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Contingent labour

Invisible Spend of Growing Headcount

We welcome this guest post from Steve Lorde, Co-founder and Director of recruitment solutions provider Consult Inhouse. When an organisation is in its growth mode, […]

Ferries, Lorraine Kelly and All That

We are delighted to be able to feature the occasional guest post from our previous MD, Peter Smith, co-founder of Spend Matters Europe. Today he […]

New Specialist Platform Matches Procurement Talent With Interim Roles – But With A Difference

At the break of this new year we said that the contingent workforce and services market had seen some seismic changes in 2018 and wondered […]

Contingent Labour Review: Key Procurement Priorities – Spend Matters Top Papers

In the run up to Christmas and my passing over the Spend Matters UK/Europe reins, we’re going ot feature some of the briefing papers I’ve […]

Reader’s Comment on Workforce Shortage – ‘The Chickens Are Coming Home To Roost’

Yesterday we published a post on "NHS Workforce Shortage - Part of a Wider Trend." It contained a state-of-play situation and outlook from Adzuna's latest report, […]

NHS Workforce Shortage – Part of a Wider Trend

News a couple of weeks ago that ‘Workforce shortages are a greater challenge to the NHS than funding’ - see here for one report from […]

Government Looks To Increase Tax Revenue from Contractors

In the UK government budget last week, there were announcements about the tax treatment of contingent workers, announcements that appear to add to confusion rather […]

Procurement Software Providers – How To Know Who Suits You?

Spend Matters’ quarterly procurement tech provider ranking and market intelligence tool, SolutionMap, has just announced its Q3 2018 Update. SolutionMap is a one-of-a-kind means of […]

Coupa Announces Stellar Results and Acquires DCR Workforce

On Tuesday, business spend management solution provider Coupa Software announced very impressive quarterly financial results, showing revenue growth year on year of some 38%, well […]

Aligned and Flexible Category Management with Comensura and Serco

Last week I participated in a workshop with Comensura based around the recent paper we published titled “Understanding Culture and Stakeholders - Why Category Management […]

Workshop on June 14th – Develop Better and More Appropriate Category Approaches

We very much hope you will consider attending our live event organised by Comensura and linked to our new briefing paper. The title is Understanding […]