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What does the business want from Procurement?

Many in Procurement see the continued emphasis on cost reduction as good news. It seems to make their jobs secure and surely, one day, their status will also increase. 451 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

The 12 Blogs of Christmas 2014 - #11

We are finishing the series with something of a recruitment flourish. Posts 11 and 12 are written by two of our best recruitment thought leaders in Australasia. 1,097 more words

Back to the Basics: Pure and Simple Candidate Sourcing Tips

Sourcing can be a tricky thing. It’s both an art and a science, and can be defined differently by almost anyone who practices it. It’s not always glamorous, and rarely sees the spotlight. 1,277 more words


Getting to know our coffee-growers directly.

On the face of it, the decision for a coffee company to work with coffee-growers directly seems like an obvious one. But here at Pact we were unable to do this when we were small. 593 more words

Bean To Cup

When business deals or relationships fail to deliver expected results, how often is the contract at fault?

A relatively high proportion of business deals or relationships fail to deliver expected results. This proportion increases in situations where there is a high degree of negotiation. 525 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Three-quarters of big companies to increase outsourcing in 2015

British technology journal Computer Weekly recently reported that 72% of large companies are planning to increase their use of outsourcing in 2015.

It is no surprise that organisations are now using outsourcing as a business strategy. 329 more words

Customer Service

Redefining trading relationships

There is growing momentum for fundamental change in the way that trading relationships are formed and managed. It is increasingly clear that the way businesses approach selection, engagement and management of their trading partners results in too many failures. 300 more words

Contract / Commercial Management