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Category Management 101

Category Management 101

The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) defines category…

Transforming Public Procurement: The UK’s Government response to the Green Paper

Transforming Public Procurement: The UK’s Government response to the Green Paper

The Government aims to make the UK’s Public Procurement laws…

Worker exploitation: policy versus practice

Worker exploitation: policy versus practice

It is estimated that over 40 million people worldwide are…

Green Energy Whitepaper: The Winds of Change for the Energy Industry

Green Energy Whitepaper: The Winds of Change for the Energy Industry

Green Energy Whitepaper – Soaring demand for a wind energy…

Identifying, mitigating and managing supply chain disruptions

Identifying, mitigating and managing supply chain disruptions

Most supply chain or procurement leaders consider themselves to be…

Quality Management and CSR, an ideal partnership | Whitepaper

Quality Management and CSR, an ideal partnership | Whitepaper

An introduction to Certification, Audit and the true CSR value…

Conflict Minerals 2021: The impact of new EU legislation

Conflict Minerals 2021: The impact of new EU legislation

A new law to increase supply chain transparency requires companies to…

Beyond Brexit – A Guide to International Opportunity

Beyond Brexit – A Guide to International Opportunity

Brexit Supply Chain Disruption and Opportunity Businesses across the UK…

Reform of Public Procurement Law after Brexit

Reform of Public Procurement Law after Brexit

Whitepaper written by Steve Kay, LLM MCIPS, advisor and trainer…

Handling supply chain disruption – is agile procurement the key?

Handling supply chain disruption – is agile procurement the key?

Whitepaper written by Jason Kaplan, Director and Commodity Analyst, Commodity Analysis…

How to prevent modern day slavery?

How to prevent modern day slavery?

Risk management in a global supply chain As modern supply…

Modern Slavery during a pandemic: exploitation in a crisis

Modern Slavery during a pandemic: exploitation in a crisis

Modern slavery takes many forms, from human trafficking to forced…