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Proxima Procurement Survey Suggests Mismatch With Business Priorities

Yes, it’s another procurement survey to tell you about – this one from Proxima, in conjunction with Supply Management. 400 procurement specialists responded, with an […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Yes Minister, Proxima b, and Fatherson

I had a very pleasant pint at Hart’s Boatyard down by the River Thames near Surbiton this week, on one of the hottest days of […]

Proxima, Catalytics and On-Demand Procurement Services

Proxima, a leading procurement outsourcing provider, has been subtly changing their proposition in recent months. Having been to all intent a “pure” outsourcing services firm, they […]

Down the Procurement Pub with SAFC, NHS Procurement, Proxima and Courtney Barnett

Here are some of the Sunderland football team visiting the University Hospital of North Durham eearlier this week (I was visiting my father) to say […]

Spend Matters 50/50: Proxima – A Provider to Know in 2015

We announced here and here our two (not ranked) lists: Spend Matters 50 To Know and 50 To Watch firms for 2015/2016. In the first case, […]

6 in 10 Digital Adverts Are Not Seen by Humans – So Where Is the Value in Digital Marketing?

We recently wrote about the results of research carried out by Proxima into how companies manage, and receive value from, their digital marketing spend. John […]

Proxima Research: How To Fix the 60 Percent of Digital Budget Spent Ineffectively

Procurement outsourcing expert, Proxima, which describes itself as “the alternative to the conventional in-house procurement function” has produced some outstanding research and thought-leadership reports, like […]

Why Humans Win Over Machines and Speed in Outsourcing

We are delighted to publish this post on our hot topic Procurement Outsourcing from Richard James, Category Director for Professional Services, at Proxima.   Since its […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Proxima, UNISON, eWorld, the LPP and Blur

This week’s picture shows me having a beer. I know that is not a desperately unusual picture, let’s be honest, but it is the best […]

Proxima Gets Us Thinking About Procurement in 2014 and 2015

Guy Strafford, one of the founders and directors of procurement outsourcers Proxima, is one of the most interesting thinkers about procurement around today, as well […]

Buying Audit Services – Advice from an Expert

Yesterday we featured the survey looking at the audit market carried out by Proxima, procurement outsourcing service providers. From their results, it is clear that […]

More Top Companies Tendering Audit Services In Response To New Reforms

Research by procurement services provider Proxima Group shows that more and more large companies are beginning to tender for their audit provider. The research found […]