reinvested dividends will increase shareholdings over time. However, smaller, growing companies should see their share prices increase, boosting the value of the portfolio.Takeovers of smaller companies are not uncommon, and shareholders usually get bought out at a premium. The proceeds can be ploughed back into the portfolio.Gaining capitalSwinging for the fences is not for the faint-hearted. There is substantial risk involved in investing in the likes of oil and gold exploration companies, biotech outfits, and startups. However, for those willing to accept the risk, rapid portfolio growth is possible. The growth will almost certainly be from price appreciation alone, as these types of companies do not usually pay dividends.The FTSE AIM All-Share Index should prove fertile hunting ground. Younger companies are tricky to assess. They don’t have much of a track record and often have novel products or ways of doing things. But there are success stories. Shares in Boohoo, an AIM-listed online fashion retailer, have increased in price by 1,370% over five years, for example.If an investor is not comfortable picking stocks, then they can invest in funds that will do it for them. There are also index tracker funds that invest in entire markets and don’t try to pick stocks at all. Whatever the choice, the only way to build towards a £1m-ISA is to open one and start contributing to it. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Image source: Getty Images Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. You really could become a Stocks and Shares ISA millionairecenter_img James J. McCombie owns shares in GlaxoSmithKline and Unilever. The Motley Fool UK owns shares of and has recommended GlaxoSmithKline and Unilever. The Motley Fool UK has recommended boohoo group. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Enter Your Email Address James J. McCombie | Sunday, 17th May, 2020 See all posts by James J. McCombielast_img read more

Will the Deliveroo share price ever get back to its 390p IPO level?

first_img I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Enter Your Email Address Image: Deliveroo As I’ve mentioned before, I was allocated shares in the retail participation of the Deliveroo (LSE:ROO) IPO earlier this year. I thought that on balance it was a good investment at the time. Unfortunately, the Deliveroo share price fell on the first day of trading, and it has had a rough time since. In fact, from the opening IPO level of 390p, it closed yesterday at a price of 256p. Thus far, it hasn’t reached the initial IPO price again. Will it ever?Reasons to be positiveI’m nowhere near ready to throw in the towel and sell my shares. There are several reasons why I think the future is bright for the company. These should support the Deliveroo share price moving higher into next year and beyond, in my opinion.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Firstly, its finances are showing good growth. In April, I got the first in-depth look at performance via the Q1 results. It showed global orders up 114% versus the same quarter last year at 71m. In turn, Q1 2020 saw growth of 27% versus the same period in 2019.I think this helps to highlight that the growth being seen isn’t simply due to lockdowns. Double-digit growth was being seen even before the pandemic hit. Over time, this realisation could see the Deliveroo share price move back towards 390p.Another element that I think shows that the company is stable for the long run is average monthly orders per customer. This hasn’t changed over several quarters, and is between three and 3.3. If the growth was being driven mostly by consumers staying at home, I’d expect to see more variation in this figure between the different lockdowns.I think global orders can continue to grow with the pursuit of new markets and deepening existing ones. The company was able to raise over £1bn in funding during Q1, giving it cash and cash equivalents of around £1.5bn. This allows the growth strategy to be pursued without the financial constraints that other companies might have.Patience needed on the Deliveroo share priceDespite this positive outlook, the Deliveroo share price hasn’t been moving higher. I think that one major point potential investors are looking for is a turn towards profitability. After all, the business lost money in 2020 and 2019. Making a bit of money could be enough for investors to look to get on board.The other element that I think is holding the Deliveroo share price back from breaking 390p is the concern that this price would overvalue the business. I do admit that a growth stock like Deliveroo is hard to pin an accurate valuation on. Yet a host of analysts at the banks that underwrote the IPO thought 390p was an accurate price. So I don’t really take the overvalued argument that seriously.Overall, I do think that the Deliveroo share price will break above 390p eventually. However, I think it’ll take time. Time to prove whether the pandemic artificially boosted demand. Time to show whether it can become profitable in 2021. Ultimately, I think it can achieve this, and so would look to buy if I wasn’t already invested. Grab your free report – while it’s online. See all posts by Jonathan Smith Will the Deliveroo share price ever get back to its 390p IPO level? Jonathan Smith | Tuesday, 15th June, 2021 | More on: ROO center_img Looking for new share ideas?Grab this FREE report now.Inside, you discover one FTSE company with a runaway snowball of profits.From 2015-2019…Revenues increased 38.6%.Its net income went up 19.7 times!Since 2012, revenues from regular users have almost DOUBLEDThe opportunity here really is astounding.In fact, one of its own board members recently snapped up 25,000 shares using their own money… So why sit on the side lines a minute longer?You could have the full details on this company right now. jonathansmith1 owns shares in Deliveroo. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares One FTSE “Snowball Stock” With Runaway Revenues Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this.last_img read more

