M-Resourcing offers a multi-faceted approach to solving complex resourcing problems facing the care sector. Whether you face spiralling staffing costs and pressures, or simply require a new approach to managing this critical area for your organisation, our comprehensive resourcing solution reduces costs, brings control and allows you to plan for the future with confidence. We know from talking to our clients that managing their resourcing costs is still a key priority and this important appointment underlines our continuing commitment to the sector.
Marr Procurement is proud to be the care sector specialist; we have worked alongside companies in the sector for over seven years and completed more than two hundred projects.
A core foundation of our relationships within the sector is the close working partnerships with various associations. These associations, such as Care England, the National Care Forum (NCF) and the Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG), work tirelessly to support and champion on behalf of their members. At Marr Procurement, we fully support this work and seek every opportunity to assist. Most visibly is our sponsorship of numerous events, conferences and initiatives. We actively seek and welcome opportunities to share with members our thoughts on key topics, whether that be insights into the escalation in energy costs, the impact of agency costs on organisations, or simply becoming more efficient in buying goods and services.
Marr Procurement is proud to have been named a Small Business of The Year at Lloyds Bank National Business Awards following a strong year of growth after diversifying their portfolio, despite giving all their PPE profits in 2020 to 14 social care organisations.
UK wholesale electricity and gas prices have reached prices not seen since 2008 when oil prices famously reached >$145/barrel. Clients who haven’t secured contracts with good suppliers at competitive pricing already and need to sign a new contract before 1 October 2021…
What is Social Value, and why does it matter to you?
Buyers in the public sector must abide by The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012, which seeks to ensure public spending creates social welfare and improves community wellbeing. These benefits are broadly grouped into three categories:
Do you have access to spend data to find opportunities to cut costs? If not, why not?
As a Procurement Director, I have had the privilege to understand the workings of a number of public and private sector organisations across multiple industries, and what frequently strikes me is the lack of visibility of spend and supplier data.
Local Authorities in England admit to paying more than 1.3 million supplier invoices with an overall value of £5bn, late each year. Data provided by 184 local authorities under the Freedom of Information Act suggests as many as 50% of these late payments are made to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).