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15 September 2020 ·

Commerce and Contracting: Why I Care

Contracts and commercial management are fascinating because they are interdisciplinary. They touch and require a degree of understanding of every facet of a business or organization.

My first exposure to contracts was from a financial perspective, working with Procurement to analyze and control purchase cost. In my role as a Financial Analyst, I discovered the multiple economic factors influencing prices, including government policies and interventions. In 1977, I recall presenting to members of the UK parliament on how prices and incomes legislation, far from subduing inflation, was in fact embedding it within the contracting process.

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