An anonymous UK IT firm involved in the development of relational database software established preferred supplier relationships with two recruitment bureaux - one for secretarial and clerical staff and another for people with highly prized IT skills. Suppliers were chosen by a cost based rationale and discounts were negotiated because the company was purchasing in quantity. Employee contracts were often set on a fixed-term basis. Supplier contracts were controlled and updated annually by the ...

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6.2.2 Work with suppliers/outsourced contractors
6.2.1 Select suppliers/outsourced contractors

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