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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 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 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 […]

National Audit Office Report on Crown Commercial Service – Looking Forward

In our last article covering the National Audit Office’s fascinating report on the UK government’s central buying organisation, Crown Commercial Service, we looked at some […]

NAO on Crown Commercial Service – What Went Wrong With Procurement Centralisation Initiative?

We have been threatening to come back to the UK National Audit Office report on Crown Commercial Service since just before Christmas, so here we […]

National Audit Report on Crown Commercial Service; “Not Yet Value For Money”

The National Audit Office report on Crown Commercial Service (CCS), the UK central government’s buying organisation, was issued today. It takes a pretty critical view, […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Basware, NAO and Hippo Campus

Here is a picture of my old friend Charles Findlay (ex-Accenture Supply Chain partner) and me having a spot of lunch in Walkers of Whitehall […]

National Audit Office – An Excellent Guide To Commercial & Contract Management

Last week, the UK’s National Audit Office published what we think is one of its most important pieces of work ever – “Commercial and contract […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Old Friends, NAO and Ultraviolet Fires

Here is Nancy Clinton of Spend Matters with Lizzie Fox (who will be known by many through her time at WBR, 4C Associates and Procurement […]

NAO Provides Guidance On Open-Book Approaches – Focused On Less Critical Contracts

The UK National Audit Office is gradually expanding its role in the procurement and commercial field. As it has for many years, the organisation carries […]

Strategic Projects Team Under Spotlight After NHS Procurement Failures

News from the UK health world as the “Strategic Projects Team”, a specialist unit within the National Health Service, is going to be closed down, […]

National Audit Office Report on UnitingCare – Cambridge Health Contract Failure Had Many Causes

The collapse of the UnitingCare contract for older peoples' services in Cambridgeshire last year caused huge problems for the health commissioners, and service recipients in […]