Our services

Whether you are looking for value for money, a reduced administrative burden, or support and guidance, our services are designed to help.

Procurement audit

We tell you whether your catering department or contract caterer is providing value for money.  Whether in the form of a one-off benchmarking exercise, a periodic audit or rolling programme, our review service enables you to negotiate from a position of strength.

‘We weren’t getting the best return from our buying power from our three contractors. So, we asked PIP to carry out a full review and benchmark our contractors’ prices against the optimum available… This has led to a saving of £2m a year.’
Catering manager, automotive sector

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Outsourced procurement

A unique service enabling organisations to dispense with the administrative burden and cost of purchasing ingredients and ancillary services. We pay all the suppliers on your behalf – all you receive is a single monthly invoice. Our reports highlight the savings you are achieving, month on month.

‘Direct cost savings of around 25% in the first year… Over the nine years I’ve worked with PIP the savings have continued, and not only in direct costs. Previously I spent one day a month on administration – since PIP I have been able to use that time more profitably.’
Head of Catering & Hospitality, financial services

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Procurement support

We provide an independent assessment of your supplier base and guidance on how it might be re-shaped to generate improved results. We are happy to work with the suppliers you prefer and respect the value of existing relationships.

‘PIP recommended that we retained one supplier but also introduced a new one – as a result we were able to achieve 20% in the crucial fresh meat, game and poultry category. That was an excellent result, but we also appreciated the collaborative approach they took – the club’s head chef was closely involved throughout the process.’
Secretary, private club

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