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Aim for healthy business travel


Global mobility is a vital part of business in today’s world. In 2006 the number of UK employees making overseas business trips reached 7.1 million a year.


Iraq’s oil potential still mainly untapped


With output of around 4.4 million barrels per day (as of March 2018), Iraq is the second largest oil producer in OPEC after Saudi Arabia, and holds the world’s fifth largest proven crude oil reserves.


Software developer trades engineering industry for accountancy


What comes to mind when asked about a career in a firm of chartered accountants and business advisors? Lots of number crunching, tax calculations and countless legislation changes to keep up with, right? Even the firms who claim they are ‘different’ and not the ‘typical accountants’, they might do a bit of work around payroll or corporate finance,  maybe some specialist tax work, but nothing more than that surely?


Why ENGenious?


We’re entering a new era. It’s complex, structured in a very different way to the one we’re used to, uses a different language to the one we’re used to and is constantly changing.


Is it time for us all to recharge our thinking?


Leading EX safety equipment supplier, SA Equip, recently extended its portable lighting range with the launch of their SA LUMIN EX LED Rechargeable Floodlight. Increasing demands for safer procedures and operations, means that more lightweight and durable EX lighting products are needed on site. This transition in industry demand and ways of working was one of the main reasons behind the development of this product for SA Equip.


Why wait to give new Houston route a try?


Singapore Airlines is by no means a new kid on the block. In fact, it’s more likely to be considered part of the aviation industry’s furniture, after celebrating its 70th anniversary just last year.


Procurement and audit … the missing link?


When you’re spending a lot of money, let’s say, a new kitchen, how much time do you spend agreeing the specification and the price?  A lot, and you probably spend a lot of time making sure that the work has been done properly and that you have been charged the right amount.  You care…it’s your money!


Time to help employees stub it out


It’s no secret that smoking is bad for you. The evidence has been around for decades, as has the list of life altering/ending diseases associated with it: throat cancer, mouth cancer, bladder cancer, lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, emphysema and heart disease, to name just a few.


Focus small to grow big


In the past, fabric maintenance has been viewed by many as an area which can be wrapped up by multi-discipline companies offering a raft of services in the form of a “one-stop-shop” facility for their customers – and it can. But in these days of additional emphasis on the need for maximum budget efficiency, many of our customers are telling us that they believe it is increasingly important to ensure that each and every service bought in is getting the best possible results and the best possible value for money.


Shifting landscape of technology offers scope for support


As I reflect on my tenure at The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) following the merger with the Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC), it gives me a chance to consider the shifting landscape of oil and gas technology development.


Pipeline industry: one week before MOGC Congress


On Monday, 26, Midstream Oil and Gas Congress opens up in Copenhagen, Denmark. The international Congress gathers decision-makers and technical specialists from companies such as KBR, Nord Stream 2, Caspian Pipeline Consortium, Halliburton Pipeline & Process Services.