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Procurement good practice

Andrew Daly of Hempsons – More on Public Procurement Legislation and Avoiding Problems

At the recent HCSA conference we heard from Andrew Daly, a partner at law firm Hempsons and an expert in public procurement regulations. We covered […]

Andrew Daly of Hempsons – Public Procurement Legal Update at HCSA Event

At the recent HCSA conference we heard from Andrew Daly, a partner at law firm Hempsons and an expert in public procurement regulations. He talked […]

Tenuous Link to World Cup Procurement Post – How to Score Tenders

OK, we apologise, we have re-scheduled a couple of this week’s articles so we can feature something about the World Cup. Well, if we can’t […]

The Intelligent Way to Manage Supply Chain Risk – Insight from Rolf Zimmer of riskmethods

We’ve worked with riskmethods for a while but I don’t think I have seen Rolf Zimmer (co-founder) speaking in public. He did so at the […]

Procurement in a Digitised World – Basware Dinner Discussion Ponders the Future

A couple of weeks back, a group of CPOs came together under the Alchemy Club banner at a very pleasant dinner at the Covent Garden […]

Carbon Dioxide Shortages Bite, Highlighting Procurement & Supply Chain Issues

The carbon dioxide shortage has gone from being a bit of a humourous news story in the UK to a really serious matter for many […]

Procurement with Purpose – One Week To The Big Debate

There is now only one week to go until our London pub debate titled “This House Believes That Procurement With Purpose Can Save The World”. […]

Marketing Procurement – A Push for Simplification (Part 1)

The morning session at ProcureCon Marketing’s Day 1 in London recently tackled the subjects of simplification/streamlining and the future of agency roster models. The first […]

The Risks Around Carillion Step-In Providers – Allan Watton Speaks

We’ve featured Allan Watton many times over the years. He and his firm, Best Practice Group, are genuinely deep experts in major outsource service contracts, […]

Aligned and Flexible Category Management with Comensura and Serco

Last week I participated in a workshop with Comensura based around the recent paper we published titled “Understanding Culture and Stakeholders - Why Category Management […]

ProcureCon Marketing – Reflections on Day 1

We’re at ProcureCon Marketing again this year, at its usual venue, London’s Tower Hotel, just by Tower Bridge, with its great views over the Thames […]

Succession Planning – Are You Prepared?

We expect to hear soon who has made it to the short list for the Crown Commercial Service CEO role, one of the toughest, biggest […]