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Competition

Competition in the Audit Market – How Procurement Could Help

Here’s something the procurement profession could do that would have benefits to the UK economy, to governance of quoted companies, to the health of a […]

Does It Matter If Suppliers Don’t Make Money?

Is it the buyer’s responsibility to identify if a firm bidding to win a contract has bid “too low” – that is, at a price […]

Bad News For Competition – Grant Thornton Stops Competing for Big Audit Contracts

Grant Thornton, the fifth-largest accounting and auditing firm in the UK, announced last week that it will no longer compete for auditing work from FTSE […]

Procurement And Capitalism – Heavy Stuff, Man …

Capitalism doesn't seem to be working too well at the moment, does it? If it wasn't for the lack of any other feasible economic system, […]

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 […]

Public Spend Forum Europe – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

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

Public Spend Matters Europe – Public Procurement Highlights from This Week

Public Spend Matters Europe is dedicated to the exciting and fascinating matters connected with European public sector procurement. As usual, before you think about switching off, it's […]

The Ten Commandments of Procurement – Competition is Good

We have had several responses to our Ten Commandments of Procurement challenge - we’ve listed them at the bottom of this article. Thanks to those […]

Breaking news: OFT report on competition and implications for public procurement

The Office of Fair Trading has just published their report on "Commissioning and competition in the public sector". The initial headline from a quick skim […]