Smart factories and the workforce
As more and more manufacturers move towards smart factories and invest more in technology, one of the key questions is, what impact will that have on the workforce? And does your existing workforce have the required skills to make that factory of the future a success?
Technology & Digital round-up – 21 January 2022
Happy New Year and welcome to our first Technology & Digital round-up of 2022. This edition covers cryptoassets, data fines, cloud services, smart supermarkets, cyber security, the metaverse and much more.
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Technology & Digital: What to look out for in 2022
Specialists from our Technology & Digital Group give a flavour of developments to look out for in 2022 covering smart contracts and NFTs, data protection and e-privacy reform, increased scrutiny of Big Tech, the digital supply chain, and much more. We hope you enjoy reading it.
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Made for Trade – Shabana Muneer discusses solutions to UK skill shortages
Employment expert Shabana Muneer discusses potential solutions to skills shortages and what criteria businesses will need to meet in order to benefit.
Made for Trade – Shabana Muneer discusses skill shortages across UK
In our recent webinar “How do you make a resilient supply chain?”, employment expert Shabana Muneer discussed why we are currently seeing skills shortages across so many sectors in the UK.
Made for Trade – Nick McQueen talks about customer & supplier relationships
International Trade expert Nick McQueen discusses the importance of addressing what to do when things go wrong with supplier relationships & what contractual provisions can be put in place to deal with those scenarios.
Managing sanctions and supply chain risk: What businesses need to know
Against a backdrop of global tensions and protectionist trends, our International Trade specialists consider and offer their practical advice on another key feature of the supply chain landscape for businesses to get to grips with – sanctions risk.
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How manufacturers can overcome international expansion red tape
Regulation is a common a barrier for businesses wanting to trade overseas: of the senior managers we surveyed, 87% say they experience challenges in working with foreign legal systems, 80% are hindered by barriers to trade such as tariffs and quotas, and 53% say the volume of regulation in their target market is an issue.
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Opportunities and challenges of increased US-UK manufacturing trade
The challenges faced by manufacturers in the UK and US are similar, potentially making the case for increase trade stronger. Manufacturers could not only access opportunities for growth, but new approaches to problem solving and creative solutions.
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The importance of novelty, keeping your ideas confidential
Alan Harper, Director of Intellectual Property, discusses the importance of novelty and keeping your ideas confidential.
Webinar recording: How do you make a resilient supply chain?
Walker Morris’ International Trade specialists recently held a webinar exploring how to create a resilient supply chain, and discuss recent trends in supply chain disputes.
Intellectual Property and AI – who owns the clever data?
As the use of AI and the Internet of Things evolve it is vital that businesses understand the intellectual property risks.
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