Operations

September 16, 2019

How CFOs Became Strategic Decision-Makers

Over the past decade, the role of Chief Finance Officer (CFO) has evolved. Once simply recognised as the head of a specialist team of finance professionals, […]
September 16, 2019

Why now is the time to consolidate suppliers

During a period of sustained uncertainty, procurement has continued to deliver savings and support business growth. With Brexit a constant focus in UK businesses it is […]
July 3, 2019

Discover the 5 reasons to consider managing your tail spend

Each year, businesses make millions of purchases that fall under the radar of the procurement function. The spend may be too small to be managed strategically, […]
July 3, 2019

The six major risks and benefits of supplier consolidation

The challenges and issues businesses face today managing their supplier base can amount to an increase in time, effort and workload to ensure these relationships are […]
July 3, 2019

Explore supplier management: why consolidation remains the key to cost reduction

Earlier this year, Deloitte published its annual CPO survey. It found that cost, risk and digital are the top priorities for global procurement teams. With uncertainty […]
July 2, 2019

How outsourcing cuts operational costs

Keeping any business running requires a host of operational activities, often unrelated to the company’s core competences. These require staff, equipment and supplies – which incur […]
July 1, 2019

How important is Facilities Management for a thriving business?

“An organisational function which integrates people, place and process, within the built environment with the purpose of improving the quality of life of people and the […]
July 1, 2019

Workplace Wellbeing: Is your office up-to-scratch?

In the UK, 83% of workers believe their wellbeing directly influences their productivity, leading to workplace wellbeing becoming a significant focus for companies. While new, innovative, […]
July 1, 2019

How intelligent office design can motivate your employees and increase productivity

Is your company’s workspace affecting your staff’s attitudes towards work? It’s scientifically proven that environment has a significant impact on mood and productivity. Here we draw […]
July 1, 2019

Why your business would benefit from an office refurbishment

Steve Jobs famously altered the design of the Apple Headquarters to ensure that the wash rooms and shared spaces were at the centre of the open […]