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Professional services

NEPO – Successful Regional Procurement Collaboration Comes Of Age (Part 3)

In the final part of our series on NEPO – the North East Procurement Organisation – we will take a look at one of the […]

Ensuring that NHS Professional Services Spend Delivers Value

This is another in our series of articles relating to good practice in terms of procurement of consulting and related services, published in conjunction with […]

NHS Consultancy Spend – Is It Really A Waste Of Money?

The NHS seems to have been cropping up on our radar for a number of different reasons in the recent days, and one very interesting […]

Buying Professional Services – Bloom’s Event Heralds Procurement as a Force for Change

Bloom, who help the public sector buy and manage professional services better (and operate the NEPRO Specialist Professional Services neutral vendor solution on behalf of […]

Working With Smaller Professional Services Firms – Some Myths Dispelled

This is another in our series of articles relating to good practice in terms of procurement of consulting and related services, published in conjunction with […]

Six Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Consultant (Part 2)

This is another in our series of articles relating to good practice in terms of procurement of consulting and related services, published in conjunction with […]

Six Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Consultant (Part 1)

This is another in our series of articles relating to good practice in terms of procurement of consulting and related services, published in conjunction with […]

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 […]

Bloom Services on IR35 and Contracting With Consultants for Outcomes & Deliverables

We have now read much of the Taylor review “Good Work” which discusses the employment market and new ways of working. There is a lot […]

New Sponsor Bloom – Bringing Expertise to Consultancy Procurement

We’re pleased to welcome Bloom as a new sponsor for Spend Matters UK. We wrote about the firm here and we will be featuring regular […]

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 […]

Professional Services Update – Legal Arguments and Consulting Frameworks

The court case between Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC) and law firm Dechert is interesting. ENRC has accused Dechert of “systematic and gross overcharging” after […]