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You Shouldn’t Have! How to Manage Gifts from Suppliers

It used to be de rigueur. Gifts from suppliers, particularly around the festive season, were commonplace and expected. Up until the end of the 20th century, tickets to corporate boxes at the footy match or meals at fine-dining restaurants were all part of doing business, and a gift policy rarely…
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Stay on Top of Probity with Cutting Edge AI

In the 24 months leading up to 2020, 22% of Australian organisations lost over $7.1m to fraud. An additional 40% lost over $1.4m. Where there’s money, there’s temptation and, with large sums of money and many stakeholders involved, procurement is particularly vulnerable to corruption. We’re all aware of this. Awareness,…
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What part can procurement play in kick-starting the economy?

Melbourne is in lockdown. Again. Many are asking, ‘How did we get here?’. The answer is multifaceted and, unfortunately, procurement played its part. The Conversation recently published an excellent article on the role procurement had in Melbourne’s clumsy hotel quarantining, including its influence on the troubled private security industry. We…
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