Back to Work Supplies – a UKUPC Guidance Document

We recognise that during this time of uncertainty it helps to have some guidance to refer to on new topics.  A guide has been developed collaboratively by the UK Universities Purchasing Consortia (UKUPC) and serves…
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Now Appearing on Screen: Rethinking Negotiation for its New Virtual Setting

SUPC’S Head of Category Management and Services Rob Johnson shares his thoughts. Over the last few months, I have spent more hours talking to my computer screen than before “lockdown” I would have thought…
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EBSCO Information Services and SUPC Partner to Support Consortia in Response to VAT: Zero Rating e-Publications

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is working with SUPC to save customers money. EBSCO and SUPC collaborated to ensure that new legislation introduced to apply a zero rate of VAT on electronic publications (e-publications) in the…
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Procurement Specialists Need to Take Centre Stage to Achieve Greater Efficiencies in the ‘New Normal’

LUPC’s Nicola Hill summarises the LUPC/SUPC webinar delivered in June by Joel Arber, managing consultant and group head of business development, SUMS Group and Linda Crotty, associate consultant, Procurement Shared Services. They looked at how…
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Dawson Books Update

What’s the situation? Dawson Books is a long-standing supplier of print and digital books to the HE sector. They are part of a larger group including similar services to FE and Public Libraries as well…
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