Tonight: City Council Candidate Forum

first_img Please enter your name here Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply The Anatomy of Fear Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Tonight’s the night.  The 2016 City Council Candidate Forum is the best opportunity for Apopka voters to meet, see and hear the candidates for City Council Seat #3 and Seat #4.The Apopka Chief, 1520 WBZW, and The Apopka Voice have joined forces with the new CPS Sportsplex to sponsor and organize the Forum.The Forum will be held at the recently opened CPS Sportsplex on South Bradshaw Road on Wednesday, January 27th beginning at 6:00 PM.  MapThe event will begin with a candidate “meet and greet” in the in Sportsplex’s second floor Cafe USA from 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM.CPS SportsplexAt 7:00 PM the Forum will begin with questions and answers from the three candidates vying for Seat 3; Doug Bankson, Alice Nolan, and Sam Ruth.  The candidates running for seat 4 will be sequestered during the Seat 3 Q&A and not allowed to hear the questions being asked.At approximately 7:50 the Seat 4 candidates, Bill Arrowsmith, Kyle Becker, and Young Kim will take their places on the stage and asked to answer the same questions as were asked of the Seat 3 candidates.1520 WBZW – Apopka’s Hometown Radio Station will broadcast the event live beginning at 7:00 PM.There is no cost to the public to attend the 2016 Apopka City Council Candidate Forum. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Previous articleSingle Member Districts: Let the Voters DecideNext articleExpect a Debate to Break Out at Tonight’s Forum Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your comment!last_img read more

Ne_On Apartment / NestSpace Design

first_img Taiwan (ROC) Photographs:  Hey!Cheese Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Ne_On Apartment / NestSpace DesignSave this projectSaveNe_On Apartment / NestSpace DesignSave this picture!© Hey!Cheese+ 37Curated by 韩爽 – HAN Shuang Share Area:  143 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Ne_On Apartment / NestSpace Design ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/935864/ne-on-netspace-design Clipboard CopyAbout this officeNestSpace DesignOfficeFollowProductsWoodStone#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsRefurbishmentRenovationInterior DesignResidential InteriorsTaoyuanOn FacebookPublished on March 23, 2020Cite: “Ne_On Apartment / NestSpace Design” 23 Mar 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ NaturalPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®WindowsVitrocsaSliding Window – Mosquito NetSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Verge LVG-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in Equinix Data CentreSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassMetal PanelsLongboard®Aluminum Battens – Link & Lock – 4″Sports ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Fit in Ekaterinburg Public SpaceWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsKnobsKarcher DesignDoor Knob K390 (50)TablesVitsœ621 Side TableMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Ne_On 霓境 / 巢空间室内设计是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/935864/ne-on-netspace-design Clipboard Year:  2019center_img Manufacturers: Cosentino, Dulux, VIVES CERAMICA, Agglotech, Egger, LOTOS, Lotte Staron artificial stone, Norman Shutters Products translation missing: en-US.post.svg.material_description Architects: NestSpace Design Area Area of this architecture project Products used in this ProjectStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Silestone® Mythology SeriesArchitect In Charge:JUN-CHENG YEH, CHUN-TING YEHCountry:Taiwan (ROC)More SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Hey!CheeseText description provided by the architects. We as humans can take lots of inspirations from the natural scenario. During the design process of this project, we initially came up with the idea from a simple theory of the second rainbow, which is a phenomenon that is not often to see. Encouraged by the low-key, misty colour palette, we thought we could use its element into the interior, creating some kind of intimacy between people and colour. Through the invisible power of colours, we hope to achieve a goal of cultivating closer interactions along with opening a dialogue about an ideal way of living for urban-dwelling residents.Save this picture!© Hey!CheeseSave this picture!© Hey!CheeseUnder the practice of minimalism, we developed a flowy rhythm of space with the composition of geometric graphics. Subtle lines and curves were embedded almost everywhere, shaped a certain sense of feeling over real and imaginary; while airy and serene colours introduce the soul and spirit of this apartment. All these materials and delicate textures engage you in an enchanting space that soothes your mind layer by layer.Save this picture!© Hey!CheeseSave this picture!© Hey!CheeseSave this picture!© Hey!CheeseOn the movement from visualization to a practical arrangement, we put a common scene happened in a dream into the floor layout. You may not be foreign about this: In a dream we not only can go anywhere at the next second, but it also occurs a lot that no matter how many routes we go, we still head back to the same place. With a bit of humour and hopes to create enlargement, we decided to recreate the scene by breaking down original walls then alter it widely-opened. Different functional rooms were defined by three invisible lines divided from a structural pillar, including living room, flexible room, dining area respectively. When you stay near the window side, you will discover a tiny but aesthetically well-equipped working table. It can satisfy both the needs of privacy and be with others.Save this picture!© Hey!CheeseSave this picture!© Hey!CheeseSave this picture!© Hey!CheeseThe pillar is connecting to a terrazzo-made kitchen island, which is also another point echoing to the design concept. Kitchen islands are often being perceived as heavy-weighted, physically or visually; in terms of this project, we reversed the sensation by featuring curvy forms and approach of single-leg structure. On above of it are bubble-like slim pendants, with bottom woodworks holding the terrazzo surface. All together to spread a free, light, floating vibes.Save this picture!© Hey!CheeseBesides making appealing designs, we love to hide metaphors in our works as well. In the Ne-On house, we poured our inspirations from the second rainbow, with a genuine wish that whether today is good or bad, the sun will shine again after coming home.Save this picture!© Hey!CheeseSave this picture!© Hey!CheeseProject gallerySee allShow lessVilla Fleisch / ARSP ArchitektenSelected ProjectsKindergarten Pécs / Koller Studio / József Koller, László CsataiSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Taoyuan, Taiwan (ROC)Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Photographs CopyApartments, Renovation, Residential•Taiwan (ROC) ArchDaily “COPY” Projects Apartmentslast_img read more

