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Down the Procurement Pub with Supply Management, powerful anaesthetics and Night Engine

Good gracious, is it Friday again? I’ve had a quiet week really, a lot of writing, finishing a couple of papers, also some serious dental […]

Steve Bagshaw leaves Supply Management – what is his legacy?

Hey! No-one told me until last Thursday (when someone told me...) that Steve Bagshaw, Managing Editor of Supply Management / Redactive has resigned. He’s gone […]

More on the CIPS SM Awards

So well done to all the winners from the CIPS Supply Management Awards on Wednesday night. It feels like we’re all getting a bit blasé […]

CIPS Supply Management Awards – the Morning After the Night Before

In the interests of journalistic professionalism, I made a promise to myself with regard to the CIPS Awards event last night - I absolutely would […]

SM Awards Shortlist Announced – LOCOG, Balfour Beatty and Surrey star…

The short-list for the CIPS Supply Management Awards , sponsored by BravoSolution, has been announced. The most noteworthy point this year is probably the four […]

CIPS President makes (probably futile) call for more “entry-level” procurement roles

David Smith is now just over half of the way through his period as CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply) President. He’s been the […]

Procurement fraud costs the UK £258 trillion annually*

Of course it doesn't. That's a made-up number. While it is deliberately ridiculous, it's there to illustrate a point. And that is - it's dangerous […]

Richard Tottman says procurement cuts = fewer contracts = bad news for SMEs

There was an interesting article on the Supply Management blog the other day - which, to be pedantic, isn't a blog at all (look up […]

CIPS SM Awards – start thinking about your entry

Entries are now open for the 2012 CIPS Supply Management Awards, the “Oscars of the Procurement World” as we like to think of them. A […]

Matthew Parris to speak at CIPS dinner

Matthew Parris is to be the guest speaker at the CIPS Annual Dinner, as Supply Management reports. He is a returning guest star - he […]

CIPS Supply Management Awards – more winners’ videos and a challenge

Supply Management have posted more videos of winner's interviews on YouTube. As "Watcher of the Skies " said (sarcastically) of the ODA video when we […]

The CIPS Supply Management Awards – the Winners!

Back in my B&B behind Marble Arch... It was another excellent evening at the CIPS Supply Management awards (with sponsorship type thanks to BravoSolution principally, […]