This year we welcomed our first ever Procurement Trainee Apprentices, Amariah and Zahran. During National Apprenticeship Week we are putting the spotlight on them as we hear about their first impressions!
The report on the research project to develop evidence-based recommendations for policymakers, public sector purchasing managers and supply chain managers on the links between climate change and modern slavery has been published.
The Government Commercial Function has announced the launch of the first official training products to support the introduction of the new Procurement Act: the Transforming Public Procurement Knowledge Drops.
COP28 will be held from 30 November – 12 December 2023 in Dubai. We will bring you updates and commentary from some of our partners and the expert suppliers on LUPC’s carbon offset framework agreement.
Have you heard about Southern University Purchasing Consortium (SUPC)’s PMA+? SUPC, part of the wider UK Universities Purchasing Consortia, has recently updated its Procurement Maturity Assessment (PMA+)!
UKUPC Conference 2023: 250 delegates, 80 exhibitors, 4 plenaries, 23 breakout sessions, one street food mini-festival and a Conference & Procurement Awards Dinner, all over a two-day period. It is safe to say we had a blast!
Mags Shapiro joins us as our new Responsible Procurement Lead. She is responsible for helping LUPC to implement policy, develop and implement strategy, conduct research and training in responsible procurement.
The BHRE has published their latest report on universities reporting under the UK Modern Slavery Act. LUPC part funded this research, as part of our commitment to being a leader in responsible procurement. Read the full report here.
UKUPC is pleased to present the UKUPC Annual Impact Statement for 2021-22. Throughout the year, UKUPC partners, APUC; HEPCW; LUPC; NEUPC; NWUPC; SUPC; TEC; and TUCO, have continued to collaborate strongly, sharing resources and expertise to provide benefits to its members.