Procurement should not be swayed by politics

politics in procurement

In an increasingly volatile world, procurement decisions are in danger of being influenced by politics, not to mention emotions, rather than what’s best for the bottom line

What does Brexit mean for Humber?

The humber estuary pre Brexit

The Humber region voted to leave the European Union and businesses now await the outcome of Brexit negotiations

Airlines bid to keep skies open after Brexit

airlines British airways plane against grey clouds

UK airline chiefs are urging the government to avoid Brexit grounding the aviation industry with a “no-deal” outcome

Brexit casts a shadow of uncertainty over UK aviation

airport lounge with British airways plane visible through window Brexit

Britain’s exit from the European Union remains up in the air as negotiations seem to have stalled, but the business travel sector is optimistic despite fears of cumbersome new impositions

Outsourcing providers diversify to survive protectionism

Trump and Merkel at joint press conference

Fearing clients might bring home offshore outsourcing contracts, service providers are adapting to widen and improve their offering

Are UK fintech firms ready for Brexit?

Philip Hammond speaking International Fintech at conference

The UK’s financial technology sector may see strong investment, but access to the global market will determine its success post-Brexit

Brexit: untangling UK from EU intellectual property regulation

Britain’s exit from the European Union poses potential problems for businesses owning intellectual property rights and for the lawyers grappling with possible solutions

How Islamic finance could plug the UK investment gap

Set to take off in the UK, Islamic finance could fund major infrastructure projects and even be boosted by Brexit