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MT2 Season Three: Episode Thirty-seven

Why not get together and talk?
  Why not get together and talk? Someone you know might be able to help!    Don't forget you can view all the episodes from Season Three here. Or why not catch up … http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-3-episode-37/

MT2 Season Three: Episode Seventeen

Collaboration, collaboration, collaboration!
  Collaboration is key, whether you're working with other schools to benefit from group pricing, sharing ideas and best practice so you don't have to re-invent the wheel, or… http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-3-episode-17/

Oil; making your purchasing slick (sorry I couldn’t resist it)!

Oil; making your purchasing slick (sorry I couldn’t resist it)!
Being a school in the countryside is a wonderful benefit for both staff and students.  However, there is at least one major downside with having such a location and that is the fa… http://minervapcs.com/blog/oil-making-your-purchasing-slick-sorry-i-couldnt-resist-it/

Up on the O2 – procurement advice from a different perspective!

The other I had a phenomenal time climbing over the roof of the O2 at Greenwich.  I highly recommend it if you get the chance.  But what, I hear you cry, has that got to do … http://minervapcs.com/blog/o2-procurement-advice-different-perspective/

Video blog: practical tips when considering outsourcing

Whilst large scale outsourcing is the preserve of global businesses it also has its place for schools. Areas such as catering and cleaning, maintenance and HR all lend thems… http://minervapcs.com/blog/video-blog-practical-tips-when-considering-outsourcing/

If it’s good enough for Tesco……

Supermarket giant Tesco announced their annual results today posting a 10% increase to £3.176bn despite a declining overall market. Their success was, in part, down to st… http://minervapcs.com/blog/if-its-good-enough-tesco/

DCSF confirms efficiency savings of £1.1bn

Following on from last week’s budget the Department for Children, Schools and Families has confirmed that it will be looking to make £1.1bn of efficiency savings.  This is p… http://minervapcs.com/blog/dcsf-confirms-efficiency-savings-11bn/

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