Professional Services

Organisations often employ professional services for assistance with strategy, management, and other functional services such as legal, Human Resources etc.  Procurement can demonstrate value by providing insight to spend, supplier sourcing, realising savings and organising efficient, economical purchasing processes.

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CIPS Membership Review 2017

Date: Friday, February 17, 2017

The survey itself has been developed with the help of volunteer members to ensure that CIPS asks the right questions and better understands what matters to its key stakeholders.

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New order growth hits 11-month high in December

Date: Wednesday, January 04, 2017

New business volumes expanded at the strongest rate for 11 months in December.

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Manufacturing PMI at 30-month high as growth of output and new orders strengthen

Date: Tuesday, January 03, 2017

The UK manufacturing sector ended 2016 on a positive note.

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Global supply chain risk grows as international commitment to globalisation falters

Date: Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The Index, produced for the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) by Dun & Bradstreet economists, tracks the impact of economic and political developments on the stability of global supply chains.

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Procurement professional in Poland receives CIPS Fellowship for procurement excellence

Date: Monday, October 24, 2016

CIPS fellowship is awarded to senior advocates of the profession and recognises drive and ambition in the individuals holding this grade, a globally-recognised mark of professional standing and reputation.

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Buying services


Thursday 28 September 2017


De Vere Devonport House




Members - £450.00 per person
Non-members - £500.00 per person

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How to Buy Consultancy

Management consultants have a real and valuable role to play in disseminating ‘good practice’ and creating an effective business culture. Properly commissioned and...

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