E-borders fiasco underlines importance of agile project management

When I heard that the UK Government had lost its court battle over cancellation of the e-borders project and was ordered to pay the contractor, Raytheon £224m, I was reminded of the observations of Carl von Clausewitz (a Prussian general and military theorist).

How to combat lost productivity as the days get shorter

On October 26 we will all be turning the clocks back. The long mornings and evenings where many people can attend to their life and show up to work feeling happier and more in balance will shrink, leaving many feeling low.

Google may be facing a record-breaking EU fine

After a three-year dispute with Google, the EC's competition commissioner, Joaquin Almunia, has told the European parliament that Google needs to alter its offer to settle complaints or face a fine that could equate ten per cent of the company's global revenue.

EEF and UKTI deal to boost global exports

EEF and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) have signed an agreement to “collaborate on the promotion of export services to manufacturing and engineering companies across the UK."

The UK’s top 50 retailers revealed

IMRG and comScore have released their annual 'Top 50 IMRG Retailer Ranking', which features online retail giant Amazon beating Apple and Argos to the number one spot.

New CFO parachuted into Tesco

After the announcement Monday that Tesco had overstated its profit guidance by £250m, Alan Stewart, previous CFO for M&S, will join Tesco more than 2 months earlier then expected.