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Procurement Commentary

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. On […]

Happy Halloween – and Scary Stuff at ValueX

Last year, consumer research firm Mintel predicted the UK would spend £419 million on Halloween, up by 5% from the year before, on sweets/chocolate, costumes […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. On […]

The Fifth Age of Procurement – Wider Value (part 2)

In part 1, Peter Smith talked about the fifth age of procurement – the theme of his keynote at riskmethods  Supply Chain Risk Management Summit.   The fifth age […]

The Fifth Age of Procurement – Wider Value

We weren’t able attend the riskmethods Supply Chain Risk Management Summit last week, but our good friend Peter Smith was there presenting a keynote - […]

Hire for Behaviour, Train for Skill – Efficio’s Panel Debate on The Human Factor in Leadership

The measure of a successful event is in great part the fact it grew in attendee numbers from the previous year. This was the case […]

The Future Talent Shortage Within The Procurement Industry

Tom Graham

Talent shortage and talent management have been on the agenda of procurement leadership teams for many years. Tom Graham (pictured), a consultant in the Procurement and Supply Chain practice […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. It […]

The Sad Demise of Thomas Cook

business travel

The sad news of the collapse of Thomas Cook this morning, after 178 years of trading, has filled the front page of nearly every UK […]