A back to business continuation strategy

A word of warning from Carl Jackson of business advisory firm Quantuma, focuses the mind on the necessity for a clear business continuation and back to operations strategy: “For the next three months, my guess is that corporate failures won’t rise significantly. Once we come out of this – and I hope and am sure we will – that is the More...

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By winactive On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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‘Driving us through this difficult period’

The pain, anger and anguish that resinates from this cartoon that appeared in the Telegraph is hard felt by everyone in the window industry. Stare at it long enough and there is hope, the frustration leads More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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An optimistic rapid recovery?

Richard Evans writing in the Telegraph yesterday gave hope for an optimistic rapid recovery in the construction sector. Reporting on comments made by fund manager Barry Norris, he shared the view that ‘the economy More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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First week of shut-down

This is the first week the majority of manufacturing firms in our industry have shut-down due to the coronavirus. It’s now time to formulate a strategy that will ensure the business survives this period. More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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Holding up considerably well

Another week and and an ever changing business environment – which is holding up considerably well all things considered. Within our own industry, orders are still being taken, installations are still taking More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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People’s coping mechanisms

People’s opinions and business responses to coronavirus give an interesting insight into people’s coping mechanisms. I have researched this extensively and come to the conclusion the majority of our industry More...

By winactive On Monday, April 6th, 2020
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The retrofitting homes revolution

When an expert like Dr Tim Forman of the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Sustainable Development says that only a national project of scale not seen since World War Two would be enough to help the UK More...

By winactive On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Longevity economy can prove lucrative

“The longevity economy is growing and transforming society,” concludes an intriguing study on the ageing population from the ILC Partners Programme. Studying changing consumer patterns is often viewed as More...

By winactive On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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If only they would keep their promises

As if we weren’t all sick and tired enough of the political circus surrounding Brexit, we now have to grin and bear the catalogue of promises the political parties will be dishing out to try and secure our votes More...

By winactive On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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Man and machine working in unison

As all the political parties start to map out their plans for the future, two particular ideas mooted by the Labour Party grabbed the attention of many in the manufacturing sector: a move towards a 32-hour/4-day More...