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CPD 2Attract, secure and retain the best: Insights into the 2016 CIPS HAYS Salary survey.

Join us for a fantastic evening of wine tasting with a full tour around Llanerch vineyard! Sip with CIPS and HAYS!

It will be an informative and fun evening with the opportunity to interact with HAYS who will present the CIPS HAYS procurement salary guide 2016 which is likely to provoke some interesting discussion points around procurement perceptions, talent attraction and retention, and securing the right talent.

Following the interactive presentation, we shall be guided through this fabulous vineyard and gain a brief history of the vineyard itself and welsh wine production, sampling 3 wines along the way.

Please bring appropriate footwear and clothing as the tour is around the vineyard (wellies, walking boots etc). You may need a coat/ umbrella if the weather decides to challenge us! We’ll be tasting wine like a pro!

There are limited places so please book now to avoid disappointment

Date: Thursday 28 July 2016
Venue: Llanerch Vineyard
Address: VALE OF GLAMORGAN
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £12.50 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Tuesday 26 July 2016

CPD 2A networking event for the people to meet the CIPS Central London Branch Committee, and to begin to build networks with them and other branch members. Also an opportunity for non-members to find out more about the branch and the organisation.

Date: Monday 01 August 2016
Venue: The Barley Mow
Address: MAYFAIR, LONODON
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Saturday 30 July 2016

CPD 2The Channel Island branch would like to invite you to their next event where guest speaker Adam Caerlewy-Smith, Head of Marketing from Visit Jersey will share his views on the theory and process behind the new Visit Jersey project branding, with an emphasis on advertising within media markets.

Date: Friday 12 August 2016
Venue: Jersey Museum
Address: JERSEY
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Wednesday 10 August 2016

CPD 2Richard took up his year-long tenure at the start of November 2015 and began his career as a stock controller with the Wolseley Group and is now CEO of Crestwood UK and Asia. He worked his way through the ranks of lower, middle and senior management, held main board directorships and was the youngest serving director of a public Danish manufacturing company at the age of 30. He has experience in a variety of sectors including retail, distribution, wholesale and manufacturing working for both private and public companies.

The key elements of the president’s theme are:

  • training and development, to gain skills & continuing professional development
  • a thorough understanding of corporate objectives and participation in setting own aligned objectives
  • commitment to ambitious but deliverable targets that push you out of your comfort zone; confidence in your ability to deliver;
  • proactively making the highest level of management aware of what you intend to deliver before you deliver it in order to be seen as a strategic enabler;
  • delivering on your promise to generate results that can be relied upon; share success and recognition for the added value procurement brings;
  • creating tangible value to enable procurement to sit at the heart of your business.

Richard, himself is an entrepreneur having set up his own company in 2000, also urges the profession to “harness their inner entrepreneur. He said: “The same attributes that make a good entrepreneur are of tremendous value in-house’.

Date: Monday 05 September 2016
Venue: Aberdeenshire Cricket Club
Address: ABERDEEN
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Saturday 03 September 2016

CPD 2It’s Question Time! A panel of interviewers from the East of Scotland Branch will be interrogating posing questions to speakers from Board, Senior and Entry level roles on how they planned for and coped with the first 90 days in their new employment.

Date: Tuesday 06 September 2016
Venue: Hudson
Address: EDINBURGH
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Sunday 04 September 2016

CPD 2This speaker slot is aimed at procurement professionals from both the Regulated and the Private Sector. The session will provide an overview of the one year on from the introduction of the 2015 Public Contract Regulations (PCR) and debate the benefits and contentions they have introduced, to what is still considered to be a complex bureaucratic process, in terms of the practical application of the Procurement procedures.

We will also address how the principles of Regulated Procurement can benefit and profit Private sector organisations.

