Purchase / Credit Cards


A purchasing card (also abbreviated as PCard or P-Card) is a form of company charge card that allows goods and services to be procured without using a traditional purchasing process.

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Business finance - what buyers need to know

Date:

Thursday 26 October 2017

Venue:

De Vere Colmore Gate

Address:

Birmingham

Fee:

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

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Purchasing Cards (P-Cards)

On the public administration level ,organisations successfully utilise P-Cards in order to better manage, control and reduce administrative costs with success (Chandrashekari and...

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Business Case for P-cards

Purchasing cards are much more than just corporate charge cards and they can be used as official P2P vehicles for a wide range of categories for sourcing direct as well as through online...

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Purchasing Cards

Corporate procurement cards have been developed as a mechanism for streamlining the clerical processing of low value transactions.

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