Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «suppliers»

January 4, 2019 9:42 AM Economy Energy banned from taking on new customers

Energy supplier Economy Energy has been banned from taking on new customers until it improves its customer service. The energy regulator, Ofgem, said the ban would remain in place for three months to allow the firm to improve its customer contact procedures. It must also address billing and payment failures, and issue customer refunds in a timely manner 75

December 10, 2018 9:52 AM Russia OVERTAKES the UK in global arms sales showcasing military power

RUSSIA has overtaken the UK as the world’s second largest arms producer demonstrating its increased military capabilities, a leading research group has found. Britain has slipped to third place for the first time since 2002 after Moscow “experienced significant growth” in recent years. The US comfortably maintained top spot with sales worth $226.6bn (£178bn) in 2017 according 93

December 6, 2018 7:26 AM O2 urgently investigating as data services stop working

Users complain that they can't access the internet on their phones as the network says it is doing all it can to fix the problem. The problem is also affecting customers of Sky Mobile, Tesco Mobile, Lyca Mobile and GiffGaff - which all use O2's infrastructure. The network said: "One of our 3rd party suppliers has identified a software issue in their 64

October 31, 2018 3:35 AM US-China TRADE war: Trump slaps BAN on Chinese chipmaker over security concerns

DONALD TRUMP has banned US companies from working with a Chinese government-backed chipmaker as it threatens US national security, triggering further tensions between Beijing and Washington. The US commerce department announced the move to block sales of American components to China’s Fuijan Jinhua Integrated Circuit Company Ltd. on Monday. The agency 89

October 16, 2018 11:13 AM 'Galileo could be OURS!' Juncker's satellite claims are simply NOT TRUE, expert claims

JEAN-CLAUDE Juncker’s claim that no single member state could have achieved the success of the Galileo project is “not true”, says satellite expert Professor Alan Smith, who also believes the UK could “certainly have taken on the project”. Jean-Claude Juncker’s assertion that no country could have achieved the success of Galileo is “not true”, according 48

June 28, 2018 7:09 AM SSE pays out £190,000 in compensation to customers

SSE has paid out £190,000 in compensation to customers after it withdrew from a partnership with social enterprise Ebico, and failed to quickly move customers onto another tariff. Suppliers have 49 days to move customers onto a new tariff if the one they are on is withdrawn, but SSE failed to comply with its licence by taking almost six months to switch 29

June 25, 2018 1:29 AM Audit finds overuse of contract secrecy

An audit report has found federal government departments and agencies are over-using secrecy rules to hide details of millions of dollars in contracts. Looking at a sample of contracts, the Australian National Audit Office found the use of confidentiality provisions did not comply with the rules for 86 per cent of the contracts. "The audited entities 18

June 24, 2018 8:04 PM Kathmandu commits to workers' rights

Outdoor equipment retailer Kathmandu has committed to protecting workers' rights and improving labour standards in its factories across the globe. The New Zealand-based company has joined the Fair Labour Association, a non-profit alliance of some the world's biggest manufacturers of mass-produced consumer items. The collaboration of universities, civil 51

June 24, 2018 10:01 AM ‘They’re fighting the last war!’ Tory MP BLASTS Airbus for Brexit scaremongering

A CONSERVATIVE MP attacked multinational company Airbus for scaremongering over a Brexit “no-deal”, as the company said they could pull out of the UK threatening the loss of thousands of jobs. Airbus, a multinational aerospace company has been attacked for being “unhelpful” and “fighting the last war” as they claimed they could pull out of the UK if there 32

June 23, 2018 12:28 AM HAMISH MCRAE: Airbus wouldn't get off the ground without Britain's help despite what bosses say about Brexit

That is a good rule of thumb when assessing any corporate action, and one worth applying to Airbus right now. Airbus’s frustration has been reflected in similar comments from business organisations such as the CBI and the London Chamber of Commerce – and certainly clarity on the future trading relationship with Europe is very much needed. But if you look at what Airbus 37