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Down the Procurement Patch with CIPS, Proactis, blur Group and Glen Campbell

Not a very social week this week really and when I did go out I forgot to take a picture! So here are the blackberries […]

Additional July Album Review – Declan McKenna and Public Service Broadcasting

We published a July album review last weekend and forgot two of our favourite albums of the month - so here is our “early August” […]

Down the Procurement Pub With CIPS, Laura Forzani, and The Big Moon

This is me and old friend, Alan Thomson, who has spent the last few years teaching negotiating (mainly to sales people) with the Gap Partnership […]

July Album Review with James Vincent McMorrow, Arcade Fire, Kacy Hill and Haim

James Vincent McMorrow released We Move (number 18 in our list of top 2016 albums) just last September, so no-one was expecting a new album […]

Down the Procurement Chippy With New Health Supremo, a Pub Debate, Cricket and James Vincent McMorrow

I know I go on about Lincoln and the best pub in the world (the Strugglers Inn) but the Burton Road Chippy just 400 yards […]

We’re All (Not) Going On Our Summer Holidays

The school holidays are now under way across the UK, and parents in their millions are celebrating with unfettered joy the prospect of six weeks […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Virtualstock, Basware, HS2 and Cassia

Back to Jason’s visit last week and this is us having a tea (it wasn’t all beer, you see) with Tom Lawrence (ex-Proxima) and Fraser […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Robots, Proactis, Good Work and Wolf Alice

Quite a week with Jason Busch, Spend Matters founder, here from Chicago. So enough meetings, socialising  and lunches to keep Down the Procurement Pub in […]

June / July Album Review (part 2) – Dan Auerbach, Pixx and Lorde

We’re all out of sequence here, still covering June albums into July – apologies! So in part 1 of our “June” album review the other […]

Down the Procurement Pub with the PM, Guy Allen, Hugh Barrett and Kacy Hill

Now we are into July, it is officially the holiday season. So to get you into the mood, two procurement friends who are doing something […]

June Album Review (part 1) – Royal Blood, London Grammar, Fleet Foxes and Alt-J

We didn’t do an album review at the end of May so we will have a two-parter this weekend and next. So toady, four bands […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Science Warehouse, Melinda Johnson, CIPS and Selena Gomez

I was in Leeds this week for the Science Warehouse customer conference and had an early dinner at the Town Hall Tavern, on my shortlist […]