09 December 2013
New EU plans on sustainability reporting will pose new challenges for firms, says Nick Murry, CSO at Ecodesk.
06 December 2013
Shaun McCarthy has been evaluating tender responses, trying to flush out the “copy and paste” brigade and establish which suppliers are serious about sustainability.
05 December 2013
Getting to handle new plastic banknotes was one of the highlights of a private tour of the Bank of England attended by CIPS Fellows this week.
04 December 2013
In the second of his blogs, Daniel Ball examines how purchasers can position their organisation as the ‘customer of choice’ for suppliers.
03 December 2013
A methodology for properly classifying information risk is the first rule of designing an effective supplier assurance programme, says Nick Rafferty.
02 December 2013
If you’re about to embark on a review of your current managed service provision, considering the following questions will help you review your approach, says Jamie Horton.
29 November 2013
Ginny Warr, head of procurement at Sovereign, explains how the social housing provider is building supplier relationships.
28 November 2013
With competition in the water industry expected to increase in the near future, purchasing managers will need to get to grips with a host of new devices and services they may be unfamiliar with, says Ian Hewson.
27 November 2013
Firms can make substantial savings on their energy bills through simple efficiency measures, says Angela Needle.
26 November 2013
Putting yourself in pole position with those you buy from is becoming a strategic imperative, says Daniel Ball.