Getty Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley Sports Direct is to ditch zero-hours contracts after public uproar over working conditions in the retailer’s warehouses and stores. In a report commissioned by the retailer, legal firm RPC identified “serious shortcomings” in the firm’s working practices which its board “deeply regrets and apologises for.” Casual retail staff are […]

SAP Ariba today announced that it has again been ranked as a leader in Contract Life-Cycle Management for Buy-Side Contracts by independent research firm Forrester Research, Inc., this time in a new report titled “The Forrester Wave™: Contract Life-Cycle Management, Q3 2016: The 14 CLM Vendors That Matter Most And How They Stack […]

Vivocom executive director Choo Seng Choon on live radio and taking questions about the company and its bright prospects ahead. You may listen to the podcast here ( http://www.bfm.my/bg-choo-seng-choon-constructing-changes-vivocom ) The Group has just secured another two contracts amounting to RM37.8 million, the latest in a number of “Rolling Thunder” project wins! Group’s […]

KUALA LUMPUR (June 5): Silk Holdings Bhd has won two marine vessel-charter contracts with a total value of RM104.5 million. In an announcement to Bursa Malaysia today, Silk said its subsidiary Jasa Merin (M) Sdn Bhd had secured both contracts from Lundin Malaysia BV for the provision of one anchor handling tug supply vessel under […]

KUALA LUMPUR (May 27): Gold futures contract was unchanged at 9:50 am. May 2014, June 2014, July 2014 and August 2014 all stood at RM133.55, RM133.50, RM133.75 and RM133.85, for a gramme, respectively. Open interest totalled 2,479 contracts.     Physical gold edged down six sen to RM128.96 a gramme as at 9.30 am. #IPO* […]