H&S post Brexit
Britain’s manufacturers are calling for the current health & safety landscape to be maintained when the UK leaves the European Union, with existing worker production and legislative requirements continuing to be transferred into UK law to avoid cost and disruption to business.

The call was made in a wide-ranging report into the UK’s health & safety landscape published by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation and leading Health & Safety experts Arco entitled ‘Making Health & Safety work for UK Business – manufacturers’ concerns in a post Brexit World’.

In particular, the report says it is vital that the British Standards Institution (BSI) continues to play a leading role in European standards setting so that UK companies can continue to make products set within the European standards environment. This is essential to ensure UK companies can continue to trade without the risk of technical barriers emerging and to avoid the unnecessary development of multiple standards.

Into the cloud
SAP SE has announced that Deutsche Telekom AG; Cooler Master Corp., a global thermal solutions provider; and KSB Group, a manufacturer of pumps and valves, have adopted the SAP Sales Cloud solution to build trusted relationships with their customers and bring more efficiency and speed to sales.

Deutsche Telekom chose SAP for its out-of-the-box solution that tackles complexity, improves usage and shortens time to market. The solution can be easily maintained without the need for sophisticated IT skills. Deutsche Telekom expects to reduce time to market by simplifying the configure-price-quote (CPQ) process.

Cooler Master, a leading Taiwan-based innovator in thermal technology, has replaced its current platform with the SAP C/4HANA suite to build a sales model improving after-sales business and forecast management.

Hansen Willerding, program lead for SAP Cloud for Customer solution, KSB Group added: “Implementing SAP CRM software was core to our digital strategy. Our sales and service teams have access to relevant data now, increasing speed and efficiency of our processes, but also offering our customers a better service – one that meets the requirements of digital transformation.”