Tag Archives:

Down the Procurement Pub with the HCSA, Google Maps and Maria McKee

For my last few Down the Procurement Pub photos, I'm looking back on some of the highlights of my time running Spend Matters UK/Europe. The […]

Look Ahead to End of Year Album Reviews – Plus Musical Smugness!

Regular readers may be looking forward to our end of year album countdown. This year we will be running it from December 17th – 19th […]

Down the Procurement Pub with the NHS, Living Wills, Taylor Swift and Blood Red Shoes

Quite a few pictures I can use this week, but this one shows our old friend Alex Kleiner, in the very pleasant Bull & Gate […]

Down the Procurement Pub with HICX, Jaggaer, CSR, CIPS and Blue Stones

Excuse my indulgence, but for the next few weeks, I may feature a few of my all-time favourite Down the Procurement Pub photos before I […]

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 […]

Down the Procurement Pub with an Announcement, Bloom, Coupa and Sundara Karma

So, a somewhat different Down the Procurement Pub today… with an announcement. After exactly 8 years of Spend Matters UK/Europe, I’ve decided it is time […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Rain, the NHS, Andy Davies and Maisie Peters

Well, I made it, my two days and 110 miles of cycling went well, although weather was foul on Monday, constant rain, and the “highlight” […]

Album Round-Up: the Best From Recent Months with Chris, Fickle Friends, Hannah Trigwell and More

We’ve been lazy since Reading Festival in terms of our music reviews, so let’s catch up with some of the worthwhile albums of recent months, […]

Down the Procurement Pub with DWP, Basware, Cycling, the NHS and John Smith

After eWorld last week, we repaired to the Westminster Arms, which when I finally write my political thriller will be a key location, as the […]

Down the Procurement Pub with eWorld, Maistro, CIPS Fellows and Metric

Jason Busch, Spend Matters founder, was here this week, in part for the eWorld event, so we got some good pics for use in Down […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Labour, Instagram, DEFRA and Hookworms

I was at the Kings Arms, Roupell Street, near Waterloo this week, not with Jason Busch but here is a picture when I was there […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Waste, CIPS, Maistro and Beach Riot

Here are two very happy gentlemen, Paddy Lawton (founder of Spend360, sold to Coupa two years ago) and Garry Mansell (previously Chief Executive of Trade […]