By Dan Sullivan, Head of Sales and Marketing at Gazprom Energy Manufacturing businesses account for a significant proportion of the UK’s energy consumption, with data from National Statistics ranking the sector as the country’s third-biggest energy consumer. And this makes sense, given the energy-intensive equipment and infrastructure on which manufacturers rely.
“We have huge ambitions for the company and the support from the Development Bank of Wales is crucial to achieving these. We are securing relationships and working with several manufacturers with strong brands to sell into the UK. We want to become the largest independent distributor of these types of products with our own branded […]
By Dan Joyce, General Manager EMEA at SafetyCulture The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted some key considerations for business leaders. This is particularly true from an HR perspective, where it is testing the processes that companies have in place to protect their staff. But it has also shone a light on the type of organisation you […]
By Dominic Irvine, Managing Partner at Epiphanies LLP. Learning the lessons There will be both good and bad things that will come out of Covid-19. We should make sure we keep the good things that we have experienced. Altering perceptions Things that were once considered essential will have ceased during the crisis. As we come […]
Deaths from Covid-19 accounted for a fraction over one third of all deaths in England and Wales in one week, according to the Office of National Statistics. The Health Secretary did reveal encouraging news about a UK vaccine. There were 18,516 deaths in the UK in the week to April 10th. Of the deaths registered, […]
More than 367 companies have so far responded to the call for medical grade Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), which only went out from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) last week. And it emerged today (Friday April 17) that 13 firms, including plastics and aerospace companies who have never made PPE gear before, have now […]
By Bob Sibik, SVP and co-founder, Fusion Risk Management A healthy and available workforce is any business’s most valuable asset. The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has already incapacitated some employees and resulted in others being quarantined. Many organisations have activated plans for operating with a remote force, while others are dealing with the changing and often […]
Company culture is more important than financial reward for 85 percent of UK workers, according to interim analysis of new research commissioned by Berwick Partners.
Half of organisations in the manufacturing sector are affected by cyberattacks. IBM’s X-Force IRIS incident response team published new research looking at recent cyberattacks they had assisted with. It was revealed that Industroyer, NotPetya, or Stuxnet, where three types of malicious code which had been designed primarily to cause damage, instead of data theft. The […]