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HM Government may have circumvented normal procurement processes when it awarded businesses billions in quickie PPE contracts, but schools still need to tread carefully in this key area, says Lorraine Ashover of Minerva Procurement Consultancy.
HM Government may have circumvented normal procurement processes when it awarded businesses billions in quickie PPE contracts, but schools still need to tread carefully in this ke… https://minervapcs.com/blog/proceed-caution/

MT2 Season Seven: Episode One

Welcome to Season 7 - Planning your procurement starts now!
Welcome back! And your procurement planning starts here. https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-7-episode-1/

MT2 Season Six: Episode Thirty Two

When you buy technology, are you comparing bananas and limes? Lorraine explains all..
Don't be blinded by tech - get an independent interpreter.... https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-6-episode-32/

MT2 Season Six: Episode Thirty One

In the days you could go to Starbucks....
A look back at how you should not let your personal preferences cloud your procurement decisions. https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-6-episode-31/

MT2 Season Six: Episode Seventeen

To get a real feel for your potential supplier there is no substitution for supplier presentations
There is no substitution for supplier presentations if you want to get a good idea of what you are buying. https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-6-episode-17/

MT2 Season Six: Episode Fifteen

A New Year look back at how getting moving will help your procurement
  A New Year look back at how getting moving will help your procurement https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-6-episode-15/

MT2 Season Six: Episode Twelve

When is a bargain not a bargain? When you don't need it! https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-six-episode-twelve/

MT2 Season Six: Episode Eleven

A reminder to keep an eye on the cowboys in your ranks....
Remember to watch out for the cowboys in your ranks https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-6-episode-11/

MT2 Season Six: Episode Ten

When shortlisting bidders 5 is the magic number
When shortlisting bidders, 5 is the magic number https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-6-episode-10/

MT2 Season Six: Episode Nine

Try before you buy! Make sure the service is fit for purpose.
Try before you buy! Make sure the service is fit for purpose. https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-6-episode-9/

MT2 Season Six: Episode Four

Golden technology moments - think before you buy and make sure your tech works for you.
Golden Tech Moments - think before you buy and make sure your tech works for you. https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-6-episode-4/

MT2 Season Six: Episode Three

Are your key suppliers ready for Brexit?
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MT2 Season Six: Episode Two

Make notes on EVERYTHING in case of disappointment
Make notes to avoid disappointment next time https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-6-episode-2/

MT2 Season Six: Episode One

Every penny counts - look to what you have to save money
Every Penny Counts - use what you have to save money https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-6-episode-1/

MT2 Season Five: Episode Forty

Have a well earned rest, take a breath and take the time to plan for next year
Have a great Summer and take a breath to plan for next year. Remember you are doing a fantastic job! https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-5-episode-40/

MT2 Season Five: Episode Thirty Nine

Glastonbury revisited - making your mind up!
Glastonbury 2014 revisited - making your mind up! https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-5-episode-39/

MT2 Season Five: Episode Thirty Seven

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail - greetings from Glastonbury!
Fail to prepare, prepare to fail - Greetings from Glastonbury https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-5-episode-37/

MT2 Season Five: Episode Thirty Four

Take Maisie's advice - one step at a time, easy does it.
Take Maisie's advice - one step at a time, easy does it! https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-5-episode-34/

MT2 Season Five: Episode Twenty Nine

Take time to develop your procurement strategy - get it right!
Lorraine reports from Rome - it wasn't built in a day, and you don't need to rush your procurement strategy. Take time to develop the right one for you. https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-5-episode-29/

MT2 Season Five: Episode Twenty Eight

Golden moments - collaboration is key
A reminder that collaboration is key https://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-5-episode-28/

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