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Finance payroll, pay employees, avoid bankruptcy, keep economy going – a fintech initiative in response to the covid-19 effect on business

As this period of business and economic insecurity deepens, when far too many firms cannot foresee where they will be in 6 months’ time, let […]

This year’s bumper crop of procurement predictions – an analyst’s response

Now that most people are fully back at work this week, you may have noticed that throughout the festive holiday season we’ve been posting a […]

The 2020 Procurement and Supply Chain Predictions from the Market – Ivalua

Continuing our series of procurement and supply chain related predictions for next year, we have gathered a variety of predictions from leading vendors in the […]

In Case You Missed It … Procurement and Supply Market Roundup

We can't comment on every press release that hits our desks, but here are a few market news stories this week that we thought we […]

World Economic Forum’s Global Risk Report 2018 – A Critical Period of Intensified Risk

Yesterday saw the launch of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2018. The Global Risks Report is published every year (now in its 13th edition) and […]

Conflicting Signals from UK Economy – Be Prepared Is The Message

What is happening in the UK economy? There are contradictory indicators, that‘s for sure. Let’s start with CIPS (the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) […]

UK Economic Growth Looks Good – But Procurement Should Prepare for Inflation

Remember the predictions of doom, decline and plagues of cockroaches for the UK economy if we voted to leave the EU? There was more previous-word-eating […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Markit, Real World Procurement and Lisa Hannigan

Quite a difference in social venues over 24 hours this week. I'm writing this on Thursday evening visiting mother near Durham and having had a […]

Oil Price, Swiss Franc, and Greek Elections Bring Economic Uncertainty to Europe – Again

It’s been a tumultuous start to the New Year in terms of the economic situation in Europe. We have seen the oil price dropping by […]