The Home Office delivered an ultimatum to 17,000 chief executives: open up on modern slavery or risk being named as being in breach of the law. This is an updated blog post, first published in October 2017. One year on, I track progress made. Read on to find out how procurement can play its part in making supply chains more transparent and ridding them of modern slavery.
Birmingham has topped the list again for the highest number of new start-ups outside of London. Why is Birmingham so attractive to new businesses? Along with the accelerator schemes, affordable office space, access to global markets and the Commonwealth Games in 2022, there is an exciting atmosphere and buzz in Birmingham that the city is on the up and going places.
Below are 5 great reasons why you should start a new business in Birmingham in 2019 and if you are planning your trip to Birmingham in 2022 you may be interested in this blog too.
"I need you to write a tender. Submissions in a week and the customers in Australia, here's the link" my client words "okay, I will take a look" I reply, positive as ever about a new challenge. My client, likes to push boundaries and expand into new markets and is especially keen on the NHS Australian market. But bidding for Australian business presents a challenge, mainly the time difference, presenting via Skype at 02:30 in the morning (UK time) is not to most people's liking.
At Naomi Clews Consultancy, we are all about saving money, securing business and developing skills. Many SME's are unaware that access to private and public tenders is FREE, so we created this quick FAQ guide to raise awareness.
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