Only 18 months since the horse meat scandal began in 2013, consumers and businesses have reverted to a “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on supply chains according to new research by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).
The latest figures from UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) suggest Britain is a ‘sweet spot’ in Europe for overseas investors looking to put their money to work, with inward investment into the country at its highest since records began in the 1980s.
Nearly half of finance professionals working in Manchester are looking to move jobs in the next six months, but only 26% of prospective employers are looking to take people on – so it’s going to be cut-throat 2014 for those looking to make the switch.
A survey of Lancashire business owners found that over half of them are worried about the true costs of auto enrolment, while just under half were concerned about time constraints of implementing the requirement under new workplace pensions legislation.
If small and medium sized firms in the North West want to make the most of economic recovery in the years ahead, then they need to make positive investment decisions now, according to a new report from HSBC Commercial Bank.
Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.