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New Crown Commercial Service Consultancy Framework – What Will Drive Value?

Last week, the Crown Commercial Service (the UK government’s central procurement arm) finally issued the tender documents for the remaining “Lots” that form their management […]

Down The Procurement Fruit Section with CCS, KFC and Gypsy’s Kiss

I have had a couple of pleasant drinks this week but I have not been very diligent with the pictures, so for a change, here […]

Malcom Harrison – the Next CIPS CEO Speaks (Part 2)

In part 1 of our interview with Malcom Harrison, who will take over as the new Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) chief executive […]

Exclusive! Malcom Harrison – the Next CIPS CEO Speaks (Part 1)

Following the news that Malcolm Harrison is to leave his post as chief executive of the government central procurement organisation, Crown Commercial Service (CCS), to […]

Breaking News! – Malcolm Harrison Is New CIPS Chief Executive

Malcolm Harrison has been appointed CEO of CIPS (the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply).  I heard the rumours a couple of weeks back but […]

Public Spend Forum Europe – Public Procurement Highlights from This Week

Public Spend Forum is dedicated to public sector procurement and aims to be a global community and knowledge network for improving public procurement and the public sector […]

The Crown Marketplace – Vision, a Successful Pilot and Broad Functionality (Part 2)

In part 1, we looked at the Crown Commercial Service plans for the Crown Marketplace. The vision is for a platform that allows any public […]

Crown Hosting – A Surprising Government Shared Service Story

The UK government has developed a number of shared services over the years where the model is a joint venture between a private sector provider […]

Public Spend Forum Europe – Public Procurement Highlights from This Week

Public Spend Forum is dedicated to public sector procurement, and aims to be a global community and knowledge network for improving public procurement and the public sector […]

Exclusive – Lot 1 of Crown Commercial Service Consultancy Framework Scrapped

We picked up last week that the Crown Commercial Service framework for Management Consultancy services has run into problems. An email was sent out to […]

Crown Commercial Service – New Cost-Recovery Contract

We don’t feature new contract opportunities announced by the UK government’s Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as a matter of course, but some are novel and […]

Crown Commercial Service Report and Accounts – A Second Look

A couple of weeks back, we featured the UK’s central government collaborative body, Crown Commercial Service, and their annual report and accounts. We said we […]