Latest News / October 2018

Record Numbers at eWorld, and “NaïveGate” Controversy Stuns Delegates.

The latest edition of eWorld yesterday at the QEII Centre in Westminster was very successful and lived up to the view that, in our time running Spend Matters Europe, this is the most improved procurement event in the calendar – it’s short, has varied content and is free to attend, an attractive combination. Sure, Procurement […]

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Social value should be ‘front and centre’

Any political party serious about governing needs to put social value “front and centre”, the policy’s architect has said. Chris White, the former Conservative MP whose private member’s bill became the Public Services (Social Value) Act, said the law’s impact had been “exclusively positive” and that government was becoming increasingly aware there was an appetite […]

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Put procurement at heart of innovation, says Lego buyer

Procurement needs to be involved in innovation from the inception of products, one of Lego’s top buyers has said. By the time a new product has come to market, it is too late for procurement to make an impact on innovative processes, said Emma Freiha, senior sourcing manager at Lego. At this point customers are […]

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