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UK and US finance leaders on the role of Procurement in the business

The April 2020 Proxima Finance Leaders Outlook report, a survey* of CFOs and financial directors in the UK and the US, also has some interesting […]

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 […]

Time to dispel a few myths about procurement

We recently published a post from Daniel Ball, business development director, Wax Digital, on how to identify and recruit top procurement talent, read that here. […]

Expanding the Sphere of “Regtech” to Procurement and Supply Chain Technology

Good to hear from our founder and procurement tech guru here on the UK/Europe site - hopefully we'll hear more from Jason in the coming […]

A Fine Purchase-to-Pay Romance – Spend Matters Top Papers

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

Tradeshift Looking At Basware Bid – Business Sense, Culture Shock?

Well, we got that wrong. When the story about a bid potentially coming in for Basware, we thought that the obvious candidate was Arrowgrass, the […]

Basware – A Potential Acquisition Target? Speculation Abounds in the Saunas of Helsinki …

On Friday, software firm Basware issued a statement confirming that an unnamed potential buyer was looking at purchasing the firm. There’s many a slip ‘twixt […]

Down the Icelandic Procurement Pub with the £10 Beer …

Greetings from Iceland! We didn’t have a summer holiday this year, with daughter getting married and all that, so we are now as you read […]

PFI – The Biggest Rip-Off in UK Public Sector History?

The announcements in the UK government budget last week about PFI (Private Finance Initiative) came as no great surprise. Chancellor Philp Hammond signaled the end […]

Overhead Allocation and Bidding Approaches – More Interesting Than It Sounds!

Why do bids and tenders come in from different suppliers at different prices for what are fundamentally the same goods or services? I’m not sure […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. […]

Building the Business Case for Supply Chain Risk Management

Our webinar on October 9th is going to tackle a dilemma faced by many procurement executives and functions. To put it in context, we’ve probably […]