A 30p unit price for a burger could only be achieved using non-EU approved meat, says a report into the horse meat scandal.
The Ministry of Justice said it will have a “far greater oversight over costs and charging than previously, with direct access to the supplier’s systems to increase transparency”.
“The trend of increased dynamic political risk is largely driven by longer-term societal challenges, such as threats to human security and the undermining of political freedoms by oppressive regimes,” said Maplecroft CEO Alyson Warhurst.
“The new rules address a crucial imbalance in global trade whereby large multinationals from newly-industrialised nations profit from open access to EU markets, but are protected from global competition at home,” said European Parliament rapporteur and MEP Daniel Caspary.
Purchasers need to change their approach when buying cloud computing services because there is little room for negotiation, according to a lawyer.
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Andy Milner is procurement and supply chain director at WSH, the catering provider behind brands like BaxterStorey and Benugo. He tells Paul Snell about the challenges he faces.
After years of debate, controversy, objections and legal wrangling, the expansion of the domain name world is imminent, says Edwina McDowall.
With the theme ‘do one good thing and do one in return’, new CIPS president Craig Lardner is keen to repay the faith shown in him by his peers and by CIPS. He talks to Paul Snell about his focus for the year ahead.
By Michael Comer and Timothy Stevens
A traditional adversarial approach to procurement is unlikely to bring about a harmonious positive relationship but adopting target-cost pricing can see improved efficiency and innovation.