Business Environment

Balancing a fine line in an environment of change

Many of the goods we use in our everyday lives are based on “threads.” For example, the...

A revolution in banking

There are a number of ways of developing new business opportunities and one of the most important...

Business activities and care for the environment

Aggregate minerals are an important resource and their use is essential to national prosperity. They are vital...

Maintaining the co-operative difference

CIS operates in one of the most dynamic and complex insurance markets in the world. Insurance is...

How a regulatory system works in practice

The term utility is widely used today to include those public services which supply water, sewerage, electricity,...

Taking direct banking a step further

This case study focuses on the recent process of change in the banking industry. Ten years ago,...

Responding to a changing market

Golden Wonder has been one of the most easily recognisable household names for over fifty years. It...

The value of Responding to a changing market

There is little doubt that energy is central to our lives. Indeed, it is impossible to imagine...

The stockbroking revolution

In recent years, there has been a radical transformation in the way in which stocks and shares...

The changing environment within the gas industry

Gas is the carefully controlled source of nearly half of the country’s energy needs. And most of...

Focus on convenience trading

In the closing decade of the 20th century, the UK retailing industry has witnessed massive change mainly...

Constructing the future

Many people perceive the construction industry as towering cranes over a city skyline or a pile of...

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