Leadership Qualities That Drive Innovation

Leadership Qualities That Drive Innovation

What do Leadership, Collaboration and Innovation have in common? A good leader will have the ability to collaborate with colleagues to drive innovation in the organisation. After all, innovation is not what only one person can achieve; but by a joint effort. It will take the ability of an effective leader to derive innovation within…

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5 Strategies To Improve Business Bottom Line

What is your business’ bottom line and how can you improve your business bottom line? Umm…, what? This is certainly the response of many people if asked what the bottom line for their business. A company’s bottom line is its net profits or income. There are many ways a company can increase its bottom line.…

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The NHS Procurement Framework Aims To Cut Costs

The NHS procurement framework aims to cut costs

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is set to reduce its operating costs by launching a new Framework Agreement. The NHS Procurement framework, known as “The Healthcare Clinical Information Systems Framework” was developed by NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) and it includes 26 suppliers, a number of which are SMEs. The aim of the…

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Take Your Business Online Says The UK Government

Take your business online says the UK government

Take your business online says the UK government. The UK Government is helping British businesses to sell online by joining forces with international e-marketplace to make this happen. How amazing this news is for all UK businesses particularly if you have ecommerce business or your business belongs to the retail sector. The purpose of this…

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The New EU Public Procurement Directives A Boost For SMEs

The purpose of the EU Procurement Directives is to provide transparency, fair and competitive procurement process across its Member States. However, these rules are not favourable to all, least of all, the SMEs due to the restrictions and bottleneck they have created in participating for public contracts. The new EU Procurement Directives will support public…

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Causes Of Fraud In Public Sector Procurement

With the economy in global recession and fewer and fewer organisations are getting public sector contracts, will this pave way for corruption? Well, businesses may be desperate for a government contract, but I don’t think the lack of business could result to fraudulent activities because the procurement process is being thoroughly carried out by the…

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What is Procurement

What do we mean by Procurement and Procurement process? Procurement, purchasing or buying, which are all the same in meaning, has been in existence for many, many generations. We all carry out this simple and sometimes complex act everyday whether at a domestic or commercial level. Procurement process is the step by step stages involved in…

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