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Policy & legislation

Small businesses ‘unprepared’ for no-deal Brexit

Tech firms are not are aware of guidance, nor government support, as opposition against no-deal mounts
13 Sep 2019
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Business operations

Japanese regulator probes Apple for ‘coercing’ parts makers

Firms allege the iPhone maker demands free technology and knowledge in exchange for doing business
7 Aug 2019
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Careers & training

Micro-organisations leading the way for gender diversity

Government-backed charity claims firms 'have no idea' what their supply chains look like at the launch of their first report
15 Jan 2019
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supply chain management (SCM)

Amazon warehouse robot accident leaves 24 hospitalised

Warehouse robot punctures bear repellent resulting in the hospitalisation of 24 employees
7 Dec 2018
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supply chain management (SCM)

IBM struggles to gain interest in blockchain offering

The company thinks its partnership with Maersk may have put other carriers off
31 Oct 2018
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supply chain management (SCM)

Microsoft and MasterCard launch global trading platform

The platform will help businesses identify new supply chain partners and manage payment processing
13 Sep 2018
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Policy & legislation

Post-Brexit customs systems could take five years to set up

SMBs will struggle to adapt to new customs arrangements, business representatives told the government in a meeting last month
4 Jul 2018
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Business operations

HP: 3D printing can cut IT's supply chain carbon footprint

Tech giant outlines measures to meet its sustainability goals
29 Jun 2018
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Tech firms welcome Cyber Security Export Strategy

But experts caution against nation state hacking risks, and urge firms to get basics right
27 Mar 2018
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Business strategy

What is the supply chain?

We explain what the IT supply chain is and what each role has when choosing and implementing new technologies in the workplace
17 Nov 2017
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House of Fraser rolls out self-service BI

End users are now using analytics to improve various business processes
31 Oct 2017
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Business strategy

Enterprises buy 50% of their software without IT involvement

What effect is the consumerisation of IT having on businesses?
18 Sep 2017
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Business strategy

Volkswagen and Delphi charge forward on driverless cars

The companies have both invested in businesses that will enhance their autonomous car tech
7 Apr 2017
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Driverless ‘Heathrow pods’ to be tested on London streets

Production chain for driverless pods will be entirely British
29 Jan 2016
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supply chain management (SCM)

Amnesty slaps tech giants with child labour accusations

Apple, Samsung and Sony stand accused of using cobalt mined and processed by children
19 Jan 2016
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HP Go Global Awards shortlist announced

British businesses that are looking to spread their wings.
7 Aug 2015
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supply chain management (SCM)

Are Apple, Microsoft & Samsung using slave labour?

Almost half of major technology firms have no idea where the components for their devices come from, it emerges
21 May 2014
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Business strategy

Apple accused of "worsening" conditions for Chinese workers

iPhone and iPad factories accused of excessive working hours and poor working conditions.
30 Jul 2013
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Business strategy

Apple shares hit by iPhone 5 supply chain problems

Firm's market value slides as competition and supply chain issues bite.
8 Nov 2012
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Mobile

iPad Mini to mark end of road for iPad 2, claim sources

Supply chains sources claim second generation 9.7in tablet will be axed to make way for a smaller iPad.
23 Oct 2012
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Mobile

Apple iPhone 5 pre-orders exceed expectations

Consumer electronics giant hails pre-order success of latest smartphone.
17 Sep 2012
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Software

The return of ERP?

Inside the Enterprise: After several years out of the limelight, back office systems are sneaking back on to the agenda.
13 Sep 2012
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Business strategy

Samsung orders supplier review following child labour

Consumer electronics giant to inspect premises of 250 Chinese production facilities in wake of child labour row.
4 Sep 2012