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Light Touch ProcurementProcurement Sourcing

How does light touch procurement work in the EU?

What is Light Touch Procurement? Light touch procurement is a simplified and less formalised procurement process that is used for certain specific types of contracts in the European Union. This concept was introduced in the Public Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU, which sets out the rules and procedures for public procurement in…
Ross McCarthy
13th October 2023
Procurement Sourcing

Overview of what the EU CSD Directive means for businesses

The European Union Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (EU CSD Directive) represents a significant milestone in the realm of corporate social responsibility and sustainable business practices. The directive, proposed by the European Commission, aims to enhance the accountability of companies and strengthen their obligations regarding environmental and human rights impacts…
Ross McCarthy
8th June 2023
Customs & Excise EORI registrationProcurement Sourcing

EORI registration required Post-BREXIT

Below, we outline the importance of EORI registration. It will help those trading goods to operate normally post-Brexit. What is an EORI number? EORI stands for Economic Operators Registration and Identification number and it is a unique identification number. It allows European Union (EU) based companies to trade goods with…
Ross McCarthy
1st October 2019
IT systems specification and selectionProcurement Sourcing

Specification and Selection of IT Systems

Enterprise level IT systems require money and time to deliver. They can also impact how employees do their job. So how can you go about procuring the right IT system? We think a structured approach is best. The first step is system specification and selection. Specification and Selection This is our approach for IT…
Donnacha Phelan
14th February 2019