Entries by Kate Cotterill

PPE…What we’ve learned

PPE procurement has never been so challenging.  It has brought out the best and worst in our suppliers and has been the focus of a huge proportion of our team over the last 3 months.  We’ve been riding the PPE rollercoaster along with our Care Sector, Housing Association and Charity clients, and we’d like to […]

Covid-19 – Helping our heroes with 30,000 face masks

As the world faces an extraordinary challenge, we’re focusing efforts towards supporting Charities and Care homes in the fight against Covid-19. We want to say a heartfelt thank you to our charity and social care heroes. That’s why we’re donating 30,000 face masks to fifteen randomly selected clients – supporting those on the front-line to […]

COVID-19 Five Care Sector Survival Tips

All businesses and workers in the Care Sector are constantly in our thoughts at the moment. We are seeing unsurpassed levels of ordering of PPE equipment and medical supplies as well as laptops for staff to work from home. The other huge challenge for our clients is agency staffing. Due to illness and some workers […]

COVID 19 and Marr Procurement

We are all aware of what extraordinary times we are currently living in. COVID19 is a situation that is currently changing by the hour and as a business we are working hard to ensure no interruption in the services we provide for our clients and to ensure they have our support when they need it. […]

78% of the Marr team are women!

International Women’s Day 8th March 2020 78% of the Marr Team are women! We think that’s reason to celebrate International Women’s Day here at Marr Procurement! The theme for International Women’s Day this year is #eachforequal. This is something we live and breathe at Marr Procurement. We’re a team of 19 employees in the business, […]

How to Reduce Labour Costs

It’s been an interesting time in the care sector as workforce recruitment, pay and retention is challenged yet again for employers. A 6.5% rise in living wage from April on the surface of the announcement sounds like a good thing, which it is of course for the brilliant employees. Yet, is a cause of huge […]

Marr Portal

Click Here to login into the Marr Portal FIND SAVINGS. GET SAVINGS. KEEP SAVINGS. What is the Procurement Portal? The Procurement Portal provides care operators with online access to carefully selected, professionally managed and regularly competed suppliers. This ‘one stop shop’ gives users access to their suppliers in one easy-to-use, personalised dashboard. By using the […]

Happy 5th Birthday Marr Procurement!

Marr Procurement celebrates 5 years as Care Sector Procurement Specialists On the 2nd February Marr Procurement Ltd will have been delivering real, audited savings for 5 years in the Care Sector. Owner and founder of the company, Christoph Marr, started the company because he couldn’t find a procurement partner which truly understood the care sector, […]