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  • "A resolution revolution" illustration © Cameron Law A resolution revolutionAlternative dispute resolution is an increasingly popular way of dealing with contractual problems without resorting to time-consuming and costly litigation. We examine the options available.
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  • Strategic gainsSenior finance executives believe procurement has become more strategic over the past four years, according to research.

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  • Invoice coming out of a computer screen © Shutterstock Gold at the end of the paper trailThe proposed adoption of e-invoicing across the EU may be focused on the public sector but it could lead to impressive savings across the wider economy. Businesses take note!
  • Cyber security - lock on digital screen © Shutterstock Shielding suppliers from the IT invadersThe Supply Chain Risk Leadership Council recently highlighted cyber attacks as an emerging threat to businesses. Lawyer Martin Sloan explains how organisations can ensure their suppliers mitigate this risk.
  • Starbucks sign © Akin Falope Taxing issuesDoes the furore over corporation tax avoidance give businesses another reputational concern? And if so, what can and should CFOs and CPOs do about it? Anna Scott finds out.
  • Confessions of indiscretionsStories of bribery and corruption make headlines worldwide. Reporting problems to the authorities could be a way to minimise the reputational and commercial impact of these, but are the incentives in the UK strong enough?
  • "A resolution revolution" illustration © Cameron Law A resolution revolutionAlternative dispute resolution is an increasingly popular way of dealing with contractual problems without resorting to time-consuming and costly litigation. We examine the options available.
  • Strategic gainsSenior finance executives believe procurement has become more strategic over the past four years, according to research.
  • Laying solid foundations through spend analysisOff contract spend is procurement's greatest nightmare, says Richard Hogg. But most CPOs already possess the tools to tackle it.
  • "Conflicting Interests" illustration © Zara Picken Conflicting interestsUS law requires firms using metals from the Democratic Republic of Congo to detail due diligence in sourcing. Paul Snell looks at the consequences and effect of laws elsewhere.
  • "Crime and Punishment" illustration © Mark Smith Crime and punishmentFrom throwing the full force of the law at it to simply ignoring it, companies deal with procurement fraud in different ways – not all of them effective. Anna Scott talks to the experts on how to cut corruption.
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