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Over 60% of businesses identify the lack of resource and knowledge as their biggest challenge when it comes to managing their supply chain, that’s according to the BCR, ‘Facing the Future: Challenges for the supply chain revealed’ insights report.
The survey’s insights report provides a snapshot of the challenges businesses are...Read more
As we face an uncertain future, with Brexit legislation and the impact of Covid-19 to consider, we ask businesses to share their procurement priorities, challenges and predictions in our unique state of the nation survey.
Senior managers with procurement responsibilities, and others responsible for supply...Read more
Cybercrime has spiked since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. To adhere with government guidelines many employees are now working from home. Sadly, this leaves businesses more vulnerable to cyber security issues and criminals are taking full advantage. It is therefore essential that you are extra vigilant and ensure extra...Read more
The recent Government announcement that Coronavirus has reached pandemic levels is causing numerous concerns for businesses across the UK. Monday’s briefing from Boris Johnson asked people to work from home where possible, meaning that the next phase of social distancing is now underway. Naturally, we want to continue to provide...Read more
The Autumn Budget 2018 last week included a few elements of interest for the business world. A smattering of new tax breaks tempered with measures to reduce abuse of reliefs brings a mixed bag of changes for our clients. Here is our quick round-up of the key points that could impact...Read more
BCR Associates and our sister company BCR Energy & Carbon Services are extremely proud to announce that we have recently achieved two ISO certifications: ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
ISO 9001 is the worldwide standard for Quality Management. It is a certification for organisations which implement robust Quality Management systems reaching...Read more
On 7th July, BCR Associates was proud to take part in the ten mile Twilight Walk at Exmouth, in aid of south west charity, Hospiscare. We have supported this local adult hospice charity for several years and are always keen to get involved in their local events.
The theme for the...Read more
The dangerous consequences of plastics being dumped in our oceans cannot have escaped anyone’s notice. Thanks in part to David Attenborough’s documentary The Blue Planet, the focus on the issue is propagating far and wide and certainly makes everyone think more deeply about the impact we have on the environment.
Budget planning is an integral part of any business regardless of size. Here are our top tips for effective budget planning:
1. Make sure that your budget is aligned with your business strategy.
Developing a comprehensive financial plan for achieving the financial goals of your organisation is a great start but its...Read more