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defence

An Evening with Paul Howard – New Zealand Defence Force Procurement Leader

On Friday we mentioned my evening with Paul Howard, previously a procurement executive in several UK central government organisations. Paul moved out to New Zealand […]

Public Spend Forum Europe – Public Procurement Highlights from Last 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 […]

Osborne, Blackrock, Defence Procurement & Worrying Conflicts of Interest

Talk off the record to senior defence procurement people, and many will express concern about the revolving door from the public sector into supply-side industry. […]

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 – Highlights from this Week

Here is our Friday run down of  what we have published for you this week on our site dedicated to exciting and fascinating matters connected […]

Down the Procurement Pub with CPO Salaries, Indian Defence Procurement and Tove Lo

We mentioned my trip to see Sunderland save their premiership status last week courtesy of our friends from Trade Extensions. Here is the photo from […]

This Week’s Summary of Articles from Public Spend Matters Europe

Six weeks in and our new site, Public Spend Matters Europe, is continuing to receive a good reception from the public procurement community around Europe. […]

Transparency International Reports on Military Single-Source Procurement – Public Spend Matters Europe Post

We launched our new website, Public Spend Matters Europe (PSME) last month, and we hope some of our regular readers here visit that site and […]

Helicopters for India and a three-country procurement corruption scandal?

There’s a current revealing but disappointing example of how corruption in procurement matters can have a wider and more serious effect than might be initially […]

Procurement, military and business news from France and China

And not very good news at that for France... Three British executives from the French engineering group Alstom have been accused of paying bribes to […]

Andrew Manley in MOD Commercial and Estates job share – isn’t £20 billion enough responsibility?

You do wonder sometimes, don't you? I was genuinely shocked to learn that Andrew Manley, the MOD's Director General (DG), Commercial was also made the […]

Government Procurement Card identifies another fraudster

Supply Management reports on an MOD contractor who has been prosecuted for misuse of his Government Procurement Card. It may sound a little strange, but […]