Insights

Company news, industry insights, and thought leadership
on the Procurement sector and beyond.

Company News

Our supplier relationship diagnostic tool

Strategic relationships and partnerships are critical to every organisation and can deliver incredible results – superior operational performance, supply chain assurance, innovation, faster time to market, product quality and improved financial performance. But every relationship requires effort, and it’s easy to lose sight of the multiple elements that must combine in order  to drive success. […]

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Thought Leadership

Why we should be celebrating International Men’s Day

Here we will explore what International Men’s Day is, the key insights that explain why this day is worthy of celebrating, and what employers can do to support around male health and wellbeing as part of International Men’s Day.

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Cybersecurity: Building Resilience and Readiness

The expanding, escalating and unpredictable cyber threat landscape has illustrated the urgent need to evolve our approach to cybersecurity.

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How your organisation could be doing more this World Menopause Day

Menopause doesn’t just last a day or a month, it can last up to 15 years. As part of a collective of brands making the menopause better for all, we’re proud to support GenM to #OwnYourMenopause today and in the future. This is a powerful time of change and we’re encouraging you to welcome the […]

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Managing demand and supply in the current climate

First, let it be said that the human impacts of current global events far outweigh the impacts on commercial trade, but it remains fair to acknowledge that the global supply chain is currently being impacted in ways that we haven’t seen in recent memory. The COVID-19 pandemic played a considerable part in disruption of the […]

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Industry News

How procurement managers can overcome the challenges of inflation

In this period of inflation and volatility, procurement professionals should of course be focused on cost, but more importantly on value. We should be taking this opportunity to eliminate waste and assess supplier relationships.

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Thought Leadership

The importance of strategic relationships and partnerships

As with so much of procurement, supplier management is about people management: it’s important to never underestimate the importance of the human aspect of business and its impact on success. Strong, healthy strategic relationships with suppliers and partners can mean better value for your business, as well as increased cost effectiveness and productivity. 

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Industry News

How is the hiring crisis affecting the procurement sector?

It has been well documented how the current hiring crisis is affecting every sector of the UK market, from hospitality, retail, and construction through to tech and procurement. Throughout the UK, employers are struggling to cope with unprecedented labour shortages as job vacancies outstrip the number of people looking for work for the first time […]

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