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Delivering savings across all types of spend

We can identify, deliver and manage savings across a broad range of spend categories, and offer a range of interrelated, but discrete services. These can sit together or be undertaken in isolation.

From Spend Analytics to identify savings to the Certain Six, our guaranteed quick wins, we’ll put together a package to deliver savings.

The Certain Six.

Savings we can guarantee

Some savings are easier than others – if you know where to look. With 25 years experience, we have identified six areas where we know we can save you money. We’ll start with a risk-free audit of your current spend and then put together a no-win, no-fee savings project to deliver savings.

Our Certain Six are: Energy, Telecoms, Foreign Exchange, Spend Recovery, Prompt Payment and Contract Review.

Spend Analytics.

Shining a spotlight on your cost to discover opportunities

We’ll gather the relevant data sources and carry out spend categorisation to quantify how much is being spent, on what and with whom. We’ll develop a set of category dashboards then apply our procurement and category expertise to identify opportunities through, for example, supplier rationalisation, demand reduction, product standardisation or process improvements. Every opportunity is compiled in a savings waveplan with a cost/benefit analysis of each initiative for consideration.

Managing procurements

A full service to deliver savings on specific projects

Our team has sourced contracts worth well over £1bn – and delivered more than £150m in tangible savings. We’ll bring this experience and expertise to bear on any cost-reduction project.

We can manage end-to-end procurements on your behalf. We’ll work direct with your stakeholders to define the requirement, then engage with the market to deliver the best possible outcomes – be it by negotiation, competitive quotations or even a fully managed tender.

Contract management

Active management of spend and performance

Effective contract management is critical. Without it, 50% or more of the forecast savings can dissipate. Which is why we set up every contract with Ts and Cs that predict change and allow active management of both performance and savings.

We’ll make sure you’re in control of every aspect of your contracts, and work to increase savings and performance over time.

Contact us

To find out how we can help identify, deliver and manage procurement savings, call James Drury, Associate Director, on 01865 340800.

Lifecycle Management Group Ltd
Unipart House,
Garsington Road,
Cowley, Oxford,
OX4 2PG

Tel: 01865 340 800
Fax: 01865 340 829
E-mail: info@lifecycle.co.uk

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Let’s unearth the opportunities

We offer a free opportunity assessment for NHS Trusts. We’ll work with you to quickly identify any opportunities and outline how we can exploit them. Just let us have your contact details and we’ll be in touch as soon as possible to arrange a brief introductory meeting.

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Online Regulation 84 portal.

We have partnered with Mills and Reeve, the leading procurement lawyers, to create a guided wizard that makes certain you’re compliant with Regulation 84. It also includes a wizard to help you select the correct procedure for any procurement.

The portal is in the final stages of production and will be launched soon. If you’d like free access, just let us have your details and we’ll send you a link as son as it’s done.


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