What do SMEs need to know about procurement?

There are several reasons why SMEs should know more about procurement. However, many small businesses do not recognise the need to implement procurement processes until they grow much bigger. In fact, research was recently conducted into 260 UK businesses to find out...

7 Benefits of Hiring a Process Improvement Consultant

Have you considered what a process improvement consultant could do for your business, or what they even do in the first place? Think about what a successful business looks like to you. The chances are it’s one with high levels of efficiency and productivity, as well...

Could Supplier Mapping Reduce Risk and Protect Profitability?

It’s undoubtedly an uncertain time for the UK. Uncertainty is increasing the level of risk facing most businesses and the fragility of EU-UK supply chains and the importance of supplier mapping is more pronounced than ever. According to a Deloitte Survey from 2014,...

What are the Benefits of Investing in Procurement Training?

Procurement underlines a great deal of what we do in business. If we want to expand, we have to invest; if we invest, we want to see a good ROI. Procurement can make or break a business. When done well, it cuts costs and increases the bottom line, if managed badly,...