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Supplier Assessment Services acquire Altius VA Ltd

Posted by Gary Plant on Oct 15, 2018 1:01:27 PM

Supplier Assessment Services, a leading provider of technology-enabled third-party pre-qualification and health and safety accreditation services in the UK, today announced its acquisition of Derby-based supply chain performance specialists, Altius VA Ltd.

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Altius roll out Incident Reporting tool

Posted by Hannah Butterworth on Sep 18, 2018 1:50:06 PM

Perfect for more complex and bespoke incident reporting Altius’s new Health & Safety tool rivals existing ‘out of the box’ systems. Used by leading retailer Debenhams the tool is fully configurable offering a truly flexible approach to reporting and tracking incidents.

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See how Altius’ Exigo software is favoured by M&S

Posted by Altius on Jul 16, 2018 11:47:35 AM

With 1025 UK and 454 international stores over 50 territories, M&S is one of the UK’s leading retailers...

Their commitment to “making every moment special” for customers means they are always keen to implement the latest sourcing and compliance technologies to ensure consistent high-quality service.

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Survey shows businesses need to do more to break shackles of modern slavery

Posted by Len Simmons on Mar 2, 2017 11:00:00 AM

The Modern Day Slavery Survey 2017 Report, published by compliance specialist Altius, shows that UK businesses need to do more to tackle modern slavery across their supply chains.

The survey of supply chain, procurement and health & safety managers finds that there is a strong desire to break the shackles of modern slavery. But 82 per cent of respondents said that they wanted to see members of the senior leadership team do more to ensure compliance with the Modern Slavery Act.

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Top law school reveals the role of business in dealing with Modern Slavery

Posted by Len Simmons on Feb 28, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Named as a top 20 law school by The Guardian, Derby Law School continues to develop responses to modern slavery, including working with the Anti-Slavery Commissioner and the GLA (Gangmasters Licensing Authority) to help combat labour exploitation and upskill the Government’s workforce in understanding Modern Slavery.

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Bishop of Derby supports launch of Altius Modern Slavery Report

Posted by Len Simmons on Feb 16, 2017 11:15:00 AM

The Bishop of Derby, The Rt Revd Dr Alastair Redfern, is a member of the Parliamentary Select Committee who published the report and subsequent draft Modern Slavery Bill. Following the launch of the Altius Modern Day Slavery Report, The Reverend kindly offered a foreword for the Report:

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Free guide shows how to implement supply chain best practices

Posted by Gary Plant on Mar 11, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Supplier assessment and assurance specialist Altius has published a free guide to supply chain compliance to help organisations of all sizes focus on performance rather than problems when managing suppliers.

The guide covers strategies to address common problems, such as difficulties in sourcing good quality contractors and  managing supplier lists and supplier information; dealing with poor or variable performance or incidents on site; recognising and classifying levels of risk, and ensuring the right suppliers are used for the right contracts.

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How to manage supply chain cyber security risk affordably

Posted by Altius on Dec 16, 2015 5:34:47 PM

According to a Manpower survey, demand for specialist cyber workers has increased four-fold over the past year, with top experts being paid more than £10,000 a day.

In response to the cyber security issues in the industry, supply chain compliance expert Altius has launched a cyber security software package for those many businesses whose payroll doesn't stretch to employing £10,000 per day experts.

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10 facts that will stagger all supply chain managers

Posted by Altius on Nov 20, 2015 2:18:45 PM

When in control of a supply chain, being able to identify and mitigate risks that could be disruptive to your supply chain is likely to be high on the priority list. Or so you would think... Sometimes this doesn't seem to be the case.

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ISO 14001: New supply chain environmental standards released

Posted by Altius on Oct 6, 2015 11:00:00 AM

The revamped ISO 14001 standard has been released - bringing environmental issues into the boardroom by creating a better integration with business strategy and decision making.

The international standard underpins the environmental policies of 30,000 organisations across the globe. It is the recognised 'manual' for setting up and running an environmental management system. The standard helps businesses to deliver on green objectives, such as waste and energy reduction and logistics efficiency.

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