Exploring the Procurement Bill 2022 and how it’s reforming public procurement

By |August 16th, 2022|Procurement|

The Procurement Bill 2022 is set to be the next major post-Brexit shake-up that determines how public bodies spend money. The new bill was announced in the Queen's Speech in May 2022, and it will revoke several rules set out in the EU directives that affect the procurement of goods, [...]

What does good look like for ICS in accordance with the WGLL framework?

By |August 11th, 2022|ICS|

When you operate an Integrated Care System, providing the best possible outcomes for your patients is your number one priority. This means ensuring a good standard of care throughout your organisation, at every stage of the working process. In this article, we discuss what good looks like for Integrated [...]

How are Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) unlocking the potential of data analytics?

By |August 9th, 2022|ICS|

Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) are partnerships between organisations involved in health and care services, invented to bring them together as one working body, dependent on the local area they all operate in. These organisations are NHS providers, NHS Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), local authorities and voluntary sector partners, [...]

Understanding how the procurement objectives in the Procurement Bill 2022 could better public procurement

By |August 5th, 2022|Procurement|

In the May 2022 Queen's Speech, the new Procurement Bill 2022 was announced. The bill seeks to improve the existing system for public procurement in the UK by promoting healthy competition between suppliers, incentivising the prioritisation of contracts that offer the best value to the public, and reaffirming existing commitments [...]

Learn how ICSs impact public health suppliers

By |June 22nd, 2022|ICS, Procurement|

The NHS has undergone some dramatic changes over the last decade to unify healthcare and improve the overall quality of care they provide patients. One of the biggest changes is the implementation of Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) to bring together health bodies and improve the quality and delivery of [...]

Understanding ICS and its importance in UK healthcare

By |June 21st, 2022|ICS, Procurement|

Integrated care systems, or ICSs, are driving improvements in health care across the UK and overseas to provide a better patient experience and improve collaboration between healthcare providers. It's important that public health suppliers understand how integrated care systems work and how they're set to deliver transformational change across [...]

Procurement platforms are about to have their moment in the ESG sun

By |June 15th, 2022|Sustainability | Net Zero | Circular Economy|

The ESG revolution has been upon us for a while but so far the impact in procurement has been felt in terms of what is being bought. Purchasers know the difference between a product that you can recycle and one you can’t. They understand food miles and the dangers [...]

Scottish Government harnessing eCommerce in Procurement

By |May 11th, 2022|Press Releases|

Scottish Government’s Lynn Wisener, Deputy Director of eCommerce & Procurement Best Practice on the government’s use of eCommerce in public procurement.   The Scottish Government is the devolved government for Scotland. It has a range of responsibilities including the economy, education, health, justice, rural affairs, housing, environment, equal opportunities, [...]

EVOLVE Purchase to Pay: Integrate, streamline and automate your purchasing processes.

By |May 10th, 2022|EVOLVE Source to Settle|

Every organisation needs to be able to carefully manage their purchasing and their budget. The bottom line matters. But with large organisations, a manual system of spreadsheets and paper receipts is more than just slow and cumbersome – it’s actually damaging to the organisation, slowing down the quick purchasing [...]

3 Key Factors Shaping the future of eProcurement

By |May 10th, 2022|Procurement|

The global COVID-19 pandemic caused considerable disruption across the supply chain and procurement industries. As a result, organisations are now starting to assess how they execute their operational tasks, looking for new ways to amplify their savings, stay connected with remote teams, manage their overall cash flows, and ensure [...]

How purchase-to-pay (P2P) leads to savings

By |April 28th, 2022|Procurement|

Procurement can be complex for any organisation and this can limit its cost-effectiveness. A procurement process that isn’t cost-effective can substantially increase expenses and impact the business more widely. At a time when many businesses and individuals are looking for ways to reduce costs, purchase-to-pay (P2P) solutions can offer [...]

Purchase to pay best practices.

By |April 28th, 2022|Procurement|

Purchase-to-pay systems can offer several advantages for businesses. However, there are certain practices to carry out to get the most out of your system and increase in-house productivity further. In this guide, we discuss what purchase to pay is, the common challenges it tackles for procurement professionals, and best [...]

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