Content for #Strategy and Leadership

Last year, the Irish government bought a state-of-the-art digital printer, one of the most advanced pieces of machinery of its type in the world. Unfortunately, once it arrived in Dublin it became clear that there was a problem. Sadly, the …
CIPS – as many will know – is the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, a global professional body working for purchasing and supply professions. It represents a global community of over 200,000 professionally recognised and qualified members, with other …
PSF welcomes this guest article from Romy Hughes, director at Brightman. In the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic there was a sense of determination and “Blitz spirit” as the UK pulled together to beat the virus.
A government report has stressed the importance of best practice in reducing fraud, particularly at a time of heightened council activity and less stringent controls in operation. The UK Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has just published a …
We welcome this guest post from Romy Hughes, director at Brightman. If you distil “strategy” down to its simplest form, it is about looking at the world around you and making plans to thrive within it. Most …
This week the UK Cabinet Office released a Procurement Policy Note (PPN) which sets out information and guidance for public bodies on payment of their suppliers to ensure service continuity during the coronavirus outbreak. It updates and builds on the …
Procurement must become centre stage in the National Health Service if we’re to cope with the public health demands of the nation, says ITProPortal in an article looking at how procurement can contribute going forward and how the health sector …
We are delighted to hear from Simon Hall, CEO at PoliceBox. Policing has increasingly become the front-end or the “sharp-edge” of the whole range of social services available to the community. This is because police officers are …
The European Commission has published new white papers on its goals for creating a single market for personal and non-personal data and promoting the development of artificial intelligence in Europe. The aim of the strategy is to create a genuine …
Brightman is a UK-based consultancy specialising in change management – but with a difference. What they focus on is people. In their own words: “We help organisations manage the most difficult part of any change, the people.