PPG Industries, Inc. has signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar agreement with BCE Emergis Inc. for B2B electronic invoice presentment and payment solutions. PPG is one of the first companies in the chemical industry to use web-based invoicing technology, and follows a growing number of other market leaders who are implementing this technology, known as Emergis(R) e-Invoicing. Through its 16 strategic business units , PPG generates over 6 million invoice transactions per year in North America, and expects to deliver substantial added value to its customers while generating productivity improvements.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.