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The concept of the BATNA - the Best Alternative To a Negotiated Agreement explained in the context of Brexit

by Mark Hubbard

The challenge here is how to engage a discussion in which the approaches taken by both sides can be explored and developed in a positive, value creating way rather than seeking to take the maximum from the other party

by Mark Hubbard

The United Kingdom has chosen a path leading to its separation from the European Union. However, you feel about the rights or wrongs of that decision, there is a lot to be learned from the set up and delivery of a complex negotiation, in which both sides are playing for high stakes.

by Mark Hubbard

What reaction would you have had if the political parties had each just wheeled out the same strategy as they had at the last election?

by Alison Smith

Future Purchasing and Palambridge announced today that they will partner to increase procurement's contributions to competitive advantage - bringing together procurement experts, technology, and intelligence on demand via a virtual platform

by Mark Webb

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at Future Purchasing

by Allison Ford-Langstaff

A Procurement Professional’s Twelve Days of Christmas. An alternative version of the Christmas song for you to enjoy!

by Allison Ford-Langstaff

Despite the general indicators pointing to another slowdown in growth, procurement and purchasing folk should see this as an opportunity to build and develop our standing in our businesses

by Allison Ford-Langstaff

Post-Truth is an increasingly relevant part of the political discourse around us. The level of uncertainty we can now see suggests that we should be pulling out our category strategies and testing them to see the effects of change in particular directions.

by Allison Ford-Langstaff

Almost a month on from the Brexit vote and the dust is beginning to settle. The FTSE100 dropped sharply but has since recovered and now exceeds pre-vote levels as investors look forward to increased international sales. So what does this mean for UK Procurement?

by Paul Lee

Ever wondered why there are ever greater numbers of foreign registered lorries on our roads? New legislation scrapped the requirement for drivers’ to return to their home countries with an unladen vehicle. Read more...

by John Matthews

Hopes and dreams did not come more fresh and varied than at the Procurious big ideas summit the other day in London. Many of you may have seen the blog posts and social media around the event and I thought I would share an FP view on what was discussed

by Anna Del Mar

A good procurement organization does need to start to think about the longer term effects and consider how we would adjust category strategies to cope. Have you started to?

by Allison Ford-Langstaff

The Modern Slavery Act of 2015 came into force in October of last year and businesses with turnover in excess of £36 million will be “required to produce a statement, in each financial year, setting out the steps they have taken to ensure there is no modern slavery in their own business and their supply chains”

by John Matthews

The Christmas Purchase Requisition. The 12 Days of Christmas like you've never seen before!

by Paul Lee

Just as many people appear to be taking a well-earned intake of breath some of the measures which were put in place by Western economies (summarised as ‘printing money’) have a bite in them we are about to feel

by Allison Ford-Langstaff

03/09/2014

Meetings at No.10

There’s something surreal about being eyed by past Prime Ministers as...

by Allison Ford-Langstaff

Photos of our visit to 10 Downing Street where we discussed procurement in the NHS

by Allison Ford-Langstaff

Allison Ford-Langstaff debates Public Sector Procurement Opportunity with David Cameron

by Allison Ford-Langstaff

Spend Matters names Future Purchasing as one to watch

by Mark Webb

An interesting way to show you some of the things Future Purchasing stands for

by Allison Ford-Langstaff

So what’s new about our website? Lots of things! Click here to read more.

by Allison Ford-Langstaff

09/01/2012

Archived News: 2012

Future Purchasing News from 2012

by Mark Webb

03/01/2011

Archived News: 2011

Future Purchasing News from 2011

by Mark Webb