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News — CIPS Procurement Excellence Programme – Silver Award for MOJ

The CIPS Procurement Excellence Programme is a globally recognised award for performance improvement, and more than 300 organisations worldwide have achieved an award through it. […]

Down the Procurement Xmas Market with Efficio, Basware, Clinical Waste, Editors and Grandaddy

My penultimate week really of active Spend Matters activities and quite a social one. I spent an enjoyable couple of hours with musical maestro David […]

Interview with Malcolm Harrison, CIPS New CEO (Part 3 – Future of Procurement)

In part 1 of our interview with the relatively new CIPS CEO, Malcolm Harrison, we looked at a number of issues, including the commercial focus […]

Interview with Malcolm Harrison, CIPS New CEO (Part 2 – Governance)

In part 1  of our interview with the relatively new CIPS CEO, Malcolm Harrison, we looked at a number of issues, including the commercial focus […]

Interview with Malcolm Harrison, CIPS New CEO (Part 1 – Commercial)

Malcolm Harrison took over as CEO for CIPS (the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) in the summer, and he promised an interview with us […]

Exclusive! CIPS Has Not Appointed a President – Role To Be Reviewed

CIPS has decided not to appoint a new President – for the moment anyway. In what appears at first to be a surprising move, the […]

Down the Procurement Pub with HICX, Jaggaer, CSR, CIPS and Blue Stones

Excuse my indulgence, but for the next few weeks, I may feature a few of my all-time favourite Down the Procurement Pub photos before I […]

Procurement and Value – Plus a Bit About Dinosaurs

There was an amusing Twitter exchange last week, following Malcolm Harrison’s remarks at the CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply) conference last week. Katie […]

John Glen on Brexit – Highlights from eWorld Keynote

John Glen, the Chief (“only”, as he put it) Economist for CIPS, spoke at eWorld recently on the topic of Brexit, not surprisingly. He is […]

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. […]

CIPS SM Awards – Five Stars From Our Special Reporter!

I’m banned of course from CIPS SM Awards evenings* after that unfortunate incident with Rory Bremner’s dinner jacket, the guests from the Caravan Club, the […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Waste, CIPS, Maistro and Beach Riot

Here are two very happy gentlemen, Paddy Lawton (founder of Spend360, sold to Coupa two years ago) and Garry Mansell (previously Chief Executive of Trade […]