In an age of austerity, cuts and ongoing economic uncertainty, are business perks becoming a thing of the past? Prime Minister David Cameron has warne...
Finance Week is running a competition in conjunction with ESI to win 10 project management dictionaries.
J. LeRoy Ward, who has helped organisations manage projects for 33 years gives his views on how project management can be good or bad and examines the two sides of the same coin - success or failure. He uses two fictional case studies as exemplars.
Eight tips to help financial service providers, and other companies, to find their way out of the financial crisis, stabilise their pricing and look to a stronger future.
In the current economic crisis, project budgets are being slashed. Denise DeCarlo provides some insights on how to best manage and gives 13 steps to help get things back in order after your cost target changes.
A survey shows that private equity leaders name portfolio improvement as top priority in 2009.
The ACT ran a seminar examining working capital in Manchester recently with another coming up Reading this month. Five of the expert participants gave their views on how to handle a working capital crunch and what to look out for. Below Rachel Chan, chair, Manchester and construction north west branch, Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply gives her view on why companies shouldn't always take the easiest decisions.
Management can examine risk and draft all-encompassing and detailed health and safety policies, but what happens when employees' behaviour doesn't reflect the procedures? Jon Crook examines the legal and management problems companies face when attempting to change employee behaviour to reduce the risk. He also offers some solutions.