Supplier Management is a discipline that enables businesses to control costs, drive service excellence and mitigate risks in order to gain increased value from suppliers. The cost of managing suppliers can be substantial, but it doesn’t have to be, all it takes is a little analysis/good planning. Below are three examples of good practice that […]
SMEs in Britain are increasingly concerned over their ability to gain funding in the run up to Brexit, a recent survey has revealed. The study, commissioned by specialist insurer Hiscox, has found that recent economic and political uncertainty has adversely affected business confidence, and caused concern for the future as Britain’s withdrawal from the EU […]
Social media platforms allow us to broadcast our lives for everyone to see… and that includes your new boss. Whether we like it or not our online profiles have become a second CV, and with 60 per cent of employers now checking out potential candidates online before hiring, it’s more important than ever to put […]
Mike Ashley swoops on video games retailer after profit warning forced by shortage of Nintendo Switch consoles, reports The Guardian. The founder of Sports Direct, Mike Ashley, has added a near 26 per cent stake in the struggling video games retailer Game Digital to his string of high street investments. Game Digital said Sports Direct, controlled by […]
The partnership says it has drastically cut the reward to help protect finances as it faces up to challenging trading ahead.
From what I’ve read and heard, Matthew Taylor seems like a decent bloke, and someone I’d love to sit down and talk to as part of his Review of Modern Employment, that he is currently carrying out on behalf of the Government.
There seems to be a consensus that 2016 was a rotten year. With the divisive President-elect Donald Trump inaugurated this week and Brexit discussions not yet bringing anyone comfort about the future, for many managers the challenge now seems to be how to motivate colleagues, many of whom have been distracted or depressed by recent world changes.
Bank announces total sum as it reassures customers that they have been refunded and that normal services have been restored
We talk to Matt Deighton, Managing Director of Timeless Chesterfields, to find out how a Lancashire-based workshop has grown into an international distributor of British-made furniture.
The Resolution Foundation estimates that average earnings for people in the group in 2014/15 are only around £240 a week, 15 per cent down on 1994/95 levels in real terms