This autumn’s energy crises have included rocketing gas prices and a broken cross-channel electricity cable. The inevitably higher electricity prices will be concentrating print factory owners’ minds even if they don’t notice what will be said at COP26. Addressing the global climate crisis is a noble long-term goal, but higher energy bills need paying today.
The adoption of technology is relentless, but businesses – and that technology – still need people. Whether it’s for management, the shop floor, accounts or deliveries, people make the world go around as much as money.
Reputations, like trust, are hard to earn and easy to lose. Threats to a reputation come in many forms – rivals making underhand allegations, activity by state-run organs and malevolence in elements of the press.