Tag Archives: Grant Thornton

Is foodservice ahead on gender equality?

Britain’s boardrooms need more women but the foodservice sector is well ahead on gender equality, argues CH&Co Group's Caroline Fry. I was interested to read the recent Lord Davies recommendations about ensuring that the boards of FTSE 350 companies are at least one-third women by 2020. It got me thinking about the past 24 years…
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Sustainability more important to emerging markets

NEW FIGURES from global accountancy firm Grant Thornton has revealed that business leaders in emerging markets are more focussed on sustainability issues than their peers in developed markets.                       The revealing numbers come from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report survey 2,500 companies in 34 economies,…
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Businesses must adapt to survive

FROM FLOODS to droughts and heatwaves to snow drifts, the UK's climate is changing. Food businesses, more than any, need to change with it, says Ashley Clarkson.                   April's Footprint had a striking image of a lamb born into freezing weather. A little over three months on…
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A rotten year for public-sector food

HORSE MEAT in school meals, pork in prisoners' halal pies and a damning verdict on hospital catering have meant a troubled start to 2013 for catering companies.                           It might be a silly superstition, but 2013 is not turning out well for companies…
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