Chelgate Senior Consultant Jim McClelland has an article on responsible sourcing and sustainability published in The Times this week. The article, titled “UK poised for era of who cares wins?”, was published on Tuesday. It addresses the importance of a positive brand identity, and how responsible sourcing and sustainability can be used to improve this. McClelland stresses that the economic upturn is a threat to sustainability, and it is vital that business leaders develop a holistic strategy and to make sustainability part of the brand aspiration. McClelland is a speaker, writer and social media commentator, specialising in the areas of […]Read More..
Chelgate Deputy Chairman Nick Wood-Dow co-chaired the summit on Transforming Technology in Health and Social Care with Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 10 December. The summit was attended by 120 health professionals from the public and private sectors. It was organised by John Nassoori of Dods Parliamentary Communications, and featured guest speakers from within NHS England and other leaders of health informatics. The morning sessions focussed on innovation in delivering digital healthcare and clinical services, while the afternoon looked at examples of working together to drive efficiency and productivity gains, including best practice in South Wales and Dorset. Delegates […]Read More..
On 4 December 2013 the Government announced a series of measures relating to infrastructure. The majority of the capital spending commitments announced in the National Infrastructure Plan are for road and rail improvements throughout the UK. Within the statement, however, are several significant changes to planning policy that are aimed at speeding up the planning process. These include: • Consulting on a statutory requirement for local authorities to put in place a Local Plan, reflecting the fact that a significant proportion of councils have missed the deadline for adopting a Plan set in the NPPF a reduction in the number […]Read More..