Prime minister David Cameron has announced £15 billion of funding to improve the UK's road network following research by the CBI that shows firms believe political uncertainty is holding back infrastructure investment.
The Department of Health should work with regulators to test assumptions of commissioners and providers to improve value for money in the NHS, according to the National Audit Office.
Clothing manufacturer Levi Strauss & Co will provide financial incentives for suppliers in developing countries to improve their environmental, health, safety and labour standards.
Alongside the human tragedy of the Ebola crisis lies an increasing threat to global supply chains and economic growth, writes Will Green.
Escalating consumer pressure, the need to improve efficiency and reduce costs, and the 'compliance squeeze' have been identified by a report as the three forces making companies pay more attention to the environmental footprint of their supply chains.
Aviva’s marketing procurement team has introduced a scoring system for marketing agencies to experiment with ways of measuring the insurer's marketing spend.
You have until 26 February 2015 to enter the annual awards which recognise excellence in procurement and supply in the Middle East and North Africa.
US president Barack Obama has unveiled new executive actions to strengthen the functioning of US manufacturing supply chains.
Premium brands are more likely to spend more time with suppliers and understand them at a personal level, according to a study.
"Only 45 per cent of leaders [firms with the most developed SRM] reported strong and active support from senior management. It’s not enough. There’s a lot of work to be done using value proposition to engage stakeholder groups," said Mel Shutes, head of SRM at State of Flux.
The gap between companies with more developed supplier relationship management and those without is widening, global research by State of Flux has found.