Overconsumption is creating new risks for both society and commercial functions to manage. Proxima investigates whether the circular economy might present a solution
From uptime to outcomes: How IT service providers are linking their performance to real business outcomes
What is outcome based contracting, and how does it represent an area for potential in the public sector? Proxima dives in
Are you wondering what happens to procurement activities during purdah? Proxima explains what the pre-election restrictions mean for Government Commerical
Challenger Thinking is a technique used by those who want to innovate despite the perceived barriers in their way - Proxima walks us through how we can use the technique to achieve more
Do conventional career paths even exist anymore? What is the 'skills gap' referring to? And what effect does this have on Government Commercial? Proxima addresses all this and more
On the anniversary of the second Management Consultancy Framework, Proxima examines the steps taken by government commercial to deliver a successful procurement strategy, and asks whether MCF2 is...
What does Brexit mean for Government Commercial? Proxima walks through some of the main areas of uncertainty, and the efforts that have been made to prepare
Proxima speaks with a company whose work emphasises the growing trend of procurement professionals looking not just for value, but also good ethical practice
Proxima examines the systems currently in place for awarding public sector contracts, and asks whether there are alternative options that achieve better value
‘Innovation does not occur without failure’: What happens when innovation and procurement come together?
Procurement is uniquely placed across departments, meaning the function could be a centre for learning within organisations. Proxima explains how procurement and innovation intersect.
Proxima examines the different approaches to advertising in the private and public sectors, and offers insight into the public sector campaigns process
Commercial teams in the public sector are taking huge strides to improve their capability and influence, but Proxima asks - do we risk being blinded by undeliverable promises and expectations?
Proxima speaks with Jonathan Lewis about what progress the SME advisory panel has already made, and what remains to be done
Too often Corporate Social Responsibility is seen as a passing fad - including by those in the civil service - says Proxima. They ask: will 2019 be a step-change year?
Managing public sector spending is so much more than just 'procurement' or 'sourcing', Proxima writes in this article, which examines the government's approach to commercial
The procurement profession advises other business areas on how to spend their money more wisely. Proxima details a scale for organisations to judge their procurement journey by