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Oct 3, 3:44 AM
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Sustainability:  Have our Professional Associations made the commitment?

Procurement professionals and organisations are pledging their support to drive change in sustainability around the world. But have the Professional Associations followed suit?

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Sep 15, 3:21 AM
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Blog Are Professional Associations Helping to Close the Gender Pay Gap? cover photo

Are Professional Associations Helping to Close the Gender Pay Gap?

The fight against inequality goes further than just reporting on the current situation. Professional Associations need to be able to provide resources that can be used by organisations to inform new processes and procedures.

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Sep 5, 3:12 AM
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Blog Inflation: Is Procurement Getting The Support We Need? cover photo

Inflation: Is Procurement Getting The Support We Need?

Amidst high inflation, professionals would look to their professional associations for help, support and advice on how to best handle the situation. But are procurement’s two main professional associations, CIPS and ISM, doing everything they could be doing to support their members?

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Aug 29, 4:44 AM
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Blog Will The UK Procurement Bill Really Simplify Public Procurement? cover photo

Will The UK Procurement Bill Really Simplify Public Procurement?

The UK Procurement Bill is being touted as the answer to the prayers of public sector professionals, but is it the silver bullet people are looking for? 

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Aug 10, 3:46 AM
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Blog Driving Change Together with the Sustainable Procurement Pledge cover photo

Driving Change Together with the Sustainable Procurement Pledge

When it comes to sustainability, we strongly believe that procurement cannot take a back-seat, it needs to lead from the front. But, as with all major aims and objectives, doing this alone is a much tougher task.

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Jul 14, 3:18 AM
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Blog Have You Taken The Sustainability Pledge Yet? cover photo

Have You Taken The Sustainability Pledge Yet?

It will be initiatives like ‘The Sustainability Pledge’ that will enable organisations to make a significant, and long-lasting, impact for future generations.

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May 18, 5:32 AM
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The Role of NATO in Protecting our Supply Chains

NATO is considered to be the “principal security instrument of the transatlantic community and expression of its common democratic values” – but its goals extend beyond militaristic ones.

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May 11, 7:11 AM
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Blog How to Find the Right Consultant for your Procurement Transformation cover photo

How to Find the Right Consultant for your Procurement Transformation

An ever-increasing number of procurement organisations are going through digital transformation and change programs, yet the question remains of how to select the right provider to support these. Spend Matters’ new Procurement Services Provider Directory aims to help.

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Apr 13, 3:54 AM
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Clear Out the Cobwebs From your Spend Data

Hopefully, you clean your Spend Data throughout the year, but setting aside time regularly to do deep cleaning reaps its own benefits.

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Apr 6, 12:54 AM
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The Pros and Cons of Implementing AI in Procurement

. Artificial Intelligence is a true performance lever that is currently being employed in a variety of businesses and professions, but it still has a lot of room for growth. Procurement executives must be aware of both the attractive prospects and the problems that AI-powered management in Procurement entails.