Zenith Energy sets up Norwegian subsidiary to participate in licensing rounds

first_imgThe company intends to use its subsidiary as a vehicle to take part in future licensing rounds conducted by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy The establishment of the new subsidiary follows the announcement made on 9 December last year (Credit: Pixabay/skeeze) Canada-based oil and gas production company, Zenith Energy has announced the creation of its completely owned Norwegian subsidiary, named as Zenith Energy (Zenith Norway).The establishment of the new subsidiary follows the announcement made on 9 December last year to use the subsidiary as a vehicle to take part in future licensing rounds to be conducted by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.Additionally, the new subsidiary has been formed to pursue the acquisition of ownership interests in mature energy production fields in Northern Europe.The Canadian oil and gas company intends to mandate a Norwegian law firm to secure pre-qualification status for the acquisition of participating interests in Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) energy production licenses.Zenith Energy is the operator of onshore oil field in AzerbaijanZenith Energy CEO Andrea Cattaneo said: “We are pleased to have formally established our presence in Norway and look forward to successfully obtaining pre-qualification status, the first step towards becoming a licensee.“The Company is exploring a number of avenues to enrich our portfolio at a time of great opportunity for counter-cyclical expansion.”The company is the operator of the giant onshore oil field in Azerbaijan following the signing of a 25-year rehabilitation, exploration, development and production sharing agreement (REDPSA), with State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) in 2016.Zenith also operates, or has working interests in many natural gas production concessions in Italy,  where it produces natural gas, condensate and electricity.In December last year, the Canadian oil and gas company scrapped its plans to acquire Norway-based oil and gas company Nordic Petroleum, owing to unexpected complications and high costs.Zenith has also acquired Coro Energy‘s producing assets in Italy for a total consideration of £3.9m.The acquisition is expected to position the company as one of Italy’s major natural gas producers and operators.last_img read more

Postdoctoral Associate – Molecular Genetics (57494)

first_imgA Postdoctoral Associate position is available in the Laboratoriesof Neurogenetics & Neuroscience (LNN) in the McKnight BrainInstitute at the University of Florida, focused on geneticdeterminants of brain health and disease. The research is fundedand directed by Prof. Matt Farrer in the Department of Neurology.Over the past 20 years, our team has helped define the geneticetiology of neurodegeneration using a combination of population andpedigree-based molecular genetics (high-throughput sequencing,genotyping and Sanger sequencing), bioinformatics (vcf tools,galaxy, python, perl, java) and applied statistics (R archive,(Plink, Beagle, linkage software). Dr. Farrer is best known for hiscontributions to Parkinson’s disease. The discoveries and insightsgained have improved diagnosis and have led to insightful models toadvance novel therapeutics into clinical trials.The successful applicant would join a team studying the majormolecular genetic determinants of neurologic disease and severalprojects are available (depending upon the aptitude and skill setof the applicant). The appointment represents a superb trainingopportunity to learn/apply a variety of molecular genetic,bioinformatic and statistical techniques for new Fellows or forSenior Fellows looking to make the transition to independentFaculty appointment.LNN is located in a vibrant neuroscience research atmosphere thatincludes the Center for Translational Research in NeurodegenerativeDisease, the Biomedical Sciences Center, the Center forNeurogenetics, the McKnight Brain Institute and the Fixel Institutefor Neurologic Disorders. The successful applicant will joindedicated, experienced and highly motivated teams. The research isfast-paced and exciting, the laboratories are modern andwell-equipped, and there are superb opportunities for advancedtraining in relevant techniques.A recent PhD, MD or MD/PhD, and experience in a field directlyrelevant to human genetics, molecular and/or population genetics.Applicants should have excellent oral and written communicationskills, and experience in the collection and analysis of data.Preferred candidates will have a strong record of productivity fromprevious training. They must have a high level of independence inthe design and execution of in vitro and in vivoexperiments. The position is initially available for one year withthe possibility of annual extensions. Salary will be commensuratewith experience and qualifications.Applications should include a CV, cover letter of intent, and alist of 3 references with contact information. Review ofapplications will begin immediately and will continue untilposition is filled. Questions may be directed to Dr. Matt Farrer [email protected] ; however,applications must be submitted online.All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employmentscreening which includes a review of criminal records, referencechecks, and verification of education.The selected candidate will be required to provide an officialtranscript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript willnot be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued toStudent” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institutionoutside of the United States require evaluation by a professionalcredentialing service provider approved by the National Associationof Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institutiondedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty andstaff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s SunshineLaw. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order toapply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the FloridaRelay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).#category=35The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination withrespect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status,national origin, political opinions or affiliations, geneticinformation and veteran status in all aspects of employmentincluding recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, andtraining.last_img read more

