It is surprising how little involvement the procurement function has in the specific ways their organisations pay for things.
The CIPS/Hays Salary Guide and Procurement Insights Report 2015 benchmarks salaries and bonuses for different roles and profiles and offers insight into career paths within procurement. The findings of the report are based on a survey conducted in October 2014 amongst procurement and supply chain professionals in the UK.
How the rules of enterprise mobility procurement have changed, what needs to be addressed and its impact on your business.
The recent Budget has announced a review into the availability of tax relief for certain travel and subsistence expenses incurred by umbrella company employees and contractors who work through their own limited company.
Imagine a world where physical objects exchange knowledge and co-operate like teammates to achieve unparalleled business efficiency.
Getting the best price out of suppliers is only part of the job for procurement.
The importance of validating what is on an applicant’s CV
The procurement sector weathered the recession well, and the jobs market is buoyant. As companies look to rebuild themselves, procurement continues to play a major role in implementing cost-saving measures across organisations.
Compliance ranks highly as a major concern for CPOs. The cost implications of maverick spending are significant for procurement. It’s not just the bottom line they affect – procurement’s reputation can be damaged, supplier relationships jeopardised and legal risks may be a concern.
According to Gartner, North American companies spent $1.4 billion on sourcing and procurement applications in 2013. While some companies are getting their money’s worth, far too many are not getting anything for their investment.