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17 Jan 2018

Energy Update for 17th January 2018

This report will cover from the period just before Christmas until the current time and I’ll also have a look at what we might expect in 201 going forward. Prior to Christmas, we saw a price spike, particularly in gas. Read on →

Filed under: Energy Updates
17 Jan 2018

Do you recognise your hidden costs?

Posted by: Paul Strachan Clever cost management means you can prepare yourself against the unexpected and make provision to insulate yourself from any nasty shocks that may otherwise have the potential to derail your business. Some things can be planned Read on →

Filed under: Cost Management
15 Jan 2018

What are Meltdown & Spectre? Should you be worried?

Tony Edwards Cost Area Lead for ICT Over the past week there has been a lot of news coverage regarding security issues known as ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’. This is a very real issue, which affects individuals and businesses across the Read on →

Filed under: ICT
03 Jan 2018

Is energy management optimised in your hotel?

Paul Strachan Using more energy than necessary can seriously eat into your property revenue. Even small changes to energy management can make a big impact on your bills. Becoming more energy efficient has three obvious benefits; it saves money, is Read on →

Filed under: Energy
20 Dec 2017

Surviving Brexit: Managing Supply Chain Risk

Monarch Airlines’ bankruptcy on 2 October 2017 was due in part to increased fuel costs caused by Brexit. Profit margins were squeezed by higher dollar denominated fuel costs, raised by the pound’s decline due to Brexit. Unite (the trade union Read on →

Filed under: Brexit
14 Dec 2017

A Best Practice guide to Passwords

Tony Edwards Cost Area Lead for ICT Our guide to password security and best practice. Tip 1 – No more Post-it notes: With the number of services, subscriptions and applications that require passwords continually increasing, it is no wonder so Read on →

Filed under: ICT