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Down the Procurement Pub with Bloom, CIPS, Basware, GDPR and Royal Weddings

Yes, it's elitist, I know, but the CIPS Fellows’ Wine Tasting is fun. Here are some of the great and the good of procurement, plus […]

Ensuring that NHS Professional Services Spend Delivers Value

This is another in our series of articles relating to good practice in terms of procurement of consulting and related services, published in conjunction with […]

Procurement As A Force For Change (Part 2)

In Part 1, we looked at my session at the recent Bloom customer event. I talked about the evolution of procurement from being concerned largely […]

Procurement As A Force For Change (Part 1)

Towards the end of last year we wrote about a couple of the guest sessions at the recent Bloom Procurement Services customer event, but we […]

What to Consider to Secure Procurement a Seat at the Top Table

Our good friend and procurement maestro extraordinaire, Mr David Smith, sometimes known as Peter’s brother, other times, his father, has written a short article on […]

Cornwall County Council – Change of Professional Services Provision Drives Big Savings

The second of the customers we heard from at Bloom’s annual conference recently was Cornwall County Council. They use Bloom as their supplier of choice […]

Buying Professional Services – How Not To Do It!

Bloom, who operate the NEPRO Specialist Professional Services neutral vendor solution on behalf of NEPO, the north-east procurement organisation, held its annual conference in London recently. Two […]

Buying Professional Services – Bloom’s Event Heralds Procurement as a Force for Change

Bloom, who help the public sector buy and manage professional services better (and operate the NEPRO Specialist Professional Services neutral vendor solution on behalf of […]

Down the Procurement Pub with CIPS, NHS, Bloom and Grace VanderWaal

It can’t be November already, that’s ridiculous. Oh well, a fairly quiet week after much dashing around recently, so time to get a top secret […]

Working With Smaller Professional Services Firms – Some Myths Dispelled

This is another in our series of articles relating to good practice in terms of procurement of consulting and related services, published in conjunction with […]

Six Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Consultant (Part 2)

This is another in our series of articles relating to good practice in terms of procurement of consulting and related services, published in conjunction with […]

Six Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Consultant (Part 1)

This is another in our series of articles relating to good practice in terms of procurement of consulting and related services, published in conjunction with […]