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British Steel – Turkish Pension Fund Emerges as Buying Frontrunner, but Why?

Following liquidation this May of British Steel, UK Business Secretary Greg Clark said - "In the days and weeks ahead, I will be working with the […]

Ocado-M&S joint venture deal is completed

As part of a plan announced earlier this year, Ocado has sold half of its UK business to M&S, which recently announced the completion of […]

Procurement Leaders – End of an Era …

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A tweet from Mark Perera two day’s ago, founder of Procurement Leaders (PL), took us all by surprise: “End of an era for me, as […]

How Confident Are You That Forced Labour Isn’t Happening In Your Supply Chain?

On one level, there is more awareness of human rights issues in the supply chain than ever before. We have the Modern Slavery Act of […]

Procurement Salary Guide Outlook – Cloudy with a Chance of a Slimmer Gender Pay Gap

If you haven’t already seen the latest procurement salary guide from global professional recruiting group Hays in conjunction with CIPS, then do take a look; […]

Forensic Files: How Better Risk Management Practices Can Keep the Court Systems Moving

When The Guardian reported last weekend that the main supplier of forensics services to the UK police force had suffered a ransomware attack a few […]

IT Supply Chain Developments and Their Impact on Buying Decisions

Ian Nethercot, MCIPS, Supply Chain Director at IT digital marketplace Probrand,  continues his monthly roundup of the latest movements in the IT market to help with […]

Procurement in Emergency Situations — Preparing for the Hurricane Season

Last year the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) organised an intensive two-day workshop on procurement in emergency situations. The event brought together people from around the […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. It […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. It […]

British Steel – Still On the Brink

News yesterday of British Steel’s High Court decision to put the firm officially in the hands of the government's receiver to take charge of business […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. It […]