In an ever-changing world, procurement issues are increasingly becoming strategic business issues. And the nature and complexity of the issues mean that they are too big for one person to solve alone.
Snap Interview with Rohan Yoganathan; Head of Procurement at Barnardo's
Kavita caught up with Rohan Yoganathan, Head of Procurement at Barnardo's at the recent eWorld Procurement event in London. Rohan shared his views on procurement and how it will help lead the way within the charity sector.
Is neglecting legalities costing your Charity - Lawbite
The phrase “prevention is better than cure” has never been more true when you look at the financial impact of neglecting to take care of the legalities surrounding organisations. A recent YouGov survey indicates that SMEs are losing over £13 billion a year from neglecting to ensure their relevant legalities are covered.
Could 2017 be the year for Charity Procurement?
2016 already showed a noticeable increase in the profile of Procurement in managing the fall-out in the fundraising crisis and 2017 could just be the year when Procurement makes the breakthrough.
EXPOSED!?! A success!
On 30 June and 13 October 2016, alongside Protecture, we shared our expertise on how to protect your organisation from data risk in relation to suppliers. Our aptly named 'EXPOSED!?!' event was an eye-opener.
Should charities worry about who they choose as providers?
In a world full of accountants, website designers and marketing experts just how do you know what service provider is best for you and your charity? Getting the wrong one could open up a can of worms that could see your charity closing its doors!
A success! Collaboration is KING met all our expectations
On 30 September 2016 the Novo-K team (after many weeks of hard work) pulled together our best charity event yet – Collaboration is KING!
Golden Rules of Procurement
Some years ago 'Procurement' was a word that barely existed and organisations bought what they needed and the responsibility was unwanted by most managers. Then Procurement was reluctantly acknowledged as necessary rather than critical.
Have you started your Procurement Journey?
Now is the time to focus on goals and actions to improve you charities bottom-line. The months of July and August invariably slow down for a lot of private and public sector businesses, but what that gives us is time to review, time to plan and time to fix!
Positive Social Impact drives financial performance
There's a popular myth in existence that says by doing anything ethically or responsibly it will have a negative effect on your business performance and financial indicators. This doesn't portray the full picture nor indeed present a very coherent message.
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