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Procurement good practice

Four Quick Ways For Small Businesses To Power Up Their Procurement

We welcome this advisory post from Eleanor Matthews, Co-Founder at WorkFutures. The rise of the procurement team’s profile in industry has been well documented, with teams […]

Supply Base Rationalisation – Five Potential Negatives

There’s a great article on the Spend Matters US site from Nick Heinzmann of the US Spend Matters team, who is quickly developing into a […]

The Financial Cost of Fraud and Anti-Procurement Fraud Principles – Part 3

In Part 1 we talked about the six key principles for reducing the risk of procurement fraud in organisations. Yesterday in Part 2 we looked at […]

The Financial Cost of Fraud and Anti-Procurement Fraud Principles – Part 2

In Part 1 we talked about the six key principles for reducing the risk of procurement fraud in organisations. Let’s go into more detail on […]

The Financial Cost of Fraud and Anti-Procurement Fraud Principles

The latest research from national audit, tax and advisory firm Crowe UK, together with the University of Portsmouth’s Centre for Counter Fraud Studies (CCFS), has […]

Getting To Grips With Tail Spend – Without The Barriers

We welcome this guest post from Ian Nethercot MCIPS, supply chain director at Probrand Look at any organisation’s spending habits and you’ll typically find a large […]

Simone Halep’s Dress Negotiations and Effective BATNAs

Many observers wondered why Simona Halep wore a plain red dress, without sponsors logo, for the Australian Open tennis tournament which finished at the weekend. […]

Implementing Procurement Efficiency / Cost Reduction Programmes – Market Management

As we said here, we are in a period of considerable economic and political uncertainty for many businesses and indeed public sector organisations too. Uncertainty […]

What Do You Do When a Supplier Underperforms? Remember “reversion to the mean”

Getting to Yes is for me the most important non-fiction book of my lifetime, and we've talked about it here several times. Daniel Kahneman is […]

Kath Harmeston / Co-op Employment Tribunal (part 3) – the Consequences

We return to Marie Clair Kidd's report on the Kath Harmeston / Co-op Employment Tribunal Hearing - see part 1 here and part 2 here. […]

Sales versus Procurement – Are They Just Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Alan Day, founder and chairman of State of Flux, a global procurement consultancy and SRM software company, discusses how Procurement could learn a thing or […]

The Twelve Procurement Days of Christmas – Our Briefing Paper Available Here!

Now you really should be in the Christmas mood, you might want to go back to last year and the BravoSolution Real World Sourcing briefing […]