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June 2011

Public Sector Procurement ‘Stifling Innovation’

By | 2011-06-06T13:22:46+00:00 June 6th, 2011|Purchasing & Procurement|

Public sector procurement processes are "antithetical" to innovation, settling for “proven solutions” from “existing suppliers” and missing opportunities to develop innovative new products and services, according to a report by the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee. The report examined the way the public sector approached [...]

Food Supply Chain Facing Skills Gaps

By | 2011-06-06T11:08:02+00:00 June 6th, 2011|Supply Chain Management|

A high proportion of workers in the UK food supply chain do not hold the right level of qualifications. A report published by Improve, the food and drink skills council,  looked at primary production, food and drink manufacturing and processing, food wholesale, food retail and hospitality. The report [...]

May 2011