Author Archives for Proxima

UK Breakfast Briefing with Paul Johnson

At the latest Proxima Breakfast Briefing event, we welcomed Paul Johnson, Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), to... View Article

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UK Public Sector: New social value evaluation promotes green recovery

Observations from Beth Bradley and James O’Neill For years now, the delivery of social responsibility has been climbing up the... View Article

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The future of Financial Services

Observations from Richard Evans and Kent Mahoney who lead Proxima’s financial services practices in the UK and US respectively. What... View Article

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Proxima’s Procurement Summer Reading List

Over the next few weeks, a lot of us will be planning some Summer downtime. Whether that’s at home or... View Article

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Supply chain & logistics webinar

Building a modern playbook for supply chain strategy and logistics stardom At our recent webinar, held with Supply Chain Strategy... View Article

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Supply chain overhaul for retail

The pandemic has presented an unexpected opportunity for organisation to redesign their retail supply chain in response to the shift... View Article

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Tariffs and Procurement: A perfect match?

According to recent Procurement Leaders research, 40% of category managers are anticipating risk associated with tariffs. As expected, then, the... View Article

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GDPR will affect your suppliers. Are you prepared for the new data rules?

With new data protection laws on the horizon, it’s time to get better acquainted with your suppliers Don’t look now,... View Article

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The public sector and value

For decades, the UK’s public sector procurement policy has been governed by EU directives which set out to guarantee fairness and... View Article

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NEED FOR SPEED 2: Managing Speed in the real world

In my last blog, I discussed the element of speed, a competency not typically associated with procurement, yet one that... View Article

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The need for speed

When Top Gun’s Maverick and Goose professed their “need for speed!”, it’s probably fair to say they weren’t expecting it to... View Article

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Is outsourcing really dead?

As outsourcing practices change and automation emerges, the composition of the workforce may soon be unrecognizable For a number of... View Article

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