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National Audit Office – NHS and Capita Both Culpable in Contract Failure

The UK National Audit Office released a report recently on the NHS England (NHSE) contract with Capita for primary care services, which joins the long […]

MOD Property Deal Criticised By National Audit Office

Another day, another National Audit Office report criticising a major government commercial deal. In this case, we go back into ancient history, with the Minister […]

NDA Procurement Fiasco – Interim Report Quietly Published (Exclusive!)

You may remember the botched procurement exercise, run by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority for the “Magnox contract”, which led to a successful legal challenge by […]

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 […]

Down the Procurement Nederhütte with Davies, Poole, Gartner, NAO and This Is The Kit

You might have guessed from the somewhat unusual choice of music video in last week’s procurement pub, but I wasn't in Camberley but  actually in […]

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 […]

New NAO Report – A Short Guide to Commercial Relationships

The UK's National Audit Office published a Short Guide to Commercial Relationships just before Christmas, the latest in a series of useful public procurement-related publications […]

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 […]

Defence Single-Source Procurement – NAO Report and CEO Resigns

Marcine Waterman has resigned from her post as Chief Executive of the UK’s Single Source Regulation Office (SSRO), the body that regulates defence procurement when […]

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 […]

National Audit Office Identifies Mega Taxpayer Losses on NDA Programme

The National Audit Office published their report last week into the Nuclear De-commissioning Authority’s disastrous handling of the procurement and management of the Magnox contract. […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Conference Week, NAO and Air Traffic

Well, the pub was before the gig (pictured here). A remarkedly deserted John Salt bar in Upper Street, Islington with Jane and Guy Allen, ex […]