Spanning the link – Is your supply chain prepared for disruption?

Spanning the link – Is your supply chain prepared for disruption?

On Sunday, 6 October, Scotland’s busiest ferry route between Ardrossan and Brodick was rendered inoperative as a result of the failure of both linkspans at Ardrossan harbour.  A swift response by Calmac looked like it was taken straight from the Business Continuity textbooks …

Future Mistakes? or Future Missed Steaks? 11 indications of change on the food front.

Future Mistakes? or Future Missed Steaks? 11 indications of change on the food front.

We may soon be looking at a situation where demand for meat-from-livestock is reducing, and large-scale meat production becomes unsustainable, both practically and environmentally. What can we do about it?

Brexit and Beyond: 5 Potential Impacts the Pharma Industry Should Be Planning For

Brexit and Beyond: 5 Potential Impacts the Pharma Industry Should Be Planning For

Whether you’re affected by it or care about it, there’s no escaping it….

Brexit may well be the number one concern for businesses at the moment, but have you considered the impact of Cybercrime with climate change piled on top of that?

Jim Beam and Friends: 7 Distillery fires that caused environmental havoc

Jim Beam and Friends: 7 Distillery fires that caused environmental havoc

On 2nd July 2019, a lightning strike set fire to a warehouse in McCracken Pike, Kentucky, destroying approximately 45,000 barrels of maturing whiskey. The fire raged for 4 days and a 23 mile “plume” of whiskey developed in the nearby Glenn’s Creak and fed into the Kentucky River. In the week it took to dissipate, the whiskey resulted in severe depletion of dissolved oxygen and the death of thousands of fish.