Launched earlier this year in hard and soft copy, this comprehensive competency framework will enhance organisational and individual performance as it offers a benchmark for all levels in the profession and can be used for all sectors.
New infrastructure procurement principles will "identify specific and deliverable measures to address ongoing industry concerns regarding the inconsistent adoption of best practice".
A poll by SM has found the majority of buyers’ supply chains have yet to see a direct impact from conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine.
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The Cabinet Office is asking for opinions on its proposed implementation of the revised EU public procurement directives.
The pharmaceuticals firm has received the biggest fine ever from a Chinese court for paying bribes to boost sales of its medical products, according to the Chinese state news agency.
“Our survey suggests businesses are missing a major opportunity to claim compensation and reasonable costs on overdue invoices," says Charles Wilson, CEO of law firm Lovetts.
Three men have been jailed and a fourth was given a suspended sentence for bribing officials to win contracts for Innospec Ltd to supply fuel to governments in Indonesia and Iraq.
MCIPS brings credibility to your career – and confidence to employers. Recent developments will cement its status as the “professional licence”.
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The terminology of EU public procurement law can often be confusing. SM asked some lawyers for their definitions of the most common, and frequently misunderstood, words and phrases.
The GCA will examine how retailers and suppliers adhere to the Groceries Supply Code of Practice – and will take action where necessary.
The sourcing rules will apply to a number of crown entities from February 2015.
Many organisations still try and predict the future based on what has gone before, but this is no longer sufficient says Paul Rogers.