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In Case You Missed It … P2P Market Roundup

Several news stories this week to bring to your attention - we'll have more from our analysts in the next few days so do tune […]

How Blockchain Might Revolutionise the Procurement Process

This guest post comes from Ana Farr, Community Manager at ecommerce-platforms.com and Unblock.net. Blockchain has made a lot of noise in the digital world, and at […]

Rio Tinto Drops Plan to Extend Supplier Payment Terms, Relief for CIPS

Yesterday, Supply Management reported that mining giant Rio Tinto had unilaterally extended payment terms to suppliers, telling them that they wouldn’t get their cash for […]

Public Spend Matters Europe – Highlights from This Week

Public Spend Matters Europe is dedicated to the exciting and fascinating matters connected with European public sector procurement. As usual, before you think about switching off, it's […]

Payments and Supply Chain Finance – an Excellent Lesson from Basware’s Ad van der Poel

We reported recently that Finnish technology firm Basware has acquired Procserve, the London based eMarketplace business, and you might even have noticed that the logo […]

NAO Says Government Produces Dodgy Data on Prompt Payments

The National Audit Office issued a report titled “Paying Government Suppliers On Time” last week. It was unusual in its very overt criticism of government […]

Happy Thanksgiving and David Gustin talks SupplierPay at the White House!

Happy Thanksgiving to our readers in the United States of America! Because of that holiday, we don't have our usual Friday round-up from our sister […]

Late payment – File on Four doesn’t quite get to the heart of it

We mentioned in the Down the Procurement Pub post last week that the  BBC Radio 4 File on Four documentary featured the topic of late […]

Bitcoin for procurement – feasible or desirable?


(We’re pleased to welcome a guest post from Dr Gordon Murray, whose own Dr Gordy blog is highly recommended!) Bitcoin seems to be getting quite […]

Small businesses should have the biggest voice in government – and we can start by paying them promptly

We're pleased to feature this guest article from Michael Dugher, Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office In his recent speech to the Federation of Small […]