Spend Matters UK/Europe Content

How to Manage Complex Categories

When looking at complex spend categories there are a number of things to take into consideration. First: Don't make assumptions. Second: Gathering requirements from budget holders and users of the goods or services is vital. In this paper, Peter Smith of Spend Matters UK/Europe provides other important practices in executing category management processes.

Of Supplier Management…and Horsemeat

The horsemeat scandal in the UK has been occupying a lot of media attention and, I’m sure, much time and effort amongst procurement and supply […]

Who Should Own Contract Management?

The following post is based on the paper authored by Peter Smith, Managing Director, Spend Matters UK/Europe: Preparing for Procurement in 2020: Negotiation, Contract and […]