Category Archives: Business and Finance

Reforming procurement

While attending agendaNi’s procurement seminar in Belfast, Vincent Campbell, Director of the Irish National Procurement Service, talked to Owen McQuade about the review of government procurement and the significant changes that are...

For reasons unknown

The utilities sector needs to restore the confidence and credibility of the regulatory regime in Northern Ireland following the recent Competition Commission report on Northern Irish gas pricing. Richard Murphy of Pinsent...

Promoting practical learning

Policy Exchange finds that stronger links between business and education can raise the profile of vocational courses. Greater involvement by employers in the curriculum will help to make vocational courses more attractive...

Real benefits

Many see CSR as being merely good PR, but there are real business benefits to getting involved in any corporate social responsibility programme. Owen McQuade sums up the advantages. Businesses do not...