CIPS News round-up - February 2015

10 February 2015

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The level 3 advanced Apprenticeship in Procurement will be launched in London next month as part of National Apprenticeship Week. It will be unveiled at the Guildhall in London. Register your attendance here.

CIPS’ Derbyshire branch is hosting an event to provide an overview of clauses commonly found in contracts, dispute resolution, TUPE and its effect on outsourcing and supply contracts and the new EU procurement rules. On 18 February at 6.30pm in Derby, it is free to CIPS members. Lisa Gettins, equity partner at law firm BPE, will be presenting.

At CIPS Australasia Mark Lamb joins as country manager and Darren Cook is new business development manager. SM interviews them both in next month’s issue.

CIPS won a best 100 Companies award for the not-for-profit sector. Best Companies has been producing its lists since 2001 and hundreds of organisations apply each year with an employee survey to gauge staff satisfaction. David Noble, group CEO, CIPS, said: “After achieving ‘One to watch’ status last year, it’s a great achievement to have moved up in the ranks.”

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