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Procurement of talent – six more creative ideas for the BBC

In our last post on this topic, we looked at ways in which procurement principles could be applied to the acquisition of ‘talent’ for the […]

Procurement of ‘Talent’ – six ideas for the BBC

Recently, the BBC announced it was looking again at the amount it spends engaging ‘talent’ – the people who are paid to appear on our […]

The BBC licence fee and how we might improve the “procurement of talent”

Recently, the BBC announced it was looking again at the amount it spends engaging ‘talent’ – the people who are paid to appear on our […]

Spend Matters – a statement about how we work

This won't be the most exciting article you read, but I thought it was time to re-affirm our principles here at Spend Matters UK/Europe. Everything […]

The Times – top procurement publication!

If you ever doubted how central procurement and supply chain issues are to our lives, yesterday's Times newspaper might just have persuaded you. Here's some […]

The Apprentice and some deep lessons about negotiation (well, maybe…)

It was the negotiation task on the UK Apprentice series last week, our annual chance to laugh at people who think they are great negotiators, […]

Supplier Management – David Atkinson asks what you might be giving away to suppliers

We looked last week at the general thrust of the excellent article from David Atkinson’s Four Pillars website . Today, let’s look in more detail […]

Supply Business – a review of the new CIPS / Redactive magazine

We wrote the obituary for the CIPS supported CPO Agenda magazine a few months back here. It has been replaced by Supply Business, and the […]

Keeping up with the kids – a challenge for procurement technology providers

I loved this opening to an article in the Times (behind their paywall unfortunately) from Bridget Harrison about how young children are becoming tech-savvy at […]

TechMarketView says UK Government IT still dominated by the big firms

I got a sneaky view of an excellent report the other day – the TechMarketView UK Public Sector Supplier Landscape 2012/13. This is a paid-for, […]

Spend Matters Netherlands – our new website goes live!

We’re delighted to announce a new member of the Spend Matters website family. And this is a unique and really exciting day for us – […]