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Book Review: Route 42 by Dr Richard Russill

I’m not mad keen on business self help books; I tend to need the escape of fiction, so when I saw a ‘novel’ about changing […]

A Licence to Play – Procurement Book Review

Spend Matters published a short extract a few weeks back from a relatively new book, A Licence to Play, published by Pelckmans Pro.  I promised […]

A Licence To Play – Business Management Through a Procurement Lens

We recently discovered a new procurement book - A Licence to Play. It is written by three senior procurement, purchasing and supply chain professionals who […]

CIPS Paper – The Future of Procurement and Supply Management (Part 2)

Today we’re continuing our review of the recent CIPS publication, The Future of Procurement and Supply Management (PSM) (see part 1 yesterday). The second part […]

Book Review: “Relationship Management – Unlocking the Hidden Value in Your Supply Base”

It’s almost four years since we reviewed Jonathan O’Brien’s book “Supplier Relationship Management – Unlocking the hidden value in your supply base”. This impressive work, […]

Basware Report on Prompt Payments – Still An Issue for UK SMEs

Last week Payments and eProcurement firm Basware published the results of a UK survey around small business and prompt payment. The survey of over 2,000 […]

eProcurement 2018 Trends and Forecast – and Fixing the Tail!

Our colleagues at Spend Matters US last week published a very good series of articles as part of the PRO subscription service, looking at 2018 […]

Latest Edbury Daley Report on Procurement Recruitment Paints a Stormy Landscape

Manchester-based global procurement technology recruitment specialists, Edbury Daley, have just released their second report of this year into the conditions and trends in the procurement […]

The Best Procurement Books of 2016: The Negotiation Book

Continuing our reprise of the best procurement books of 2016 with a second edition of The Negotiation Book. The author, Steve Gates, is founder of […]