Sandwiches remain strong for Greencore

first_imgGreencore has announced its food-to-go sandwiches and quiche bakery business has delivered a “good sales performance” in its interim management statement.It said the good weather in the early part of the summer helped drive sandwich sales as well as salads and sushi. Within its UK portfolio, cakes & desserts saw a fall in sales, which was offset by a rise in food-to-go, prepared meals and ambient cooking sauces, with sales 1.8% ahead overall.Its UK Chilled Foods division saw volumes increase 4.4% for the four months to 24 July 2009, compared to the same period last year.The Irish firm said the UK environment remains challenging, however it said there had been a slight improvement in “consumer sentiment” in recent months.Looking ahead, Greencore said it “expects to deliver full year operating profit modestly ahead of FY08 on constant currency basis”.last_img read more

News story: 2018 GCA Conference – Speaker presentations

first_img Christine Tacon: GCA Annual Report and Review 2017 to 2018 (PDF, 2.06MB, 20 pages) Gavin Ellison (YouGov): GCA Annual Sector Survey – the results (PDF, 1.94MB, 24 pages) Christine Tacon: GCA forward look 2018 (PDF, 1.59MB, 13 pages) Darren Blackhurst: Darren Blackhurst – Group Commercial Director at Morrisons (PDF, 126KB, 9 pages) The Groceries Code Adjudicator 2018 Annual Conference took place on 25 June 2018, at Church House, Westminster. Over 250 people registered to attend to hear from the Adjudicator and a range of other speakers about progress over the past 12 months, current Code related issues in the groceries sector and plans for the future.The theme of the conference was “Strong Progress: Fresh Challenges”Speakers and their presentations:last_img read more

News story: Ofqual response to Pearson update on A level maths breach

first_imgThe exams regulator has responded to the update from Pearson on the A level maths exam paper breach with the following statement:An Ofqual spokesperson said: “Students, parents and teachers have been understandably upset by the rare, irresponsible actions of one centre which breached the security of Pearson’s maths exam taken on Friday. This is completely unacceptable. The integrity of the exam system relies on the trust and diligence of exams officers, teachers, students, exam boards and their suppliers and social media companies – the vast majority of whom take seriously their responsibilities. When that trust is breached our priority, and that of exam boards, is to protect the interests of hard working students.“We have a team closely monitoring Pearson’s investigation and its approach to awarding the qualification. Our aim is that the outcomes are fair to students. We have been assured by Pearson’s prompt action on Friday to identify the source of the breach and the involvement of the police. As a result of risks identified during its investigation, Pearson has taken the precautionary decision to protect students by replacing the paper for Thursday’s A level further maths exam.“We will continue to work with the exam boards to make sure the remaining exams of the summer are safely taken. Once results are issued, we will review the summer, including this incident, and consider what more can be done to protect the integrity of the exam system.”last_img read more

Genesis Crafty invests £750k and creates new jobs

first_imgNew contracts have prompted Genesis Crafty – which was sold in pre-pack deal a year ago – to invest and take on new staff.The company, which produces the Genesis Crafty range and own-label cakes and breads for retailers including Marks & Spencer and Waitrose, was sold as a private investment to Paul Allen, CEO of Tayto Group, last August.Genesis Crafty is now launching a recruitment drive for 35 staff and investing £750,000 in the business after winning new contracts for all year-round and Christmas products. The positions include machine operators, supervisors, engineers and skilled bakers.The company currently employs more than 350 staff, producing goods including pancakes, scones, cakes and bread.“This shows the significant progress that Genesis has made in the last number of months,” said Allen.“We have consolidated our operations, refined our distribution and sought to build upon the strong relationships that we have with premium retailers across the UK and Ireland.”Allen said this was an “exciting new era for the company”.Genesis Crafty was founded by Joe and Roberta McErlain in 1968.last_img read more