February 21, 2012
We’ve reported on how natural disasters, the economic stability of suppliers and commodity swings are affecting purchaser’s procurement choices, but are buyers closely monitoring political policy decisions to consider their potential impact? (more…)
January 17, 2012
Every so often the media gets excited (not unusual I know, but be patient) about a day of the week that has been branded ‘bad’.
Following hot on the heels of Friday 13th, yesterday was ‘Blue Monday’. The third Monday of January is supposed to be the most depressing day of the year: a time when the credit card bills hit people’s doormats after a Christmas season of fun and excess – with payday still at least a week away – and when the month continues its chilly attack. (more…)
November 15, 2011
The proportion of UK employers freezing pay has declined, according to research by Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and recruitment firm Harvey Nash. (more…)