Struggling to get your supplier data under control?

Business bottom lines, and reputations, rely on a huge variety of suppliers daily, so it’s vital that information held about them is up-to-date and compliant....

3 answers to your Accounts Payable nightmares

A typical day for an Accounts Payable officer, see if this sounds familiar….  Invoices are rolling in by email, by post, even by fax. Then...

“Invoices are the bane of our life”, Finance teams reveal

Our latest research has shown that the heavy burden of supplier invoice processing is leaving UK finance teams struggling with productivity. 82% of 200 UK...

What can procurement do with Blockchain?

Staff fraud and corruption affects many organisations all around the globe, and in the UK alone businesses lost over £40million just last year due to...

Finance departments falling behind with digital transformation

Millions of invoices delivered by hand, fax and post are still manually processed by UK accounts teams Four out of five finance professionals have said...

Do you know what surprises lurk in your supply chain?

Ok, so it’s not quite Halloween yet, but the recent announcement by the British Egg Industry Council that they’re drawing up a list of approved...

Integration: is it the most important word in procurement?

We all know technology advancements changed the way we live and work, so the fact that integrated working should be at the heart of procurement’s...

Hot on the procurement agenda: Supplier Relationship Management

Many businesses struggle to manage their supplier relationships properly, due to limited visibility of their supplier’s activities, making it hard to collaborate. Find out how...

5 reputation-saving ways to avoid late payment

It’s estimated that 1 in 3 payments to small and medium businesses are late, according to The Federation of Small Businesses, with The Guardian reporting...

3 steps to achieving sourcing success

Discover how one of the world’s leading leisure and travel groups was able to travel to the next level of spend management and achieve seven...

3 steps to optimise strategic sourcing

Our recent research revealed that a whopping 83% of growing UK organisations don’t challenge their suppliers on cost or performance, leading to difficulties in managing...

The spend analysis dilemma

How do you report on supplier spend when your data is all over the place? We recently conducted some research, asking 200 senior business management...