Following a recent legal case, lawyers have warned that clients and contractors should be clear about responsibility for all standards and specifications.
Growth in the construction sector is expected to “trundle along” following a post-election bounce, according to the latest Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index.
The commitment applies to wood and pulp sourcing for all of Aditya Birla's mills. The Indian manufacturer produces 20 per cent of the world’s supply of viscose fibres.
The National Farmers’ Union has said it is “extremely disappointing” that Caffè Nero has "bowed into pressure" and decided not to source milk from areas subject to the badger cull.
The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has hit back after NHS England chief executive Sir Simon Stevens accused agencies of “ripping off the NHS”.
Only six out of the 37 benchmarked food sector companies have agriculture policies that address water sustainability issues, a report by the charity Ceres found.
A “growth funk” in UK manufacturing could act as a “minor drag” on the economy and the government should be taking action to revive the sector, an economist has warned.
Eighty per cent of South African companies consider political interference in the public procurement process in Zimbabwe to be a regular occurrence, with 60 per cent believing the same to be true in South Africa.
But overall confidence within the sector remains high, the UK Logistics Confidence Index said, with more than three-quarters of operators planning capital investments over the next year.
Sellafield said Metalcraft was chosen to provide nuclear waste storage containers because of its quality and value for money and also its socio-economic commitments.
Purchasers overwhelmingly support the use of indemnity insurance by self-employed procurement professionals, an SM poll has found.