Monthly Archives: April 2013

Supporting you to achieve your business goals

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Who is supporting you to achieve your business goals? As a procurement coach, it’s all about communication, influencing and delivering your business goals through facilitation, coaching & development.  Interestingly, being  procurement specialists really does help you with business development success. We explain below our approach to mentoring and detail specifically what we would propose to achieve […]

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Our Quality Policy: Introduction

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

QUALITY POLICY: Introduction We, Brian Farrington Ltd,  have provided our management consultancy and bespoke training services to a large number of national and international organisations.  These include the private and public sectors of the economy.  Our aim is straightforward, namely, to enhance existing performance via whatever methods are appropriate. Our core business is focused upon Materials […]

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Procurement and Accounting putting on a stimulating event?

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Enable and Equip you to better manage Price decisions and Negotiating Wednesday 24th April 8:00am – 11:00am Howard Worth Accountants, Drake House, Gadbrook Park, Northwich, CW9 7RA The thought of specialists from procurement and accounting putting on a stimulating event sounds like a stretch – but still – join us at our FREE seminar where our speakers will aim to […]

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What are the CCG’s doing about value?

Friday, April 12th, 2013

One special challenge facing NHS commissioning right now (snowy Spring 2013) is the policy being ‘driven’ by people from the healthcare sector. Defining value for money includes facets of clinical, financial and social value. The intangibles and qualitative aspects  – and how to measure them – doesn’t make it easy. A good starting point for […]

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Risk at the Airports Authority

Friday, April 12th, 2013

“Weak policies and procedures have led to questionable procurement practices, mismanagement and a lack of overall accountability.” The OIG Audit report AV-2013-006, issued Nov 1, 2012 in regard to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) is compelling reading. Any alert organisation will ask a rhetorical question, “Could this be happening to us?” Some will find […]

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