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Procurement good practice

Pearls of CPO Wisdom from Global Business Intelligence Event – Part 2

Our chief marketing officer, Carina Khul, continues her roundup of ‘little gems’  learnt from the Global Business Intelligence CPO event in New York. Part 1 […]

Cyber Risk – Actions and Mitigation Strategies

We have several new briefing papers available and today we’re delighted to bring you a paper written by Peter Smith and sponsored by riskmethods, who provide […]

Supply Chain Guide to Brexit: Digitisation Paves a Way through Uncertainty

We like to discover new relevant companies and bring them to your attention. Slync is a fairly young digital supply chain platform, founded in 2017. […]

Procurement Lessons From the Lambton Arms

We’ve featured my cousin Kathryn’s pub (run with her husband Harry) in Sherburn Village a couple of times previously, with pictures in our “Down the […]

Four Quick Ways For Small Businesses To Power Up Their Procurement

We welcome this advisory post from Eleanor Matthews, Co-Founder at WorkFutures. The rise of the procurement team’s profile in industry has been well documented, with teams […]

Supply Base Rationalisation – Five Potential Negatives

There’s a great article on the Spend Matters US site from Nick Heinzmann of the US Spend Matters team, who is quickly developing into a […]

The Financial Cost of Fraud and Anti-Procurement Fraud Principles – Part 3

In Part 1 we talked about the six key principles for reducing the risk of procurement fraud in organisations. Yesterday in Part 2 we looked at […]

The Financial Cost of Fraud and Anti-Procurement Fraud Principles – Part 2

In Part 1 we talked about the six key principles for reducing the risk of procurement fraud in organisations. Let’s go into more detail on […]

The Financial Cost of Fraud and Anti-Procurement Fraud Principles

The latest research from national audit, tax and advisory firm Crowe UK, together with the University of Portsmouth’s Centre for Counter Fraud Studies (CCFS), has […]

Getting To Grips With Tail Spend – Without The Barriers

We welcome this guest post from Ian Nethercot MCIPS, supply chain director at Probrand Look at any organisation’s spending habits and you’ll typically find a large […]

Simone Halep’s Dress Negotiations and Effective BATNAs

Many observers wondered why Simona Halep wore a plain red dress, without sponsors logo, for the Australian Open tennis tournament which finished at the weekend. […]

Implementing Procurement Efficiency / Cost Reduction Programmes – Market Management

As we said here, we are in a period of considerable economic and political uncertainty for many businesses and indeed public sector organisations too. Uncertainty […]