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Suppliers

Why Is Procurement Obsessed With Being a “Partner” to the Organisation?

We are pleased to bring you this guest post from Romy Hughes, Director at Brightman Business Solutions. A common trend within large organisations today is […]

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. It […]

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. It […]

Repositioning Procurement in the Midst of Radical Digital Change – ProcureCon EU

The ProcureCon series of events has been running for some 15-20 years now; given that it includes ProcureCon EU, Indirect, IT Sourcing, Marketing, Pharma, and […]

In Case You Missed It … Procurement and Supply Market Roundup

We can't comment on every press release that hits our desks, but here are a few market news stories this week that we thought we […]

Government Crackdown on Late Payers Who Breach the PPC – Comments from the Experts

In breaking news today the UK Government has taken a firm hand with some big-name firms who have consistently broken the late payment code. Names, […]

Working Towards a More Open and Accessible Public Sector Marketplace – for Suppliers and Buyers

 "... government markets are supposed to be open - the fact is, the government market is one of the most closed in the world, with significant […]

How To Use an Approved Vendor List Without Stymying Innovation

We welcome this guest post from Jaren Nichols, Chief Operating Officer at ZipBooks, accounting software for small businesses, and previously a Product Manager at Google. An approved vendor […]

Koble Signs Huge Deal With Xpand In Asia For Procurement Matchmaking Tool

Exciting news today from Koble … the firm we’ve featured over the past couple of years for two reasons. Jason Busch and I were initial […]

More from PACAC – We Want More Foreign Suppliers, Says Minister

We reported here on the recent Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee which looked at sourcing public services post-Carillion and outsourcing. That raised some issues […]

Koble Questionnaire – Are You A Dinosaur? or A Forward Thinker?

We mentioned Koble last week here. The platform, which supports engagement between buyers and suppliers, and helps buyers find interesting new suppliers, is extending its […]

Does It Matter If Suppliers Don’t Make Money?

Is it the buyer’s responsibility to identify if a firm bidding to win a contract has bid “too low” – that is, at a price […]