Entries by Malvika Patel

Announcing the MSDUK Awards Finalists 2016

  From Leicester to the City, this year’s nominees are all forerunners for change be it through innovation, entrepreneurship, inclusive procurement or corporate responsibility. The MSDUK Awards recognise and celebrate a range of businesses that demonstrate success in the areas of innovation, sustainability, growth and commitment to diversity in their supply chain. These awards will […]

Making Procurement Inclusive for a Stronger and Fairer Economy

We all buy goods and services, and when we spend our money on these goods and services, it sustains businesses large and small, paying for wages and supporting our economy. In other words, we are always playing an important role in our local, national, and global economy, and each decision we make has an impact, […]

HS2 business opportunities for suppliers of all types and sizes

High Speed Two (HS2), is the biggest and most ambitious infrastructure project Britain has seen for decades, and the first new railway to be built north of London in over 120 years. The construction of Phase One of HS2 presents a great opportunity for local and diverse suppliers from large and small and medium sized […]

What does diversity mean to you?

Ahead of the National Diversity Awards, The Voice asked some of Britain’s leading organisations about their commitment to inclusion and how they’re changing the face of the workplace.  To read what Mayank had to say on this subject please click here.


September 2, 2015 – As Labor Day approaches, and the country celebrates the economic and social progress of the American workforce, a new study shows the enormous impact that minority-owned businesses have on the economy. The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), in partnership with The Institute for Thought Diversity (ITD), researched the effects of […]