Entries by Malvika Patel

Gibbs Hybrid Workforce Solutions announces first ever partnership with Barclays Employability Programme

Gibbs Hybrid Workforce Solutions, an international technology and digital workforce management solutions business head-quartered in Surrey UK – has forged a significant partnership with Barclays Citizenship team and Catch 22. All three parties have worked closely together over the past year to allow Gibbs to become the first ever partner to sign up to the […]

Bristol-Myers Sqibb sponsors MSDUK Certified Supplier Contracts IT to attend Tuck Business School business residential programme

    Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) is a global BioPharma company firmly focused on its mission to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines to patients with serious diseases. BMS has a firm commitment to the highest standards of business integrity and ethics and recognise that diverse talents and perspectives are vital to achieve success. It is […]

Refugees turned entrepreneurs: ‘I needed to think about the future’

It was nearly five years ago when Razan Alsous fled Syria with her husband and three children and arrived in Huddersfield with all their belongings squeezed into one suitcase. Ambitious and determined to carve out a new, and better, life, Alsous sought to find a job. But despite her scientific background and pharmacy degree, it […]


For the second year running, MSDUK will be proud partners of the edie Responsible Procurement & Supplier Engagement Conference, a leading event for procurement, supply chain and sustainability professionals across all industries. In its sixth year, the conference exists to encourage procurement professionals and supply chains to maintain a mutual and beneficial partnership and to deliver […]

Free Lighting Audit for MSDUK members

Bri-Tek Technologies Ltd have offered a free lighting audit exclusively for all MSDUK members who want to find out how much they want to save by switching over to LED Lighting. Businesses may be eligible for a grant and projects can be financed in way where there are no upfront costs.   For more information and […]

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 […]