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Date: Monday, August 22, 2016

The full impact of Brexit is still unfolding, but in the near term uncertainty is likely to elevate supply chain risk

Date: Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Expectations weakest since February 2009

Date: Tuesday, August 02, 2016

July data signalled a further downturn in UK construction output, but the rate of contraction was only fractionally faster than that seen during the previous survey period. At the same time, new order volumes dropped at a slower pace than the three-and-a-half year low seen in June. Anecdotal evidence suggested that economic uncertainty following the EU referendum was the main factor weighing on business activity in July, especially inthe commercial building sector. However, there were also reports suggesting that demand patterns had been more resilient than expected, and some firms linked new enquiries from international clients to exchange rate depreciation.

Date: Monday, August 01, 2016

The UK manufacturing sector started the third quarter on a weaker footing. Levels of production and incoming new orders both contracted, as the impact of increased business uncertainty on the domestic market offset an exchange rate supported increase in new export business.

Date: Friday, July 29, 2016

However, many organisations now talk about resilience, and CIPS would like to know your understanding of what this means to you and your organisation.

Date: Thursday, July 21, 2016

CIPS Turkey Country Manager Faruk Demir is interviewed about procurement and supply chain challenges in the region by Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news station at the 2016 CIPS Turkey conference. Please note that the video is in Turkish.

Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Based on more than 70% of usual replies to the regular UK monthly PMI surveys, the flash release will contain survey indices relating to manufacturing and services as well as a set of weighted-composite indices reflecting economic trends across the two sectors combined.

Date: Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Procurement and supply chain professionals have a crucial role to play in the immediate aftermath of the UK Brexit decision.

Date: Monday, July 04, 2016

June data signalled a return to falling output levels across the UK construction sector, led by a steep decline in residential building and a reduction in commercial work for the first time since May 2013. Reports from survey respondents widely linked the downturn in business activity to uncertainty ahead of the EU referendum (just over 80% of survey responses were received before 24th June).

Date: Friday, July 01, 2016

First published in Suply management magazine.

CIPS is preparing a health check to guide users through taking the necessary precautions at this stage and help them identify supply chain risk that they can apply to different scenarios as more information comes through.