Tail Spend – Look behind you. How turning a blind eye is risky

Tail Spend – What is it? Tail spend is that niggling collection of transactional purchases that no one knows how to capture, control or curtail. It’s the spend not important enough for procurement to handle, but big enough to collectively cause a business some degree of concern. If you liken it to your daily coffee…

Move over CF Suite, there’s a new kid in town

We know what you’re thinking. Something’s different and you can’t quite put your finger on it… Wait, what? Are those Mr Men? Twirly Woos? Say hello to Qozo. We think you’re going to make great buddies. Want a better way to keep that pesky tail spend in check? Good news! Wish there was a quicker…

Top Procurement Events in Europe 2019 – the complete and up to date list

We’ve been a bit quiet on the blog recently as we’ve been busy redesigning our website and working on new, exciting projects (that we’ll share soon)! In between projects, we’ve had a bit of time to look into the best procurement events in the UK and across Europe in 2019. This research was really useful…

We’ve Got Some Exciting Developments Up Our Sleeves…

It’s all systems go here at Curtis Fitch and we’re far too excited about some of the developments that we’ve got planned that we just can’t keep them a secret anymore! This Spring, we’ll be rolling out a number of intuitive new features to our e-Procurement software, making managing your e-Sourcing requirements with us easier than ever before.…

GDPR – The Curtis Fitch journey

We’ve caught up with Lucy Thomas, HR Director here at Curtis Fitch, to find out more about the new GDPR legislation and exactly what we’re doing here to ensure that we’re ready when it comes into play. What is GDPR? I was tasked back in October with managing the project of ensuring that Curtis Fitch…

GDPR – Compliance with Contract Management

As we all know, from May 2018 data legislation is changing, with the new EU General Data Protection Regulation coming into play. Organisations will now be required to undergo extra jurisdictional application when processing the data of EU citizens and the implications for businesses are set to be big. Don’t fear – we’re here to…

5 ways to maximise procurement savings

Organising procurement across multiple levels of any organisation can be a real challenge, particularly when you have fluctuating budgets and varying demands across your organisation to contend with. To help you keep on top of costs, we’ve put together our top 5 tips for maximising savings when it comes to procurement: Alter Your Order and…