If you have any professional interest in the passage of product from manufacture to retail, no doubt you’ll be preparing for the Midlands extravaganza. In this issue we provide a guide to the Softworld Supply Chain show.
Last year I was critical about the coolness with which some exhibitors greeted the advances of the consultants attending.
I sense a change is afoot.
It is becoming clear to manufacturers how important consultants are to the purchasing and influencing chain. Our own magazine research shows us that consultants are, as often as not, carrying a great deal of decision-making weight. If you are going to Birmingham as an exhibitor watch out for the badges marked ‘consultant’. There’s a goldmine to be tapped.
Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs
Deloitte's north-west Europe foray; BDO, Smith & Williamson investment paths; Shelley Stock Hutter; and Wilkins Kennedy discussed by editor Kevin Reed on our Friday Afternoon Live broadcast
Accountants should alter their perspective on auto-enrolment to maximise business opportunities, according to Eric Clapton.
Kevin Reed discusses whether new accountancy group Cogital can rival the Big Four...and its likely direction of travel