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Outsourcing

Beyond Command and Control – a Better Way of Contracting for Complex Services?

John Seddon is a highly original and interesting thinker, whose work over the years has often gone against the grain of conventional ideas about business […]

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. It […]

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. It […]

The Day of the Council Mega-Outsource is Dead – But Get the Wooden Stake Out Just in Case …

Over the years we have covered a whole range of major local authority (council) outsourcing deals to a range of suppliers – Capita, Serco, BT, […]

The Risks Around Carillion Step-In Providers – Allan Watton Speaks

We’ve featured Allan Watton many times over the years. He and his firm, Best Practice Group, are genuinely deep experts in major outsource service contracts, […]

National Audit Office – NHS and Capita Both Culpable in Contract Failure

The UK National Audit Office released a report recently on the NHS England (NHSE) contract with Capita for primary care services, which joins the long […]

Redefining Procurement Models – Outsourcing

The session on redefining procurement models at ProcureCon Indirect, with Anton Shibanov of MTS and Alpar Kamber of WNS-Denali, looked at the reasons for outsourcing […]

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 […]

Government Looks At Carillion and Public Sector Outsourcing – Peter Smith Comments

I’ve sent off my submission to the Parliamentary Public Administration and Constitutional  Affairs committee, which is running an inquiry into “Sourcing public services: lessons learned […]

County Council Goes “Bust” – Excuses, But Is Pure Incompetence To Blame?

There is only one town in the UK that hosts a top-flight (four highest divisions) football team, a Premiership rugby outfit and a top-level county […]