Faced with a skills shortage, the subsea industry has taken matters into its own hands, as Jake Tompkins explains to Peter Jackson
The term ‘carbon tax’ is popularly used to describe each of a series of legal requirements that have been imposed on businesses over the last decade or so. They are a series of measures designed to incentivise a continuing reduction in the consumption of CO2 emitting fossil fuels.
With Windows Server 2003 end of support* rapidly approaching it’s now time to consider the next steps for your business.
Subsea North East is the industry body for the sector in the region. Its chairman Andrew Hodgson talks to Peter Jackson about its challenges and opportunities.
A glance outside and it is clear that a change is in the air. The unseasonably warm weather is finally giving way to chillier mornings, stronger winds and an increased frequency of driving rain showers.
Last week, more than 80 SMEs from the Midlands heard from some of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs on how to capitalise on the strong resurgence in the manufacturing sector.
For businesses, energy management can be as beneficial as it is multifaceted. As a process, it involves the presentation of a financial business case for business improvement; it involves improving efficiency through changes in attitude and behaviour. It is about improving your bottom line. Yet, at its core, it remains a sub-set of the wider ‘environmental’ agenda.
Understanding the strategic aims of your organisation helps you to make better decisions. A thorough grounding in business strategy enables you to create more value, analyse your organisation’s resources and capabilities, deal with significant issues in the global marketplace and out-think your competitors.
It’s autumn and the changing colours of the trees look spectacular in that special quality of light that we get at this time of year. Unfortunately that light is attributable, in the large part, to the low level of the sun. As the days advance we find that the daily commute to and from work can become a squinting nightmare as the sun sits on the horizon ahead of us.