The areas to be covered will include:

  • What is Regulated Procurement?
  • How can Regulated Procurement benefit the Private Sector
    - Treaty Principles
  • What is the impact of the Regulations so far?
    - The negotiated procedures
    - Discretionary exclusion for poor past performance
    - Availability of ‘Procurement Documents’
    - Material change to awarded contracts.
  • Ineffectiveness remedy
    - New case law
    - Supplier standing
  • Questions and answers
Date: Tuesday 20 September 2016
Venue: East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce
Address: ACCRINGTON
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Sunday 18 September 2016

CPD 2Our next event will provide an overview of the best processes for purchasing and leasing Commercial Property plus the state of commercial property in South Wales

  • Where and what commercial property to buy
  • When leasing is most appropriate
  • Legal and commercial pitfalls with buying or leasing commercial property
  • State of the commercial property market in South Wales
  • Changes in Planning and property rates

This talk will appeal to all staff with responsibility for property and should interest all CIPS members as most may at any time be asked to negotiate contracts for commercial property.

Date: Wednesday 21 September 2016
Venue: Jurys Inn, Cardiff
Address: CARDIFF
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Monday 19 September 2016

CPD 2This event will discuss how to promote effectively the procurement department and marketing ourselves better to our internal and external stakeholders, it uses examples of what we do poorly and could improve on and what moments of brilliance in procurement have resulted in major benefits for the organisation.

Date: Thursday 22 September 2016
Venue: Holiday Inn Shepperton
Address: SHEPPERTON
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Tuesday 20 September 2016

CPD 2The CIPS Thames Valley Branch invites you to a talk by Richard Masser, whose theme as the new CIPS President is: “Putting Procurement at the heart of the business”.

Richard took up his year-long tenure at the start of November 2015 and began his career as a stock controller with the Wolseley Group and is now CEO of Crestwood UK and Asia. He worked his way through the ranks of lower, middle and senior management, held main board directorships and was the youngest serving director of a public Danish manufacturing company at the age of 30. He has experience in a variety of sectors including retail, distribution, wholesale and manufacturing working for both private and public companies.

The key elements of the president’s theme are:

 

  • training and development, to gain skills & continuing professional development
  • a thorough understanding of corporate objectives and participation in setting own aligned objectives
  • commitment to ambitious but deliverable targets that push you out of your comfort zone; confidence in your ability to deliver;
  • proactively making the highest level of management aware of what you intend to deliver before you deliver it in order to be seen as a strategic enabler;
  • delivering on your promise to generate results that can be relied upon; share success and recognition for the added value procurement brings;
  • creating tangible value to enable procurement to sit at the heart of your business.

 

Richard, himself is an entrepreneur having set up his own company in 2000, also urges the profession to “harness their inner entrepreneur. He said: “The same attributes that make a good entrepreneur are of tremendous value in-house’.

Date: Thursday 22 September 2016
Venue: Holiday Inn Reading - South
Address: READING
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Tuesday 20 September 2016

CPD 2Richard took up his year-long tenure at the start of November 2015 and began his career as a stock controller with the Wolseley Group and is now CEO of Crestwood UK and Asia. He worked his way through the ranks of lower, middle and senior management, held main board directorships and was the youngest serving director of a public Danish manufacturing company at the age of 30. He has experience in a variety of sectors including retail, distribution, wholesale and manufacturing working for both private and public companies.

The key elements of the president’s theme are:

  • training and development, to gain skills & continuing professional development
  • a thorough understanding of corporate objectives and participation in setting own aligned objectives
  • commitment to ambitious but deliverable targets that push you out of your comfort zone; confidence in your ability to deliver;
  • proactively making the highest level of management aware of what you intend to deliver before you deliver it in order to be seen as a strategic enabler;
  • delivering on your promise to generate results that can be relied upon; share success and recognition for the added value procurement brings;
  • creating tangible value to enable procurement to sit at the heart of your business.

Richard, himself is an entrepreneur having set up his own company in 2000, also urges the profession to “harness their inner entrepreneur. He said: “The same attributes that make a good entrepreneur are of tremendous value in-house’.

 

Date: Monday 26 September 2016
Venue: Vivergo Fuels
Address: HESSLE
Fee: Members - £0.00 per person
  Non-members - £0.00 per person
or call us on 0845 880 1188 - Please note: Calls cost 2p per minute service charge plus your own phone provider’s access charge. Your phone provider can confirm your access charge.
Booking ends on Saturday 24 September 2016