Category: Business

Kathleen’s blogs on current business topics

  • Procurement’s Role In Protecting and Safeguarding Supply Chains – Ethical Sourcing 

    What Makes A Sourcing Strategy Ethical?  Ethical sourcing is being able to demonstrate that your sources of supply, at every step in the supply chain, are protected and free from unhygienic, unacceptable, unsafe, or exploitative working conditions. Examples of this would be fair wages for staff,  no evidence of a fear or violence in the…

  • Executive Salary Disclosure Regulation – Mind The Gap

    According to ICAEW the average CEO pay is now 118 times that of the average UK worker, compared with 108 times in 2021 and 79 times in 2020.  The UK has a comprehensive regulatory framework governing directors’ remuneration reports and policies (Companies (Directors’ Remuneration Policy and Directors’ Remuneration Report) Regulations 2019). Amendments were made in…

  • how AI will genuinely bolster and impact your leadership decisions in the future

    Automation and digitisation can bring enormous benefits and savings to a business. AI in particular is making significant advancements and is proving highly beneficial for supply chains and procurement. AI can help analyse spending patterns and market data to generate predictive reports that identify cost-saving opportunities, such as headcount reduction, and potential supply chain risks.…