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CIPS #iBuy Wins Student Engagement Award – Good Timing as Skills Shortage Grows

Last year we took a look at this CIPS initiative and its very good website to tempt young people into procurement as a career:  iBuy […]

CIPS Annual Report & Accounts – Honesty About a Tricky Year for the Institute

MS Outlook decided that the notification of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Annual General Meeting next week wasn’t very  important so it went […]

CIPS Fellows Ride The Mail Rail! (And Learn About Royal Mail Procurement …)

The CIPS Fellows events calendar is very impressive these days, thanks to Shirley Cooper and her dedicated associates on the committee. (Can you spot Shirley […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Efficio, Alex K, Mail Rail, ProcureCon and The Amazing

I started the week with a very pleasant lunch on Monday – it always somehow feels particularly indulgent to be having good food and maybe […]

Supply Management on Brexit and MAG – Recommended Reading

There are two – or at least two – articles worth reading in this month’s Supply Management magazine. The first is a lengthy analysis of […]

Malcom Harrison – the Next CIPS CEO Speaks (Part 2)

In part 1 of our interview with Malcom Harrison, who will take over as the new Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) chief executive […]

Exclusive! Malcom Harrison – the Next CIPS CEO Speaks (Part 1)

Following the news that Malcolm Harrison is to leave his post as chief executive of the government central procurement organisation, Crown Commercial Service (CCS), to […]

Breaking News! – Malcolm Harrison Is New CIPS Chief Executive

Malcolm Harrison has been appointed CEO of CIPS (the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply).  I heard the rumours a couple of weeks back but […]

Bill Michels To Head Up CIPS In The USA – A Direct Challenge to ISM?

In a fascinating announcement on Friday, CIPS (the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) announced that it has appointed “procurement expert Bill Michels to be […]

A Tragic and Often Difficult Year for CIPS – Key Appointments to Come in 2018

It was a turbulent year for CIPS (the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply). The tragic and unexpected death of David Noble, the Chief Executive […]

Procurement Is THE Least Diverse Profession in UK at Senior Levels – Why?

Here is another of our favourite articles of 2017 - although this covered a somewhat delicate subject for the procurement profession. We reported yesterday on […]

Cordie Introduces New Way of Revising for CIPS Exams – How Did I Do?

We mentioned here the CIPS Level 4 diploma revision App developed by training firm Cordie to help students with their revision. I tried it last […]