How to grow supplier relationships effectively

2nd March 2020

Naomi Clews, of Millennial Procurement, explores why it’s so important to properly maintain supplier relationships Imagine a garden, low-maintenance and beautiful. You maintain and protect it; you water, nurture and feed it. Now imagine a [read more]

Teacher recruitment crisis: an analysis

14th January 2020

Almost 1,300 more teacher vacancies were advertised by schools in 2018-2019 than in 2017-2018. This 4.6% rise highlights the fact that the recruitment crisis is worsening – but what is the story behind the headline? [read more]

Price negotiation for SBMs

8th January 2020

Are you an expert negotiator – or do you need a little help with your procurement processes? Here is an overview of everything you need to know when negotiating with suppliers Price negotiation isn’t easy. [read more]

The six basics of effective procurement

26th November 2019

Procurement isn’t rocket science, it’s not brain surgery and it’s not curing illness CREDIT: This is an edited version of an article which originally appeared on CIPS For the most part, procurement is “absolutely about [read more]

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