Health and safety

The purchasing practices of footwear and apparel brands are under the spotlight ©NurPhoto/Getty Images
Suppliers' voices are getting louder
'The opportunity is there,' said Jin Sahota, commercial director of the NHS supply chain at the Department for Health and Social Care ©Daniella Cesarei
NHS Supply Chain could expand into services
Overspending on radiology syringes cost NHS trusts £3.7m in the last financial year ©123RF
NHS saves £288m through collaborative buying
Flu killed 330 Scots last year, up from 71 in 2016/17. ©Monkey Business/
Procurement blunder denies 0.5m Scots most effective flu jab
Stockpiling medicines is "not anything new, it's part of what we do as a profession," said Alan Hoskins, procurement director for NHS South of England . © Tyler Olson/
Brexit medicine shortage worries unfounded, says NHS procurement head
Report says buyers should consider the long-term integrity of buildings ©AFP/Getty Images
Construction buying in need of makeover
The review looked at the failures that contributed to the fire at Grenfell Tower that killed 72 people last year ©PA Images
Poor procurement kick-starts bad practices, says Grenfell report
Staff recognise the benefits of improving their core strength ©Travis Perkins
Case study: exercise in the supply chain
India moves to blacklist eight drug suppliers
We should be ethical advisors and change makers
Food standards system ‘easy to game’
The EksoVest can provides its wearer up to 15lb of lift assistance per arm ©Ford
Ford tests exoskeletons for workers