Business Case Studies - Issue 4

Welcome to issue 4, this week we are looking at Social Responsibility and Ethics   Shop specials Order packs of 12 printed A1 posters for £19.50! Edition 16...

Providing support through the stages of the business cycle

Everybody faces a degree of uncertainty within his or her daily lives. No matter how well people plan, it is impossible to get rid...

Using PEST analysis to support decision making

Johnson Matthey is a leading global speciality chemicals company. Science and technology are embedded in everything that it does. Its products aim to have a...

The business cycle

The financial pressures placed on individuals change over time. This is because they are affected by external circumstances such as high unemployment and the...

PEST analysis

Johnson Matthey is a leading global speciality chemicals company. Science and technology are embedded in everything that it does. To remain competitive in its...

External environment

A business should monitor its external environment to identify changes that could affect its operations. Being able to address and adapt to these changes...

Corporate Social Responsibility

No major company strategy is complete these days without a statement on corporate social responsibility (CSR). At a fundamental level, CSR involves going beyond...

Meeting the skills gap

Not enough people are graduating with the skills needed to fill thousands of IT jobs in Scotland, employers' bodies have said.  The IT sector...

Sustainable business

Singapore has set up an energy-efficient green space called Gardens by the Bay that has cost 1bn Singaporean dollars ($784m; £504m).  The man-made ‘supertrees’...

Responding to the business environment

The high street retailer Clinton Cards has recently gone into administration and is an example of how external factors can affect businesses.  Clinton Cards’...