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Leeds e-Procurement Firm Science Warehouse Is Acquired By Advanced Business Software

On Friday, Mercia Technologies announced that Science Warehouse (SW), the Leeds-based e-procurement technology firm, has been sold to Berkshire (UK)-based Advanced Business Software and Solutions […]

Procurement Education and Skills – Interview with Dr Jo Meehan

If  you are back at work today - well done!  Continuing our review of 2017 articles, one of our favourite interviews of 2017 was with […]

Supply Chain Management – Coming Soon to a Primary School Near You

As it states on the APICS website:  “By 2025, 60 million baby boomers will exit the workforce, leaving a gigantic gap in talent, with only 40 […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Education, Atlanta, Manzils, and Sundara Karma

We enjoyed an excellent gig last weekend from Sundara Karma. Reading University Students Union (really good venue) saw the band returning to their home town […]

Procurement Education and Skills – Interview with Dr Jo Meehan (Part 1)

As a Senior Lecturer and Director of the Liverpool MBA at the University of Liverpool, Dr Jo Meehan is one of the UK’s most influential […]

UK Department of Education Pays £1 Million To Non-Existent Companies in Latest Fraud

Another public sector fraud hit the press last week, with an unusual aspect in that the perpetrator was exposed by a combination of his girlfriend […]

Scottish Schools are Falling Down – Do We Blame PFI Procurement?

The closure of schools in Scotland last week might have got much bigger headlines in the national press if it had been Essex or East […]

Real World Procurement in the Emirates, CIPS MENA Conference Too!

We’ve mentioned a couple of times already the first of our BravoSolution Real World Procurement workshops this year in London on February 24th – it is […]

BravoSolution Real World Sourcing – Scholarship Dinner and Winner Announced!

Last night, at the Berner's Tavern in London, this year's BravoSolution Real World Sourcing scholarship dinner took place. Invited guests were the delegates who have […]

Quick Wins for the New Procurement Leader – Get the Slides Here

Last week saw the final BravoSolution Real World Sourcing workshop for 2015. I presented the session, titled “Quick Wins for the New Procurement Leader”. Thanks […]

Charles Dominick of Next Level Purchasing Gives Us His Ten Commandments

Going back to our “10 commandments for procurement” theme that we’re looking at this summer, it's been pointed out to us that there is an […]

Procurement at the University of Huddersfield — An Inspiring Customer Excellence Case Study

This is the first of our reports covering entries from the recent GO Excellence in Public Procurement Awards.  They are from the categories for which […]