WEConnect Europe Conference 2019

  Another wonderful WEConnect Conference – the place to meet corporations who are leading the way in driving gender diversity in the supply chain or those who are starting out on their diversity journey and want to learn from industry peers, understand best practice and pick up tips in driving their own …

Working with Macmillan to bring cashless giving technology into World’s Biggest Coffee Morning kits.

  The Sourcing Team are delighted to work with Macmillan Cancer Support to include cashless giving mechanism within a large proportion of fundraising kits for World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – providing a low cost, scalable mechanism that can be used to offer cashless giving at supporters’ own events. The Macmillan …

Driving Gender Diversity in the Supply Chain – WEConnect International Day at WBENC,Baltimore 2019

  June is an exciting month for supply chain gender diversity – it is the month when the biggest global event is held. WBENC – The Women’s Business Enterprise Council is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses in the US and the leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs.  Their mission …

The benefits of volunteering for the community, you and your organisation

#VolunteersWeek is in its 35th year of celebrating volunteering, running from the 1st to the 7th June, a UK wide campaign ‘Time to Celebrate’. Last year’s volunteering week had a total reach of 28.49 million, twitter 709.6 and #VolunteersWeek trended in the UK and worldwide 26k users. The purpose of …

GILL Thorpe FCIPS – Our CEO is proud to achieve Chartered status of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply

Staying ahead of the game and the importance of business ethics … Many years ago I started my career working for a London Marketing Agency and one day was asked to take over a buying project by my boss.  I had no idea what I was doing but I was …

International Women’s Day 2019 – this year’s theme is Better the balance, better the world

  We love this year’s theme, it’s a very simple thought – creating a more gender balanced world.  The campaign runs all year round and provides a unified direction to guide and galvanize continuous collective action around the world. We have come a long way since the first National Women’s …