As reported today by the PLN, a recent survey found that half of UK-based businesses check their suppliers for compliance to the UK Bribery Act. Interestingly, a mere 6% of the sample in the by Ernst & Young research stated that they would re-tender if they found a non-compliant supplier.
Outside of the world of procurement, I attend philosophy events. This may not seem directly relevant to the pragmatic concerns of the supply chain but a discussion this weekend led to some interesting implications for work.
A recent PIU study shows that women's salaries still very much lag behind men's. Following from Sanna Pearson's blog, it seems as though the careers of female procurement officers cannot breach the glass ceiling.
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