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Down the Procurement Pub with Queen, Odgers, Brexit, the NHS, HS2 and Miley

It’s not often we can show you a CIPS Past President and Companion of the Bath dressed up as Freddie Mercury, but here we have […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. It […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. It […]

Reader’s Comment on Workforce Shortage – ‘The Chickens Are Coming Home To Roost’

Yesterday we published a post on "NHS Workforce Shortage - Part of a Wider Trend." It contained a state-of-play situation and outlook from Adzuna's latest report, […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. It […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. […]

Another Brexit Referendum? Yet Another Scenario For Procurement to Consider!

We’ve stayed off the politics of Brexit here, in part because I was lucky enough personally to forget to register for a postal vote, hence […]

Down the Icelandic Procurement Pub with the £10 Beer …

Greetings from Iceland! We didn’t have a summer holiday this year, with daughter getting married and all that, so we are now as you read […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. […]

Government Looks To Increase Tax Revenue from Contractors

In the UK government budget last week, there were announcements about the tax treatment of contingent workers, announcements that appear to add to confusion rather […]

PFI – The Biggest Rip-Off in UK Public Sector History?

The announcements in the UK government budget last week about PFI (Private Finance Initiative) came as no great surprise. Chancellor Philp Hammond signaled the end […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. […]