New regulation puts water providers under pressure

The water regulator Ofwat’s latest price review is its most thorough and stringent to date, so how are water providers responding?

Why 5G smart roads are the future of transport

While truly autonomous vehicles may still be some way off in the UK, 5G roads connected to sensors and smart highways will pave the way

Social enterprises need a business brain

The majority of social entrepreneurs struggle to make a living from their ventures, so how sustainable is the social enterprise as a business model and why does it present such a challenge?

Supply chain agility is key for the future

goods on shelves in warehouse

Making a supply chain completely agile and adaptable is necessary in times of economic uncertainty and disruption, but this requires real-time visibility over a connected network of suppliers

How blockchain is improving supply chain transparency

Blockchain and other digital platforms are opening up complex supply chains in agriculture, but without involvement at every level there are limitations to their success

What is the future of offshore wind?

With the price of offshore electricity plummeting as the industry scales up, wind farms are now a major part of the UK’s total energy mix

How technology is creating the digital ports of the future

Technology is revolutionising ports, introducing remote-control cranes, self-driving trucks and other innovative systems to speed up loading and unloading of vessels

Brewing the future: water efficiency in beer making

Beer-to-water ratios, eliminating second rinses and steam recapture, are now common parlance among brewery managers more used to talking about mash tubs and fermentation vessels