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public money

HS2 Rail Procurement Challenges – It’s Complicated!

There seems to be a series of procurement problems affecting the HS2 £2.8 BILLION contracts for rolling stock to run on the horribly expensive new […]

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 […]

Northampton Financial Crisis – Shared Services Operation Part of the Problem?

We wrote on Tuesday about the problems at Northampton County Council, which has in effect run out of money to deliver all but essential services. […]

Council Loans, Wasted Millions, Arrests Made in Northampton

£10.25 million is a lot of money for a fairly small borough council. Think how hard the procurement team at Northampton Borough Council would have […]

Emergency Services Telecomms Contract – Airwave / ESN Transition Proves Tricky

Here is another UK public sector procurement initiative that we fear is going to join the long and inglorious list of failures, fiascos and f*** […]