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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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What makes a great procurement consultancy?

What is procurement? According to the Cambridge Dictionary, procurement is ‘the process by which an organization buys the products or... View Article

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Five Qualities That Make a Professional Procurement Consultant

Professional procurement consultants know all about what it takes to understand a business and their needs. This includes using insight... 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 and Procurement: How will this affect your suppliers?

Is your procurement team prepared for the new data rules? With new GDPR and data protections laws on the horizon,... 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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