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eXceeding appointed as a Framework Agreement Supplier by NHS Shared Business Services
We are now a named supplier under Lot 6 - Finance and Procurement

eXceeding is pleased to announce that they have been appointed as a Framework Agreement Supplier by NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) providing a compliant procurement route for consultancy and advisory services for the NHS and the wider public sector.

By Jane Shortall on 10 April 2024

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Empowering women in procurement
Overcoming challenges and inspiring inclusion

We take a closer look at the compelling reasons why women should consider procurement as a career path, highlighting the importance of diversity and inclusion in driving innovation and success, and recognising actions that organisations can take to inspire inclusion.

By Jane Shortall on 8 March 2024

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Unpacking ‘The Official Transforming Procurement Knowledge Drops’
What the Procurement Act 2023 means for you

In this guide, we ‘unpack’ the official knowledge drops for contracting authorities in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, exploring the key changes between the previous regulations and the Procurement Act, the benefits of a new approach to public procurement, and the steps organisation can take now to ready themselves for implementation.

By Steve Rowland on 23 February 2024

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From cost centres to value drivers
Putting procurement teams in the spotlight

Procurement teams play a vital role in helping organisations to achieve their goals and objectives. If you are struggling to share or monetise your value across your organisation, here are a few tips you can adopt.

By Steve Rowland on 17 November 2023

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Navigating the cost-of-living crisis
How procurement teams are rising to the challenge

Procurement teams have been significantly impacted by the cost-of-living crisis. As the unsung heroes working tirelessly behind the scenes to secure goods, works and services for organisations, what are they doing to overcome these challenges? We investigate.

By Steve Rowland on 7 July 2023

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What is the right temporary procurement support solution?
Unveiling the benefits of Consultancy vs. Interim Contractors

Two common approaches to fulfilling temporary procurement needs are hiring a consultancy or bringing in interim contractors. Whilst both options offer expertise and support, they each offer distinct advantages that can significantly impact procurement outcomes. This article will help you decide which is right for you and your organisation.

By Leigh Hatfull on 19 May 2023

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Bid rigging in the construction industry
How can you protect your organisation?

How can you ensure your tenders aren’t rigged in the future? Discover our top tips to protect your organisation from this unethical practice.

By Steve Rowland on 31 March 2023

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VIDEO: Diversifying your supplier base
Why you should be taking a closer look at your your supplier portfolio.

Do you know where the risks lie within your supplier portfolio? Are you looking to support more local SMEs? Listen to our discussion on why your should be diversifying your current supplier base.

By Mick O'Donnell & Leigh Hatfull on 3 March 2023

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Procurement KPIs: Tracking Performance and Development
How can procurement performance be measured? What are the procurement KPIs that every organisation should adhere to?

Local government has always recognised the value of procurement in delivering high-quality, cost-effective services to residents, and this is true more now than ever.

By Steve Rowland on 13 December 2022

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