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Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement news from this week

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Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement. GovShop is its free-to-use government […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. On […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. On […]

Escape From Brexit – A Procurement Career in New Zealand?

More than 10,500 Britons have inquired about emigrating to the country since the Brexit vote, the New Zealand Herald says, more than double the number […]

Military and Railway Man Nick Elliott Takes Up Top MOD Commercial Role

Getting to grips with the Ministry of Defence "Procurement" structure is a task beyond most of us, and even those within it struggle sometimes to […]

Destroyers and Power Stations – Ministers and Public Procurement

Two reminders of public sector procurement problems came into the light in news reports at the weekend. And there is an interesting connection between the […]

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 […]

The Centenary of the Tank – and an Unexpected Story (Part 2)

In part 1 here, we wrote about the centenary of the tank. The critical design and development work took place in the White Hart Hotel, […]

The Centenary of the Tank – and an Unexpected Story

Exactly 100 years ago today, on September 22nd 1915, a momentous telegram was sent to the UK Admiralty in London. New arrival by Tritton out […]

MOD GoCo – further thoughts on why market interest fell away

We wrote here about the UK Ministry of Defence's decision not to proceed with the potential GoCo (Government-owned, Contractor operated) structure for Defence Equipment and […]

Aircraft Carriers – a shining example of Defence procurement (how NOT to do it, that is)

We’ve reached the position now with Ministry of Defence procurement where the latest cost overrun is greeted with a shrug of the shoulders and a […]

Chloe Smith resigns and GoCo odds lengthen

So Chloe Smith resigned from her UK Cabinet Office Ministerial post this week after just over a year in the role  to “dedicate more time […]