Working from home may be here to stay - finding balance will be key.
October 16, 2020 at 5:06 PM
For more than 6 months now, half of the UK's workforce has been working from home. So, is this likely to become the new "normal” as we move forward and start to put 2020 behind us, and if so, what needs to be taken into account to ensure minimal operational disruption?
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Innovation Award at Shared Service & Outsourcing Network Conference
October 15, 2020 at 1:33 PM
We're proud to have taken the runner up award for Best Start-Up at SSON 2020.
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Why automation should have a place in modern procurement
October 9, 2020 at 4:47 PM
If there’s one thing that could be usefully taken away from 2020 and all its troubles, it’s the idea that when worst-case scenarios occur, businesses who adopt a more proactive approach to shoring up their defences have a better chance of weathering the storm. But what role does automation play in strategy and are we just talking about AI?
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Frictionless service procurement - is lean the catalyst?
October 2, 2020 at 3:00 PM
It’s the new kid in town but Lean Methodology is no stranger. Manufacturing businesses have been using lean thinking for decades to streamline processes, saving time and waste. But why aren’t more service-led organisations capitalising on the benefits Lean can bring?
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Accessing Innovation: the speed dilemma when engaging with start-ups
September 25, 2020 at 3:30 PM
Jumping on a new and promising idea is the smart way to stay one step ahead - but the paperwork and process involved in engaging with innovative start-ups and smaller 'boutique' style suppliers can oftentimes hamper any idea of stealing a march. So, if you want better access to more innovative start-up suppliers, how can you fast track the process?
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Sustainable Procurement - limiting exposure to supply chain weaknesses
September 22, 2020 at 1:32 PM
When it comes to sustainable procurement, it’s easy to take your suppliers for granted when things are good. And if you do, you’re not the only one. In this blog, I'm going to cover some steps on how you can maintain a sustainable supply chain.
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Philip Shuldham-Legh appointed as Maistro CEO
September 17, 2020 at 4:13 PM
With 25 years of experience in BPO and having brought about huge digital transformation to drive down costs and improve customer experience. Philip understands the challenges around B2B process, especially when it comes to buying services.
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Maistro Awarded Ethical Procurement Certification
August 28, 2020 at 2:32 PM
We are proud to announce our recent award of the CIPS ethical procurement certificate. This certification symbolises our ongoing commitment to safeguarding our buyers and reducing supply chain risk.  
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Supply chain disruption: Contingency sourcing

March 27, 2020 at 2:06 PM
It is a daunting time for organisations assessing the impacts to their businesses, and many are establishing ‘war rooms’ and allocating significant resources to identifying risks, formulating mitigation strategies and adjusting supply chains accordingly.
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