If you are hoping for a radical change in procurement law and tendering processes after Brexit, a move away from tendering towards simple bid proposals and handshakes, you may be disappointed.
Consultancy services, expert knowledge and resources are becoming easier to access. A quick web search provides access to over 4.8 million independent consultants, freelancers, contractors and interims, at a fraction of a cost of a whole time equivalent. I have provided my top three tips for buying management consultancy services, read on to find out how to buy management consulting services better.
Weddings are high profile, strategically important, stressful and complex events. Wedding planning requires precise timing, co-ordination and sequencing of events, a calm demeanour, nerves of steel and a pinch of patience. Can the stress of wedding planning be reduced through use of procurement sourcing tools and techniques, read on to find out.
The Home Office delivered an ultimatum to 17,000 chief executives: open up on modern slavery or risk being named as being in breach of the law. This is an updated blog post, first published in October 2017. One year on, I track progress made. Read on to find out how procurement can play its part in making supply chains more transparent and ridding them of modern slavery.
This is a follow up blog post to my original blog post 'tender process acronyms explained' in part 2. I will cover more advanced tender process acronyms to help you through the tender process.
RFI, RFP, ITT, SQ, PIN, what is this strange language? We demystify some of the most common tender process acronyms for you.
Do you dread attending contract review meetings? Are you unsure how to prepare for the contract review meeting, what is expected of you and what information to present?
Well fear not, if you want to be more prepared and communicate more effectively, (at your next contract review meeting), read our guide to the 5 survival strategies for contract review meetings now;
Naomi Clews Consultancy
Procurement, Tendering, Business Skills