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Tax Hit On BBC Presenter – Consequences For Interim / Contingent Workforce

A high-profile legal case last week that ended in bad news for Look North presenter Christa Ackroyd and good news for Her Majesty’s Revenue and […]

Down the Procurement Pub with the BBC, Wine, Eminem, Elizabeth and the Catapult

Back to the BravoConnect event and a nice dinner scene for you.  Spanish food can be great, but I was really not sure about the […]

BBC Payments to “Talent” – Applying Procurement Principles

In part 1 here of this series we looked at the BBC publication of stars’ earnings from the corporation, and considered matters from a procurement […]

Applying Procurement Thinking to BBC Stars’ Fees

The BBC released details of payment to their best-rewarded “stars” last week – or at least those who are paid directly rather than through production […]

Jim Hemmington at eWorld – “More Money For BBC Programmes”

We’re going back to the recent eWorld Procurement and Supply event for more highlights this week, starting with the keynote from BBC procurement supremo, Jim […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Trade Extensions, the BBC and Bon Iver

Here are Garry Mansell and Nik Pettifor from Trade Extensions lunching with me (very sober, just the one glass of wine, well, maybe two...) in […]

Great British Bake-Off Leaves the BBC – Negotiation Strategies and Lessons

We have more fascinating procurement and negotiation lessons from the wider world, as the BBC lose the rights to show the Great British Bake-Off (GBBO) […]

BBC to Compete More Programme Production Work – Let’s Reverse Auction Gary Lineker!

There was an interesting report this week suggesting that the BBC will be forced to put more of their programme production work "out to tender" […]

BBC and the Met Office – The Procurement Facts (Probably)

There was a great outcry yesterday when it was reported that the BBC would not be awarding the contract for weather forecasting services to the […]

Down the Procurement Bank (?) with Monitor’s taxis, Gentoo penguins, Supply Management and Heat

We held our BravoSolution Real World Sourcing session on Wednesday at the Don restaurant, London. More on that to come next week. I intended to […]